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WHS Freshman Orientation Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Washington High School freshmen will have their computer roll out tonight.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the Lone Tree Fall Festival with Russ Forbes, president of the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce and one of the festival’s organizers.

Cleaning Scheduled for Goncho Apartment Building

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A hearing regarding the Goncho Apartment building was held this week.

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Knupp’s Steer Wins “People’s Choice” and Raises $29,000

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Knupp shows a steer at the Washington County Fair. (Photo contributed)

Tanner Knupp, the first Washington County 4-H’er to take part in the Governor’s Charity Steer show, brought in nearly $30,000 with his steer Toby.

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Roadwork Continues on Highway 1

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A November finish is anticipated for the work on Highway 1.

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School Board Approves Goals

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The four goals for the Washington School Board this year were approved at last night’s school board meeting.

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Eye Screenings, Exams Recommended Before School

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Eye screenings and exams are recommended for certain ages before going back to school.

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Supervisors Approve Jailers’ Wage Increases

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Jailers’ wages in Washington County have been approved.

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Mid-Prairie Looking at Options Ahead of Fall Grant Cycle

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

All possibilities are being considered as Mid-Prairie School District prepares for the fall round of Washington County Riverboat grants.

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Most of Corn Crop in Excellent or Good Condition

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly all of the corn in Southeast Iowa is silking and 53 percent is in or past the dough stage.

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Lone Tree Fall Festival Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An event that over 100 people participated in at last year’s Lone Tree Fall Festival is returning this year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with former professional wrestler and current minister Ted DiBiase about speaking in Washington on August 16th. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We’re joined by Superintendent of WACO School District, Darrel Smith, for today’s program. We’ll focus on a project the school board agreed to move forward with at this week’s meeting.

County Employees Paid Extra for Overtime

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:25 am

It was discovered this summer that some Washington county employees have been paid too much for overtime.

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Council Discusses Rental Inspections, Property Maintenance

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:24 am

In a special session meeting last night the Washington City Council discussed the rental inspection and property maintenance codes.

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Wellman Considering Ways to Improve Drainage

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Next week, the Wellman City Council will discuss projects meant to help the town avoid issues that arose when flash flooding hit this summer.

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Owners of Blighted Properties Asked to Take Action

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Two property owners in Riverside have until Friday to submit a plan to the city.

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Grease on Road Causes Motorcycle Wreck

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

There was an accident involving a motorcycle yesterday afternoon near the Ainsworth Four Corners.

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Meet the Teachers Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Meet the Teachers night for some Washington students will be held tomorrow.

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Kalona Beer Available at State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A vendor at the Iowa State Fair is promoting beer produced in the state and right here in Washington County.

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