Today’s Local News

Wet Conditions Slow Harvest in Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:24 am


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Rain throughout Iowa last week caused many farmers to fall further behind on harvest, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Final Farmers’ Market of the Season this Thursday in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:24 am


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A sign of the seasons has arrived, Thursday is the final day of this year’s farmers’ market in Washington.

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Man Asleep in Vehicle in Salem Arrested on Washington County Warrant

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:20 am

An Ottumwa man was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Washington County Tuesday morning.

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BREAKING NEWS: Former Archers Appliance Employee Arrested for Theft

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:24 pm


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A former employee of Archers Appliance and Electronics in Washington has been arrested following a theft from the store.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking Pete Schaefer who is running for the Washington City Council mayor seat.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Rebecca Kuehn, PA-C about different ways to detect breast cancer.

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Washington School District Sees Slight Increase in Enrollment Figures

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:28 am


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Washington School District’s certified enrollment is up to 1778.05.

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Three Steps for Women to Detect Breast Cancer Early

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:28 am

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s good to remind women of three ways they can detect breast cancer early.

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Washington Woman Arrested on Manufacturing Methamphetamine Charges

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A woman in custody in Washington County was also wanted on a Henry County warrant for making methamphetamine.

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Two Vehicles Collided at Highway 1 and 92, No Injuries

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 92 north of Washington Sunday.

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Smaller Enrollment Means Decrease in Funding for Highland Schools

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Smaller enrollment for the Highland Community School District will mean a decrease in their general fund.

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Identification Recommended When Voting

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:24 am

November 7th is election day for city seats and voters will be asked to provide identification at the polls.

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Area Bands to March in State Band Festival Thursday After Storm Postponement

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Due to thunderstorms, the state marching band festival at Pella was postponed Saturday.

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Roleplay as Animal Families During Marr Park’s Halloween Hike: Babes in the Woods

Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Parenting is no walk in the park, but Washington County Conservation will be teaching parents and children about the different parenting strategies animals have during this year’s Halloween Hike.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking Jaron Rosien, current Washington city councilman who is running for the Mayor seat.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Iowa Mennonite School Director of Advancement Jeremy Ours about National School Bus Safety Week.

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Investigation Underway for Unauthorized Spending Within Stewart Boosters

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 6:29 am

An investigation is underway for unauthorized transactions from a booster club in Washington.

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Iowa Puppy Mill Ranking Drops Nationally Despite Increase in Licenses Granted

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that Iowa’s ranking of large-scale dog breeding operations, or puppy mills, has dropped.

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Saving Brinton is Going to the Big Apple

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A documentary featuring Washington in many ways and a local historian will be on the big screen in the Big Apple.

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Moonlight Madness Returns to Washington Thursday

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Downtown Washington will have “spooky savings” this Thursday for the annual Moonlight Madness.

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