Today's Local News

KCII’s Radioactive Bingo Winner Selected

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 8:01 am

The winner of KCII’s Radioactive Bingo contest has been selected.

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New London Home Searched for Second Time in Past Year

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

An investigation has led authorities to search a New London home for the second time in less than a year.

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Washington County Operation Expenses Down

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Washington County operations expenses decreased last fiscal year by 3.3 percent from the prior year.

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Celebrate Museum Week Locally

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Museums across the globe are celebrating Museum Week.

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Property Taxes Must be Paid By Next Week

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Four days are left to turn in the second half of real estate and mobile home taxes.

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Have an Emergency Kit Prepared for Severe Weather

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Today is the final day of severe weather awareness week and preparedness is the focus of the day.

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Confined Animal Building Item Tabled by Supervisors

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The addition to a confined animal building was tabled at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting due to the proposed location.

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Several Easter Egg Hunts Set for This Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6:19 am

There will be chances to celebrate an upcoming holiday and support those who protect our communities this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about home improvement courses and students preparing for the next year.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kelly Rundle to discuss the award winning documentaries he and his wife, Tammy, produced that focus on the Ioway, the Native Americans that inhabited what’s now known as Iowa prior to European settlement.

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Auditorium Project to be Bid in May, Funding Gap Filled

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:25 am


Ken and Rosemary Hanson – contributed photo

The $150,000 matching grant challenge for the new Washington auditorium project has been met by the community.

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Sentencing Hearing Set in Embezzlement Case

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A sentencing hearing for Mid-Prairie’s former business manager is being held next month.

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Washington Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Yesterday afternoon authorities with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Craig Alan Bartholomew for homicide by vehicle, operating under the influence and serious injury by vehicle.

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Impending Vacancy Filled on Mid-Prairie School Board

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

An upcoming vacancy on the Mid-Prairie School Board has been filled.

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Kirkwood Offering Home Improvement Classes

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As people begin their spring cleaning and home improvement projects, the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center has decided to host community classes regarding how to do such projects.

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Prepare for Severe Weather

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Severe thunderstorms are the focus of today during this severe weather awareness week.

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Purple Martin Workshop Entering 10th Year

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Purple Martin Workshop will return to Kalona this weekend.

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Secretary of State Pate to Discuss Safe At Home Legislation in Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Safe at Home law allows victims to relocate without their abusers or stalkers finding them.

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BREAKING NEWS: Funding Gap Filled for Auditorium Project

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 2:30 pm


Ken and Rosemary Hanson – contributed photo

In breaking news, the $150,000 matching grant challenge for the new Washington auditorium project has been met by the community.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Larry Smith, Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Management Coordinator about preparing for spring severe weather.