Today's Local News

IDPH Recommends Flu Vaccines at this Time

Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s influenza activity is currently very low but the Iowa Department of Public Health advises now is the time to get an annual flu shot.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Joshua Miller, a Libertarian, who is running for House District 78.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Bill Ohde, the Southeast District Supervisor for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, about Chronic Wasting Disease in white-tailed deer.

Two Vehicles Collide on Highway 218

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:30 am

Two cars collided on Highway 218 near Highland High School Wednesday and one person was taken to the hospital.

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UPDATE: Two Iowa Officers Killed, Washington Police Chief Reflects on News

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:29 am


Scott Michael Greene

Justin Martin and Anthony Beminio are the names of the two police officers who were shot and killed in the Des Moines area early Wednesday morning.

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Mid-Prairie Combines Suspense and Comedy in Fall Play “Spy School”

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Mid-Prairie High School drama department will be performing the play “Spy School” this weekend, a production described as a dramatic thriller with comedy mixed in.

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Loebsack Visiting Washington, Sigourney Today

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Iowa’s Second District will be visited by Representative Dave Loebsack today.

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Chronic Wasting Disease Leaves Iowa Deer Alone for Now

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Chronic Wasting Disease has become a serious problem for deer in neighboring states, but it appears to be staying out of Iowa for the time being.

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Rain and Hail Fall in Washington County Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:25 am

Rain, hail and lightning could be seen in Washington County early Wednesday.

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Income Survey to be Conducted in Washington

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington has the opportunity to apply for a $600,000 grant for water plant improvements, but to do that they first need income information from residents.

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Immigration and DACA to be Discussed at Latinos for Washington, Inc. Event

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Monica Reyes, cofounder of Dream Iowa, will be holding a meeting about immigration and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in Washington Friday.

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Riverside Fire Department Cadet Program Put on Hold

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The proposed cadet program with the Riverside Fire Department has been put on hold.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley (R) about running for re-election.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with IMS students Gretta Rempel, Emma Beachy, and Nick Yutzy about this weekend’s play, “Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner.”

Washington Police Chief Saddened, Reminds Officers to be Vigilant Following Officer Killings in Des Moines

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 8:24 am


Scott Michael Greene – photo provided by the City of Des Moines Police Department

Two police officers were shot and killed in the Des Moines area early Wednesday morning.

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IMS Theater Brings Some “Crazy Ladies” to the Stage

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 6:28 am


IMS students (l-r) Nick Yutzy, Emma Beachy, and Gretta Rempel talk to KCII News about “Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner”; photo courtesy of Jeremy Ours

Iowa Mennonite School is performing the play “Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner” this weekend, and the three stars of the show are excited for their classmates and the public to see the production.

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Rollover Wreck Near Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 6:27 am

Emergency personnel responded to a rollover wreck southeast of Riverside Tuesday night.

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Mid-Prairie Kicks Off Food Drive, Using Pizza as Incentive

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Mid-Prairie Student Council is sponsoring the annual school-wide food drive to support Wellman and Kalona food pantries.

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City’s Pool to be Managed by YMCA Again

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 6:24 am


The Washington City Council met Tuesday night and discussed the Steele Family Aquatic Center. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The YMCA, Washington City Council and Washington Park Board have reached a consensus regarding the management of the Steele Family Aquatic Center for next season.

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Just Us Girls to Perform Italian-Themed Show

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Dinner and a show will be held in West Chester this weekend provided by Just Us Girls.

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