Today's Local News

BREAKING NEWS: Auditorium Funds Not Official

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 8:34 am

Due to improper notice of the Vision Iowa board meeting held Wednesday, the action taken is not official.

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Columbus School District Considering Layoffs

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Columbus Community School Board is considering layoffs to address their deficit spending.

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Sexual Abuse Charge Filed Against New London Man

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am


A New London man could spend over 20 years in jail for sexually assaulting and holding a woman against her will.

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Adopt a Senior

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

November is adopt a senior pet month.

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Keep An Eye Out for Deer While Driving

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

So far this week, in Washington County there have been nine deer related car accidents.

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Vision Iowa Awards Washington Project

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Vision Iowa has awarded $800,000 to the Washington Area Performing Arts and Event Center project.

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Iowa Taking Part in National Rural Health Day

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowa is joining the National Rural Health Day this month.

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Riverside Area Community Club Hoping to Add New Members

Posted: Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A group that organizes events in Riverside throughout the year is holding their membership drive tonight.

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Vision Iowa Makes Award

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 1:46 pm

Local leaders heard some good news this morning. The Iowa Department of Economic Development has notified Washington officials that a Vision Iowa Award has been granted to the Washington Area Performing Arts and Event Center project.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amber Talbot, Director of PAWS and More Animal Shelter in Washington, about caring for pets during winter months.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss trapping with Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Wes Gould.

Henry County Man Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Mount Pleasant man is facing several felony charges in connection with burglaries that occurred over the weekend.

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Take Care of Pets in Cold Weather

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Temperatures are expected to drop to 15 degrees during the overnight this week and with the cold temperatures extra care needs to be taken for pets outside.

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Soybean Harvest Higher than October Forecast

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Nearly all of Southeast Iowa’s soybeans have been harvested with 91 percent of the crop out of the fields.

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Trapping Underway in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s trapping season is now open.

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Burlington Woman AirCared From Wreck in Henry County

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Burlington woman was transported by AirCare from an accident in Henry County Sunday near New London.

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Kalona Siblings Take Part in Bible Bee

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Five Kalona siblings recently participated in the National Bible Bee held in Orlando, Florida.

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Prepare Garden Tools for Winter

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:20 am

With winter on our door step, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists have provided tips on how to prepare garden tools and equipment for the season.

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Cover Crop Event to be Held in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Cover crop workshops are being held across Iowa throughout the month by Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Main Street Washington Director Sarah Sadrakula about the 20th Annual Lighted Holiday Parade.