Today’s Local News

Two Claims Left to Pay by Mt. Union

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The unincorporated community of Mt. Union has to pay two remaining claims.

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Nine Washington Students Selected for SEIBA

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photo courtesy of Craig McClenahan – Middle School band director

Washington student musicians have been selected for the South East Iowa Bandmasters Association, or SEIBA, honor band.

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Drought Conditions Hold Steady, Most of the State Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions remain unchanged in Iowa with 71% of the state abnormally dry and 8.13% in moderate drought.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Hosting Minion Party Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Wellman-Scofield Library will be covered in yellow this Monday for a Minion Party.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with ISU Extension Dairy Specialist Jenn Bentley about the dairy day being held at the Kalona Chamber of Commerce January 30. Contact the Washington County Extension Office to register for this event.

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Crawfordsville Resident Wins KCII Caring Christmas Cash Call

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 8:33 am

One lucky person is $1,000 richer after winning the KCII Caring Christmas Cash Call.

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Iowa Mennonite School Closed Today After Computer Fire

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A computer fire and inclement weather have caused Iowa Mennonite School to be closed Friday.

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School Bus Hit by Car Near Wayland

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A school bus with students on it was hit by a car Thursday morning.

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Wintry Mix Swept Across Iowa Thursday

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Temperatures dropped throughout the day Thursday and a wintry mix made roads slick.

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Washington Fire Department Hosts Annual Pancake Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:25 am

An annual unofficial holiday in Washington Wednesday saw approximately 1,900 meals served at the fire station.

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Calves and Pigs Lost in Barn Fire Thursday

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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Livestock were lost in a barn fire north of Riverside Thursday.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day to be Observed Monday

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights leader’s assassination.

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Highland and Lone Tree Enter Operational Sharing Agreement

Posted: Friday, January 12th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Highland and Lone Tree School Districts will be sharing a superintendent next year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Kevin Kinney (D) about the Condition of the State address and the legislative session.

 

 

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Kalona Public Library Director Anne Skaden about different ways to get interested in reading.

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Resignation Accepted by Washington School Board, Seat Now Vacant

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A member of the Washington School Board has resigned.

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Crews Finishing Steel Frame of Kalona Community Center

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Crews are working to complete the exterior frame of the new Kalona Community Center.

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Kinney Reflects on Condition of State Address, Concerned About Budget Cuts

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 6:26 am


The first condition of the state speech given by a woman was presented by Governor Kim Reynolds this week.

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Highland Agronomy Students Producing and Selling Crops This Spring

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Highland FFA and agronomy students will be growing crops on school grounds this spring.

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Tire Comes Off Vehicle, Hits Another

Posted: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A tire came off of one vehicle and hit another in Washington Wednesday.

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