Today's Local News

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.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh to discuss their flood mitigation and get an update on where talks are at with YMCA of Washington County.

Additional Information Regarding Plane Crash Released

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:26 am

A coroner has identified the remains of the occupants of a plane that crashed in Ohio last Thursday after stopping at the Washington Municipal Airport.

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Registration Open for Lighted Parade

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:23 am


Photo courtesy of Main Street Washington.

Washington’s 20th Annual Lighted Holiday Parade will be held later this month.

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Today Honors Veterans

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Today is Veterans Day and a chance for people to thank and appreciate those who have served.

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Kalona Attempting to Curb U-turns

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Additional signs are being installed in downtown Kalona to remind residents U-turns are not allowed.

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Offices Closed Due to Holiday

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Due to today’s Veterans Day holiday a number of offices are closed.

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Wintry Mix Falls in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Southeast Iowa received a wintry mix of precipitation this morning.

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Chef Cook-off Announces Winner

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County’s sixth annual Chef Cook-off Fundraiser was held last night and chefs Mary Dohlman and Ila Miller competed.

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