Today’s Local News

Rosien Elected New Mayor, Three Council Members Elected

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:30 am


Newly elected Mayor of Washington Jaron Rosien (right) shakes hands with Pete Schaefer at the Washington County Courthouse Tuesday night. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The ballots have been counted and the new mayor of Washington is Jaron Rosien.

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New Brighton Mayor Elected, Incumbent Riverside Mayor Elected Tuesday Night

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Results are in and incumbents and newcomers were elected to mayoral and council seats in area elections.

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15th Annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive Begins

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:27 am

The 15th Annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive is officially underway.

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Washington Council Reviews New Municipal Building and Fire Station Design

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:27 am


The future front of City Hall, facing east.

Conceptual designs of the new Washington Fire Department, Police Department and City Hall were presented at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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Iowa’s MCO and Provider Financial Woes Felt in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Ambulance Service is down $30,000.

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Prepare Your Car During Winter Weather Awareness Day

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service.

Thursday is Iowa Winter Weather Awareness Day, and though Washington County hasn’t seen snowfall yet, now is the time to prepare your vehicle for the months of winter driving ahead.

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Colorful Creatures Adorn Washington Trees

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:23 am



Photos by Sally Y. Hart

The trees around the square in downtown Washington have some colorful visitors this week – owls, snakes, sheep, and fish.

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Kalona Businesses Encourage Residents to Have “Nuttin’ But Fun” this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:20 am

With the holiday shopping season approaching, several Kalona area businesses are encouraging residents to “squirrel away” some stuff during their “Nuttin’ But Fun” event this weekend.

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BREAKING NEWS: New Mayor of Washington Elected

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 9:13 pm

The ballots have been counted and the new mayor of Washington is Jaron Rosien.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Director of the Washington Public Library Debbie Stanton about November happenings at the library.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Winfield-Mt. Union Elementary Principal Gabe Wylder about a month-long fundraiser the school district has done to support the relief effort in Puerto Rico. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Have You Voted Yet? City Elections Today

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:29 am

Today is election day and you can hear results live from the Washington County Courthouse on KCII tonight.

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Furbearer and Trapping Season Underway in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Trapping and furbearer hunting season has begun in Iowa this week and lasts until January 31, 2018, for most species.

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Red Kettle Bell Ringing to Begin this Month – $20,000 Goal

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Soon red kettles will be seen and bells will be heard as you enter area stores as a fundraiser with the Salvation Army.

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Successful Year for Annual Candy Buy Back Event in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Kalona and Riverside Family Dental collected candy to send to Operation Gratitude November 1. Photo courtesy of Kalona Family Dental.

Smiles were shared and candy was collected at Kalona Family Dental November 1, as Kalona and Riverside Family Dental held their fourth annual Candy Buy Back event.

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Cool Temperatures to Start November in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am

November is off to a cooler start than normal in Washington.

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Authors Challenged During NaNoWriMo

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Contributed image – NaNoWriMo.org

Authors are being challenged and prompted throughout November for NaNoWriMo.

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Expect Closures Friday and Saturday for Veterans Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Veterans Day will be observed this Saturday, November 11th, and some area businesses and offices will also observe the day Friday.

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Highland Hosts Work Session with Lone Tree School Board Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Highland School Board will be looking towards the future at two work sessions scheduled this Wednesday.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Winfield-Mt. Union Elementary Principal Gabe Wylder about a month-long fundraiser the school district has done to support the relief effort in Puerto Rico. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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