Today's Local News

Kalona Council to Look at Options for Next Round of Riverboat Grants

Posted: Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

At their meeting tonight, the Kalona City Council will choose the direction they want to take with the grant applications they’ll submit this spring.

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Branching Out Program Planting Trees in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Trees will soon be planted across the area as part of Branching Out grants that are awarded through a partnership between Trees Forever and Alliant Energy.

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Snow Over the Weekend

Posted: Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Approximately one inch of snow fell Saturday night in the area.

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ASSURE Center Students Graduate, Look to Academies

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Curriculum Director Veta Thode updated the Washington School Board this week of the success of students at the ASSURE Center.

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Mid-Prairie Holding Second Dance Team Night

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A local award winning dance team will work with kids in pre-school through 8th grade today.

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Increased Traffic Enforcement this Holiday Weekend

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

This weekend there will be high visibility traffic enforcement in Washington County as part of the sTEP effort across the state.

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Final Legislative Briefing of the Year Today

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The third and final legislative briefing of the year in Washington will be held today.

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Columbus Pep Band in Final Round of Competition

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Columbus Community High School pep band has made it to the final round of West Music’s competition.

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Informational Meeting About Auditorium to be Held

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Blueprints and renderings from architects of the proposed Washington High School Auditorium will be presented before the bond vote.

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Bat Program to Debunk Myths

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A program that should help ease peoples fear of bats is being offered over in Henry County.

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Relay for Life Preparing for Kick Off Event

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life Kick Off for 2014 will be held this month.

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Keota Boys Basketball Team Ends Their Season

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 4:11 pm

The Keota Boys Basketball team have finished their state tournament run.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Bob Anderson who is seeking the Republican nomination for Iowa’s Senate District 39 seat. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Washington County Engineer Jacob Thorius. We’ll discuss what they have planned for the upcoming construction season, what plays a factor

Floodplain Revision Request Close to Being Submitted

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Kalona’s engineer will be in town next week to go over the draft of a document that’s being sent to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Bullying Data Shows Fewer Incidents

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A bullying data report was presented by School Administrative Manager Aaron Six at this week’s Washington School Board meeting.

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Head Football Coach Hired

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Dr. Mike Jorgensen, Washington’s Superintendent, has announced that a new head football coach and strength and conditioning coach has been hired.

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Candidate for District Three Supervisor Announced

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

There is one official candidate for the Washington County Board of Supervisors District 3 seat.

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Wellman Budget Sent to State, County

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman has adopted their budget for the fiscal year beginning in July.

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Absentee Ballots Now Available

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Absentee ballots for the special election on April 1st are now available.

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