Today’s Local News

Kalona Lawyer Reaches Settlement in Federal Lawsuit

Posted: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A Kalona lawyer won a $285,000 settlement in a lawsuit against Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness, another attorney in her office and two Coralville police officers.

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Legislative Cuts Force Victim Services Programs to Close Offices

Posted: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Legislative cuts are directly affecting domestic violence programs in Washington County.

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Washington Farmers’ Market Ready to Host BBQ Challenge Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 6:24 am

As market goers look to purchase fresh local vegetables and baked goods at the Washington Farmers’ Market Thursday they’ll likely pick up the scent of a special event.

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Former Rep. Greiner Appointed to Judicial Commission

Posted: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A former state legislator who represented Washington County has been appointed to a state judicial commission.

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Texting While Driving Can Cost You $105

Posted: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A $30 ticket plus fees and surcharges for a total of about $105 is the cost if you are cited for texting while driving.

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Highland Board Votes for Assessment of Ainsworth Building

Posted: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Highland School Board has begun taking action on ridding the district of the Ainsworth Elementary building.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Police Office Lyle Hansen about recent changes to texting and driving laws.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Keota City Clerk Niki Osweiler about the city’s plans to build and own a daycare facility.

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Two Severe Thunderstorms in Two Days in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:35 am

Two mornings in a row the KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to severe thunderstorm warnings in Washington County.

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Former Washington Resident Begins New Role as Lone Tree Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Photo courtesy of Ken Crawford.

A former Washington resident is the new superintendent for the Lone Tree Community School District.

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Statebound Sigourney Softball

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:27 am

The Sigourney softball team is statebound.

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Special Session Called to Address Washington Well Woes

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Due to wells for the city’s water supply having issues the Washington City Council is having a special session meeting today.

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Improvements in Place for Washington County Fair Facilities

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Electrical, sewer, concrete, ventilation and more was improved over the past year in preparation of the 2017 Washington County Fair.

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New Bat Houses to Be Discussed by Washington County Conservation Board

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Potential projects will be discussed at the Washington County Conservation Board’s monthly meeting this Thursday.

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Democrat John Norris Seeking Nomination for Governor Visiting Washington Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A Democrat who would like to be considered on the ticket for governor of Iowa in 2018 is visiting Washington Wednesday.

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Keota City Council Reviewing City Clerk Applicants

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council is inching closer to hiring a new city clerk.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with librarian Leann Kunz of the Washington Public Library about their upcoming events for the eclipse happening in August.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington farmer and Iowa Corn Growers Association President Kurt Hora about the proposed 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations from the EPA under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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KCII Severe Weather Team Brings Early Morning Weather Coverage

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:31 am


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Monday began with severe weather in the KCII listening area.

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“Stirrup Some Fun” at the Keokuk County Expo in Sigourney

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Area 4-H’ers, FFA members, and those who love pork chops on a stick will be “Stirrin’ Up Some Fun” at the Keokuk County Expo July 11-15 in Sigourney.

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