Today's Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Ryan Schlabaugh, Kalona City Administrator, to discuss board and committee openings.

Many Accidents in Washington County on Slick Roads Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:25 am

Slick roads were reported throughout Southeast Iowa Tuesday morning and a number of car accidents occurred.

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Savor Washington This Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

Eight restaurants in downtown Washington are taking part in the annual Slow Down and Savor Washington event this Saturday.

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Council Approves Sewer Projects in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council approved two sewer projects at their meeting last night.

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Kalona Looking to Fill Vacancies on Boards and Committees

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

Around seven spots need to be filled on the City of Kalona’s Board of Adjustments, Planning & Zoning Commission and Tax Increment Finance Board.

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Registration Open for Father Daughter Dance

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:22 am


Contributed photo.

Elsa from Frozen will be in attendance for Washington County 4-H’s County Council’s first Winter Wonderland Father Daughter Dance later this month.

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Drone Regulation a Potential Topic During 2015 Session

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:22 am

As consumer drones become more readily available, legislation governing their use will likely be a topic of discussion for the state legislature this year.

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Supervisors Review RUSS Exit Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

An exit agreement for three counties wishing to leave RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems, was approved by the RUSS board and is now being considered by the 10 member counties.

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WACO Superintendent Discussion to Continue Next Month

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

The WACO School Board will likely make a decision on how to proceed with their superintendent search in February.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jennine Wolf, Washington Environmental Health Director, about bed bugs. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we get an update on Mission:Mobility from the organization’s primary volunteer and collections coordinator, Rick Fulton. The donation network is associated with Wayland-based non-profit On His Path.

BREAKING NEWS: Accident on West 5th in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 9:02 am

A two vehicle wreck occurred on slick roads in the City of Washington this morning.

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Flu Activity Continues to Increase, Three Pediatric Deaths in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Influenza is widespread in Iowa with high activity.

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Washington School Board Continues Superintendent Hiring Process

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School Board is meeting in three special closed sessions this week to evaluate the competency of an individual whose hiring is being considered

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Alternative Use for Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute Being Explored

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

With two mental health facilities in Iowa expected to close, some legislators see an opportunity to provide a new level of care.

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New Directors Selected for WCRF Board

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Three new faces are now part of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation Board.

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Strategic Priorities to be Discussed by Washington City Council Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tonight the Washington City Council will discuss and consider a resolution to adopt strategic priorities for 2015 and 2016.

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New YMCA of Washington County Branch Growing in Popularity

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Interest in YMCA of Washington County’s newest branch is growing.

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Car Hits Family Video Building

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:20 am

A vehicle reportedly struck another car and then the Family Video building in Washington Sunday afternoon.

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Dairy Days Coming to Washington County Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Dairy Days will return to Kalona in early February.

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