Today's Local News

Two Riverside Residents Arrested on Meth Charges

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Two people from Riverside were arrested for methamphetamine and other drug related charges over the weekend.

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Board of Health to Present at Supervisors’ Meeting

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow the Washington County Board of Health will address the Board of Supervisors regarding a new location for Washington County Public Health.

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Emerald Ash Borer Education Available to Kalona Residents

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Local cities are attempting to educate their citizens on the potential impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Iowans May Start Voting Next Thursday

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Early voting in Iowa begins next week.

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Corn Crop Progresses

Posted: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly all of the corn in Southeast Iowa is in or past dough and dent stages.

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Emerald Ash Borer Education Available to Kalona Residents

Posted: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Local cities are attempting to educate their citizens on the potential impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Cheese Shop Remains Open Despite Factory Closing

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Cheese House remains open.

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Washington Receives RISE Grant

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington has received over $580,000 for a Competitive RISE grant for 700 feet of paved road on West Buchanan Street and adding turn lanes to Highway 1.

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New Year for 4-H Begins Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Monday is the beginning of the new 4-H year.

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School Retirees Recognized

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington Community School District lost 220 years of experience with the recognition of eight retirees at this week’s school board meeting.

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Man Arrested on Trafficking Charges

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Stockport man has been arrested in Jefferson County on meth related charges.

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Soybeans’ Leaves Turning Color in SE Iowa

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Soybeans across the Hawkeye State are about four days behind the average and five days ahead of last year with almost the entire crop setting pods or beyond and approximately 26 percent of soybean leaves turning color.

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Authorities Request Help in Locating Missing Woman

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help as they try to locate a missing person.

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Prepare Lawns for Winter Now

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

As fall progresses, now is the time to establish a lawn from seed in Iowa, according to Iowa State University horticulturists.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, Director of Main Street Washington, and Ed Raber, Director of Washington Economic Development Group, about an upcoming program for those considering opening a business or expanding a current business.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chris Whitley, spokesperson for district 7 of the Environmental Protection Agency. We’ll go over the EPA’s relationship with Twin Counties Dairy LLC, also known as the Kalona Cheese Factory.

Kalona Cheese Producer Officially Closes

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The Kalona Cheese Factory, or Twin Counties Dairy LLC, closed Thursday.

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No Action Taken by Vision Iowa Board

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A group of representatives of the Washington Area Performing Arts and Event Center presented a new PowerPoint to the Vision Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism Board in Des Moines this week.

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Building and Finance Committee to Look at New Public Health Location

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Building and Finance Committee was officially reinstated for the Washington County Board of Health at their meeting yesterday.

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Washington School District Saved Nearly $78,000

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Last year Washington Community School District saved approximately $78,000 by being a part of the Iowa Educators Consortium and the foodservice cooperative with the Iowa Association of Educational Purchasing.

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