Today’s Local News

Ambulance Transports One Person to WCHC After Wreck

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Washington County Ambulance transported one person to the hospital after a two-vehicle wreck west of Washington on 250th Street.

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WCDC Can Redemption Center Opens Today

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Today is the first day you can take glass bottles, plastic bottles and aluminum cans in at the new WCDC can redemption center in Washington.

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Mid-Prairie Middle School Expanding on STEM Program Next Year

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie Middle School is improving upon their STEM program “Project Lead the Way” next year.

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Two Vehicles Collide on Highway 1 South of Washington

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A man was “staggering around” following a two-vehicle car wreck in Washington County Saturday morning.

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Temperatures Below Average for May, High for the Year

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Temperatures reached the low 80’s over the weekend, but so far this month they’ve been below normal in Washington.

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Special Presentations, Project RFPs, and Water Tower Work on Washington Council’s Agenda

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Three special presentations will begin the Washington City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

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Ainsworth Holding Two Town Hall Meetings about Elementary School Building

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 6:21 am


The City of Ainsworth is progressing in talks of purchasing the Ainsworth Elementary School building.

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Kalona Hosting Cover Crop Farmer Education Event For Cleaner Iowa Waterways

Posted: Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Farmers and environmentalists are teaming up in Kalona to seek ways of cleaning Iowa’s polluted waterways.

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4-H Online Registration Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Deadlines for Washington County 4-H’ers are looming with certain items required to be filed by the end of the day Monday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Market Master Bob Shepherd of the Washington Farmers Market about preparing for opening day on May 18th at 5 p.m. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Celebrate Mom Tomorrow, Consider Getting a Gift Locally

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Tomorrow moms will be celebrated for Mother’s Day and if you don’t have a gift yet, there’s still a chance to pick one up.

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Mid-Prairie, Lone Tree, Highland Sharing Transportation Director

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Mid-Prairie is in the process of hiring a new full-time transportation director.

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Area Performances Prove Enough, Advance to State Track and Field Meet

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:25 am

After official times and performances were tallied in the state office Friday, local performances proved to be in top marks and qualified for the state track and field meet in Des Moines next week.

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Congressman Discusses Commitment to Ridding Mental Health Stigma

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack traveled around Iowa this week discussing several issues, including mental health.

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Precipitation Above Normal So Far this Month

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:23 am

There are no drought conditions in Iowa at this time.

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Diabetes Affects 8.8% of Iowans

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:23 am

The prevalence of diabetes in adult Iowans showed a decline from 2014 to 2015 according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Teen Pregnancy Rates in Washington County Have Decreased, Still Higher than State Average

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Washington County may have the most cause to celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday. The most recent data from 2015 shows that the county has one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in the state.

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Personnel Changes Up for Consideration by County Supervisors

Posted: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Personnel changes will be considered at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with several different people around Washington County about Mother’s Day.

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Congressman Loebsack Takes Solar Tour of Washington County

Posted: Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 6:29 am


Congressman Dave Loebsack photographed on May 11 with Gaylen Jarrard of Jarrard Farm Corp. and Steve Falck of the Environmental Law and Policy Center.

Congressman Dave Loebsack went on a solar tour of Washington County yesterday.

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