Today's Local News

Local Church Turning 150 Years Old

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A church in rural Washington County is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this weekend.

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Assistant County Attorney Hired

Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new assistant county attorney will begin in Washington on Monday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Chuck Grassley about his student loan act and his relationship with Senator Tom Harkin.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Adrian with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce. We’ll discuss the new events planned for this year’s Whoopee Days celebration.

County Asks for Full Cost of System

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is no longer seeking obligations from Washington County, however the board of supervisors is trying to seek an agreement with a Rubio property owner regarding purchase of an individual mechanical system.

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Committee Established to Assist with Contract Negotiations

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A committee that will assist with contract negations between the City of Riverside and Riverside Casino was formed at this week’s city council meeting.

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Apartment Complex to be Built Near Kirkwood

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A new apartment complex will be going up near Kirkwood’s Washington Regional Center.

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Grassley Proposes Student Loan Legislation

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Senator Chuck Grassley introducded legislation regarding student loans.

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Don’t Leave Pets in Parked Cars

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Take care of animals as the weather grows hotter; temperatures are expected to climb above 90 degrees this week.

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Kalona Council Picks Contractors for Upcoming Project

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council has selected contractors for their sanitary sewer improvement project.

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Local Farm to Host Field Day Tour

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A research farm near Crawfordsville will play host to an educational event for those involved in the area’s agriculture industry.

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Burst Your Thirst with Live Healthy Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Iowa’s fifth annual Burst Your Thirst Challenge through Live Healthy Iowa starts this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Chuck Grassley about Iraq.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Melanie DeVore, organizer of this weekend’s Swinging Bridge Festival in Columbus Junction.

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Severe Weather in Southeast Iowa Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a thunderstorm warning in Washington County and greater southeast Iowa yesterday afternoon at 3:22 p.m.

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Grassley Shares Thoughts on Iraq Situation

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Sunni militant forces have taken a city in northern Iraq according to the Associated Press.

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Community Chest to Hold Musical Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

University of Iowa students will take the stage next week for an area fundraiser at the Washington Community Center.

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Festival to Celebrate Bridge in Louisa County

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A new festival that highlights Columbus Junction’s historic swinging bridge is being held this weekend.

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Mini Grant Applications Due Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Up to $100,000 will be given out to multiple projects in the area as part of this cycle of Washington County Riverboat Foundation mini grants.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Iowa City

Posted: Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An adult emerald ash borer has been positively identified in Johnson County, but experts have not been able to pinpoint where it came from.

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