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Telecommunicators Appreciated in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 6:26 am

There are 11 telecommunicators with a total 134 years of experience answering 911 calls in Washington County.

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Washington Students to Attend National Business Professionals of America Conference

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 6:23 am


Washington High School students took part in the Iowa State Leadership Conference in Des Moines earlier this year. Photo courtesy of Shelly Duwa.

Washington High School students will join 5,000 conference delegates and attend the Business Professionals of America 2016 National Leadership Conference next month.

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Ainsworth Firefighters Complete Fight for Air Climb

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Over the weekend four members of the Ainsworth Fire Department completed the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in Des Moines.

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Wellman Scofield Public Library Celebrates National Library Week

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

This year’s National Library Week is April 11th through April 17th.

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Take Care to Prevent Out of Control Field Fires

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

With windy and dry conditions, area fire departments have been called to a handful of out of control field fires as of late.

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Washington County Public Health Closed Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Washington County Public Health will be closed to the public Thursday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with KCII General Manager Joe Nichols about the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Mike Nelson – golf course superintendent at Blue Top Ridge Riverside Casino and Golf Resort. This is part one of a two-part interview.

What Cheer Woman Identified as Victim in Death Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:29 am

A Keokuk County woman has been identified as the victim in a death investigation.

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Man Missing Following Car Wreck

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:28 am

A Henry County man who allegedly ran from the scene of an accident is now listed as missing.

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KCII Scholarships Available

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Area graduating seniors are now able to apply for the annual KCII business and broadcasting scholarship.

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Washington School Board to Consider Budget Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Wednesday night the Washington School Board will consider the budget for fiscal year 17.

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Bakken Pipeline Permit Allows Preliminary Work to Begin

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Utilities Board has issued a pipeline permit for Dakota Access to begin preliminary work on the Bakken pipeline.

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Washington Experiences Freeze Warning

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Temperatures dipped below freezing Monday and carried over into the early morning hours Tuesday.

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Wellman City Council Finalizes City Wide Clean Up Details

Posted: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:21 am

At their most recent meeting the Wellman City Council finalized details for the spring city wide clean up.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jodi Ebert for National Volunteer Week. She is a third generation volunteer with Washington County 4-H.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Carol Wilkins from Wellman’s Scofield Public Library for National Library Week.

Mid-Prairie School Board Holds Public Forum; Looks to Move Forward With High School Principal

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School board will meet tonight at 7 p.m. with several important topics on the agenda.

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Washington County 4-H Applauds Work of Volunteers

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 6:23 am


A 4-H member volunteers time and shows visitors wool at the Little Hands on the Farm event at the 2015 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Washington County 4-H and Clover Kids currently has 520 youth in kindergarten through 12th grade involved locally.

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Optimists of Washington Shaving Heads for Cancer Research

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A new fundraising effort for pediatric cancer research will have members of the Optimists of Washington Iowa shaving the heads.

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