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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with author, filmmaker and songwriter Bill Jamerson, who is presenting his program “Dollar-a-Day Boys,” a musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps, at the at the Oakland Mills Nature Center and Washington Library today.

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UPDATE: Modine Plans to Close Washington Facility

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 9:55 am

Modine Manufacturing Company has announced conditional plans to close its manufacturing plant in Washington.

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BREAKING NEWS: Modine in Washington May Close

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 7:46 am

Modine Manufacturing Company has announced conditional plans to close its manufacturing plant in Washington.

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Janitor Who Sold Meth in School Parking Lot Arrested

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Details surrounding several arrests made last month in Henry County are surfacing now that a full investigation has been conducted.

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Access to Health Free Clinic in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow adults in the area are invited to attend a free access to health clinic in downtown Washington.

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Washington YMCA Pool Will Not Open Sunday

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The 90-year-old pool at the Washington YMCA is undergoing major repairs and will not open this weekend, as initially believed.

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Washington’s Spring Cleanup Starts Monday

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington’s annual spring cleanup starts Monday.

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Former Mid-Prairie Employee Sentenced

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A former business manager for two local school districts has been sentenced.

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Students Invited to Learn More About Career Paths

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area high school students and their parents are invited to learn more about what career opportunities are available locally.

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Drought Conditions Lessen Slightly

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

While drought conditions have lessened slightly for Iowa as a whole, Southeast Iowa remains unchanged.

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Open House Planned in Kalona

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Kids and their parents are invited to an open house at YMCA of Washington County’s newest location.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Cara Sorrells, director of the Washington County E911 Center, about the work telecommunicators do in Washington County.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by author, filmmaker and songwriter Bill Jamerson, who will be presenting “Dollar-a-Day Boys,” a musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps, at the at the Oakland Mills Nature Center and the libraries in Kalona and Washington.  

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Mid-Prairie Property Tax Levy to Increase

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie’s property tax levy is set to increase $1.25 next fiscal year if the state legislature doesn’t reach a compromise.

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Celebrate National Library Week in Downtown Washington

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

This is the 57th National Library Week.

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Civilian Conservation Corps Focus of Storytelling Program

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Stories gathered from the men who benefited from a great depression era work program as teenagers and young adults will be shared in Southeast Iowa this week.

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Have You Made Your Advanced Healthcare Decisions?

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Have you made advanced healthcare decisions in the event that you become unable to speak for yourself?

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Washington County Dispatcher on the Job 25 Years

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Sandy Lovetinsky is a past winner of the Iowa APCO Telecommunicator of the Year award and was presented a Milestone award this year as well for 25 years of service. Contributed photo.

Dispatchers across the country are being recognized as part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

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County to Work with Contractors on Wayland Road Project

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Only one bid, nearly 40 percent above the estimate, was received for a road project in Washington County.

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Divide Perennials Periodically

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 6:20 am


Contributed photo

Perennial flowers are often divided to control size, rejuvenate plants and to propagate, or breed, a prized flower.

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