Today's Local News

Multiple Wrecks in Washington County Thursday

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Eight reports of vehicles going into ditches were received by the Washington County 911 Communications center Thursday.

Read the rest of this entry »

WACO Quiz Bowl Team Wins

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am


WACO Quiz Bowl Team – photo courtesy of WACO Community Schools

The WACO High School Quiz Bowl team recently won first place in the SEISC Quiz Bowl.

Read the rest of this entry »

City of Wellman Puts Utility Deposit Increase in Effect

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:23 am

At their most recent meeting, the Wellman City Council adopted an increase to their required utility deposits.

Read the rest of this entry »

International Student at Kirkwood Washington Regional Center Awarded Scholarship

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of Kirkwood Washington Regional Center

An international student at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center was recently one of six students to receive a scholarship.

Read the rest of this entry »

Easter Egg Hunts in Washington County

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Weather permitting, several communities in Washington County will hold their annual Easter Egg hunts this weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

Radio Active Bingo Winner to be Announced

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The KCII Radioactive Bingo Winner will be announced this morning at 8 a.m.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Cara Sorrells, director of the Washington County E911 communications center, for severe weather awareness week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Washington County Engineer Jacob Thorius.

Preparedness is Today’s Focus During Severe Weather Awareness Week

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Preparedness – that is one of the five days of this Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa.

Read the rest of this entry »

Talks of Lone Tree Wellness Center Continue

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The community of Lone Tree is continuing talks of bringing a state of the art Wellness Center to town.

Read the rest of this entry »

$1.1 Million Construction Project in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council is moving forward with planning for construction projects this coming summer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Cross Walk in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:23 am


People carry the cross in downtown Washington for the 2015 Cross Walk. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Good Friday will be observed this week and the Washington Area Ministerial Association will hold the annual Cross Walk in downtown Washington.

Read the rest of this entry »

Iowa Mennonite School Hosts Area College Planning Night

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is hosting a College Planning event for those in the area on Tuesday, March 29th.

Read the rest of this entry »

Free Night Classes to Improve English Language Skills in Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Area residents wanting to improve their English language skills have one more opportunity this school year to enroll in free classes in Washington.

Read the rest of this entry »

Rainy Wednesday in Washington County

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Washington received half an inch of rain Wednesday and more is in the forecast.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Schools on Spring Break

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Washington Community School District students and staff are enjoying a spring break.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Darryl Carr about Easter and the Cross Walk on Friday.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Jacob Lampe, new Kalona Chamber director.

Woman Sentenced to 30 Months for Bank Fraud

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at 6:27 am

A Salem woman has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for bank fraud committed in Mount Pleasant.

Read the rest of this entry »

WACO and Washington to Share Superintendent

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Next school year the Washington and WACO school districts will share a superintendent.

Read the rest of this entry »