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Santa Stopping in Brighton for Breakfast

Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Children will have a chance to have breakfast with Santa before he drops off presents next week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jan Gallagher and Bob Youngquist about the $400,000 needed in funds for the new Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona City Administrator, Ryan Schlabaugh. We’ll discuss a new floodplain map FEMA recently adopted and the renovation of the Kalona Community Center.

Group Needs to Raise $400,000 for Auditorium Project

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am


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Efforts are underway to raise $400,000 to close the gap in funding for the new Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center.

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Washington County Conservation Board to Interview Potential Members

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will address an impending vacancy at their meeting today.

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Help Fill the Big Red Radio at Archer Today

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

For the second time this season, the Big Red Radio is at Archer Appliance and Electronics in Washington for KCII’s 12th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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New FEMA Map Removes Kalona Homes from Floodplain

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Flood maps recently adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency will remove 120 homes in Kalona from the floodplain.

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Childcare to be Discussed at Community Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Local childcare issues, plans for meaningful projects, and changes that support local families and childcare providers will be discussed at a community meeting tonight.

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Flu Activity Continues to Rise Across Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Flu activity is continuing to grow across Iowa and is now considered regional.

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Register ATVs and Snowmobiles Now

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Now is the time to renew registrations for snowmobiles, off-road utility vehicles and all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News continues a conversation with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about college decisions and looming deadlines.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Collette McClellen, vocal music instructor at Mid-Prairie High School, to discuss their Choral Cocoa and Carols concert scheduled for tomorrow.

Santa in Washington this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 12:40 pm

Christmas is only six days away and this weekend is last chance to visit with Santa in Washington before he goes to the North Pole to finish getting his sleigh ready for his journey next week.

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Supervisors Look to Leave RUSS for $54,600

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Four years of dues, totaling $54,600, will have to be paid by each county wishing to leave RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems, which consists of Washington, Mahaska and Wapello counties at this time.

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Sharing Commitment Signed by Members of Mid-Prairie and Keota School Boards

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota school boards have agreed to sharing a superintendent for another school year.

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Will We Have a White Christmas? – Unlikely

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington’s chance of having a white Christmas, meaning at least one inch of snow, is under 30 percent.

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Now is the Time to Make College Decisions

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

In just over five months, Washington High School seniors will don a gown and mortarboard and receive diplomas at commencement ceremonies.

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Nearly 100 Students Had 180 Cattle Weighed

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly 100 students weighed in 180 market beef animals at Washington County’s Beef Weigh-in for the 2014-2015 year.

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Emerald Ash Borer Now in 18 Iowa Counties

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Emerald Ash Borer is continuing its spread across Iowa.

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Washington City Council Passes Budget Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A budget amendment for fiscal year 2015 for the City of Washington was approved unanimously at last night’s meeting.

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