Today’s Local News

Improvements in Place for Washington County Fair Facilities

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Electrical, sewer, concrete, ventilation and more was improved over the past year in preparation of the 2017 Washington County Fair.

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New Bat Houses to Be Discussed by Washington County Conservation Board

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Potential projects will be discussed at the Washington County Conservation Board’s monthly meeting this Thursday.

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Democrat John Norris Seeking Nomination for Governor Visiting Washington Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A Democrat who would like to be considered on the ticket for governor of Iowa in 2018 is visiting Washington Wednesday.

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Keota City Council Reviewing City Clerk Applicants

Posted: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The Keota City Council is inching closer to hiring a new city clerk.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with librarian Leann Kunz of the Washington Public Library about their upcoming events for the eclipse happening in August.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington farmer and Iowa Corn Growers Association President Kurt Hora about the proposed 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations from the EPA under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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KCII Severe Weather Team Brings Early Morning Weather Coverage

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:31 am


Contributed image.

Monday began with severe weather in the KCII listening area.

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“Stirrup Some Fun” at the Keokuk County Expo in Sigourney

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Area 4-H’ers, FFA members, and those who love pork chops on a stick will be “Stirrin’ Up Some Fun” at the Keokuk County Expo July 11-15 in Sigourney.

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Inmate Damages Washington County Jail

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Brandon J. Ball – Washington County Jail photo

An inmate at the Washington County Jail is facing additional charges after destroying property Saturday.

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Iowa to View Most of Total Eclipse Next Month

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

For the first time in nearly a century, Iowa will be witness to most of a total eclipse of the sun.

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Mid-Prairie Track to Be Illuminated for Those Who Have Fought Cancer

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Those who have fought cancer will be honored at the third annual luminary event in Wellman.

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Wellman Woman Wins $50,000

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Chelsea Bell won $50,000. Photo courtesy of Iowa Lottery.

With the scratch of a ticket a Wellman woman became $50,000 richer recently.

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Washington Fire Department Extinguishes Tree on Fire in Town Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Late Sunday night the Washington Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire in the City of Washington.

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Wellman Farmers Market Season Begins This Week

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The farmers market season in Wellman starts this week.

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BREAKING NEWS: KCII Severe Weather Action Team Brings Early Morning Weather Coverage

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Monday began with severe weather in the KCII listening area.

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Tips for Protecting Foliage Against Japanese Beetles

Posted: Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Photo courtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach.

Japanese beetles can be a common pest for homeowners, but the outdoors is where these bugs cause the most problems.

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Riverside Road to be Closed Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A portion of Riverside Road will be closed for work beginning tomorrow.

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Highland Public Hearing on Ainsworth Building Delayed

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Highland school board will not be having a public hearing regarding the Ainsworth Elementary building at their meeting Monday night in accordance with school board policy.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Consider Multi-Family Housing Project

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission will consider a zoning change for a multi-family housing project in the city.

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Southeast Iowa ‘Could Use a Good Rain’ as Soil Moisture Levels are Short

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Soil conditions in southeast Iowa are continuing to be short on moisture.

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