Today’s Local News

Rain and Snow Expected this Weekend in Washington

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 6:23 am


Saturday’s convective weather outlook – NWS image

Rain and a chance of snow are in the forecast for Washington this weekend.

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County Recorder Processed 1,077 Documents in Third Quarter

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Washington County had $92,520.50 worth of documents recorded in the third quarter of the fiscal year.

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Kalona Acquiring Land for Flood Mitigation Practices, Housing

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 6:20 am


The Kalona City Council met on April 2. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Kalona will soon be closing on a land purchase for flood mitigation and housing development.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Angie Shrader and Curt Mayer about the 100-year-old time capsule being opened at the Washington Middle School.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Wellman farmer Steve Berger who is recognized as one of the 2018 Iowa Master Farmers by Wallaces Farmer magazine.

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UPDATE: Car Strikes Child on Bicycle in Kalona

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:31 am

A seven-year-old was hit by a car in Kalona and taken to the hospital by helicopter Wednesday.

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Celebrate Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Sandy Lovetinsky is a dispatcher for the Washington County Communications Center. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

From firefighters quenching a house fire, to an ambulance driving down the highway, we see examples of public safety every day.

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Record Cold Start to April in Washington

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A new record low average temperature has been set in Washington for the start of April.

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Washington County Woman Arrested on Release Violation for 16 Original Charges

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A Brighton woman was arrested on pretrial release violation for 16 original charges.

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Deadline Approaching for KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship Applications

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Two $500 scholarships are being offered to graduating seniors by KCII Radio.

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Mid-Prairie Selects High School Assistant Principal, Home School Assistance Program Director

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The high school assistant principal, activities director, and other positions were hired by the Mid-Prairie School Board this week.

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Spring Cleaning in Washington Next Week

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:24 am

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

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Riverside Approves Rental of Community Building to Sojka

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Renovation work can now begin on the Riverside Community Building after a rental agreement was approved by the Riverside City Council to John Sojka.

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BREAKING NEWS: Car Strikes Bicyclist in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 7:07 pm

A car struck a bicyclist in Kalona Wednesday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Weather Eye Meteorologist Michael Karow about this week’s weather.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Washington County Communications dispatcher Sandy Lovetinsky for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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Century-Old Time Capsule Opened at Washington Middle School

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 6:29 am

One hundred years ago a time capsule was sealed at the then Washington High School and Tuesday it was opened in honor of the building’s centennial year.

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Mid-Prairie Adds Another First Grade Section, Discusses Space

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A large number of incoming first grade students is causing the Mid-Prairie School District to hire another teacher.

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New Excavator on the Way to Washington County Engineer’s Department

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Washington County will soon have a new excavator in the engineer’s department.

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Kalona Pushing C Avenue Project to Fall

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Construction on a Kalona street project will be put on hold due to RAGBRAI stopping through town this July.

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