Today's Local News

Do You Want to Start a Business?

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A program for those interested in starting their own business or focusing their current business will be held in Washington this month.

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Cropland Rent Rates Rise in Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Non-irrigated cropland and pasture cash rent rates in Washington County increased from 2013 to 2014.

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Mid-Prairie’s Homecoming Game Tonight

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Homecoming is being celebrated at Mid-Prairie School District this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley about a possible government shutdown in October and the Ebola outbreak.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Mid-Prairie Vocal Music Instructor Collette McClellen to discuss a pancake supper fundraiser being held tomorrow before the homecoming football game. We’ll also go over what the proceeds are used for.

Superintendent Announces Retirement

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:27 am

Washington Community School District will be searching for a new superintendent soon.

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English River Above Flood Stage at Kalona

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The three and a half inches of rain received this week has led to flooding in some parts of southeast Iowa.

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Techel Given Life Sentence

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Wapello County man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his pregnant wife.

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Leadership Washington Begins

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new class has started their nine session program aimed at learning more about the Washington Area.

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Suicide Prevention Week

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

This week is Suicide Prevention Week in Iowa, as declared by Governor Terry Branstad.

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Grassley Shares Thoughts on Ebola Outbreak

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

More than 2,200 people have died as a result of the Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea and spread to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, according to the Associated Press.

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Preliminary Enrollment Numbers Revealed

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

More students are attending classes at Mid-Prairie Schools this year.

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Early Voting Begins Next Week

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowans can begin voting in this year’s midterm elections next week.

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Breaking News

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:42 pm

Washington Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen has announced his retirement at the end of the current school year. Stay tuned to KCII for more information as it becomes available.

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley about Islamic State.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider joins us to discuss Monday’s school board meeting.

Over Three Inches of Rain Recorded

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Over three inches of rain fell in Washington Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

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Rollover Wreck Near Ainsworth Sends One to University Hospitals

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A vehicle rolled over and trapped the motorists near Ainsworth yesterday.

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Auditorium Group Meeting with Vision Iowa Board

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism Committee as well as the Vision Iowa Board is reviewing a grant application for the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center project.

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Police Finish Fatal Train Accident Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Alcohol may have played a role in a fatal train accident that occurred in Fairfield August 31st.

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