Today's Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with members of the Harp Players troop about this weekend’s production of Lend Me a Tenor.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Mid Prairie graduate and member of the Iowa State Statesman Chorus Ian McDowell joins us to discuss their performance in Washington tonight.

Handful of Systems Still Need Updated in Richmond and Rubio

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Department of Natural Resource’s deadline for sewage systems to be up to code in Richmond and Rubio is 12 weeks away.

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Two Transported to University of Iowa After Wreck Near Keota

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Early this morning there was a rollover accident with injuries near Keota.

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Washington School District’s Tax Levy Drops Further

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington School District’s tax levy has further dropped after receiving income tax numbers, according to Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen.

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Kalona Council Approves Contracts for County Services

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Kalona’s contracts for county services for the next fiscal year have been approved.

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Five More Homes Slated for Demolition in Keota

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Now that one of the nuisance properties has been demolished, the City of Keota is in the process of having another torn down.

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YMCA to Present Renderings of Project Options Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first community forum was held in mid-January.

To remodel and add on or to build a new facility is the question that the Washington YMCA board will have to decide this month.

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Iowa State Choir Group Stopping in Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An Iowa State choir ensemble that features two Mid-Prairie graduates will perform in Washington tonight.

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Planning and Zoning to Meet Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Planning and Zoning Commissin for the City of Washington is meeting tonight to discuss a site plan.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Becky Harkema, Director of the Washington YMCA, about tomorrow’s community forum regarding the future of the YMCA – whether to remodel and add on or to build a new facility.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the prepared statement Washington County Supervisor Jack Seward gave at this week’s supervisors meeting.

MRAP Coming to Washington

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:43 am

The City of Washington Police Department is getting a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP – is a six-wheeled armored truck.

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Appeal Filed by Goncho Apartments Owners

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The Goncho Apartment building in downtown Washington was deemed a dangerous building by the city after a methamphetamine lab was found in the building.

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Studies Suggest New Casino Would have Significant Impact on Local Casino

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The results of two independent studies suggest a Cedar Rapids casino would greatly impact Washington County. 

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ATV Ordinance Approved

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The third and final reading of the ordinance allowing the operation of all-terrain or off-road utility vehicles on portions of Washington County roads was approved on a 3 to 1 vote at yesterday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Emergency Mental Health Services May Be Available 24/7

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County Community Mental Health Center is looking to contract with Hillcrest Family Services to provide mental health services support 24 hours a day, seven days a week in Washington County.

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Flu Activity Decreases Across Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s flu activity has been downgraded from regional to local activity.

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Two Studies to be Conducted in Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

As part of their graduate work at the University of Iowa, Kalona’s new Parks and Rec Director and intern will conduct two studies within the city.

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Christians Begin Season of Lent

Posted: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 6:19 am

An important part of the Christian calendar begins today.

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