Today's Local News

Supervisors Approve Budget Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Supervisors Abe Miller (left) and Richard Young conduct business under back-up lights during Tuesday’s meeting. Power was cut to the building to install an emergency generator.

The Washington County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a budget amendment at their meeting yesterday morning.

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Planting Nearly Finished in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Planting is nearly done in southeast Iowa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce director Michelle Redlinger about the upcoming Summer Classic. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kerri Bell, second grade teacher at Kalona Elementary School, to talk about a statewide contest two of her students placed first and second in.

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Washington School District Ballots Available

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Voters in the Washington Community School District can now vote in a special election.

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Kalona Students Win State Contest

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Two Kalona Elementary students excelled in a statewide contest.

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Kalona Man’s Trial Delayed Again

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Kalona man’s vehicular homicide trial is being delayed for a second time.

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Washington Pool Scheduled to Open Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A sign of summer is upon us with Washington’s outdoor pool scheduled to open for the season today.

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Washington Receives Over 1 Inch of Rain

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Over the holiday weekend, approximately one inch of rain fell in Washington.

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Kalona Business Uses Crowdsourcing to Increase Production

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Fencing will be installed around organic pasture near Kalona following a successful online crowd sourcing campaign.

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Tribute Night to be at Washington’s Airport Next Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Two bands are coming to Washington to perform at the airport next weekend.

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Rollover Accident in Henry County

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Washington resident was transported by ambulance from the scene of a car accident south of Wayland Friday morning.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce director Michelle Redlinger about the upcoming Summer Classic. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Sue Rich, director of the Washington County Veterans Affairs Office, to discuss what led her to present a local World War II veteran’s Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal to one of his living relatives.

Local Veterans Medals Returned to Family

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A local World War II veterans medals, inexplicably found in a storage unit outside of Washington County, have been returned to his living relatives.

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Memorial Day Being Observed in Washington

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:23 am

In 1971, Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday and the date was set as the last Monday in May each year.

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Kalona’s Pool Open for Holiday

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Municipal Pool is open for Memorial Day.

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Closures Due to Holiday Observance

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Many offices and businesses are closed today in honor of Memorial Day.

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Washington Wraps Up School Year Wednesday

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Students will officially begin summer breaks this week.

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Drought Conditions Lessen Across Midwest

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Only 9 percent of Iowa is experiencing drought conditions at this time and it is only considered abnormally dry.

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