Today's Local News

Vandalism to Washington Police Vehicles Under Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Authorities are trying to determine who vandalized three Washington Police vehicles over the weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Economic Development director Ed Raber about a laborshed analysis being conducted. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with the Kalona Brewing Company’s Nic Sabatke regarding craft beer and a study that looked at Iowa’s growing craft beer industry.

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Rotation Reported During Thunderstorm Warning

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Rotation was reported as a thunderstorm made its way through southeast Iowa last night.

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California Residents Linked to Incident at Local Farm

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Animal-rights activists have been taken into custody for a cross-country crime spree that included an incident in southeast Iowa.

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Motorcycle vs. Deer Accident on Highway 1

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A motorcycle collided with a deer on Highway 1 just before noon Tuesday.

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Nutrition, Mental Health, Physical Activity to be Priorities Locally

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Nutrition and food systems, access to mental health care, and increasing physical activity will be health priorities for the local public health office in the next three to five years.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for L.E.T.’s Art Center

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of Craig Swift.

An official ribbon cutting was held yesterday afternoon for the L.E.T.’s Center for the Healing and Creative Arts in downtown Washington.

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Updated Traffic Counts Released

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Every four years the Iowa Department of Transportation releases updated traffic counts for the cities and counties across Iowa.

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Volunteers Continue to Collect Mobility Aids

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A cargo container filled with donations collected locally is expected to leave for South America later this year.

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Strong Winds, Lightning Cause Damage Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Over an inch of rain fell in Washington Tuesday.

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Rotation Reported During Thunderstorm Warning

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 9:02 pm

Rotation was reported as a thunderstorm made its way through southeast Iowa tonight.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Dave Watson of the First Assembly of God in Washington.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nic Sabatke with the Kalona Brewing Company to discuss craft beer and a study that looked at Iowa’s growing craft beer industry.

BREAKING NEWS: Motorcycle Wreck on Highway 1

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident, north of Washington on Highway 1, near 230th.

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Heat Advisory Issued for Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:24 am

A heat advisory is in effect for Washington County and much of Southeast Iowa today from noon to 7 p.m.

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Driver Flees from Stolen Truck During Traffic Stop

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation stemming from a July 20th traffic stop that involved a stolen vehicle.

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Auditorium Groundbreaking Next Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The official groundbreaking of the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center is being held next week.

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Southeast Iowa Corn Ahead of Five-Year Average

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In Southeast Iowa, 28 percent of corn is silking, three percentage points ahead of the five-year average and 11 points ahead of the statewide rate.

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Artists to Demonstrate Craft in Downtown Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area artists are demonstrating their crafts in downtown Washington this week for the annual Gallery Walk event.

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