Today's Local News

Washington County Conservation Board to Interview Potential Members

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will address an impending vacancy at their meeting today.

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Help Fill the Big Red Radio at Archer Today

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

For the second time this season, the Big Red Radio is at Archer Appliance and Electronics in Washington for KCII’s 12th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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New FEMA Map Removes Kalona Homes from Floodplain

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Flood maps recently adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency will remove 120 homes in Kalona from the floodplain.

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Childcare to be Discussed at Community Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Local childcare issues, plans for meaningful projects, and changes that support local families and childcare providers will be discussed at a community meeting tonight.

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Flu Activity Continues to Rise Across Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Flu activity is continuing to grow across Iowa and is now considered regional.

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Register ATVs and Snowmobiles Now

Posted: Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Now is the time to renew registrations for snowmobiles, off-road utility vehicles and all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News continues a conversation with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about college decisions and looming deadlines.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Collette McClellen, vocal music instructor at Mid-Prairie High School, to discuss their Choral Cocoa and Carols concert scheduled for tomorrow.

Supervisors Look to Leave RUSS for $54,600

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Four years of dues, totaling $54,600, will have to be paid by each county wishing to leave RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems, which consists of Washington, Mahaska and Wapello counties at this time.

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Sharing Commitment Signed by Members of Mid-Prairie and Keota School Boards

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie and Keota school boards have agreed to sharing a superintendent for another school year.

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Will We Have a White Christmas? – Unlikely

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington’s chance of having a white Christmas, meaning at least one inch of snow, is under 30 percent.

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Now is the Time to Make College Decisions

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

In just over five months, Washington High School seniors will don a gown and mortarboard and receive diplomas at commencement ceremonies.

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Nearly 100 Students Had 180 Cattle Weighed

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly 100 students weighed in 180 market beef animals at Washington County’s Beef Weigh-in for the 2014-2015 year.

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Emerald Ash Borer Now in 18 Iowa Counties

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Emerald Ash Borer is continuing its spread across Iowa.

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Washington City Council Passes Budget Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A budget amendment for fiscal year 2015 for the City of Washington was approved unanimously at last night’s meeting.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about completing the first term at the center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Tim Graber, president of the WACO School Board, and WACO Superintendent Darrell Smith.

Sex Offender Escapes Custody

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Authorities are looking for a sex offender who escaped in Burlington.

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West Chester Council Votes on Open Carry Proposal

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The West Chester City Council has decided to scrap an ordinance that would have prohibited open carrying of firearms on city property.

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WACO Board Keeping Options Open for Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The WACO School Board will continue to weigh its options for superintendent before making a final decision.

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