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IRS Warns of Scams and Identity Theft

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The Internal Revenue Service advises each year there are a number of tax scams.

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Keota Speech Earns Seven Division 1 Ratings

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Keota speech team students have earned All-State honors.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, this is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Katharinna Bain of the Keokuk County Extension Office.

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Washington Wrestling Advances to State

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:29 am


The Washington Demon wrestling team stands next to the banner they won at the regional tournament. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The Washington wrestling team is advancing to the state dual tournament.

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Mid-Prairie Speech Team Earns All-State Honors

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Mid-Prairie speech team students are receiving All-State honors.

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Operation ReLeaf Looks to Save Energy

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Announced recently Alliant Energy, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and the Keokuk County Extension Office are teaming up to help Keokuk county residents save on heating and cooling costs.

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Supervisors Approve Two Items Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The only two items on the Washington County Board of Supervisors’ agenda Tuesday were approved unanimously.

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Special Election in Ainsworth March 1st

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Three names are on the ballot for a special election in the City of Ainsworth.

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How Winter Weather Affects Kirkwood Locations

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Kirkwood Community College has 10 locations across the area, including one in Washington, which can cause some confusion when winter weather causes delays or cancellations.

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Have a Say in Iowa in Motion 2045

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation is updating its long-range plan looking to the year 2045 and Iowans are being asked for their input.

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Kalona Chamber of Commerce Searches for New Director

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 6:20 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new director to help represent the 100 businesses of the Kalona area.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Rotarian Kierstan Peck about Daffodil Days.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Sarah Kos.

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West Chester Man Arrested for Involuntary Manslaughter

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:28 am


Justin W. Milam

A West Chester man was arrested for involuntary manslaughter Monday afternoon.

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One Dead in Fairfield Fire

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:25 am

A body was found in a housefire in Jefferson County over the weekend.

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Washington Speech Students Receive Division I Ratings

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Three Washington High School Speech groups earned high ratings at the District Contest.

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Influenza Widespread in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Influenza is widespread in Iowa.

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Fairfield Man Rams Airport Gate

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Shannon Harris

Police were called to the Fairfield Airport after a man rammed the main gate of the airport.

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High Winds Monday

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Wind blows a flag while snow falls in front of Jones-Eden Funeral Home in downtown Washington Monday morning. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Wind gusts reached 38 miles per hour Monday.

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