Today's Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh to discuss a presentation YMCA of Washington County gave regarding a partnership with the city.

Third Reading of Property Maintenance Code Passes

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

All properties in the City of Washington will fall under a new chapter of city code regarding property maintenance.

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YMCA of Washington County and Kalona Close to Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Plans for a partnership between the City of Kalona and YMCA of Washington County are moving forward.

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Two Arrested Following Robbery, Assault This Morning

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

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Jamouri Shontez Hollingsworth

Two people were arrested in Washington early this morning on assault and theft charges.

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RUSS Frustrations Continue

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County Supervisor Jack Seward expressed concern regarding RUSS, or Regional Utility Service Systems, at yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Over Half of Teen Drivers Killed in Wrecks Didn’t Use Seat Belts

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

In 2012, 859 teen drivers were killed in crashes across the United States.

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Unemployment Rate Steady in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate did not change from August to September, while surrounding counties experienced slight increases.

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Repairs Planned for Flood Damaged Culverts

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

An upcoming construction project in Wellman will repair damage caused by flooding earlier this year.

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Local Farm Hosting Field Day

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:20 am

An educational event is being held at a local farm this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Photo courtesy of Washington Chamber of Commerce.

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dani Kane, Assistant Director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, about saving the Tour of Homes.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Democrat John Greener as we continue our focus on the Iowa House District 78 race. Greener is challenging incumbent Jarad Klein.

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Fairfield Resident Charged in Hit and Run Case

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:25 am

A Fairfield woman is facing a criminal charge for leaving the scene of an accident.

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City Council to Consider Rental Inspection Fees Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:25 am

The final reading of an ordinance adding Property Maintenance Code chapter 157 to the City of Washington’s code will be held at tonight’s city council meeting.

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Wreck Near the Kewash Trail

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:25 am

A truck left the roadway and went into the ditch in the 100 block of Westview Drive, just off of Highways 1 and 92 in Washington yesterday afternoon.

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Christmas Magic Needed to Save Tour of Homes

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

One or two more homes are still needed to save Washington’s 24th annual Tour of Homes this holiday season.

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Representative for House District 78 Challenged by Former Mid-Prairie Teacher

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Next month, voters in house district 78 will decide who they want representing them in Des Moines.

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Flu in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The first case of influenza has been confirmed in Washington County by the State Hygienic Laboratory.

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Election Day Two Weeks Away

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Election day is 14 days away, just two weeks.

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Southeast Iowa to Have View of Meteor Shower and Solar Eclipse This Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:20 am

With mostly clear skies in the forecast, the area should have a good view of the Orionid meteor shower.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton, Director of the Washington Public Library, about events this week.