Today’s Local News

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member Kitty Conway about events coming up at the Washington County Fair tomorrow.

Play

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Denny Lyle of Keota Unlimited about recent progress they’ve made on the Kewash trailhead area in Keota and future projects. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Play

One Person Transported to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Incident in Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Map created with Google Maps.

Traffic was blocked in Riverside Monday afternoon for a two-vehicle incident.

Read the rest of this entry »

Windmill Installed at Washington County Fairgrounds, Home of Future Memorial Garden

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh.

As you visit the Thomas Johnson Polygonal Barn at the Washington County Fair this week you might notice a new addition to the fairgrounds.

Read the rest of this entry »

Corn and Beans Ahead of Schedule

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service released its weekly crop report for the week ending July 15.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jones to Be Honored with Memorial Benches with Fundraising Campaign

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Ed Jones pictured third from left at Demon Relays. Photo courtesy of Steve Roth.

A lifelong Washington Demons fan will be missing from the sidelines this fall.

Read the rest of this entry »

Supervisors Receive Update on Radio Equipment Contract

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Details are coming together in a contractual agreement between Washington County and RACOM for the purchase of new emergency radio equipment.

Read the rest of this entry »

9/11 Memorial Unforgettable Experience for Area Residents

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The 9/11 NEVER FORGET Memorial wrapped up its stay at the Washington County Fairgrounds Tuesday.

Read the rest of this entry »

KCII Broadcasting from Keokuk County Expo Friday

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Keokuk County Expo takes place this week for Keokuk County 4-H and FFA members.

Read the rest of this entry »

Keokuk Courthouse Offices to be Closed During RAGBRAI

Posted: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

As Sigourney serves as an overnight stop during RAGBRAI next week several courthouse offices will be closed.

Read the rest of this entry »

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member David Hora about the swine show and activities scheduled for Kids Day this Wednesday at the Washington County Fair.

Play

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh about plans for RAGBRAI and volunteer needs. To sign up to volunteer click here.

Play

Washington County 4-H Family Takes Aerial Photo at the Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:28 am


Photo courtesy of Continuum Ag.

4-H members, volunteers, and families from across Washington County all come together one week a year.

Read the rest of this entry »

Sentencing Hearing for What Cheer Man Charged with Attempted Murder Friday

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Johnathan James Ray Walker

A sentencing hearing is scheduled this Friday for a Keokuk County man charged with attempted murder.

Read the rest of this entry »

Driver Cited After Two-Vehicle Wreck in Washington Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Map created with Google Maps.

A Washington resident was cited after a two-vehicle wreck Sunday.

Read the rest of this entry »

July Weather on Pace for Averages

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

July weather has been near normal averages so far halfway through the month in Washington.

Read the rest of this entry »

Reports Focus of Public Health at Thursday’s Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Thursday the Washington County Board of Health will receive the latest environmental and public health reports at their meeting.

Read the rest of this entry »

Summertime Sun Safety is Important

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

July offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors including county fairs, ballgames, fishing, hiking and more but while enjoying these activities remember sun safety.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mid-Prairie Resolves Space Issue for East Elementary

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am


The Mid-Prairie School Board met on July 9th. Photo by Sam McIntosh

The Mid-Prairie School Board decided on where music in the East Elementary School will be taught.

Read the rest of this entry »

Sigourney Fire and Rescue Improves Mobility with New Equipment

Posted: Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Whether it’s rescuing a stranded resident or reaching a fire, the Sigourney Fire-Rescue Association has become better equipped to respond to emergency situations.

Read the rest of this entry »