Today's Local News

Unemployment Rates Fall Slightly in KCII Area

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Unemployment rates across the KCII listening area dropped from January to February according to Iowa Workforce Development.

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Construction at Mid-Prairie Middle School to Begin in April

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Preparations are being made for the addition to Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona.

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Pate Discusses Safe at Home Act in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Safe at Home Act has passed the Iowa House unanimously.

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Online Reservations Available for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As the weather improves, interest in camping at Lake Darling State Park is increasing.

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Wednesday Marks End of Energy Assistance Moratorium

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s annual winter energy assistance moratorium ends in two days.

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Road Embargoes Set in Washington County

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Three embargoes have been placed on Washington County roads, including: 315th Street from Highway 1 to Coppock Road (W47), 290th Street from Highway 1 to Coppock Road (W47) and Lexington Boulevard from Highway 92 to 2055 Lexington Boulevard, near River Products Young America Quarry.

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Plans Underway for Washington County Relay for Life in June

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:21 am

People are encouraged to sign up now to participate in or volunteer at the annual Washington County Relay for Life.

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Kalona City Council Fills Remaining Vacancies

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Kalona started the year with several openings on the boards and commissions community members voluntarily serve on.

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Supervisors to Consider Tabled Waiver

Posted: Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will again consider a waiver of enforcement of separation distance for the addition on a confined animal feeding operation building at their meeting Tuesday.

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Makers of Ioway Documentary Series to Hold Q&A

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Two documentary filmmakers will be in Henry County tomorrow to discuss their series focused on the Ioway.

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Heating Moratorium Ends Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The annual winter energy assistance moratorium in Iowa ends April 1st.

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Nurse Retires After More than 20 Years

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A longtime home health nurse with Washington County Public Health is retiring.

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Dust Control Permits Available Now

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Dust control permits for residents of Washington County are now available.

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Final Performance of Almost, Maine Tonight

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tonight is the last chance to see the Washington Community Theater’s production of Almost, Maine.

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Purple Martin Colonies Found Throughout County

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Johnson County Songbird Project is holding the 10th annual Purple Martin Workshop in Kalona today.

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Herbert Hoover Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Hoover Presidential Foundation based in West Branch is offering scholarships to local high school juniors.

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Court of Appeals Dismisses Washington County Case

Posted: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am

An appeal has been dismissed from the Iowa District Court for Washington County in regards to a claim and a contractor from a project involving Washington Community School District.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ed Rustioni about Washington County’s Relay for Life in June. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by director of the Kalona Historical Village, Nancy Roth, to discuss the buildings and museums the village holds, its history, and opportunities for residents to showcase their collections.

KCII’s Radioactive Bingo Winner Selected

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 8:01 am

The winner of KCII’s Radioactive Bingo contest has been selected.

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