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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

August is National Water Quality Month. For today’s program, District Conservationist for Washington County, Tony Maxwell, joins us  to discuss how year one of the West Fork Crooked Creek Water Quality and Soil Health Initiative is going.

Hog Confinement Building Catches Fire

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:26 am

A hog confinement building caught fire at approximately 11:40 a.m. Thursday morning at 2865 Yucca Avenue.

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Vehicle Rolls Into Cornfield

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A vehicle entered a cornfield just East of Redwood Avenue from G36 yesterday morning.

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Supervisors Meet with RUSS Representatives

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors met with representatives of Lee County and RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems last night to discuss a proposed project in the Mooar Powdertown area of Lee County.

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Construction of Water Supply Network Underway in Hills

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Homeowners in the City of Hills will likely be connected to a water supply system by the fall of 2015.

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Football Season Kicks Off Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

KCII’s live football coverage of the Washington Demons and Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks begins tonight.

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Historical Society Hopes to Survey Wayland

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A study has been proposed that would determine if buildings in Wayland and Jefferson Township qualify for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Increased Law Enforcement Presence Over Labor Day Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Last year over the three-day Labor Day holiday, four people died in crashes, one of which was alcohol related.

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Soybean Leaves Starting to Turn Color

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Over half of the soybean crop across Iowa is in good condition; 22 percent is excellent, 51 percent is good, 20 is fair at this time.

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Tomorrow is Final Day for Washington Aquatic Center this Season

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:21 am

This is the last weekend the Steele Family Aquatic Center will be open for the season.

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Melons Nearing Harvest

Posted: Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Watermelons, muskmelons and honeydews are ripening and may be ready for harvest.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Nichole Seedorf about this weekend’s Caregivers Workshop.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nella Thomas, who’s performing tonight at the Old Threshers Reunion in Mount Pleasant.

BREAKING NEWS: Single Car Accident on G36

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 12:53 pm

A vehicle entered a corn field just East of Redwood Avenue from G36.

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BREAKING NEWS: Hog Barn on Fire

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 12:51 pm

A hog barn caught fire early this afternoon at 2865 Yucca.

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More Charges Possible in Connection with Stabbing in Keota

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 6:26 am

The trial of a man accused of stabbing a woman has been transferred to district court.

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Rollover Wreck on Highway 1

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A van rolled over on Highway 1 early this morning and two people were transported to the Washington County Hospital.

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Supervisors Approve Conditional Letter of Support for RAGBRAI

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors signed a conditional letter of support to be an overnight host location for next year’s RAGBRAI route.

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Work on WACO Solar Project to Begin Immediately

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

WACO School District is planning to save money on electricity by utilizing solar power.

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Bows and Bullets Members Compete at State Shoot

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Six Washington County 4-H’ers took part in the State Shoot Match in Montezuma.

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