Today's Local News

Can You Live For a Year Off of $15,000?

Posted: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s minimum wage is currently set at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour.

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Kalona Resident Begins New Role as Chamber Manager

Posted: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Chamber of Commerce has a new manager.

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Flu Outbreaks Increase in Long-Term Care Facilities

Posted: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Fifty-one long-term care facilities in Iowa have reported influenza outbreaks.

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Riverside’s Purchase of Fire Truck Put On Hold

Posted: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The purchase of a new ladder truck has been put on hold in Riverside.

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Students Able to Take Part in Engineering Program

Posted: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Earthquake engineering, building codes and shake tables are all part of an upcoming science camp for area students.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Roberta Sloat of the Family Connection about the programs. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss radon mitigation with Dave Manly, owner of Manly’s Construction in Kalona.

UPDATE: Child Dies in Jimenez Case

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 7:03 am

A Columbus Junction man has pled not guilty to child endangerment.

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Washington Medical Company’s Deployment to Africa Cancelled

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Army National Guard’s 294th Area Support Medical Company based in Washington is no longer being deployed to West Africa for the U.S. Counter-Ebola mission.

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Energy Saving Projects Nearly Done at Keota

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Keota School District’s energy efficiency projects are nearly complete.

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The Family Connection Looking to Serve More Washington County Families

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Family Connection, formerly known as Parents as Teachers, is encouraging families with children under four years of age to enroll in their programs.

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School Board Approves Contract for New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School Board approved the new superintendent contract at a special session meeting last night.

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Testing and Mitigation Encouraged During National Radon Action Month

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Environmental Protection Agency has designated January as National Radon Action Month.

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Washington Police Budget to be Discussed at Workshop Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am


The police budget will be discussed at tonight’s special session of the Washington City Council.

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Grassley Talks About Pipeline, Republican Approach to Senate

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s senior senator, Republican Chuck Grassley, says he believes a bill regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline will be on the president’s desk soon, with the Senate acting on it yet this week.

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Man Accused of Child Endangerment Enters Plea of Not Guilty

Posted: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Columbus Junction man has pled not guilty to child endangerment.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton, Director of the Washington Public Library, about upcoming programs for Fiber Arts February.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the organic dairy market and how it differs from the conventional market with Kalona Supernatural’s Phil Forbes.

Highway 1 Detour Begins Today

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The replacement of a bridge near Brighton on Highway 1 is expected to begin today.

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Mid-Prairie School Board to Discuss Three Building Projects

Posted: Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Projects being funded by last year’s bond issue will again be a topic of discussion at today’s Mid-Prairie School Board meeting.

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