Today's Local News

Washington Council Moves Forward with Marketing Former Library Building

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Realtor Jeff Edberg speaks at the Washington City Council meeting Tuesday evening. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

With a vote of 4-2 the Washington City Council approved a listing agreement for the former library building on East Main Street at their meeting Tuesday night.

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Crawfordsville Fun Days Returns this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The City of Crawfordsville is celebrating 125 years of incorporation with Fun Days this weekend.

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Bible Marathon to be Held at Washington County Courthouse this Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A Bible reading marathon was approved in May to be held at the Washington County Courthouse this weekend.

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Weather Stressing Some Iowa Crops

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Last weeks’ heat and lack of moisture in some parts of Iowa stressed some crops, causing corn leaves to curl.

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Safe Firearm Handling is Key to Gun Safety

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Safe handling of firearms is an important aspect of gun safety according to Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jared Schneider.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jason Taylor of Washington County Environmental Health about grilling meat thoroughly for safety.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jared Schneider about gun safety. This is part one of a two part interview.

Marr Park Sees Record Attendance Numbers

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:26 am

This has been a record-setting year for attendance at Marr Park.

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Temperatures Above Normal in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

So far this June, temperatures have been above normal in Washington according to the National Weather Service.

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Investigation Ongoing in Fatal Fire

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Fire fighters extinguished the flames that claimed the life of a woman in Washington on June 19th. Photo by KCII Staff

The investigation into a fire that took a woman’s life in downtown Washington the morning of June 19th is still ongoing.

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New Keota Superintendent to Officially Start Friday

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Tri-County/Keota Superintendent Dennis Phelps

Starting Friday, there will be a new face leading the Keota School District.

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Grill Meats Thoroughly to Avoid Illness

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Steaks, hamburgers, brats and more will be sizzling on grills for barbecues this holiday weekend, and to fully enjoy the holiday you’ll want to keep food safety in mind.

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Volunteers Needed to Sign Up to Help with RAGBRAI in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Volunteers are needed to help as bus guides, manage campgrounds, serve in the beverage garden, and help clean up when RAGBRAI comes to Washington on July 29th.

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32nd Annual Trekfest has Successful Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Federation Division Costume Winner Mike McCafferty of Los Angeles, California

Competitors for the Federation Division of the Trekfest Costume Contest

Riverside’s annual Trekfest celebration had a successful 32nd year over the weekend.

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Fair Entries Due Friday

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Friday is a big entry deadline for area 4-H and FFA members.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Susan Van Osdol about the Rock N Ride returning on July 9th.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Lake Darling Park Ranger Zach Haworth about swimming safety.

UPDATE: Kalona Bakery Fire

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 6:29 am


Riverside Fire Department’s ladder truck was used to help extinguish the fire. Photo by KCII Staff.

The State Fire Marshal is assisting in the investigation for the fire that broke out at the Kalona Bakery Saturday evening.

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Sheriff’s Office Offers Gun Safety Tips

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 6:28 am

People keep firearms in their homes for everything from sport shooting to home defense.

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Rock ‘n’ Ride Looks to Raise Money for Cancer Research

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 6:26 am



Rock ‘n’ Run, Rock ‘n’ Ride and Rock ‘n’ Relax are coming to Washington and Riverside in less than two weeks.

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