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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Middle School students, Olivia Marek, Logan Hanson and Katelyn Pacha about tonight’s performance of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Jim Ludor, spiritual care and bereavement counselor with HCI Care Services in Mount Pleasant.

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Name Released in Fatal Wreck Found Tuesday

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:48 am

A woman from Fairfax, Iowa, died in a wreck off of Highway 218 just north of Ainsworth which was found Tuesday morning at 8:48 a.m. and the time of the accident remains unknown.

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Public Health Recommends Building New for Facility

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:24 am

After reviewing available properties in the City of Washington and estimated costs, the Washington County Board of Health has decided to pursue building a new facility.

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Average Temperature for November Hits Record Low

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:24 am

Temperatures so far this month have been below the normal average of 41 degrees.

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Shop and Stroll with the Big Red Radio Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Join the Big Red Radio on the square in downtown Washington tonight for Main Street Washington’s Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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Riverside Fire Ordering New Truck

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Riverside Fire Department is planning to order a new truck.

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Halcyon House Receives $750,000

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

A $10.5 million project in Washington received a six-figure financial boost Wednesday night from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation at their 2014 fall grant presentation.

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Kalona Ready for Winter

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Kalona is prepared for winter.

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Mid-Prairie Student Playing in All-State Band

Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 6:21 am

A local high school student will join other musicians from across the state for a performance in Ames tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Abby Heim, director of the Washington Middle School play, about tomorrow’s production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

It’s National Hospice Month. For today’s program, we focus on hospice care and its benefits with Jim Luder, spiritual care and bereavement counselor for HCI Care Services in Mount Pleasant.

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Riverboat Foundation Awards Over $1.7 Million

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:27 am

Over $1.7 million was presented in 38 grants to area non-profits and cities at last night’s presentation of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation 2014 fall grants.

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Big Red Radio Kicks Off 12th Annual Food Drive

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am


Last year’s donations filled the Little Big Red Radio.

The 12th Annual KCII Caring Christmas food drive is kicking off today at the Washington Hy-Vee.

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Man Charged in Connection with Shooting Enters Plea of Not Guilty

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A man linked to a drive-by shooting in Mount Pleasant will stand trial in January.

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Students to Perform The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at WMS

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington Demons will perform The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe tomorrow evening.

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Kalona City Council Responds to Citizens Concerns

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An ordinance amendment is being crafted in Kalona that will be prohibit parking in two areas on A Avenue.

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Vision Iowa Holding Meeting Today, Washington Project Considered

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Community Attraction and Tourism Committee and the Vision Iowa Board are meeting today and the Washington Area Performing Arts and Event Center project is on the agenda.

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Hospice Month Raising Awareness for End-of-life Care

Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:20 am

It’s national hospice month.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, Director of Main Street Washington, talks about Friday’s Twilight Shop and Stroll and other upcoming SNOW events.