Today's Local News

Demon Jazz Band at Districts Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington High School jazz band is in competition season and will travel to districts tomorrow.

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Elderly Waiver Program Experiencing Delays

Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A program aimed at helping people stay in their homes, as opposed to going to nursing homes, is facing obstacles.

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Daylight Saving Time this Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Clocks will spring forward this weekend, causing many to lose an hour of sleep.

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Supervisors Acknowledge Planned Pay Increase for Jailers

Posted: Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The next wage step increase plan for the Washington County jailers was acknowledged this week by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Susan Mitchell about the Elderly Waiver Program. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the Iowa Deer Classic with show producer John Bunge.

Gas Tax Estimated to Provide Over $675,000 for Washington County

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A gas tax of 10 cents was approved and is in effect across Iowa.

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Vacancies Remain on Kalona Board, Commission

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Vacancies remain on a couple of Kalona’s boards and commissions.

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Chicken Coop Fire in Rural Wellman

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Yesterday morning, a chicken coop was reported as fully engulfed by flames in rural Wellman.

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Flu Remains Widespread With Minimal Activity in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A school in a neighboring county had 10 percent or greater absenteeism due to illness in the last reporting week for the Iowa Flu Surveillance Network.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Seeking Interim Member

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board is looking for an individual to serve as a temporary member.

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Washington Band Students to Perform Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tonight all of the band students in the Washington Community School District will perform.

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Clocks Move Forward Sunday

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Prepare to lose an hour of sleep this weekend, as Daylight Saving Time will be observed at 2 a.m. Sunday.

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Kalona Library Accepting Donations

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am

An upcoming book sale will help pay for events at the Kalona Library.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jolisa Weidner about upcoming events at the Washington Public Library.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss an Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity project in Kalona with Mark Patton, executive director of the organization.

BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Rural Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 8:12 am

A fire broke out this morning in rural Kalona.

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Washington County to Have Two K-9 Units

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A $17,000 contract with Mid-Michigan Kennels for two canines and five weeks of training was approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday.

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Habitat Accepting Applications for Kalona Home

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity recently moved a donated home to a lot in Kalona, and is now looking for applicants and volunteers.

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Washington’s Centennial Fountain to be Updated

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The fountain in Washington’s Central Park will be updated this spring.

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