Today's Local News

Raspberries are Ripe for the Picking

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Berry picking is in season and Washington County Conservation Director Steve Anderson says the wild raspberries are starting to get ripe, so the best time to pick them is this week.

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Two Washington County 4-Hers Awarded Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Maddie Hora of Washington County is pictured with Albert Grunenwald, Iowa 4-H Foundation executive director. Contributed photo.

Two recipients of college scholarships from the Iowa 4-H Foundation are from Washington County.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with cast members of Shrek The Musical being performed by the Washington Community Theater.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Conservationist Katie Hammond about road cleaning in Louisa County.

Communications Committee to Discuss Personnel Recruitment and Retention

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:26 am

The communications committee is holding a work session this week to discuss personnel recruitment and retention for emergency dispatchers.

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Keota School Board Meeting Highlights

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Keota School Board met last Thursday, and several things were discussed.

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Four-Car Wreck in Construction Zone on Highway 1

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:25 am

A multiple vehicle wreck happened Tuesday afternoon in the construction zone on Highway 1 in Washington County.

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Volunteers and Hosts Still Needed in Washington for RAGBRAI

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Private camping or home stays are still needed for about 500 of the 20,000 riders coming to Washington for RAGBRAI on July 29th.

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Park Ranger Position Created for Marr Park

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:24 am

When the Washington County Conservation Board met, one of the items on the agenda was the creation of a new ranger position.

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Rain, Fog in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Two-tenths of an inch of rain fell in Washington Tuesday.

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Whoopee Days Offers Several Contests

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The 106th Annual Whoopee Days in Brighton is this weekend, and Saturday will feature a series of contests.

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Washington County Public Health to be Closed Friday

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A public office in Washington County will be closed this Friday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Warren Ropp about the C.O.P.S. Foundation.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Brighton Chamber Member Nancy Adrian about Brighton Whoopee Days.

Local Law Enforcement Visited by C.O.P.S. Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office stand with the K9 car courtesy of Warren Ropp. Photo courtesy of Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Concerns of Police Survivors, or the C.O.P.S. Foundation, was created following the death of officer Danny Martinez, Jr., in part by Warren Ropp who recently visited the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

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Shrek the Musical Coming to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Local talent will take the stage this week for the Washington Community Theater production of Shrek the Musical.

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Rollover Wreck in Richmond

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Air Care was placed on standby following a single-vehicle rollover wreck near Richmond Sunday.

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Kalona Days Kicks Off Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The annual Kalona Days celebration returns to Kalona this Saturday.

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Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Wins Give Back Iowa Challenge

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Employer Volunteer Initiative Advisory Council recently announced the winners of the Give Back Iowa Challenge, and Riverside Casino and Golf Resort was one of the recipients.

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Iowa Learning Farms Field Day

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Learning Farms, the Rapid Creek Watershed Project, and the Iowa Soybean Association are partnering to host a cover crop and soil health field day this Thursday.

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