Today's Local News

Fair’s Rabbit Show Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Photo by Sally Hart.

Months of preparation and hard work are coming to an end this week for area FFA and 4-H students at the Washington County Fair.

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River Rescue Dispatched Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

At 1:24 a.m. Sunday, it was reported near Wayland that one person was still on the river tubing and could not be found.

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Cost Sharing Available for Washington County Farmers

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Financial assistance is available for Washington County farmers interested in trying certain conservation practices.

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BREAKING NEWS: 2015 Washington County Fair Queen Crowned

Posted: Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 9:05 pm

This year’s Washington County Fair Queen was crowned this evening.

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Cost Sharing Available for Washington County Farmers

Posted: Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Financial assistance is available for Washington County farmers interested in trying certain conservation practices.

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Arrest Made in Connection with 1995 Death

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A suspect in the 1995 death of Susan Kersten is in custody.

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O’Malley Visits Washington

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am


O’Malley meets with Iowa voters at Art Domestique Friday. Photo by Sally Hart.

Martin O’Malley, former mayor of Baltimore and governor of Maryland, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president and met with Iowans in downtown Washington yesterday.

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Washington County Fair Queen to be Crowned Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The 2015 Washington County Fair begins tomorrow and this year’s fair queen will be crowned tomorrow evening at the Washington Community Center.

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Winfield Native Competing in Iowa Games

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Winfield will be represented at the Iowa Games tomorrow.

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Prevent Heat Stress in Cattle

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

With high temperatures and higher heat index values recently, producers are reminded to take extra care of their livestock.

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Free Green Beans in Brighton

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:20 am

A naturally sodium-free, fat-free, source of vitamin C and K, and cholesterol-free food is available in Brighton.

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Water Quality Funds Available for Farmers

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Farmers have until Friday to apply for funds through the Water Quality Initiative.

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Chief Wapello Days Continues

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:19 am

KCII Radio will be on location in Wapello today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 2014 Washington County Fair Queen Kaitlin Hora about her year as queen and the upcoming fair.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by superintendent of Highland School District, Chris Armstrong, about the school board’s special meeting tonight and what led to the consideration of building a new elementary school.

Storms Roll Through Southeast Iowa Thursday

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Lightning, thunderstorms and heavy rain swept across the area yesterday.

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Senator Ernst Visiting Washington County Non-Profit

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s junior United States senator is visiting Washington County tomorrow.

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Area River Levels Rise

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Area river levels rose following Thursday’s heavy rains.

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Highland School Board to Consider Bond Referendum

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

At a special meeting tonight, the Highland School Board will discuss and possibly vote to move forward with holding a bond referendum.

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Washington County Fair Two Days Away

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am


2014 Washington County Fair – photos by Sally Hart

The Washington County Fair kicks off Sunday.

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