Today’s Local News

When Pigs Fly – Annual Duathlon Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 6:25 am


A 5k run, 20 mile bike ride, followed by a 1.5 mile run is what awaits participants in the annual Flying Pigs Duathlon.

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Learn About Southeastern Iowa’s Ancient History this Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Louisa County Conservation is in the midst of their archaeology series this fall, providing adult-oriented educational programs about the ancient history of southeastern Iowa and Louisa County.

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Man Arrested in Crawfordsville After Breaking Into Home

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Casey T. Leedham – photo from Iowa Department of Corrections

A man was arrested after breaking into a home in Crawfordsville Sunday.

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Washington Council to Consider South Water Tower Improvements, Street Closures for Special Events, and Change Orders for Well #6 Work

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Seven special presentations, mayoral appointments, change orders for Well #6, and south water tower improvements are on the agenda for tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Riverside Woman Arrested – Possession of Firearm by Felon

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 6:22 am

A Riverside woman was arrested Monday after breaking a vehicle’s windshield.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Views Changes to Learning Centers

Posted: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Mid-Prairie School Board, Administration, and community members look at preschool classroom at Mid-Prairie East Elementary. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Mid-Prairie school board went on a tour of all the learning centers in the district August 28.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jason Hamilton who is running unopposed for the At-Large seat on the Washington School Board.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Megan Allen who is running for District #5 on the Highland School Board.

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Kalona Painting New Bicycle Lane on J Avenue

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Map created with Google Maps.

The City of Kalona has been improving pedestrian travel with their safe routes sidewalk project on 6th, 10th, and 14th Streets.

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Tax Estimates Figured for Proposed Communications Upgrade

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Washington County’s emergency communication system has outlived it’s anticipated lifespan and the county is now looking to replace it.

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Public Health Helps Get AEDs for Law Enforcement Vehicles

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:27 am

A device that is used to help shock a heart back to a normal rhythm called an AED can now be found in local patrol vehicles thanks to Washington County Public Health.

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Labor Day Observed Today

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Labor Day is a Federal holiday that was passed by Congress in 1894 to honor workers across the United States.

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This Summer a Busy One for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Campers from near and far got to enjoy new improvements at Lake Darling State Park this summer.

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Six Washington County Farms Honored with Century or Heritage Designations

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Families who have owned a farm in Iowa for more than a century were recently celebrated.

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Clover Kids and 4-H Clubs Looking for Adult Volunteers

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H and Clover Kids Clubs are kicking off a new year and are in need of some new volunteers.

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Winfield-Mt. Union Celebrating Homecoming this Week

Posted: Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 6:20 am


2017 Winfield-Mt. Union Homecoming Court. Left-right front row: Cody McCreight, Lauren Jamison, Abigail Loyd, Oliver Jones, Molly Jennings, Carter Hinkle. Back row: Kyle Giese, Cecelia Hemsworth, Maci Richardson, Pearl Krieger-Coble, Kaleb Hagge. Loyd and Jones are the first grade crown bearers. Not pictured: B.J. Rodgers. Photo courtesy of Brooke McArtor.

It’s homecoming week for Winfield-Mt. Union, as they face Cardinal in Friday’s homecoming game.

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Indiana Bat Migration Threatened by Disease, Human Disturbance

Posted: Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Bats are under the deadly threat of the white-nose syndrome.

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Supervisors to Consider Items Related to Emergency Communications, Kewash Trailhead

Posted: Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 at 6:20 am

Items pertaining to new emergency communications equipment and an easement with the Kewash Trailhead are all on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Lower Skunk River Watershed Project Hosting Field Day in Wellman, West Chester

Posted: Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

Farmers and landowners who live in Henry County will be visiting two Washington County farms as part of a field day organized by the Lower Skunk River Watershed project.

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Labor Day to be Observed Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 6:26 am

Labor Day will be observed Monday, leading many businesses and offices to be closed.

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