Today’s Local News

Library’s Collection of Native American Artifacts to be Repatriated, Auctioned

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Fifty artifacts, mostly Native American, will be going from the Washington Public Library to auction with others being repatriated to the Hopi tribe.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday, Spring Ahead an Hour

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Clocks will spring forward one hour this weekend for Daylight Saving Time.

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Highland, Mid-Prairie Students Compete at State Individual Speech Saturday

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Highland and Mid-Prairie students will be competing at the State Individual Speech Contest this weekend.

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Pay Real Estate Taxes by April 2nd to Avoid Late Penalty

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Real estate and mobile home taxes must be paid by April 2nd to avoid a penalty.

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Washington, Kirkwood Students Start Spring Break Monday

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:23 am

While the official start to spring is March 20th, the students and staff of the Washington School District will enjoy spring break starting Monday.

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Excess Right of Way Returned to Landowners

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Five quit claim deeds were approved giving property to landowners from the county at the recent Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Wellman-Scofield Library Hosts “Camp Out” for Kids Next Week

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Are your kids feeling cabin fever?

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Extension Director Nancy Adrian and field agronomist Rebecca Vittetoe about the upcoming Women in Ag Conference in Washington. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Highland Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen about school levy funding. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Kalona City Taxes Decrease by 9% Next Fiscal Year

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Kalona City Council met on March 5. Photo by Sam McIntosh

Kalona residents will have a nine percent decrease on their city property taxes in the next fiscal year.

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Saving Brinton Takes Two Steps Closer to Oscar Consideration

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Saving Brinton, the documentary that showcases the Brinton films and local historian Michael Zahs, is two steps closer to being eligible for consideration for an Academy Award.

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Lone Tree High School Students Perform Service-Learning Projects

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Lone Tree High School students have been helping the surrounding community and building rapport with each other as part of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.

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Bridge Replacement on 275th Comes in Under Budget

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A contract for a bridge replacement was awarded this week and it came in over a quarter of $1 million under the estimate.

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Alliant Energy Warns of Phone Scams

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Scams have been reported across the Midwest by energy providers.

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Moore Named to State Board

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Governor Kim Reynolds has announced appointments to various boards and commissions for the state and one local residents was named.

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Davis Declares Candidacy for House District 78

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:22 am


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A Washington woman has announced she is seeking the Iowa House District 78 seat.

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Kalona, Riverside Residents Named Three of 100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2018

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Three local nurses have been named as honorees of the 100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2018.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Extension Director Nancy Adrian and field agronomist Rebecca Vittetoe about the upcoming Women in Ag Conference in Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Highland Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen about school levy funding. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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Council Passes Washington Budget at Same Tax Levy Rate

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Taxes will not increase in the City of Washington as the council passed their annual budget at their regular meeting Tuesday night.

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