Today’s Local News

Football Season For KCII Area Teams Ends

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:30 am

The high school football season for teams in the KCII listening area came to an end Friday night.

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Drought Conditions Persist Across Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Despite more precipitation during mid-October, dry conditions continue across the KCII listening area.

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Supervisors to Talk 28E Agreement, DOT and Construction at Next Meeting

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors meet Tuesday in regular session.

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Keck Players Perform a Western Fairytale in Wapello

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Keck Players practice a fight scene from the melodrama “Pony Expresso” between the villain Mo Cabana (Clint Ryan) in black cape and the hero Buck Brawn (Timber Bolander) at the Heritage Stage in Wapello, Iowa. Photo courtesy of Kathy Dice.

A classic fairytale will be twisted and puns will permeate the air at the Louisa County Heritage Center for The Keck Players fall performances.

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Halloween Events Set for Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:26 am


Kids trick-or-treat around the square in Washington last year. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Halloween will be celebrated across the KCII listening area Tuesday.

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Highland Moving Forward with Lone Tree Sharing Discussions

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Highland school board met October 23. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland school board discussed what next steps to take in continuing their sharing discussions with the Lone Tree Community School District.

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Time to Register for Small Farms and Acreage Conference

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Registration is coming to a close on the Washington County Small Farms and Acreage conference to be held on Saturday, November 4.

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Busy Fall for Mid-Prairie High School Choral Program

Posted: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Maizy Fugate, Kyra Helmuth, Blair Buffington (Iowa Wesleyan Choral Director), Ty Waters, Delaney Smith, at the Iowa Wesleyan University Honor Choir. Photo courtesy of Collette McClellan.

The Mid-Prairie High School Choral program has had a busy fall with performances around southeast Iowa.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Mark Robe who is seeking reelection to the Kalona City Council.

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KCII Announces Hogwild Winners

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 8:15 am

KCII has announced the grand prize winners of it’s annual Hogwild contest.

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Washington Chamber Holds Candidate Forum Thursday

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Candidates for Washington city council and mayoral positions met Thursday night at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington for a candidates forum hosted by the Washington Chamber of Commerce.

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Three Teams Punch Ticket to Playoffs

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Three teams in the KCII listening area will be in action this Friday in the first round of the Iowa High School football playoffs.

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Teams and Individuals Will Represent Area Schools Saturday at State Cross Country Meet

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:30 am

The KCII listening area will have many representatives in Fort Dodge Saturday for the Iowa High School State Cross Country Championship meet.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Boulton Visits Washington Thursday

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:28 am


State Senator and candidate for governor Nate Boulton speaks with former State Senator Thomas Courtney and his wife Nancy in downtown Washington. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Democratic candidate for governor Nate Boulton visited Washington on his “Hometown Values Tour” Thursday.

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Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Halloween is October 31, and children will be going house to house trick or treating.

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Pheasant Hunting Season Begins Saturday

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Adult pheasant hunting season fires off this weekend and lasts until January 10.

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Brighton, Fairfield Residents receiving Annual Sierra Club Awards

Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club has named three local residents as winners of their annual awards.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Riverside mayoral candidate Joseph Graff.

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Still Fall Colors to be Seen in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Despite drought conditions in the southeast part of the state bringing color change to area vegetation earlier than expected, fall colors are still showing around the KCII listening area.

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Harvest Remains Behind Schedule

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:30 am

Dry weather allowed Iowa farmers to spend more time in the field last week.

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