Today’s Local News

Record Attendance at Youth Agriculture Safety Day

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 6:22 am


Dallas Kaufman from Sinclair Tractor of Washington taught about pinch points and moving parts on equipment and what areas of the equipment will be hot to touch.  Contributed photo

Washington County Clover University had record attendance at the recent Progressive Agriculture Safety Day.

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Registration Open for Kalona Public Library Summer Reading Program

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Libraries rock in all senses of the word, and that includes the Kalona Public Library this summer.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with PAWS & More director Amber Talbot about taking care of pets during the heat of the summer. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Don Pfeiffer about the annual free handicapped fishing day being held this Wednesday (6/6) at Marr Park.

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UPDATE: Rollover Wreck on Wayland Road

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:29 am

Two medical helicopters were called to a rollover wreck on Wayland Road Saturday night.

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Iowa’s Primary Election Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Iowa’s primary elections are Tuesday and Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians will select which candidate will represent their parties in the November general election.

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Shiloh Not Hosting Public Fireworks Display this July

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Those planning on attending Shiloh’s fireworks display this Fourth of July will have to look elsewhere.

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Keep Pets Out of Hot Cars, Even for 10 Minutes

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:26 am

On a 70 degree day in just 10 minutes the interior temperature of your car can rise by 20 degrees even with the windows cracked open, making for a dangerous situation for children and pets.

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Illinois Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Ainsworth

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Curtis T. Ford

An Illinois man was arrested in Washington County Saturday morning for multiple offenses including drug charges.

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Free Handicapped Fishing Day Being Held Wednesday at Marr Park

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:24 am

An annual event to get handicapped residents outdoors and active with others will be happening this Wednesday.

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Phase Two Set to Begin on Kalona Historical Village Streetscape Museum

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Kalona Historical Society is ready to begin phase two of their new Wahl Museum project.

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Kalona City Council Looking at YMCA, Waste Management Contracts Monday

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Contracts with the YMCA of Washington County and Johnson County Refuse are both on the agenda for the next Kalona City Council meeting.

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Washington Supervisors to Meet Monday

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Due to Tuesday’s primary election, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting Monday.

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BREAKING NEWS: Traffic Stopped on Wayland Road for Vehicle Incident Saturday Night

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Traffic was stopped south of Washington Saturday night as emergency crews responded to a vehicle in the ditch.

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Bank Robbery in Packwood

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 12:56 pm

A bank in Packwood was robbed Friday.

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Latino Festival to Conclude Summer Classic Sunday

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am


Dancers perform at the Summer Classic Latino Festival. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The four-day Washington Summer Classic concludes Sunday afternoon with the Latino Festival.

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Washington County Environmental Health Accepting RAGBRAI Food Permit Applications

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

As local organizations are looking to sell food or beverages while RAGBRAI travels through Washington County, permits are required to ensure food safety for those visiting our local communities.

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Washington County 4-H Youth Photographer Recognized

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am


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A Washington County 4-H member has been recognized by the Iowa 4-H Camera Corp.

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Bridge Work to Close 275th Street Monday

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

A portion of 275th Street will be closed starting Monday for a bridge replacement.

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Pilots Coming to Washington for Breakfast Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Pilots from across the Midwest will fly to Washington Sunday to eat.

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