Today's Local News

Local Historian to Focus on School House Programs at Conference

Posted: Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The last graduate of Washington County’s public one room school houses is giving a presentation this evening.

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Survey to Determine Historic, Architectural Significance

Posted: Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

An intensive historical and architectural survey is being conducted in one of Washington’s residential neighborhoods.

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Theater to Hold ‘Transylvanian’ Comedy

Posted: Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Twelve local actors will take the stage tomorrow night at the Washington Community Center.

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Washington County’s Average First Frost Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Washington County is right around its average first frost date.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about this afternoon’s open house and ribbon cutting.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by the 15th Annual Iowa Country School House Conference keynote speaker, Dr. Mark Dewalt.

Washington to Select New Superintendent this Winter

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School Board discussed beginning a superintendent search at last night’s meeting.

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Candidates for Office to Attend Forum

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The public is invited to attend a candidate forum this evening.

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Leadership Washington Gets Bird’s Eye View

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Yesterday, Leadership Washington participants took to the sky from the Washington Municipal Airport.

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Soybean Harvest Behind Schedule

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s soybean harvest is well behind normal.

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Runners to Pass Through Ainsworth, Washington

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Individuals running across southern Iowa as part of an American Cancer Society fundraiser will pass through Washington County.

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Combine Catches Fire

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A combine caught fire near Kalona Wednesday.

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Sigourney and Keota Students Taking Part in Homecoming Activities

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Two local school districts that share a football program are celebrating homecoming this week.

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County Looks to Save Money with Inter-fund Loan

Posted: Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Next week the Washington County Board of Supervisors will discuss the tax increment funds regarding the infrastructure bonds for Riverside.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County 4-H’ers Caitlin Hora and Emma Stout.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Bill Sherman, organizer of the annual Iowa Country School House Conference. The 15th annual conference is being hosted by the Kalona Historical Village later this week.

Property Maintenance and Rental Inspections Tabled

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

With only four council members in attendance toward the end of last night’s Washington City Council meeting, the council voted to table the third reading of Chapter 157 property maintenance code, consideration of setting rental registration and inspection fees, and the first reading of Chapter 147 rental housing regulatory and inspection program.

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Corn Harvest Weeks Behind Norm

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The corn harvest in Iowa is three weeks behind normal pace, according to Monday’s Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report from the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Kalona Assisting with Flood Mitigation Project

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is assisting a mobile home park prepare for future flooding.

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Bed Bugs an Issue in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Bed bugs are becoming a problem in Washington County.

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