Today’s Local News

Breastfeeding Support Group Meets Friday

Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 6:20 am

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, a time to promote the benefits of breastfeeding for infants and mothers.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News talks with Veta Thode and Jean Knowles about the Beemblossom Backpack Benefit Halcyon House is hosting to collect school supplies for Washington students. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about a free rail car incident response class being held for fire and other agencies on September 15th. To register call 319-653-7794.

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Washington City Council Approves Redevelopment Agreement for New Office Building

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:28 am

The City of Washington is moving forward with a redevelopment agreement at the former Linda Lou’s/Red Bear Day Care property.

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Absentee Voting Available for Crawfordsville Special Election

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Absentee ballots are now available for a Crawfordsville special election.

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Supervisors Approve Grant Application for Transportation Safety Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Washington County is looking to enhance the safety of their workers and those on the road in construction zones as they apply for a grant.

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Iowa 1/Iowa 92 in Washington to Close for Railroad Bridge Repairs

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Railroad bridge repairs over Iowa 1 North/Iowa 92 West, between Green Meadows Drive and Parkside Estate Road, in the city of Washington, will be closed to traffic beginning 7 a.m. Monday, August 20, for approximately two weeks, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Fairfield office.

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Domestic Assault Leads To Arrest in Brighton

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Monday night local officials received a 911 call for a domestic assault.

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Conservation Board Looking at Asphalt Repairs on Kewash Nature Trail

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A review of the budget and information for the Kewash Nature Trail spur project is on the agenda for this month’s Washington County Conservation Board meeting.

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National Immunization Awareness Month Focuses on Pregnant Women this Week

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:21 am

The importance of vaccination for people of all ages is highlighted during August as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM).

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Sand, Gannon Campaigning in Southeast Iowa Friday

Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Democratic nominees for State Auditor and Secretary of Agriculture will be campaigning in southeast Iowa this Friday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with newly appointed Washington County Deputy Derek Glaspie.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Teen Services Librarian Kayla Cook from the Washington Public Library about a comic book workshop they are hosting on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. at the library.

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Bank Robbed in Hedrick

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 8:21 am

The South Ottumwa Savings bank in Hedrick was robbed yesterday, according to the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Former Archer Employee Given Five Years Probation for Theft Charge

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:29 am

A Washington woman has been given five years probation for embezzlement from Archer Appliance Electronics.

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Fairfield Man Dies in Police Shootout in Ottumwa

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A Fairfield man was killed in a shootout near Liberty Elementary School in Ottumwa.

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Nomination Papers Now Accepted for November Election

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Auditor’s Office is now accepting nomination papers for non-party offices that will appear on the November general election ballot.

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Washington Betterment Foundation Hosts Garden Walk This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Summer presents the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, and the Washington Betterment Foundation has a way you can do that and help a great cause.

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Washington High School Marching Band Holds Camp this Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Washington High School marching band is busy preparing this week for the fall season with their annual camp.

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Ohio Man Kicks Sheriff’s Deputies in Salem

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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An Ohio man assaulted sheriff’s deputies while being arrested in Salem.

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