Today's Local News

Tourism Survey Available to Offer Insight for Area Communites

Posted: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

In an effort to better analyze the strengths and weaknesses in Washington County, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is asking people to fill out a seven-question survey about the area.

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County Working to Fine-tune WENS

Posted: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Late Thursday night, Washington County authorities pursued a suspect in a vehicle chase, which ended when the car crashed, however the suspect then fled on foot.

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Man Who Eluded Washington County Authorities Facing up to Three Felonies

Posted: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa City man who led Washington County Sheriff’s personnel on a chase, then fled on foot, is facing multiple charges.

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Flu-Associated Hospitalizations Decline

Posted: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Only one additional influenza outbreak in a long-term care facility in Iowa has been reported since the last Influenza Surveillance Network report, for a total of 54 in Iowa.

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Fifth Graders Present Bridge Projects

Posted: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Students in Mark Berhow and Nicole Bruty’s fifth grade classes presented projects at this week’s Washington Community School Board meeting.

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Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Time is running out to enroll for health insurance through the healthcare marketplace.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amber Talbot, Director of PAWS and More Animal Shelter, about their Valentine’s Day adoption specials.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the challenges the state legislature faces as they begin working on the budget with Jarad Klein, State Representative for House District 78 .

BREAKING NEWS: Suspect in Custody

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 7:06 am

At 7:02 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reported the suspect from last night’s chase has been located and is in custody.

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UPDATE: Authorities Looking For Man in Washington County Following Chase

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:26 am

This morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office sent an alert to residents of the county to lock their doors and remove keys from vehicles.

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New Child Care Option Coming to Washington

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The Women of Washington Iowa Endowment board is looking to fund a child care center in Washington.

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School Funding Still Undetermined

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa House and Senate each proposed state supplemental aid, the House is at 1.25 percent while the Senate approved four percent allowable growth for schools.

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House Public Safety Committee Synthetic Drug Discussion Ongoing

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa House’s Public Safety Committee is looking at ways to address synthetic drugs being sold in Iowa.

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Another Bond Issue at Mid-Prairie Upcoming

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie School District is preparing for another bond issue.

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Students Take Part in Ag Olympics

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Students at Washington High School took part in Agriculture Week and celebrated FFA, Future Farmers of America.

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Bridge Inspection Agreement on Kalona Council’s Agenda

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will consider an agreement for bridge inspections at their upcoming meeting.

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Continuing Education Courses Vary at Kirkwood Regional Center

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Area adults and teens looking to increase their knowledge can do so in a variety of continuing education courses offered at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center this spring.

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BREAKING NEWS: Man at Large in Washington County

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 2:24 am

BREAKING NEWS: This morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office sent an alert to residents of the county to lock their doors and remove keys from vehicles. Earlier, authorities engaged a suspect in a chase, who is now at large on foot. The sheriff’s office describes the suspect as a black male.

KCII News will bring you more information as it becomes official.

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Maureen Howard about Ash Wednesday, Lent and Easter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Sam Koltinsky, producer and owner of Marvo Entertainment. Koltinsky is currently working on a documentary focused on the renovation of Lake Darling.

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