Today’s Local News

“Stirrup Some Fun” at the Keokuk County Expo in Sigourney

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Area 4-H’ers, FFA members, and those who love pork chops on a stick will be “Stirrin’ Up Some Fun” at the Keokuk County Expo July 11-15 in Sigourney.

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Inmate Damages Washington County Jail

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Brandon J. Ball – Washington County Jail photo

An inmate at the Washington County Jail is facing additional charges after destroying property Saturday.

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Iowa to View Most of Total Eclipse Next Month

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

For the first time in nearly a century, Iowa will be witness to most of a total eclipse of the sun.

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Mid-Prairie Track to Be Illuminated for Those Who Have Fought Cancer

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Those who have fought cancer will be honored at the third annual luminary event in Wellman.

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Wellman Woman Wins $50,000

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Chelsea Bell won $50,000. Photo courtesy of Iowa Lottery.

With the scratch of a ticket a Wellman woman became $50,000 richer recently.

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Washington Fire Department Extinguishes Tree on Fire in Town Sunday

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Late Sunday night the Washington Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire in the City of Washington.

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Wellman Farmers Market Season Begins This Week

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The farmers market season in Wellman starts this week.

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BREAKING NEWS: KCII Severe Weather Action Team Brings Early Morning Weather Coverage

Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Monday began with severe weather in the KCII listening area.

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Tips for Protecting Foliage Against Japanese Beetles

Posted: Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Photo courtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach.

Japanese beetles can be a common pest for homeowners, but the outdoors is where these bugs cause the most problems.

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Riverside Road to be Closed Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A portion of Riverside Road will be closed for work beginning tomorrow.

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Highland Public Hearing on Ainsworth Building Delayed

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Highland school board will not be having a public hearing regarding the Ainsworth Elementary building at their meeting Monday night in accordance with school board policy.

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Planning and Zoning Commission to Consider Multi-Family Housing Project

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission will consider a zoning change for a multi-family housing project in the city.

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Southeast Iowa ‘Could Use a Good Rain’ as Soil Moisture Levels are Short

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Soil conditions in southeast Iowa are continuing to be short on moisture.

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Few Have Early Voted on Washington’s Hotel Motel Tax Referendum

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Only seven people have voted early in Washington’s special election regarding a hotel motel tax.

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Seven Vying for Washington County Fair Queen Crown

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The 2016 Washington County Fair Queen contest, Anna Pence (center in blue) was crowned queen. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

There are seven contestants set to take the stage in hopes of becoming the 2017 Washington County Fair Queen.

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Keota Discusses Architecture Qualifications for Daycare Facility

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The City of Keota wants to be a more attractive community to reside in for young families.

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Washington County Forest Reserve Acres Increase 9.1%

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:23 am


Contributed image

In 2016, Washington County had 8,460 acres enrolled in the forest reserve program.

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Don’t Let the Summer Slip Away for Donating Blood

Posted: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Summer is a busy time with vacations, fairs and festivals, and sports, so it may be easy to forget services like blood donations.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with one of the organizers of Rock ‘N’ Ride Dave Friese. The third annual event is being held tomorrow and is dedicated to Perry Rich this year.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with The Fellowship Cup RSVP Director Camille Van Horn about a grant the RSVP program received from Volunteer Iowa.

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