Today's Local News

Wreck on 218 Near Crawfordsville

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A car wreck near Crawfordsville Sunday morning had the occupants trapped and sent one subject to the University of Iowa hospitals.

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Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Most Active in September and October

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

September and October are the months when mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus are most active.

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Former Kinross City Clerk Pleads Guilty to Theft

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A woman has plead guilty to 2nd Degree Theft in connection with embezzlement committed while working as City Clerk in Kinross.

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Local Program Aims to Improve Literacy

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Today is the 47th annual International Literacy Day.

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Kalona Group Holding Bridge Fest 2014

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The group that saved the Bunker Mill Bridge from being torn down is preparing for a day long event.

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Technology Help Available in Kalona

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new program has started at the Kalona Library that has a goal of helping community members with their technology problems.

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Four Candidates Seeking Iowa’s Secretary of State Position

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Four candidates are seeking the position of Secretary of State of Iowa this election cycle.

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Issues with County Overtime Pay to be Discussed Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A work session will be held tomorrow to discuss the issues regarding overtime pay for county employees in Washington County.

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Technology Help Available in Kalona

Posted: Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new program has started at the Kalona Library that has a goal of helping community members with their technology problems.

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Keota Resident to Serve on National Soybean Board

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am


Six farmers were elected to leadership positions at this week’s meeting of the Iowa Soybean Association board of directors.

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First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first confirmed case of Chikungunya virus has been reported in Iowa, announced the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Practical Farmers of Iowa Event Near Kalona Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Practical Farmers of Iowa is hosting a potluck meal for area producers and those interested in agriculture tomorrow near Kalona.

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Sheriff’s Office Looking for New K-9 Officer

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Over $2,500 has been raised for the K-9 fund of Washington County.

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Waivers Exempt Students from Mandatory Vaccines

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The number of students that were exempted from mandatory vaccinations last year is estimated to be 8,000.

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Harper Group Raising Money for Scholarship

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Proceeds from a breakfast planned for tomorrow morning will go toward scholarships for college bound students in the area.

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Loebsack Visits Washington Kirkwood Center

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am


Congressman Dave Loebsack visited Washington yesterday as part of his “Getting Iowans Back to Work” tour.

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How to Harvest and Store Onions

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Onions are ready to be harvested when most of the tops have fallen over and begun to dry, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

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Fall Festival

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:25 pm

Title: Fall Festival
Description: Saint Mary Church in Sigourney is holding their Fall Festival Sunday, September 14th. The smoked pork chop meal will be served from 4 to 7pm. Carry out will be available. Raffle tickets will be sold at the door
Date: 2014-09-14

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Teresa Opheim, executive director of Practical Farmers of Iowa, about the organization and an upcoming event in Washington County.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

In today’s program, we continue our conversation with Bunker Mill Bridge Executive Director Scott Allen.