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Crews to Flush Hydrants in Washington

Posted: Sunday, April 17th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Hydrants will soon be flushed in Washington.

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Washington High School Prom Tonight

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Students at the 2015 Washington High School Prom. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

Tuxes, dresses, corsages and boutonnieres will be seen in Washington tonight for Washington High School’s Great Gatsby themed prom.

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Income Tax Filing Deadline is Monday

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The federal deadline to file taxes is Monday.

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Washington County Hospital and Clinics Announces Scholarship Opportunities to Cover Cost of Tuition

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics is offering three scholarship opportunities to high school graduates in the area.

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Lake Darling Highlighted in Documentary

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:22 am


A bust of Jay N. Ding Darling was installed at Lake Darling in 2014 when the park reopened. Photo by Sally Y. Hart.

Lake Darling is the subject of a documentary that is premiering on television this Sunday.

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Wellman Elementary Welcomes the Des Moines Opera

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Des Moines Metro Opera is visiting Wellman Elementary on Tuesday, April 19th.

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Washington FFA Honors Members

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Washington High School FFA members were recently awarded at their annual banquet. Photos courtesy of Washington High School FFA.

The Washington High School FFA chapter recently honored members at its annual parent and member banquet at the school.

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4-H Club Completes Project to Support Wood Ducks

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:20 am


Contributed photo

A recent project completed by a local 4-H Club will help area wood ducks.

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Three Iowa Mennonite Students Selected to Honor Band

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Three Iowa Mennonite School students participated in the Coe College Honor Band Festival held in Cedar Rapids Sunday, April 10th.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Katie Smith with HCI Hospice Services about National Healthcare Decisions Day.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s edition of In Touch with Southeast Iowa, KCII News speaks with Jim Cluney about Shave to Save.

Search Continues for Missing Henry County Crash Victim

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 10:45 am

The search is continuing for a man missing following a car accident in Mt. Pleasant last weekend.

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Students Urged to Make Smart Decisions During Prom Weekend

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Emergency crews remove the roof of an SUV to get an injured person out of a vehicle during a mock accident at Washington High School Wednesday. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Washington’s prom theme Saturday night is “The Great Gatsby.”

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Two Found Guilty of Heroin Distribution

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Two men were found guilty following a four day jury trial for their involvement in a heroin distribution conspiracy and the Washington County Drug Force assisted with the investigation.

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K9 Units From Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Fairfield Police Sweep Area High School

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Two juveniles and one adult face charges after the Fairfield Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office used their K9 units to conduct a sweep of the Fairfield High School parking lot.

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Man Arrested in Brighton on Sexual Abuse Charges

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Darren Goodwin

A man was arrested in Brighton late Wednesday night on sexual abuse charges.

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Have You Made Your Healthcare Decisions?

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Saturday is the ninth annual National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day to encourage all adults with decision making capacity to communicate and document their healthcare decisions.

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Mid-Prairie Prom This Saturday 

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie School District is hosting their 2016 prom festivities Saturday, April 16th.

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Relay for Life Color Run at Marr Park Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life annual 5k/10k run and walk will be a bit more colorful this weekend.

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Annual Cattle Show Coming to Washington

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 6:20 am


A cow is shown at the 2015 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

An annual cattle show is returning to the Washington County Fairgrounds this weekend.

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