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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with State Senator Kevin Kinney about the latest from the Iowa legislative session. This is part one of a two-part interview.

Snow Blankets Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:30 am

A winter weather advisory was put into effect for the KCII listening area for 24 hours, beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday evening.

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Kalona Approves Budget for Coming Fiscal Year

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:28 am

At the most recent Kalona City Council meeting, citizens were able to attend and give input on the city’s budget during a public hearing.

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Emergency Crews Respond to Rollover Wreck, Air Care Placed on Standby Sunday

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Air Care was placed on standby for a rollover wreck near Crawfordsville early Sunday morning.

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Keota School Board Member Resigns

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:25 am

At the most recent Keota School Board meeting, board member Scott Flynn announced his resignation.

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Washington Iowa Betterment Foundation Pub Crawl in Washington on St. Patrick’s Day

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Washington Iowa Betterment Foundation is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day while teaching the community about their group’s purpose in the area.

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Washington County Budget to be Considered Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget for Washington County will be considered by the board of supervisors Tuesday.

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Orange Avenue to be Closed for Reconstruction

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Orange Avenue will be closing this week, weather permitting, north of G26 for improvements.

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West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed to Hold Soil Health Meeting

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed will be hosting a soil health informational meeting Tuesday, with a focus on educating local farmers on making their soil healthy and keeping it that way.

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Keota Looking into Building Daycare Facility

Posted: Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The City of Keota has a need for a daycare facility, and they are moving forward with finding more information about building one.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Today

Posted: Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Today is the start of Daylight Saving Time.

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Washington County Conservation Expands Kewash Trail Project

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Conservation Board was given some good news recently, as they will be able to do more than they originally planned on the Kiwi Avenue crossing project on the Kewash Nature Trail.

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Washington’s Dog Tether Ordinance Enforcement Questioned

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:27 am

“It is unlawful to chain, tether or otherwise attach a dog to a stationary object for more than five hours during any 24-hour period” is part of the City of Washington’s animal protection and control ordinance.

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Washington Renews Four Sharing Agreements with WACO, Highland

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:26 am

The Washington School Board approved sharing agreements with Highland and WACO at their meeting Wednesday.

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Washington Middle School Jazz Band Claims First Place

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Photo courtesy of Craig McClenahan

The Washington Middle School Jazz Band claimed first place at the SEIBA Jazzfest recently.

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Brighton Moves Future Freedom Rock into Town

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:25 am

If you’ve driven on Highway 1 or Highway 78 through Brighton since Friday, you may have noticed something big on the corner that wasn’t there before.

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Moderate Drought in 12 Iowa Counties

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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Twelve counties in Iowa are now experiencing moderate drought.

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Highland Holding Public Hearing for School Calendar

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The Highland School Board will welcome parents and citizens at their meeting Monday, as they hold a public hearing to approve the 2017-18 school calendar.

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New Banners to Adorn Washington Light Posts

Posted: Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 6:22 am

New banners will soon be seen in the City of Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lorraine Williams about an update on her nephew Paolo Amoruso who tried to visit the U.S. from Italy. He was detained and sent back by customs officials. This is part one of a two-part interview.