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Apples Nearing Harvest

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fall is the time to harvest apples in Iowa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Virginia Styron, High School Completion Program Coordinator with Kirkwood, about the HiSet exam and high school equivalency diplomas. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Julie Gordinier to discuss the Feed the Kids Drive being held during this weekend’s Quad County Pork Fest and the backpack program that the auction proceeds will help start.

Cause of Death in Cabin Fire Released

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The cause of death for a Washington man who was found in the remains of a cabin following a fire has been released.

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Second Reading of Property Maintenance Code Passes

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The second reading of the Property Maintenance Chapter 157 of the City of Washington code passed at last night’s city council meeting.

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English River Watershed Study Could Begin in January

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Three cities in Washington County are seeking financial help from the state Department of Natural Resources to finance a study of the English River watershed.

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New Security System Coming to Washington Courthouse

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County offices are getting a new electronic security system.

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North 2nd Avenue Overpass to Close Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Part of North 2nd Avenue in Washington will be closed tonight for pigeon removal.

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New Home for Public Health in the Works

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors were in consensus of supporting finding a new, permanent home for Washington County Public Health at yesterday’s supervisors meeting.

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Jefferson County City Takes Part in Statewide Law Enforcement Event

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fairfield Police arrested two individuals for drinking and driving between August 25th and September 7th.

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WACO Holding Homecoming Coronation Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:20 am

WACO is celebrating Homecoming this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Virginia Styron, High School Completion Program Coordinator with Kirkwood, about the HiSet exam and high school equivalency diplomas. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we wrap-up our conversation with Friends of Lake Darling President Fay Vittetoe regarding Wednesday’s grand rededication of Lake Darling State Park.

House Fire in Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A house in Brighton caught fire early this morning.

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Fire at Modine Manufacturing Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Yesterday morning, Washington firefighters responded to an alarm at Modine Manufacturing at approximately 10:15 a.m.

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Lake Darling State Park to be Rededicated

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Lake Darling State Park will be rededicated tomorrow, 64 years after its initial dedication.

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Auctions to Help Start Backpack Program at Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Auctions being held as part of this weekend’s 4th Annual Quad County Pork Fest will help provide food to students in need.

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Iowans Taking HiSET to Get Diplomas

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Those looking to get their high school equivalency diploma in Iowa will now take the HiSET, or High School Equivalency Test, not the GED.

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Sewer Rehabilitation, Property Maintenance Code on City Council’s Agenda

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The second reading of Chapter 157 “Property Maintenance” will be held at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Teal Season Ends Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Hunters have less than a week to take advantage of Iowa’s teal season.

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