Today's Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about their Kirkwood for Kids summer camp in June.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Cody Weber, photographer and creator of the Forgotten Iowa project. Weber is traveling to and taking pictures of Iowa’s 947 towns. He’s starting in Southeast Iowa and has taken pictures of several communities in Washington, Louisa and Henry counties.

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Washington School District to Vote on Preschool Center

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:25 am

A special election will be held in the Washington Community School District this summer.

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Potential Presidential Candidates Traveling to Henry County

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Individuals who have expressed interest in running for president will be in Mount Pleasant tonight.

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Funds Being Sought for Improvements to English River Water Quality

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona is submitting a grant application on behalf of the English River Watershed Management Authority.

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Leadership Washington Spends Day with Zahs

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Local history was the focus of Leadership Washington’s final class of the session yesterday.

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Five Year Road Plan Approved

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s five year construction program for roads has been approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Kids Invited to Summer Camp Classes at Kirkwood

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Are your kids interested in ghost stories, welding, or learning how to cook?

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Nearly an Inch of Rain in Washington First Week of April

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Nearly an inch of rain has fallen in Washington the first week of April.

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Drought Conditions Remain Steady in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions in Iowa are unchanged from last week, with 48.9 percent of the state considered abnormally dry.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Steve Donnolly of the City of Washington about spring ordinances.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Richmond’s 175th birthday and plans for a summer celebration with Richmond resident Tom Duwa.

Severe Thunderstorms Roll Through KCII Listening Area

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:27 am


Two severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Washington County last night.

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Kalona City Council Authorizes Road Repairs

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Kalona’s 2015 road repair projects are getting underway.

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Residential Zoning Code Changes Fail at Washington Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The third and final reading to adopt changes to the City of Washington’s residential zoning code failed at last night’s council meeting.

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Washington County Supervisors to Say Where They Stand on Master Matrix

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Dickinson County supervisors, in northwest Iowa, have sent a survey to other boards of supervisors in the state regarding the master matrix system.

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Riverside’s Capital Improvement Projects Prioritized

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The City of Riverside is moving forward with three infrastructure projects.

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National Bed Bug Experts in Washington County Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Dr. Dini Miller entomologist at Virginia Tech University and attorney Jeff Lipman of Des Moines will visit Washington County to discuss bed bugs tomorrow.

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Maintain Your Lawn this Spring

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Spring is in full swing and yards are turning more green each day.

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Sigourney Voters Approve Ballot Measure

Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 6:21 am

There will only be at-large seats on the Sigourney School Board in a few years.

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