Today’s Local News

Man in Custody at Washington County Jail Faces Additional Charges

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Casey Leedham

A Burlington man in custody at the Washington County Jail faces burglary charges from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

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Washington County Hosts Drug Take Back Program Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an initiative to curb drug abuse and address a public safety issue.

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Shelter Dog Adoption Encouraged During Month of October

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:25 am

October is recognized as adopt-a-shelter-dog month and there are opportunities to care for shelter dogs in Washington.

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New Toolesboro Mounds Signs Honor Littleton Brothers Perished in Civil War

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Littleton Brothers Memorial in Toolesboro. Photo courtesy of Tom Woodruff.

New signs at Toolesboro Mounds have been erected to honor the largest loss of life in one family in a U.S. war.

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Haunted Demon Rail Line Continues this Weekend

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A haunted attraction to raise funds for the Washington Music Boosters is being held this weekend.

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Last Weekend for Madness in the Machine Shed in Winfield

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Madness in the Machine Shed in Winfield. Photo by Sam McIntosh

From clowns and chainsaw-wielding foes, to dead bar maids and sickly surgery, Madness in the Machine Shed has a variety of surprises and obstacles for visitors at the haunted attraction in Winfield.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 1:01 am

On today’s edition of the Washington Page KCII News is talking with attendees of the Garrett Health & Wellness Center ribbon cutting at United Presbyterian Home.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking with Chris Gault who is running for the Ward 4 Washington City Council seat.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Ralph Schnoebelen who is running for reelection to the Riverside City Council.

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North Liberty Woman Arrested on Washington County Warrant

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:30 am

A 24 year old North Liberty woman was arrested Monday on a Washington County warrant.

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UP Home Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Addition, Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:29 am


UP Home staff, residents, and contributors cut the ribbon for the Garrett Health & Wellness Center October 24. Photos by Sam McIntosh.

A ribbon cutting typically signifies the start of something new, but for the United Presbyterian Home in Washington it meant celebrating the new while honoring the legacy of the senior residential campus.

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Kalona Implementing New Stop Signs at Intersections

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The City of Kalona will be installing stop signs at former yield intersections this week.

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Supervisors Review Riverside 28E Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Washington County Board of Supervisors reviewed a 28E agreement with the City of Riverside at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Candidate Forum Live on KCII Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:25 am


There are three contested races for Washington’s City Council this fall.

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Highland Approves Sale of Tax Refund Bond

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The Highland School Board met October 23. Photo by Sam McIntosh

The Highland School Board took action on refinancing their tax refund bond at Monday’s meeting.

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Washington High School Looking for Host Family for Exchange Student

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Want to learn another country’s culture without leaving Washington County?

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Washington County Conservation Hopeful About White Oak Acorn Seedlings

Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 6:20 am


A white oak acorn sprouting at Foster Woods County Park. Photo courtesy of Steve Anderson.

Seeds are taking root at a Washington County area park, which could be 150 years in the making.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking with Fran Stigers who is running for the Ward 4 Washington City Council seat.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Andy Rodgers who is seeking election to the Riverside City Council.

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Washington Man Turns Himself In

Posted: Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 6:30 am

A 32-year-old Washington man turned himself into the Washington County Safety Center over the weekend.

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