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Dairy and Fuel Bids Approved for Washington Schools

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The dairy and fuel bids have been approved by the school board for the Washington Community School District, while no bakery bids were received.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 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 upcoming community meetings regarding community resources, career services and financial planning.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chad Dolan to discuss Lake Darling’s current swimming advisory and what led to the blue-green algae blooms. Dolan is the Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist stationed at Lake Darling State Park.

Community Meetings to be Held to Help Those Facing a Sudden Career Change

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Career services, financial counseling, and community resources will be covered in community meetings this month.

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Lake Darling Swim Advisory Expected to be Short-lived

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Recent weather is linked to high bacteria levels in Lake Darling.

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High Temperatures in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The high temperature in Washington was 95 degrees Monday and a heat advisory was issued.

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New Kalona Products to be Sold at State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In one month, business owners and volunteers will head to the Iowa State Fair to man the Kalona booth.

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Last Round of Washington’s Got Talent Auditions Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The final night of auditions for Washington’s Got Talent is this evening.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Hills Bank

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Ribbon cutting held at Hills Bank in Washington Monday. Photo courtesy of Ed Raber, WEDG director.

A ribbon cutting was held by the Washington Chamber of Commerce at the Hills Bank and Trust in Washington Monday afternoon.

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Riverboat Foundation to Award Grants Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The summer round of mini-grants will be issued by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation tomorrow evening.

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New London Advancing to State

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

New London is advancing in the state softball tournament.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Carol Ray of the LET’s Center about their community art project – Totally Tubular Transformations. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Renea Pickard, the new director of the Kalona Chamber of Commerce.

High Temperatures Expected Today

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:26 am

A heat advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. this evening across Southeast Iowa.

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Take Care of Pets in the Heat

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:24 am


These dogs and more are available for adoption at PAWS and More Animal Shelter. Photos contributed.

For the first time this summer, temperatures rose above 90 degrees over the weekend and are expected to do so again today with a real feel over 100 degrees.

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Washington Students Win Character Award

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Each year the Iowa Character Awards are presented by the Robert D. And Billie Ray Center at Drake University and this year there are recipients from Washington.

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Swimming Not Advised at Lake Darling

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Swimming is not advised at Lake Darling at this time.

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Local Family to Receive Award at State Fair

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Crawfordsville family will be honored at the Iowa State Fair next month.

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Kalona Moving Closer to Allowing Second Meter

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

An ordinance allowing Kalona residents to obtain a second water meter will have its second reading next week.

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County Fair Season in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Several counties in southeast Iowa are showcasing the hard work of its 4-Hers and Future Farmers of America this month.

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