Today's Local News

Washington County Fair Queen to be Crowned Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The 2015 Washington County Fair begins tomorrow and this year’s fair queen will be crowned tomorrow evening at the Washington Community Center.

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Winfield Native Competing in Iowa Games

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Winfield will be represented at the Iowa Games tomorrow.

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Prevent Heat Stress in Cattle

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

With high temperatures and higher heat index values recently, producers are reminded to take extra care of their livestock.

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Free Green Beans in Brighton

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:20 am

A naturally sodium-free, fat-free, source of vitamin C and K, and cholesterol-free food is available in Brighton.

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Water Quality Funds Available for Farmers

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Farmers have until Friday to apply for funds through the Water Quality Initiative.

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Chief Wapello Days Continues

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:19 am

KCII Radio will be on location in Wapello today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 2014 Washington County Fair Queen Kaitlin Hora about her year as queen and the upcoming fair.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by superintendent of Highland School District, Chris Armstrong, about the school board’s special meeting tonight and what led to the consideration of building a new elementary school.

Storms Roll Through Southeast Iowa Thursday

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Lightning, thunderstorms and heavy rain swept across the area yesterday.

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Senator Ernst Visiting Washington County Non-Profit

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s junior United States senator is visiting Washington County tomorrow.

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Area River Levels Rise

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Area river levels rose following Thursday’s heavy rains.

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Highland School Board to Consider Bond Referendum

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

At a special meeting tonight, the Highland School Board will discuss and possibly vote to move forward with holding a bond referendum.

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Washington County Fair Two Days Away

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am


2014 Washington County Fair – photos by Sally Hart

The Washington County Fair kicks off Sunday.

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Work Underway for New Auditorium in Washington

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Crews have started work for the new Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center Auditorium at the Washington High School this week.

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Ice Cream Social at the Conger House Sunday

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Photos from the Conger House by KCII’s Sally Hart.

The third Sunday of each month the Conger House in Washington opens for visitors to learn about local history and this Sunday they’re hosting an ice cream social.

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Habitat Work Day Planned

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Anyone interested in helping a local family with the renovation of their Habitat for Humanity home has an opportunity this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dani Kane about the ice cream social at the Conger House this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Tim Knutson, one of the organizers of Chief Wapello Days, to discuss this year’s celebration.

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Rain Expected Throughout Today

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 6:25 am


Radar at 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

Over half an inch of rain fell in Washington between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. this morning and more rain is expected throughout the day.

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Special Session Unlikely

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Legislature is not expected to hold a special session.

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