Today's Local News

Chicken Coop Fire in Rural Wellman

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Yesterday morning, a chicken coop was reported as fully engulfed by flames in rural Wellman.

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Flu Remains Widespread With Minimal Activity in Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A school in a neighboring county had 10 percent or greater absenteeism due to illness in the last reporting week for the Iowa Flu Surveillance Network.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Seeking Interim Member

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board is looking for an individual to serve as a temporary member.

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Washington Band Students to Perform Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tonight all of the band students in the Washington Community School District will perform.

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Clocks Move Forward Sunday

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Prepare to lose an hour of sleep this weekend, as Daylight Saving Time will be observed at 2 a.m. Sunday.

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Kalona Library Accepting Donations

Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am

An upcoming book sale will help pay for events at the Kalona Library.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jolisa Weidner about upcoming events at the Washington Public Library.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss an Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity project in Kalona with Mark Patton, executive director of the organization.

BREAKING NEWS: Fire in Rural Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 8:12 am

A fire broke out this morning in rural Kalona.

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Washington County to Have Two K-9 Units

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A $17,000 contract with Mid-Michigan Kennels for two canines and five weeks of training was approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday.

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Habitat Accepting Applications for Kalona Home

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity recently moved a donated home to a lot in Kalona, and is now looking for applicants and volunteers.

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Washington’s Centennial Fountain to be Updated

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The fountain in Washington’s Central Park will be updated this spring.

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Brinton Film Collection Documentary in Production

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A documentary film crew is working on a project focused on two men from Washington County.

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One Accident Reported During Yesterday’s Slick Morning

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Nearly two-tenths of an inch of precipitation was recorded in Washington Tuesday.

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Iowa Business Council Shows Stronger First Quarter in 2015

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The first quarter of the year’s economic report is three points ahead of this time last year.

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Kalona City Council Approves Change Order

Posted: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The cost of relining portions of Kalona’s sanitary sewer system is increasing.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington High School Band Director Don Hughes about Thursday’s band concert.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Trek Fest, Captain Kirk’s birthday, and the passing of Leonard Nimoy with Ken McKracken. McKracken is serving as president of the Riverside Area Community Club, the group that organizes the city’s annual Star Trek celebration.

Ice Causing Slick Roads Across the Area

Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 6:26 am

Last night, ice and rain fell across the area, causing slick roads this morning.

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Have You Been Screened for Colorectal Cancer?

Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Seven out of 10 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer had no signs or symptoms, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH).

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