Today's Local News

Farmers Dealing with Overabundance of Moisture

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Excess moisture is a problem area farmers are now dealing with.

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Winfield Teen Spotted in Indiana

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:26 pm

A Winfield girl who was reportedly abducted on Friday is now considered a runaway.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Smith a prevention specialist with Prelude Behavioral Services about tobacco and alcohol use. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by State Representative Dave Heaton, chair of the House’s Health & Human Services Budget Committee, about the budget and the future of the Mental Health Facility in Mount Pleasant.

UPDATE: Area River Levels Rise

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

Following the weekend’s rain area river levels rose.

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Authorities Still Looking for Karyn Mehaffy

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:29 am


Karyn Renee Mehaffy

Friday evening a 16-year-old girl was abducted in Winfield.

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Vittetoe in Top 5 for Miss Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Johannah Vittetoe took part in Washington’s Summer Classic tractor parade. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

The 2015 Miss Iowa was crowned over the weekend and a Washington girl competed in the program.

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Area River Levels Rise

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Following the weekend’s rain area river levels rose.

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Kalona Council to Discuss Architecture Contract

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A discussion regarding a community center planning contract with Martin Gardner Architecture is on the Kalona City Council’s agenda for this evening.

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Ride Transit Week Begins Today

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Today is the first day of “Ride Transit Week.”

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Rain Continues to Fall in Washington

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:22 am

One inch of rain fell in Washington over the weekend.

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Whoopee Days Theme Announced

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The theme of this year’s Whoopee Days is ‘Aloha Brighton.’

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Historical Village Planning a Patriotic Display

Posted: Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Historical Village is working on a display that will debut on the 4th of July.

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Today is World Blood Donor Day

Posted: Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

World Blood Donor Day is being observed today.

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Kalona Council to Discuss Contract with Architecture Contract

Posted: Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 6:20 am

A discussion regarding a community center planning contract with Martin Gardner Architecture is on the Kalona City Council’s agenda for tomorrow evening.

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BREAKING NEWS: Winfield Girl Abducted

Posted: Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 12:38 pm

Friday evening a Winfield teenager was reportedly abducted by three subjects according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

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Keota Fun Days to Conclude with Reception

Posted: Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

KCII is going to be on location in Keota today for the city’s annual celebration.

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Volunteering Opportunities in Kalona Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Chamber’s annual summer celebration is a week away.

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Washington 4-H’er Receives State Award

Posted: Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Lindsey Palmer – contributed photo

A seven-year member of Washington County 4-H was one of 40 across Iowa to receive a state 4-H project award.

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Driver Cited for Texting While Driving

Posted: Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A  vehicle struck a pole on Highway 22 and 128th Place west of Wellman Thursday.

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