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January is National Radon Action Month

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

It’s National Radon Action Month.

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Budget Workshop Held

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The first budget workshop of the year for the 2015-2016 fiscal year was held by the Washington City Council last night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Amy Green, Director of Washington County 4-H about an upcoming trip to Omaha, Nebraska.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Dave Heaton, State Representative for House District 84.

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February Start Expected for Skunk River Bridge Replacement

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The Skunk River Bridge between Washington and Brighton is being replaced.

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Flu Outbreaks Reported in Care Facilities

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:24 am

The flu is widespread in Iowa with over 180 influenza-associated hospitalizations.

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Keota Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A local high school is continuing its tradition of holding homecoming during the winter.

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Sausage, and Pancakes, and Eggs – Oh My!

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Nearly 100 gallons of milk, 1,500 pounds of sausage, 20 cases of pancake batter and 25 cases of eggs are on standby for tomorrow’s annual pancake day held by the Washington Fire Department.

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Average Temperatures 10 Below Norm

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington and the surrounding area has had a cold spell as of late and according to the National Weather Service the average temperature has been nearly 10 degrees below normal.

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Phone Scams an Ongoing Issue in Jefferson County

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Phone scams are an ongoing issue in Jefferson County.

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Keep Sidewalks Clear of Snow and Ice

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Property owners in the City of Washington are reminded they are responsible for keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice.

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Area 4-H’ers Have Chance to Stay the Night at the Zoo

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Area 4-H’ers have the chance to go on an overnight trip to Omaha in March.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amy Green, Washington youth and 4-H coordinator, about an upcoming Father-Daughter dance with Elsa in attendance.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the Iowa’s 2015 Legislative Session with Dave Heaton, State Representative for House District 84.

Three-Vehicle Wreck South of Washington, One Injured

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Multiple vehicles collided yesterday afternoon on Wayland Road while it was snowing.

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Elsa in Washington for 4-H Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am


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A fundraiser for Washington County 4-H’s County Council and future community service projects will have Elsa from Frozen in attendance.

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2015 Legislative Session Begins Today

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s 2015 legislative session begins today.

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Crawford Pond Popular Ice Fishing Spot in Washington County

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Most ice in Washington County is thick enough to support at least one person.

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Superintendent Search Continues with Four Interviews

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington Community School District School Board will meet in special closed sessions tonight and tomorrow per Iowa Code to evaluate an individual whose hiring is being considered.

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Budget to be Discussed by Supervisors Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Supervisors will receive and act on the compensation board’s recommendation for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 at their meeting tomorrow.

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