Today’s Local News

Kalona Gives $100,000 for Pleasantview Home Expansion and Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Kalona City Council met on March 5. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The City of Kalona is giving funds to Pleasantview Home for an expansion project.

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Funding Options for New Communications Building Discussed

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A construction management services provider has been selected for Washington County for proposed construction of a new communications center.

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Mid-Prairie School Board Will Decide Future of Chinese Language Program

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Mid-Prairie School board met February 26. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The future of the Chinese language program at the Mid-Prairie elementary schools was discussed at the recent school board meeting.

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WEDG Begins Search for New Director, Raber Accepts Position in Northeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Washington Economic Development Group, or WEDG, will be hiring a new director.

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Tire Comes Off Vehicle, Damages House in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A tire came off of a vehicle in Washington Tuesday afternoon and struck a house.

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Semi and Car Collide, One Driver Cited for Failure to Obey Stop Sign

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A semi truck and a car collided near Wellman Monday night.

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Iowa National Guard Hosts Rededication Ceremony for Fairfield Readiness Center

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Iowa National Guard will host a rededication ceremony for the Fairfield Readiness Center commemorating its completed renovation.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about a weather spotter training class.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Washington County Conservation Naturalist Pam Holz about the “Turtles: Secrets of the Shell” traveling exhibit that is on display at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park.

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Wapello Boys Basketball Defeated in State Quarterfinals

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The Wapello boys basketball postseason run is finished with a loss against Treynor at the state quarterfinals Monday.

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Monarch Conservation Consortium Works to Improve Habitats in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:25 am


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Monarch butterfly populations have been declining and there have been low levels in recent years, but one Iowa program is working to help the species in Iowa.

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Early Voting Now Available in Washington School Board Special Election

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Residents of the Washington School District can now cast ballots in the special election.

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Mid-Prairie Band Places First at SEIBA Jazz Festival

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie Jazz Band was awarded first place in the Class 2A competition at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Jazz Festival.

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Flu Activity in Iowa is Down

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Influenza activity is still elevated in Iowa but for most indicators it is down from previous weeks, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Prepare yourself to lose an hour of sleep this weekend.

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Rainy Start to Monday Experienced in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Thunderstorms and rain rolled across the KCII-listening area Monday morning.

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Traveling Turtle Exhibit Comes to Conservation Education Center

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Turtles are seen in some mythologies as a symbol of creation, to others they represent longevity and wisdom.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Kevin Kinney (D) about the Senate tax bill.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Iowa Mennonite School student Payton Hart and family consumer science teacher Diane Willems about the culinary arts class restaurant that had their first event on February 28.

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Keokuk County Man Arrested for Attempt to Commit Murder After Stabbing

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 6:29 am


A Keokuk County man has been arrested for attempt to commit murder.

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