Today’s Local News

Trial Begins for Man Charged with Theft from Employer

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 6:26 am

A trial for a Washington man for theft in the first degree and ongoing criminal conduct is being held this week.

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Mid-Prairie Presents Willy Wonka Musical

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 6:25 am


Students from Mid-Prairie High School will be performing their fall musical this weekend.

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Portion of Kewash Trail to be Closed for Overlay Work

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 6:24 am

A stretch of the Kewash Trail will be temporarily closed for improvements starting Thursday.

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Going Door to Door for Food Donations

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 6:24 am

While many kids will be collecting candy in their neighborhoods this week, local boy scouts will be gathering food donations.

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Lower Enrollment in Washington School District

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 6:24 am

Enrollment in the Washington School District decreased this year from last year.

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Grassley and Reynolds in Columbus Junction Today

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 6:23 am

Senator Chuck Grassley is making a campaign stop on behalf of a fellow Republican today.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with local historian Michael Zahs about Saving Brinton returning to Washington and The Pines playing live. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we are joined with Aaron McGlynn, an Intro to Ace Instructor at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, to speak about the shortage in jobs in construction as today marks the final day of Careers in Construction Month.

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One Man Dies After Motorcycle Wreck, Woman Airlifted for Care

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:27 am

One man died and a woman was seriously hurt following a motorcycle wreck in Jefferson County.

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Nearly 30 Pounds of Prescription Medications Disposed of Safely

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Nearly 30 pounds of prescription drugs were safely dropped off for disposal in Washington Saturday.

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Lake Darling Pedestrian Bridge Now Open

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:26 am


A new pedestrian bridge at Lake Darling State Park is now available to the public.

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Spooky Themes in Washington High School Plays this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:25 am

High school actors will take the stage to perform two spooky one-act plays at the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center.

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Iowa Mennonite School Fall Production this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am


The drama club of Iowa Mennonite School will open it’s curtains and perform their production of “Little Women.”

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Hy-Vee Adding Gas Station in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am

With the recent approval from City Council the Washington Hy-Vee will be adding a gas station.

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Windy Sunday in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Wind gusts approached 50 miles per hour in southeast Iowa Sunday.

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Wayland Students visit Iowa State

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Sixteen Wayland Middle School students traveled to Ames to attend the “Taking the Road Less Traveled Career Conference.”

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with local historian Michael Zahs about Saving Brinton returning to Washington and The Pines playing live. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we speak with Dr. Fay Vittetoe, a board member of the Friends of Lake Darling State Park as the park just opened their new pedestrian bridge.

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Mid-Prairie Defends Title, Area Runners Race at State Cross Country Meet

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 6:29 am

The state cross country meet was held Saturday with many area runners competing, including Mid-Prairie’s championship girls’ team.

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Serendipity Brings Brinton and The Pines Together in Washington

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A serendipitous decision to include a certain band’s music in a film is bringing local history and local arts together at the State Theater.

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