Today's Local News

Mount Pleasant Votes Down Bond Issue

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Voters in the Mount Pleasant School District voted down a proposed bond issue yesterday, with 70% of voters against the referendum and 30% voting in favor.

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Harvest Beginning in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Local farmers are preparing for harvest as the threat of an early frost looms.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Anderson who is running for Secretary of State. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, local farmer Mark Knupp joins us to discuss the growing season, harvest and corn prices.

Smith Identified as Subject in Fire

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The name of the deceased found in the remains of a cabin following a fire south of Washington last week has been released.

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Ding Darling Highway Signs Installed

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

New signs have been installed along Highway 78 indicating its new title as the Ding Darling Highway.

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EV-D68 in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A virus called Enterovirus-D68, or EV-D68, is causing illness in Iowa and has caused out breaks in other Midwestern states including Illinois, Ohio and Kansas, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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Wellman Not Included in County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman is working with East Central Iowa Council of Governments, or ECICOG, in the hopes of being added to Washington County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes Due

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first half of real estate and mobile home taxes came due September 1st and must be paid by the end of the month.

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Mid-Prairie Celebrating Homecoming Week

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie’s Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned tomorrow night.

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Washington Adding New 4-H Club

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Washington County 4-H is adding a new 4-H club this year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Anderson who is running for Secretary of State. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Wes Gould. We’ll discuss current hunting seasons and the state’s estimated pheasant population.

BREAKING NEWS: Name of Deceased Found at Fire Scene Released

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:47 am


Kenneth L. Smith

The subject found deceased in a cabin fire south of Washington last week has been identified.

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Motorcycle vs. Truck Accident Near Wellman

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:25 am

One person was transported by Air Care to the University of Iowa hospitals from an accident near Wellman Sunday night.

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Wreck on 218 Near Crawfordsville

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A car wreck near Crawfordsville Sunday morning had the occupants trapped and sent one subject to the University of Iowa hospitals.

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Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Most Active in September and October

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

September and October are the months when mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus are most active.

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Former Kinross City Clerk Pleads Guilty to Theft

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A woman has plead guilty to 2nd Degree Theft in connection with embezzlement committed while working as City Clerk in Kinross.

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Local Program Aims to Improve Literacy

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Today is the 47th annual International Literacy Day.

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Kalona Group Holding Bridge Fest 2014

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The group that saved the Bunker Mill Bridge from being torn down is preparing for a day long event.

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