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Courthouse Entrance to Be Reconstructed

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The west entrance to the Washington County Courthouse will soon be under construction.

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Couple of Opportunities to Assist with Kalona Days

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

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

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 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 two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Adrian with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce to discuss Whoopee Days. The 105th annual celebration begins Thursday.

River Levels Rise, Flood Warnings Issued

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:24 am


English River at Kalona

River levels across the KCII listening area have risen.

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Winfield Teen Spotted in Indiana

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

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

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Keota Fun Days a Success

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Less than perfect weather over the weekend didn’t hurt Keota Fun Days.

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Jeb Bush to Visit Washington Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

One of the Republican candidates to throw his hat in the race to the White House is visiting Washington tomorrow.

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Voters Have Two Weeks to Cast Ballots for Proposed Preschool Project

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

Voters in the Washington Community School District have two weeks left to vote in a special election.

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June Rainfall Still Below Normal

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

Washington received 0.7 inches of rain Monday.

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AMBER Alert Not Issued in Mehaffy Case

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

There are four criteria used to determine if an AMBER Alert should be issued in Iowa, according to the State of Iowa’s website.

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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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