Today's Local News

Veterans Memorial Project Moves Forward in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council gave Jan Peterseim and her committee permission to continue into the design phase of a planned Veterans and Volunteers Memorial.

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Washington Tree Drop Off Open

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Christmas trees in Washington can now be disposed of.

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Clinton Praises Iowa Renewable Energy

Posted: Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 6:20 am

As Washington County continues to lead in solar energy production, wind energy is also on the rise.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lisa and Don Hughes about their association with the Iowa Hawkeye Marching Band. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa I am joined by former speaker of the Iowa House and current Mayor of Cedar Rapids Ron Corbitt. Ron is here to talk about his new think tank Engage Iowa.

Winter Storm Hits KCII Listening Area

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:27 am

A winter storm hit Washington County and southeast Iowa early Monday bringing snow, wind, ice and sleet.

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Former Speaker of the Iowa House in Kalona

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Former Speaker of the Iowa House and current Mayor of Cedar Rapids Ron Corbett is coming to Kalona to speak about launching his new conservative non-profit think tank, Engage Iowa.

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Hugheses Share Hawkeye Band Ties Ahead of Rose Bowl

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Hawkeyes will be playing in the Rose Bowl Friday and a couple in Washington has a special tie to the Hawkeye Marching Band.

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Highest Unemployment Rate in State in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The highest unemployment rate in November was in southeast Iowa, and was more than double Washington county’s rate.

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KCII Food Drive Continues

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The 13th Annual KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive continues with two stops this week.

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YMCA to Manage Kalona Summer Ball Programs

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Changes are coming to the Kalona Ball Program.

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Wellman Man Arrested After Wreck

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Wellman man was arrested following a car wreck on Christmas night.

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Lake Darling to Host New Year’s Event

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Lake Darling is set to join state parks across the nation on New Years Day.

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Kalona Library to Throw a Noon Year’s Eve Party for Area Youth

Posted: Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Kalona Public Library continues its efforts in youth outreach by hosting a Noon Year’s Eve party for kids in the area.

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New City Administrator in Wellman

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The Wellman City Council has found it’s new city administrator.

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Enjoy Leftover Holiday Food

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Foodborne illnesses can be avoided by properly cooking holiday meals and reheating leftovers.

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Gas Prices Below $2 for First Time Since 2009

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The price of gas continues to fall and is at its lowest in six years.

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Santa Reflects on Christmas

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

There are now 365 days until Christmas.

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New Face at Washington Chamber of Commerce

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Jaime Carpenter – submitted photo

A new face can now be seen at the Washington Chamber of Commerce.

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Tree Pickup Begins Next Week

Posted: Saturday, December 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington is giving residents an after-Christmas gift – they’ll take that old Christmas tree off your hands.

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