Today's Local News

Whoopee Days Offers Several Contests

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The 106th Annual Whoopee Days in Brighton is this weekend, and Saturday will feature a series of contests.

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Washington County Public Health to be Closed Friday

Posted: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:20 am

A public office in Washington County will be closed this Friday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Warren Ropp about the C.O.P.S. Foundation.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Brighton Chamber Member Nancy Adrian about Brighton Whoopee Days.

Local Law Enforcement Visited by C.O.P.S. Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office stand with the K9 car courtesy of Warren Ropp. Photo courtesy of Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Concerns of Police Survivors, or the C.O.P.S. Foundation, was created following the death of officer Danny Martinez, Jr., in part by Warren Ropp who recently visited the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

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Shrek the Musical Coming to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Local talent will take the stage this week for the Washington Community Theater production of Shrek the Musical.

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Rollover Wreck in Richmond

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Air Care was placed on standby following a single-vehicle rollover wreck near Richmond Sunday.

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Kalona Days Kicks Off Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The annual Kalona Days celebration returns to Kalona this Saturday.

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Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Wins Give Back Iowa Challenge

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Employer Volunteer Initiative Advisory Council recently announced the winners of the Give Back Iowa Challenge, and Riverside Casino and Golf Resort was one of the recipients.

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Iowa Learning Farms Field Day

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Learning Farms, the Rapid Creek Watershed Project, and the Iowa Soybean Association are partnering to host a cover crop and soil health field day this Thursday.

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Temperatures Above Normal, Precipitation Below

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Temperatures in Washington in the first 13 days of June were above normal while precipitation levels were below.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Isabella Santoro about the Totally Tubular Transformation art project in Washington. This is part two of a two-part interview.

106th Whoopee Days Come to Brighton

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Whoopee Days are returning to Brighton for the 106th year this weekend.

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More Jobs in Washington County Now than Ever Before

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:27 am


Ed Raber (center) presents while Washington School Board members Patty Roe (left) and Stephanie Ellingson look on. Photo by Sally Hart

The economic vitality of Washington County and the area was presented to the Washington County School Board.

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RAGBRAI Test Run Complete

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:25 am

A test run of the RAGBRAI route was completed Saturday and cyclists stopped in Washington Friday evening.

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Kalona Building to be Utilized by SWAT and Fire Department

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The City of Kalona recently purchased a derelict property that will be demolished and turned into a parking lot for their new community center.

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Do You Know How to Properly Care for Your Lawn?

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Contributed photo

With school out and summer underway, lawn care is becoming a regular chore in many households for the season.

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Conservation Projects Progressing

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Marr Park is getting some updates this summer, following approval by the conservation board.

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Washington Middle School Club Honored by Kiwanis International

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A club at Washington Middle School is being honored again by Kiwanis International.

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Supervisors to Canvass Votes

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday in regular session and will officially canvass the primary results.

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