Today's Local News

Snowmobile Accident Near Riverside

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:24 am

One person was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals Friday after a snowmobile accident.

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Phone Scam Reported in Washington County

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A new phone scam has been reported in Washington County and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens to take precautions.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Receives Division 1 Rating

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Mid-Prairie’s Jazz Band is preparing for its upcoming performances in Cedar Rapids and Cedar Falls.

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National Weather Service to Release Flood Outlook Next Week

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As of right now, the chance for flooding in most parts of Iowa is average.

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MMR Recommended to Prevent Contracting Measles

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:21 am

No cases of measles have been confirmed in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health, as of February 5th.

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Emergency Management Commission to Discuss CERT

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:21 am

This Wednesday the Washington County Emergency Management Commission will discuss a CERT team, the budget certification and Alert Iowa.

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Natural Resource Commission to Consider Purchasing Land in Louisa County

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is looking at purchasing two pieces of land near Wapello.

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Residential Design Standards to be Reviewed

Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 6:20 am

A review and discussion regarding design standards for residential areas in the City of Washington will be held tonight.

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Measles Not Yet in Iowa

Posted: Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at 6:23 am

More than 100 people from 14 states have been confirmed as having measles.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Receives Division 1 Rating

Posted: Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie’s Jazz Band is preparing for its upcoming performances in Cedar Rapids and Cedar Falls.

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Library Offering Blind Dates with Books

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington Public Library is offering patrons a blind date out of the norm this month.

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Council Considering Extending Utilities South of Washington

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:22 am

After being approached by a land owner on Wayland Road just outside of the Washington city limits regarding extending water services, the city council is considering the potential of annexing the area and future growth for the city.

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Garage Sale Proceeds to Benefit Those in Need in Ainsworth

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Proceeds from a three day fundraiser will benefit those in need in the Ainsworth area.

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Send a Singing Valentine to Loved Ones

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

There are still chances to send your friends and family a singing valentine next week.

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WACO Theatre Department Seeking Assistance

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The WACO Theatre Department is seeking assistance as it prepares for an upcoming production.

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January Snowfall Above Normal

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In Washington in the month of January total snowfall was above the normal amount, according to the National Weather Service.

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Halcyon House Name Tree Committee’s Volunteer of the Year

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington’s Tree Committee gave their annual report at this week’s Washington City Council meeting and named their volunteer of the year recipient.

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Kidzfest to be “Under the Big Top”

Posted: Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The annual kids health fair in downtown Washington will be “Under the Big Top” this year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington and Keokuk Counties Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Smith and director of the Washington County Ambulance Service Richard Young about CERT teams and how it could help Washington County to establish one. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Mac Hopper, speech coach at Mid-Prairie High School.

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