Today's Local News

Area River Levels Below Flood Stage

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area river levels remained well below flood stage as of 6 a.m. Friday.

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Nutrient Reduction Goal of Cost Sharing for Landowners

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Funds are available to help farmers take advantage of nutrient reduction practices.

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Keota Fun Days Continues

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Keota Fun Days 2015 continues this evening.

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WRAP Review Provided, 10 Graduate, 8 Take Extra Classes

Posted: Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 6:20 am


WRAP students earn honors, awards at an end of year ceremony held in May. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

Thirty-two students from Washington attended the Washington Regional Alternative Program, or WRAP, this past school year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Nancy Salemink, Jean Macenski and Regina Schantz about this weekend’s Washington Community Theater production of 70, Girls, 70. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our conversation with Andy Conrad, organizer of Keota Fun Days.

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Ground Likely to Break in July for Auditorium Project

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:25 am


In a meeting in Brighton, the Washington school board approves bids for the auditorium project. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Ground is likely to be broken in July for Washington’s new auditorium project.

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Louisa County Shooting Under Investigation

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

An investigation into a shooting involving Louisa County Sheriff’s deputies continues.

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Report Leads to Arrest of Mount Pleasant Man

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Mount Pleasant man is in custody for sexual assault involving a child.

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Motorcyclist Hits Deer

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A motorcycle hit a deer on Vine Avenue, north of G36, yesterday.

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Cycling Event in Washington County to Benefit Cancer Research

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A cycling event will be held in Washington County with proceeds going to fight cancer.

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Temperatures Rise Above 90 Degrees

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

This week temperatures rose above 90 degrees for the first time this year.

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Money Continues to be Raised for Relay

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Teams continue to raise money for cancer research as Saturday’s Relay for Life of Washington County approaches.

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Three Injured in Two Vehicle Wreck

Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Fairfield man attempted to pass a vehicle on the shoulder near Bloomfield and a car accident occurred.

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Louisa County Shooting Under Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 3:15 pm

An investigation into a shooting involving Louisa County Sheriff’s deputies continues.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Debbie Stanton and Jolisa Weidner about the proposed preschool project at Stewart Elementary School and the upcoming bond vote. This is part two of a two part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Andy Conrad, organizer of Keota Fun Days, to discuss what they have planned for this weekend.

Voters to Consider $2.3 Million for Preschool, Informational Session Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 6:24 am

An informational session about the proposed preschool addition to Stewart Elementary in Washington is being held tonight.

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Jimenez Trial Set for October

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Columbus Junction man’s first degree murder trial is scheduled for October.

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Area River Levels Fall

Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 6:22 am

River levels in the area have fallen. Local river levels had risen following the weekend’s rain.

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