Today's Local News

Practical Farmers of Iowa Event Near Kalona Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Practical Farmers of Iowa is hosting a potluck meal for area producers and those interested in agriculture tomorrow near Kalona.

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Sheriff’s Office Looking for New K-9 Officer

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Over $2,500 has been raised for the K-9 fund of Washington County.

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Waivers Exempt Students from Mandatory Vaccines

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The number of students that were exempted from mandatory vaccinations last year is estimated to be 8,000.

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Harper Group Raising Money for Scholarship

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Proceeds from a breakfast planned for tomorrow morning will go toward scholarships for college bound students in the area.

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Loebsack Visits Washington Kirkwood Center

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am


Congressman Dave Loebsack visited Washington yesterday as part of his “Getting Iowans Back to Work” tour.

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How to Harvest and Store Onions

Posted: Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Onions are ready to be harvested when most of the tops have fallen over and begun to dry, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

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Fall Festival

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:25 pm

Title: Fall Festival
Description: Saint Mary Church in Sigourney is holding their Fall Festival Sunday, September 14th. The smoked pork chop meal will be served from 4 to 7pm. Carry out will be available. Raffle tickets will be sold at the door
Date: 2014-09-14

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Teresa Opheim, executive director of Practical Farmers of Iowa, about the organization and an upcoming event in Washington County.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

In today’s program, we continue our conversation with Bunker Mill Bridge Executive Director Scott Allen.

Fire Fatality Presumed Male

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:25 am

One fatality was reported in yesterday’s fire that engulfed a cabin southeast of Washington.

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Semi Attempting U-Turn in Fatal Wreck

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The investigation regarding a fatal vehicle and semi accident on 218 early Thursday morning is ongoing, according to the Iowa State Highway Patrol.

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Lawsuit Over School Lunches May Pay Local Parents

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Parents of students at area schools including Washington, Mid-Prairie, Iowa Mennonite School, Highland and Keota, among others, may be eligible for money due to a lawsuit regarding school lunches across Iowa.

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Heat Index Hits 105 Degrees

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The hot and humid weather yesterday led to early releases and an advisory from the National Weather Service.

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Wellman Looking for New Attorney

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman is considering a change in legal representation.

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More Cleaning to be Done at Goncho

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The official test results for the Goncho apartment building are not in yet but cleaning is continuing, according to Steve Donnolly, Building and Zoning Official for the City of Washington.

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Potential Impact of Invasive Insect Focus of Upcoming Meetings

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

As the Emerald Ash Borer continues its spread across Iowa, Kalona residents are being given a chance to learn more about the insect.

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Visit Washington’s 25th Annual Craft Fair Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow is Washington’s 25th annual Craft Fair.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Susan Wellington President of Washington Rotary about the club and an upcoming fundraiser. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Scott Allen, Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge Executive Director, to discuss Bridge Fest 2014 and their Almost Acoustic Tuesdays.

Fatal Wreck on 218 Near Ainsworth

Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 9:33 am

One person died and another was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa hospitals following a car vs. semi accident on Highway 218 early this morning.

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