Today's Local News

O’Malley Visiting Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Another presidential hopeful is stopping in Washington tomorrow.

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New Superintendent Adjusts to Life in Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Jeff Dicks, new superintendent for the Washington Community School District, has been at the helm for three weeks now.

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Chief Wapello Days Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Chief Wapello Days, which was established in 1935, returns this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Community School District superintendent Jeff Dicks.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chad Dolan, Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist stationed at Lake Darling.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Governor, Director of Human Services Department

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The chairs of the Iowa House and Senate’s Health and Human Services Budget Subcommittees are looking to work with Governor Terry Branstad and the Department of Human Services on meeting the needs of Iowans.

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2015 Washington County Fair Queen to be Crowned Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:22 am


2014 Washington County Fair Queen Kaitlin Hora. Photo by KCII’s Sally Hart.

The 2015 Washington County Fair queen will be crowned Sunday evening.

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Supervisors Consider Carryover Funds for New Public Health Building

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Public Health department had an ending fund balance of $163,908.48 for fiscal year 2015 and is requesting the Board of Supervisors dedicate the money for the new building project.

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Fair Livestock Auction to be Held Next Friday

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Livestock will be up for sale at the end of the Washington County Fair next week.

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Excess Rain a Problem Across the Region

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Southeast Iowa continues to deal with wet fields following heavy rain that fell during storms in the past month.

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Bid Letting Set for Kalona Street Project

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Bids are being accepted for Kalona’s B Avenue project.

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Tractor Fire Near Brighton Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tuesday morning an International tractor was on fire near Brighton

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Dairy and Fuel Bids Approved for Washington Schools

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The dairy and fuel bids have been approved by the school board for the Washington Community School District, while no bakery bids were received.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about upcoming community meetings regarding community resources, career services and financial planning.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chad Dolan to discuss Lake Darling’s current swimming advisory and what led to the blue-green algae blooms. Dolan is the Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist stationed at Lake Darling State Park.

Community Meetings to be Held to Help Those Facing a Sudden Career Change

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Career services, financial counseling, and community resources will be covered in community meetings this month.

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Lake Darling Swim Advisory Expected to be Short-lived

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Recent weather is linked to high bacteria levels in Lake Darling.

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High Temperatures in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The high temperature in Washington was 95 degrees Monday and a heat advisory was issued.

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New Kalona Products to be Sold at State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In one month, business owners and volunteers will head to the Iowa State Fair to man the Kalona booth.

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Last Round of Washington’s Got Talent Auditions Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The final night of auditions for Washington’s Got Talent is this evening.

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