Today's Local News

Property Maintenance Code Passes First Reading

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The first reading of Chapter 157 of the City of Washington’s code was passed unanimously at last night’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Fairfield Deaths Under Investigation

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Deaths that occurred in Fairfield over the weekend are under investigation.

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Washington Drivers Cited for School Bus Violations

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Two people were cited for violations related to school buses.

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New Protection Program for Dairy Producers

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s dairy producers can now enroll in the Margin Protection Program through the United States Department of Agriculture and the Iowa Farm Service Agency.

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More Heritage, Century Farms Added to Iowa’s Long List

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

This year 344 Century Farms and 86 Heritage Farms have been recognized in the state.

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Work on Kalona Park to Get Underway Soon

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new park in Kalona will begin taking shape over the next few weeks.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dani Kane Assistant Director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce about Saturday’s 25th Annual Craft Fair.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Ann Skaden, Director of the Kalona Public Library, joins us for today’s program to discuss upcoming programs and provides an update on the Partners in Reading Park.

Deaths in Fairfield Under Investigation

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:15 am

Deaths that occurred in Fairfield over the weekend are under investigation.

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Public Hearings for Land Sale to YMCA, Property Codes to be Held Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:25 am

The first public hearing regarding the City of Washington selling a piece of land to the Washington YMCA will be held tonight at the regular session meeting of the city council.

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25th Annual Craft Fair Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The 25th annual Washington Craft Fair is this weekend.

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Washington County Sees Rain on Anniversary of Devastating Hail Storm

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Thunder and lightning rolled through the area late Sunday night, the anniversary of a devastating storm that hit the area in the late 1800s.

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Three Arrested for OWI Over Holiday Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Three people were arrested for operating while intoxicated in Washington County over the Labor Day weekend.

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Cost Sharing Available for Measures That Reduce Erosion

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District is in year one of a three year project aimed at improving water quality by reducing erosion.

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Washington Library’s New Hours Begin Today

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Starting today the Washington Public Library has new hours of operation.

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Mural Work Continues

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The alley behind the library will soon have more color as paint is added to the two-story wall turned canvas.

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Public Hearing Set for 3rd Street Resurfacing

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will review bids for the proposed roadwork on 3rd Street at their meeting tonight.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Smith, prevention specialist with MECCA services, about teen tobacco use and e-cigarettes. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Danielle Pettit-Majeski, Washington County Public Health Director, to discuss herd immunity.

More Teens Trying E-Cigarettes

Posted: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Many teenagers in the area have tried and used tobacco products and electronic cigarettes.

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