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Wear Purple Tomorrow for Alzheimer’s Awareness

Posted: Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

More than 70,000 Iowans have some form of dementia and ground has officially been broken in Washington for a project for memory care housing.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dave Friese about the Rock ‘N’ Ride cycling event coming to Washington County in July.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Nancy Adrian regarding Brighton Whoopee Days.

For the first half of this discussion, click here.

Woman Struck by a Car in Wellman

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:29 am

A woman was struck by a car in Wellman early this morning.

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Flood Warnings Still in Effect

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Flood warnings remain in effect for Columbus Junction, Wapello and Oakville.

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Law Enforcement Impersonator Stops Driver in Henry County

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

There may be someone impersonating a law enforcement official in Henry County.

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Over 200 People Turned Out for Relay

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life event had over 200 people attend their event Saturday, despite the rainy conditions.

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Community Center Open House Set for Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The public is invited to attend an open house focused on the potential expansion of the Kalona Community Center.

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Supervisors Approve Cycling Benefit’s Route

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A bicycling event to benefit cancer research will occur next month in Washington County.

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Courthouse Entrance to Be Reconstructed

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The west entrance to the Washington County Courthouse will soon be under construction.

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Couple of Opportunities to Assist with Kalona Days

Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Chamber’s annual summer celebration is a few days away.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Smith a prevention specialist with Prelude Behavioral Services about tobacco and alcohol use. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Adrian with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce to discuss Whoopee Days. The 105th annual celebration begins Thursday.

River Levels Rise, Flood Warnings Issued

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:24 am


English River at Kalona

River levels across the KCII listening area have risen.

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Winfield Teen Spotted in Indiana

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Winfield girl who was reportedly abducted on Friday is now considered a runaway.

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Keota Fun Days a Success

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Less than perfect weather over the weekend didn’t hurt Keota Fun Days.

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Jeb Bush to Visit Washington Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

One of the Republican candidates to throw his hat in the race to the White House is visiting Washington tomorrow.

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Voters Have Two Weeks to Cast Ballots for Proposed Preschool Project

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Voters in the Washington Community School District have two weeks left to vote in a special election.

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June Rainfall Still Below Normal

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington received 0.7 inches of rain Monday.

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AMBER Alert Not Issued in Mehaffy Case

Posted: Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

There are four criteria used to determine if an AMBER Alert should be issued in Iowa, according to the State of Iowa’s website.

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