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State Gives Schools Report Cards

Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

The State of Iowa has started a new way to rate schools.

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Amazon Purchases Help IMS

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The online store Amazon is giving back to schools and not-for-profits with a program called AmazonSmile.

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KCII’s Big Red Radio Collecting Food

Posted: Sunday, December 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The KCII Big Red Radio is collecting food for area pantries.

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Medicaid Modernization Delayed

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:26 am

Sixty days – Iowa’s Medicaid Modernization roll out has been delayed until March 1st.

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Unusual December Weather

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:25 am

As we go further into December the more clear it becomes that this is an unusual December for weather.

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Sale of Washington County Trees Approved

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Approximately $112,000 is coming to Washington County Conservation in exchange for trees.

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Kalona Historical Village

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Historical Village is getting into the holiday spirit with a Christmas display.

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Sounds of the Season on KCII

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Sounds of the Season on KCII Radio continue this weekend with nine-hour Christmas music segments.

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Winter Solstice Monday

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Monday is officially the first day of winter, the Winter Solstice.

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Mid-Prairie Teams Earn Academic Awards

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Mid-Prairie athletes are celebrating earning state academic achievement awards.

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Pregnancy Risk Assessment Survey Released

Posted: Saturday, December 19th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Iowa’s first Pregnancy Risk Assessment Survey, or PRAMS, has been released.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jan Gallagher, Lynn Horak and Dianne Gray about fundraising of the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by Mid-Prairie band director, David Kunz.

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Santa’s Last Visit in Washington for the Season

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:24 am

You better not shout, you better not cry, because Santa Claus is coming to town.

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Update: Boil Order for Area Town

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The boil order for the City of West Chester has been lifted.

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Flooding Forecast to Continue into Next Week

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Over two inches of precipitation has fallen in Washington so far this December and some local towns still have flood warnings in effect.

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Still Time to Shop Local

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

There are just days left to pick up gifts for loved ones and Sarah Sadrakula recommends shopping local.

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Washington Schools are ‘Acceptable’

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A new system to see how each public school across Iowa is performing is in place and the first Iowa School Report Cards are out.

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Area Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am


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After being arrested in Missouri on a Wapello Police warrant following a stabbing, a Columbus Junction man will now serve 15 years in prison.

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Sounds of the Season Return to KCII

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The annual Sounds of the Season Christmas music segments will return to KCII beginning Saturday.

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