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Precipitation Above Normal for June

Posted: Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The month of June saw more precipitation than normal in Washington.

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West Nile Virus Case Confirmed in Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Iowa.

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Mid-Prairie Looking for New Foreign Language Teacher

Posted: Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School District is in the process of finding a new Mandarin Chinese teacher.

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Flooding Continues, Stay Safe

Posted: Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Rainfalls have caused flooding in the area recently.

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Soybean Harvest Projected to be Record High

Posted: Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Nearly half of a million more acres of soybeans were planted this year than projected in March, according to the USDA acreage report.

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Boating Advisory Extended to Lake Odessa

Posted: Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The recent flooding has created unsafe conditions for boating on Lake Odessa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amanda Pieper, Director of the HACAP Food Reservoir, about a mobile food pantry coming to Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the Wellman 4th of July celebration with Shawn Powell, chairperson of the organizing committee.

Supervisors Don’t Approve Sheriff’s Office Pay Rates

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:25 am

A two-percent wage increase was approved for Washington County employees by the board of supervisors at yesterday’s meeting.

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Storms Rolled Through Area Monday

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:25 am

While a severe thunderstorm was never designated for Washington County, storms did travel through the area yesterday and a tornado watch was issued.

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Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

Heavy rain in southeast Iowa caused issues in the City of Kalona Monday afternoon.

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Mobile Food Pantry Coming to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

A new initiative to provide food to those in need is coming to the area.

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Wellman Continuing Longstanding Tradition

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Wellman’s annual 4th of July celebration is coming up on Friday.

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ATVs on City Streets and Adult Entertainment Ordinance to be Considered Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:21 am

A first reading for an ordinance regarding the use of ATVs on city streets in Washington will be held at tonight’s council meeting.

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Senator Grassley Stopping in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s republican United States Senator will be in southeast Iowa this week.

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Some County Fair Events Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Students, leaders and volunteers are getting ready for the Washington County Fair which will be held in two weeks.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with John Greener (Democrat) seeking House seat 78.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today, we wrap-up our three part series on staying safe while outdoors this summer with Pam Holz, Marr Park Naturalist.

Washington County a Leader in Agriculture

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County is in the top six counties in the state for production of turkeys, hogs, goats and organic agriculture.

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Fiscal Year Ends Today

Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Fiscal year 2014 comes to an end tomorrow for area cities.

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