Today’s Local News

Protect Yourself from the Flu with Annual Vaccine

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:27 am

Influenza in Iowa is considered sporadic and activity is low at this time by the Iowa Department of Public Health, but there have already been cases of the illness this fall.

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Garrett Recognized for 50 Years of Perfect Kiwanis Attendance

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am


Dean Garrett – contributed image

Perfect attendance is something you occassionally hear of over a four-year high school term, but what about perfect attendance for 50 years? That’s exactly what one Noon Kiwanis Club member has done in Washington.

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Southeast Iowa Conference Choir to Sing in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Mt. Pleasant, Fairfiled, Keokuk, and Ottumwa choir students will join Washington tomorrow for the Southeast Iowa Conference Choir.

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Men Accused of Shooting Vehicles in Lone Tree Parking Lot

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:24 am

Two men were arrested after allegedly shooting vehicles at their workplace in Lone Tree.

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Ribbon Cutting for United Presbyterian Home Addition Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:23 am


Ground was officially broken on the United Presbyterian Home project September 14, 2016. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Fourteen months ago dirt started to move for the addition at the United Presbyterian Home and this week the ribbon cutting will be held for the finished project.

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Washington Leaf Vacuum Starts Clean Up Today

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:23 am

This week is the start of Washington’s leaf vacuum’s cleaning duties for the season.

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Columbus High School Students Receiving Governor’s Volunteer Award

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at 6:20 am

Several Columbus Community High School students will be recognized by Governor Kim Reynolds for a volunteer project they did last year.

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Governor Candidate Boulton Visiting Southeast Iowa Facilities this Week

Posted: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 6:25 am

Columbus Junction native and democratic gubernatorial candidate Nate Boulton will be making a few stops through southeast Iowa this week on his “Hometown Values Tour.”

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Dr. Hood Joines WCHC Medical Clinic

Posted: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 6:23 am


Dr. Jonathan Hood – photo courtesy of WCHC

A doctor with international experience has joined the staff at Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

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Keota Man Faces Two Counts of Sexual Abuse Charges

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am


Kim Wallerich

A preliminary hearing has been set for a Keota man facing sexual abuse charges.

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Washington Council Approves $5.5 Million for Water Plant Improvements

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:28 am

Unanimously the Washington City Council approved up to $5.5 million in water revenue capital loan notes for water plant improvements.

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Area Runners Qualify for State Cross Country Meet

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:26 am


Photo by Andrew Schneider

High school runners from Washington, Mid-Prairie, Iowa Mennonite School, Highland, and Winfield-Mt. Union have qualified for the state cross country meet.

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Drought Conditions Lessen, Washington County Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:25 am

Drought conditions have continued to lessen, with less than half a percent of Iowa now in severe drought.

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KCII Broadcasting Live from Haunted Machine Shed in Winfield

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Winfield Community Development Group encourages residents to get scared for a good cause at Madness in the Machine Shed.

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City’s Yard Waste Center Open Saturdays

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:22 am

Residents of the City of Washington can now get rid of yard waste on Saturday mornings.

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Fire Damages Portion of Crooked Creek Christian Camp Building

Posted: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 6:20 am

Washington and Brighton Fire Departments responded to a fire at Crooked Creek Christian Camp Thursday morning.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaking with Steven Gault who is running for re-election for the Ward 2 Washington city council seat.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Highland Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgensen about the certified enrollment numbers for 2017-2018.

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Riverside Parents Charged in 2016 Homicide of Daughter

Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Ambrashia Chrzan


Anthony McCoy

Two Riverside parents have been charged in the November 2016 death of their infant daughter.

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Motorcyclist Airlifted from Wreck in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A Fairfield man was taken by helicopter to the University of Iowa Hospital Thursday after his motorcycle was hit by a car.

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