Today’s Local News

Snowmobile Trail Signs Stolen Along Highway 78

Posted: Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Southeast Iowa Ridge Blasters snowmobile club has been preparing its 117 miles of trails to promote safe snowmobiling in the area.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski administrator of Washington County Public Health about making healthy resolutions that last throughout the year.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Iowa Mennonite School student and Riverside resident Payton Hart who has been nominated by Sen. Chuck Grassley for appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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Record Cold Temperatures Start the New Year

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:29 am

Washington started 2018 off with record low temperatures.

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Mid-Prairie Opening Library Coffee Shop to Educate Special Ed Students

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:27 am


Mid-Prairie Community Schools receive Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant for high school library transformation. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Mid-Prairie High School will be providing job skill opportunities for special education students, all while serving coffee shop drinks to the Mid-Prairie and Wellman community.

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Poor Road Conditions Friday, 25 Wrecks in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:27 am

Snow fell across the KCII listening area Friday causing poor road conditions and many traffic wrecks were recorded.

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Check Smoke Alarms for Working Batteries Regularly

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

There were over 40 people who lost their lives due to fires in Iowa in 2017.

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Annie’s Project Offering Farming Class to Women in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

A farm-business program covering a range of topics from production records to farm leasing will be held for women in Washington this month.

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Sen. Grassley Nominates IMS Student for West Point Academy

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

An Iowa Mennonite School student has been nominated by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R) to be considered for appointment to a U.S. service academy.

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Drop Off Christmas Trees in Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:22 am


Dry, live Christmas trees should be disposed of, as they’re fire hazards.

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Tips for Making Dental Hygiene a New Year’s Resolution

Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 6:20 am

Is a whiter smile one of your new year’s resolutions?

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about winter safety.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Dr. Erika Hahn of Kalona Family Dental about new year’s resolutions to make regarding dental health.

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Provide Extra Food and Water for Livestock in Cold Weather

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:28 am

As colder temperatures keep residents indoors, livestock are using their genetic traits to keep themselves warm.

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Keep New Years Resolutions By Starting Small

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:26 am

Taking small, manageable steps to improve your health is the key to making New Year’s resolutions stick.

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Have Emergency Supplies in Your Car During Winter

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:25 am

Temperatures have dipped below zero as of late and with winter travel there are some things you should keep in your car for safety.

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Over 100 Babies Born at WCHC in 2017

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:25 am

Over 100 babies were born at Washington County Hospital and Clinics in 2017.

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Highland Elementary Upgrading Temperature Control System

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am


Highland School District receives Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Highland Elementary is in the process of upgrading its temperature control system this spring.

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Mobile Food Pantry Visiting Brighton, Washington this Thursday

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:23 am


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HACAP’s mobile food pantry is making its first stops of 2018 in Washington County this week.

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Washington Returns to Classes Wednesday

Posted: Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:22 am

Washington School District students have one more day to prepare to return to classes.

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