Today's Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Alpaca Days with Brian and Marianne Pattyson, owners of Apple Blossom Alpaca Farm.

Wellness Park Infrastructure to be Added to Plan

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Fiscal Year 2015 to 2019 Capital Improvements Plan for the City of Washington was approved with updates at this week’s city council meeting.

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Kalona Fall Festival Begins Today

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Historical Village’s annual fall festival begins today.

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Wayland Road Project to be Finished Next Month

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Wayland Road will be closed to thru traffic from Coppock Road to 275th Street beginning Monday.

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Average First Frost Weeks Away

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County is a few weeks away from its average first frost.

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Library Celebrates the ‘Freedom to Read’

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird and Where the Wild Things Are are all books that have been banned at one point in time.

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English River Outfitters Holding Open House

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The community can help support a local non-profit this weekend.

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Emergency Notification System to be Installed at Courthouse

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A new emergency notification system will be installed in the Washington County Courthouse, McCreedy Building, Orchard Hill, Washington Public Health office and the office of the juvenile court officer for just under $26,000.

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State Sees Property Tax Relief

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Data released by Governor Terry Branstad’s office from the Iowa Department of Revenue shows Iowa counties received approximately $127.33 million in property tax relief the 2013 assessment year.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Washington County Millie Youngquist about the foundation and their upcoming Chef Cook-off Fundraiser. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Roth with the Kalona Historical Village to discuss this weekend’s Fall Festival.

Home Shopping Extravaganza Ends Today

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The final day of KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is today.

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Washington Homecoming Royalty Announced

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Next week a homecoming king and queen will be crowned at Washington High School.

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WACO C.R.O.P. Drive Begins Sunday

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Volunteers with the 47th WACO C.R.O.P. drive will begin collecting donations Sunday.

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Time Left to Tour Amish Countryside

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

There’s still time to go on a guided tour through Washington County’s Amish community.

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Community Foundation to Host Chef Cook-Off Fundraiser

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A foundation that helps establish endowments for area non-profits and scholarships is hosting a fundraiser.

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Tienda La Cruz Purchase Agreement Approved

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The first public hearing regarding the sale of the Tienda la Cruz site between the City of Washington and Washington Economic Development Group passed at this week’s city council meeting.

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Archery Season Opens October 1st

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The archery deer hunting season opens in under a week.

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Early Voting Starts Today

Posted: Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Ballots can be cast today in this off-year general election.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Washington County Millie Youngquist about the foundation and their upcoming Chef Cook-off Fundraiser. This is part one of a two-part interview.