Today's Local News

Record Low Set, More Snow in the Forecast

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Temperatures fell as low as -13 last night, setting a record low for February 27th.

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Three Arrested in Fairfield on Drug Charges

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Fairfield man is in custody following an investigation that spanned several months.

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Iowa City Man’s Eluding Charge Upgraded to Felony

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The man who led authorities on a chase through Washington County is facing two felonies.

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Williams to Give TEDx Talk Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A Washington restauranteur is one of seven featured speakers at tomorrow’s University of Iowa TEDx event.

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Cat Trap, Neuter and Release Program Coming in Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow a workshop about trap, neuter and release for community cat colonies will be held by the Iowa Humane Alliance and PAWS and More Animal Shelter.

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IJBBA Open Cattle Show to be Held in April

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Washington County 4-H County Council is sponsoring an Iowa Junior Beef Breeds Association, or IJBBA, sanctioned open cattle show this spring.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Competing

Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The Mid-Prairie High School Jazz Band is performing this afternoon in Cedar Rapids.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lynn Fisher of Washington County Public Health about measles. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we begin a conversation focused on WACO High School’s newest sports team with head coach Tom McNamar.

Last Chance for Home Shopping Deals

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is the final day of KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza and the last chance for listeners to cash in on deals from local and regional businesses.

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Winter Storm Hits the Area

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Over four inches of snow fell in Washington Wednesday and into Thursday, causing slick roads and hazardous travel conditions.

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Repairs Made to Broken Water Main in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A water main in Riverside has been repaired and the first water sample is now being tested by the State Hygienic Laboratory.

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Iowa’s Infrastructure Report Card Released, GPA: C-

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s infrastructure has been graded at a C-.

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Layoffs at Local Mental Health Institute Begin Next Month

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Layoffs at the Mental Health Institute in Mount Pleasant are expected to begin next month.

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Take Extra Care of Outdoor Animals During Winter Weather

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Bubba is available for adoption. Photo courtesy of Julia Venzke.

Temperatures aren’t expected to rise above freezing until Tuesday and more snow is in the forecast for Sunday morning.

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Local Student Wins Essay Contest

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A student at a school in Kalona did well in a state competition.

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Two Weeks Left to Fund Washington’s New Auditorium Project

Posted: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Less than $30,000 more is needed to complete the $150,000 matching fund challenge for the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Chuck Grassley (R) about tax reform and the survey he is hosting to get input from Iowans.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the gas tax increase the Iowa legislature approved Tuesday with Dave Heaton, State Representative for House District 84.

Day Two of Home Shopping Extravaganza Today

Posted: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is the second day of KCII’s biannual Home Shopping Extravaganza on air event.

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