Today’s Local News

Mandatory Minimums Required for Repeat Domestic Violence Offenders

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Iowa legislature passed tougher restrictions for domestic violence offenders this year.

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Southeast Iowa Soil Moisture in Short Supply

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Soil moisture continues to be in short supply in southeast Iowa.

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Busy Fourth Quarter for Recorder’s Office

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Quarterly reports from the auditor, treasurer and recorder’s offices were presented at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting and one office that had a busy fourth quarter was that of the recorder.

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Mid-Prairie Changes Middle School Athletic Coach Policy

Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:20 am


The Mid-Prairie school district is expediting their hiring process for middle school athletic coaches.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member Morgan Brinning about what is happening at the Washington County Fair on Wednesday.

 

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington County Sheriff Jared Schneider about the new state gun laws in 2017. This is the second part of a two-part discussion.

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Gas Leak in Downtown Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 11:15 am


Utility crews and firefighters work to stop a gas leak in downtown Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

A firefighter enters the evacuated post office in downtown Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Utility crews struck a gas line causing a leak in downtown Washington Tuesday morning.

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Breaking News: Gas Main Leak

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 10:32 am

A gas line has been struck in downtown Washington causing a gas leak at Marion Avenue and 2nd Street in downtown Washington.

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Boil Order in Effect for Part of Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 7:22 am

A boil order is in effect for part of Washington after a water main break Monday.

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Sigourney Softball Advances to Semifinals

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Sigourney Savages are headed to the semifinal round in the class 1A state softball tournament.

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Keith and Sara Murphy to be in 4-H Hall of Fame

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Keith and Sara Murphy. Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H

Two 4-H sweethearts are this year’s inductees in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame for Washington County.

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Washington County Conservation Seeking Input on Master Trails Plan

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Washington County Conservation is seeking the public’s opinion on their master trails plan.

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Livestock on Display at Washington County Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:27 am


A calf checks out geese at the 2017 Washington County Fair. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Sheep, chickens, cows, pigs, and more are shown by 4-H and FFA members this week at the Washington County Fair.

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Keep Kids Safe During High Temperatures, Don’t Leave Them in Cars

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Twenty-one children have died from heatstroke in the U.S. after being left in cars so far this year.

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Stress to Crops and Livestock Reported

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:23 am

While corn is on-par with the five-year average in southeast Iowa, soybeans are behind.

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Bridge Work Complete, W62 Reopens

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:22 am

A bridge improvement project is complete and W62 is now open again near Noble.

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IMS Student Aces ACT

Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Photo courtesy of Iowa Mennonite School

An Iowa Mennonite School student got a perfect score on the ACT this summer.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with 4-H member Jack Carter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington County Sheriff Jared Schneider about the new state gun laws in 2017. This is part one of a two-part discussion.

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Marek Crowned 2017 Washington County Fair Queen

Posted: Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 6:30 am


Washington County’s 2016 Fair Queen Anna Pence (right) presents a sash and crown to this year’s queen Makenzi Marek. Photo by KCII News Assistant Sam McIntosh

A bouquet, trophy, and crown were presented to the 2017 Washington County Fair Queen Sunday evening.

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