Today's Local News

Record Temperatures Witnessed

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington’s warm temperatures broke a record yesterday.

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Council to Consider Budget Amendment, Strategic Priorities

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A budget amendment, sewer rehabilitation, and setting strategic priorities for 2015 and 2016 will be discussed and considered at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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First Term at New Kirkwood Center Complete

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Phil Ealy shows students at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center his 1940 Chevy Hotrod.

Students have taken final exams and turned in term papers, now professors are grading and submitting final marks – the first term at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center is complete.

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Dairy Margin Protection Program Application Deadline Extended

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program has been extended to the end of the week (12/19).

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Volunteer 4-H Retreat Registration Open

Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Registration is now open for the State 4-H Volunteer Retreat.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Amber Talbot, Director of PAWS and More Animal Shelter, about a low-cost spay and neuter clinic for eastern Iowa.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Mark Lowe, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division. We’ll focus on a pilot program the Iowa DOT is planning to roll out that will make a digital version of driver’s licenses available via a smart phone app.

Superintendent Decision Expected at Tonight’s WACO School Board Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:25 am

With their part-time superintendent retiring, the WACO School Board is expected to decide how to move forward this evening.

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Car Leaves Highway and Strikes Parked Semi-Trailer

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A vehicle Eastbound on Highway 92 near Ainsworth crossed the center line and entered the north ditch, striking a parked flatbed semi-trailer Friday morning.

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County to Allocate $17,000 to Employees for Overtime

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

After a review by the Iowa State Auditor’s Office and the United States Department of Labor, the Communications Commission has approved $17,178.84 in compensation to 13 current and past employees.

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Man Injured by Gunshot While Checking Traps

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

An area man was accidentally injured over the weekend by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Low-cost Spay, Neuter Program Serving Thousands

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A low-cost spay and neuter clinic is available for all of Eastern Iowa for cats, dogs and rabbits has a shuttle from Washington.

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Christmas Music Magazines Begin Saturday on KCII

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

KCII is continuing a holiday tradition this weekend.

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USPS Expecting Busiest Mailing Day of the Year

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Today is the United States Postal Service’s busiest mailing day of the year for cards, letters and packages.

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Kalona Council to Consider Habitat or Humanity Building Permit Fees

Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss building permit fees for a Habitat for Humanity project at tonight’s meeting.

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Take Safety Precautions to Avoid House Fires

Posted: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Half of all home heating fires occur during winter, during the months of December, January and February.

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Kalona Council to Consider Habitat or Humanity Building Permit Fees

Posted: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Kalona City Council will discuss building permit fees for a Habitat for Humanity project at tomorrow’s meeting.

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No Action Taken by RUSS Board on Exit Agreement

Posted: Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Regional Utility Service Systems, or RUSS, board met Wednesday and no action regarding the exit of Washington, Mahaska and Wapello counties was taken.

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Police Respond to Bomb Threat at Henry County School

Posted: Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A bomb threat written on a bathroom wall at Mount Pleasant High School was investigated Friday morning.

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Open House to Help Animals Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow the annual PAWS and More Holiday Open House will be held.

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