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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Alicia Lemon, the coordinator for the free community Thanksgiving dinner happening at WACO High School November 23.

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Gaming Commission Votes Down Cedar Rapids Casino Proposal

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 10:06 am

After months of meetings and deliberation the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) has made it’s decision on a Cedar Rapids casino.

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BREAKING NEWS: Cedar Rapids Casino Vote Held

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 9:23 am

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission met Thursday morning and considered proposals for a casino in Cedar Rapids.

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UPDATE: Four Injured in Two-Car Collision in Washington

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:30 am


KCII News

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Washington Wednesday evening.

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Wayland and Brighton Churches Combine for Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Thanksgiving may be a time for families to be together, but in southeast Iowa there are several events on Thanksgiving Day for residents to form connections in their community.

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Dog Missing After Wreck Found, Returned to Family

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:27 am


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A dog that had been missing after a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 1 was found nearby Tuesday.

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Festival of Trees Returns to Help Fight Cancer

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:26 am

If you’re looking to get a Christmas tree for the holidays that is already decorated, you’ll have the opportunity while helping raise funds to fight cancer in downtown Washington this weekend.

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Hands-On STEM Fest for Kindergarten to Eighth Grade Students

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Kindergarten through eighth grade students and their families are invited to a STEM Festival in Washington.

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Tears and Laughter Shared as Mid-Prairie Honors Retired Bus Driver

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider presents a plaque to retired bus driver Richard Grimm. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

A bus driver is one of the first faces a child sees every school day, and one driver made a great impact on Mid-Prairie students, families and staff. Richard Grimm retired in early October after nearly 18 years driving for Mid-Prairie.

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Clear Yards of Leaves to Help Turfgrass

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Fall garden chores should include raking leaves and preparing lawns for winter.

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Wellman City Council Approves New Fee and Policies for YMCA

Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Wellman City Council reached a decision on how to handle maintenance costs for the Parkside Activities Center Banquet Hall.

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BREAKING NEWS: Two-Car Collision in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:09 pm


KCII News

Two vehicles collided on East Washington Street and 9th Avenue in Washington leaving at least one person injured.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Main Street Washington Director Sarah Grunewaldt about Showcasing Nights of Washington – SNOW.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about Winter Weather Awareness Day.

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Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Makes Cedar Rapids Casino Decision Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The fate of a potential Cedar Rapids casino will be determined this Thursday.

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Twilight Shop and Stroll this Friday in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Residents walk by the Centennial Fountain in Central Park as it is decorated for the holidays. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Downtown Washington will be in the holiday spirit Friday night with the annual Twilight Shop and Stroll.

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Washington Woman Throws Drinks at Bartender, Cited for Assault Causing Bodily Injury

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:26 am

A Washington woman was cited into court Tuesday for assault causing bodily injury and disorderly conduct.

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Washington County’s Waste Amount Down in 2017

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am

WEMIGA Waste has been operating Washington County’s recycling center for nearly one year and a review of usage was presented at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Scheduled Power Outage in Wellman Thursday Night

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Wellman residents will need to reset their clocks Friday morning and may want to use their cell phones as alarm clocks.

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Iowa’s Harvest of Corn and Soybeans Behind Average

Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s corn harvest is one week behind the five-year average.

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