Today's Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Washington Economic Development Group Director Ed Raber, who attended yesterday’s Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission meeting. We’ll discuss their decision to deny a gaming license for the casino proposed in Cedar Rapids.

Two-Vehicle Accident Near WCHC

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 12:24 pm

A two-vehicle accident with injuries was reported at approximately 11:40 a.m. this morning near Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

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Breaking News: Car Accident near WCHC

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 11:55 am

At around 11:40 Friday morning area authorities responded to a call regarding a two vehicle accident at the intersection of South Third Avenue and Polk in Washington.

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Hansen’s Conviction Affirmed Following Appeal

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed Thomas Hansen Senior’s conviction this week following an appeal.

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Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Area children and families are invited to an Easter egg hunt in Sunset Park in Washington tomorrow morning.

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Gambling License for Cedar Rapids Casino Voted Down

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission decided not to allow another casino in the state yesterday.

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Facelift for Clock Tower

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Work is underway on the Washington County Courthouse’s clock tower.

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Easter Weekend

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Easter Sunday is tomorrow.

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Mid-Prairie Wins K-12 Live Healthy Challenge

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Mid-Prairie has won a statewide contest for the second year in a row.

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Drought Conditions Ease

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Drought conditions have improved across the state since last week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Kalona Considering Urban Chicken Ordinance

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council is expected to discuss raising chickens within city limits at their meeting Monday.

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Demon Dash Tomorrow Morning

Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The 6th annual Demon Dash is tomorrow.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Harald Gruber about Easter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s In Touch, Kalona Public Library Director, Ann Skaden, joins us to discuss the proposed Partners in Reading Park.

Update: Linn County Casino License Denied

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 11:50 am

Photo courtesy of Ed Raber, Director of Washington Economic Development Group.

The Linn County Casino license has been denied.

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BREAKING NEWS: Linn County Casino Denied

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 11:23 am

BREAKING NEWS: Linn County casino license denied by commission. KCII News will bring you more information at noon in the Mid-day Magazine.

Fatal Wreck at Intersection of Highways 1 and 92

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A two-vehicle fatal wreck occurred yesterday afternoon at the junction of Highways 1 and 92 approximately 10 miles south of Kalona.

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Four Month Investigation Leads to Arrests

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A four month long joint narcotics investigation in Henry County has led to the arrest of two individuals.

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Phone Scam Reported in Washington Area

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A phone scam has been reported in Washington County.

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Service of 911 Dispatchers Recognized This Week

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

During this National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, the men and women who serve as 911 dispatchers are being recognized for their service.

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