Today's Local News

UPDATE: Fire in Downtown Washington Quickly Extinguished

Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Emergency crews responded to a fire call in downtown Washington early Monday afternoon.

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Meth Lab Found in Vehicle Near Winfield

Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Justin Stafford


Jennifer Stafford

A mobile meth lab was found in Henry County over the weekend.

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Banned Books Week Celebrates the Freedom of Reading and Public Libraries

Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 6:24 am

What do the books Two Boys Kissing, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, I Am Jazz and The Holy Bible have in common?

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Red Cedar Chamber Music to Perform Friday in Ainsworth

Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 6:22 am


Miera Kim (violin) and Carey Bostian (cello); photo courtesy of Red Cedar Chamber Music

This Friday, Red Cedar Chamber Music is returning to the Ainsworth Opera House for a special concert.

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Mobile Meth Lab Found Near Winfield

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 1:23 pm


Justin Stafford


Jennifer Stafford

A mobile meth lab was found in Henry County over the weekend.

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire Reported in Downtown Washington

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 1:04 pm

Emergency crews responded to a fire call in downtown Washington early Monday afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with KCII General Manager Joe Nichols about the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with State Representative from District 78 Jarad Klein about the Iowa Legislators Page Program.

Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:29 am

The Home Shopping Extravaganza on KCII begins tomorrow at 10 a.m.

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National EAS Test Scheduled for Wednesday

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:28 am

On Wednesday, September 28th, there will be a national test of the Emergency Alert System on all radio, television, and cable media.

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Demon Homecoming Week 2016

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:27 am


The 2016 Washington Homecoming Court. Photo courtesy of Stutzman Studio

The Washington Demons are celebrating homecoming this week.

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ATV Wreck Near Washington

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:27 am

Three people went to the hospital’s emergency room following an ATV wreck near Washington Sunday.

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2017 Iowa Legislators Page Program Deadline Approaching

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The State of Iowa is once again accepting applications from prospective high school students for the Legislative Page Program.

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Iowa, Cedar Rivers Breach Banks

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Water levels of the Iowa River at Wapello. Image provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Rivers in the area have breached their banks over the weekend.

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Real Estate Taxes Due this Week

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Real estate taxes and mobile home taxes are due this week.

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Kalona Community Center Gymnasium in its Final Days

Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 6:22 am

With construction of the new Kalona Community Center imminent, the city is preparing to close down the current gymnasium in the near future.

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Riverside Casino to Receive Award from Governor Monday

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Governor Terry Branstad will be visiting the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Monday at 3:45 p.m. to present the Give Back Iowa Challenge award.

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Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Posted: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 6:25 am

It only takes 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA.

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Rivers Expected to Rise in Louisa County

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Due to flood conditions around Cedar Rapids and other parts of northern Iowa this week, the rivers in Louisa County are expected to rise steadily over the weekend, with flooding anticipated in some areas.

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KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 6:26 am

The KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza returns Tuesday.

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