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Daffodil Days Underway

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A county-wide fundraiser to combat cancer and polio is underway in Washington County.

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Mid-Prairie to Host College Planning Night

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 6:20 am

Sophomores and juniors at Mid-Prairie High School will begin planning their college futures Wednesday night when the school hosts a college planning night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski, administrator of Washington Public Health, about healthy hearts.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Today on In Touch with Southeast Iowa we are joined by State Representative Jarad Klein of Keota.

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BREAKING NEWS: One Dead in Fairfield Fire

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 10:25 am

A body was found in a housefire in Jefferson County over the weekend.

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Take Care of Your Heart

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:26 am

February is Heart Month, a time to work toward making your heart healthy.

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Kirkwood Community College Celebrates 50 Years

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Kirkwood Community College is half a century old this year.

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Highland Asks Residents For Input

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The first of several planned meetings to discuss the ongoing budget issues at the Highland School District will take place on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gym.

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Snowy Monday Expected, Cool Temperatures Ahead

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Snow falls while a person walks in downtown Washington. – Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Snow is expected throughout the day with a chance of more on Friday.

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Crews Respond to Fire in Washington

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:24 am


607 South Iowa Avenue – KCII Staff photo

Emergency crews responded to a report of a fire in a house in Washington early Saturday.

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Site Plan for Stewart School Addition, Airport Zoning Hearing to be Reviewed

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Tuesday evening a site plan for the Stewart Elementary School Early Childhood addition will be reviewed by the City of Washington’s Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Kirk Statue Gains Momentum

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The plan to build a statue of Captain James T. Kirk in Riverside gained momentum at the February 2nd Riverside City Council meeting.

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WACO Band and Chorus Honored

Posted: Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 6:20 am

WACO High School’s band and chorus have both earned academic achievement awards.

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Keota Pool in Need of Lifeguards

Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The City of Keota is experiencing an usual problem, no one applying to work at the pool this summer.

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Buy Daffodils, Fight Cancer and Polio

Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Buy daffodils to help fight cancer and end polio.

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Car Accident Blocks Traffic in Downtown Washington

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Late Thursday afternoon a car accident blocked traffic at 100 West Main Street in Washington.

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Crisis Center Seeking Volunteers

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Johnson County Crisis Center is looking for volunteers to man phone lines as well as stock shelves at the local food bank.

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Washington Library HVAC System Analyzed

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The heat and air conditioning system at the Washington Public Library has been a source of issues for some time now taking time and money from the City.

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Father-Daughter Dance to Benefit 4-H Scholarships

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 6:21 am

A father-daughter dance is being held at the Washington County Fairgrounds tonight.

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Students Named to Washington County Historical Society

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Photo submitted by Dani Kane

Two student representatives have been named to the Washington County Historical Society.

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