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House Fire in Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:25 am

A house in Brighton caught fire early this morning.

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Fire at Modine Manufacturing Yesterday

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

Yesterday morning, Washington firefighters responded to an alarm at Modine Manufacturing at approximately 10:15 a.m.

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Lake Darling State Park to be Rededicated

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

Lake Darling State Park will be rededicated tomorrow, 64 years after its initial dedication.

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Auctions to Help Start Backpack Program at Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools

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

Auctions being held as part of this weekend’s 4th Annual Quad County Pork Fest will help provide food to students in need.

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Iowans Taking HiSET to Get Diplomas

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

Those looking to get their high school equivalency diploma in Iowa will now take the HiSET, or High School Equivalency Test, not the GED.

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Sewer Rehabilitation, Property Maintenance Code on City Council’s Agenda

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

The second reading of Chapter 157 “Property Maintenance” will be held at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Teal Season Ends Sunday

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

Hunters have less than a week to take advantage of Iowa’s teal season.

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Washington Page

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

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Director of Washington County Public Health, and Lynn Fisher, RN, about enterovirus D68.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

Today, we’re joined by Friends of Lake Darling President Fay Vittetoe to discuss the Grand Rededication of Lake Darling State Park.

UPDATE: Fire at Modine Manufacturing

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Firefighters responded to an alarm at Modine Manufacturing this morning at approximately 10:15 a.m.

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Modine Employees Evacuated

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:49 am

Fire and police have responded to Modine Manufacturing in Washington where fire alarms are going off. Employees have evacuated the building. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

Enterovirus D68 is in Iowa

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

Enterovirus D68 is causing illness in Iowa and other Midwestern states, although since it is not a reportable disease in the U.S. the number of cases is not tracked.

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District Associate Judge’s Suspension Begins Saturday

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

The Iowa Supreme Court has approved the suspension of a judge who showed up to work drunk.

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Washington Airport Gets Grant to Update Hangar

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

The City of Washington has received a grant for $57,357 to rehabilitate an existing hangar.

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Record Crop Expected

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

The record crop that has been predicted is impacting the price of corn.

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Two Riverside Residents Arrested on Meth Charges

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

Two people from Riverside were arrested for methamphetamine and other drug related charges over the weekend.

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Board of Health to Present at Supervisors’ Meeting

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

Tomorrow the Washington County Board of Health will address the Board of Supervisors regarding a new location for Washington County Public Health.

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Emerald Ash Borer Education Available to Kalona Residents

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

Local cities are attempting to educate their citizens on the potential impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Iowans May Start Voting Thursday

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

Early voting in Iowa begins next week.

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Corn Crop Progresses

Posted: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly all of the corn in Southeast Iowa is in or past dough and dent stages.

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