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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to organizer Ken McCracken about Trekfest.

UPDATE: House Fire West of Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:28 am


Flames can be seen coming from the second story roof of a house on Old Highway 92. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Firefighters from four area departments responded to a two-story house fire near Washington Wednsday afternoon.

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Optimae Residents Displaced After Fire

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:27 am


The remnants of the house destroyed by a fire at 116 West Third Street in Washington. Photo by KCII News

The house fire in downtown Washington that took the life of 22-year-old Deshia Matthew also displaced three individuals who lived in the home.

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Elevated Ozone Levels Present Health Risks

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:26 am

Over Father’s Day weekend, monitors in Davenport reported unsafe ozone levels.

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Tornado Watch Issued Wednesday Evening

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Portions of the KCII-listening area were placed under a tornado watch Wednesday evening.

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Shrek Returns to the Washington Stage

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:23 am

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey are returning to the stage this weekend for their final performances in Washington.

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Relay for Life Raises Over $61,000

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Over $61,000 has been raised in Washington to help fight cancer through Relay for Life.

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ICA Introduces BeefMeets Educational Sessions

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting the first annual BeefMeets in Riverside on Wednesday.

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Kalona City Council Works on Contract for Project Management

Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona is in negotiations to assign a project manager for the new community center.

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BREAKING NEWS: House Fire in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 2:05 pm


Firefighters battle a blaze Wednesday afternoon west of Washington. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

Multiple emergency crews responded to a two-story house fire near Washington this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Premika Pandian about Makergirl coming to Washington to teach girls about STEM fields.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Superintendent Mark Schneider about the recent Mid-Prairie school board meeting.

UPDATE: Heavy Rains Across Eastern Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 10:25 am

Heavy rains fell across the area Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

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Riverside Presented With English River Watershed Plan

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

Monday’s Riverside City Council meeting began with a presentation from the English River Watershed Management Authority.

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Washington City Council Member Resigns

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

A member of the Washington City Council is stepping down next month.

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Traffic Fatalities Lower in June, Still Highest Since 2012

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

With about a week to go in June, the Iowa Department of Transportation projects statewide fatalities to come in under previous June tallies.

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Public Health Working Through Delay in Reimbursements at End of Fiscal Year

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:23 am

Worst, better and best case scenarios were presented to the Washington County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday in regards to the reimbursements for services for Washington County Public Health and Medicaid Modernization.

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IMS Adds Alumni to Staff

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

There will be two new faces in the halls of the Iowa Mennonite School starting at the end of June.

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Warm, Dry Conditions Last Week Stressing Some Iowa Crops

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s corn and soybeans are in good to excellent condition.

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Heavy Rains Cause Flash Flood Warnings

Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

Heavy rain fell from Tuesday night into the early morning hours Wednesday, causing a flash flood warning to be issued until 10:15 a.m. for northeastern Washington County, as well as portions of Louisa, Johnson and Muscatine counties.

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