Today’s Local News

Get a Flu Vaccine, Help Protect the Community

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Anyone over the age of six months is urged to get a flu shot this month.

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USMCA Brightens Outlook for Soybean Industry

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to a new trade agreement that’s keeps the farming industry moving forward.

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Sigourney Man Submits Alford Plea Days Ahead of Trial

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A Sigourney man arrested and charged with second degree sexual abuse will not be going to trial.

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Moonlight Madness Features Deals in Downtown Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Get in the Halloween spirit this Thursday with Moonlight Madness in downtown Washington.

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All-State Auditions Coming to Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The halls of Washington High School will be full of music Saturday.

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Freeze Warning Issued for Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Temperatures dropped in southeast Iowa recently and a freeze warning was issued from Monday night to Tuesday morning.

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DCI is Warning the Public of Phone Scam

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Department of Criminal Investigation is warning members of the public of a phone scam.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Sonia Leyva about the Teal Pumpkin Project.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we talk with Bruce Adams, Public Relations and Media Coordinator for the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight Program and discuss their final flight of the year.

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Washington County Conservation Director Anderson Retiring

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:30 am

Washington County Conservation Director Steve Anderson has announced his retirement.

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Pre-Register to Vote at the Auditor’s Office

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:26 am

October 27th is the deadline for pre-registration to vote in the general election.

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Demons Receive Top Rating at State Band Contest

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Photo by Andrew Schneider

Top marks were given to the Washington High School Marching band over the weekend.

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Teal Pumpkin Project Making Halloween Less Scary for Those with Food Allergies

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:26 am


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Stickers, glow sticks, pencils, and small toys are a few of the options for teal pumpkins, an effort to make Halloween fun and safe for all kids, including those with food allergies.

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Campbell Family Named Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winner

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Jim and Elaine Campbell of Keokuk County have been named this year’s Clay Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award recipient by Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.

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Area Agencies Take Part in Disaster Drill

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A helicopter, ambulances, fire trucks, and squad cars were all at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center Saturday for a disaster drill.

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Driver’s License Stations to be Closed for Training

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:23 am

All driver’s license stations in Iowa will be closed one day next week.

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Jefferson County Offering $3500 Incentive for New Home Based Childcare Businesses

Posted: Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Due to a shortage of childcare in the Fairfield area, the Iowa/Jefferson/Keokuk Early Childhood Iowa Board is offering up to $3,500 in incentives for new home-based child care businesses.

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Highland Students of the Month

Posted: Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Highland High School student Bradley Rodgers and middle school student Meleah Fesler were named Highland Students of the Month.

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Leaves Changing Colors, Next Weekend Prime Time in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 6:22 am


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Fall’s bright colors are starting to show more vividly in trees in southeast Iowa.

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Extension Office’s 100th Anniversary Honored in Central Park

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Photo by Sally Y. Hart – KCII News

A century in Washington County was celebrated by the local Extension office Thursday.

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