Today's Local News

Classes Begin for Mid-Prairie Students Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Some Mid-Prairie students will be heading to school today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jill Boileau and Marjorie Gerber about CHOICES, a new drop-in center in Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Ryan Schlabaugh. Kalona’s city administrator, to discuss the Kalona Downtown Celebration coming up on Saturday.

Meeting to Focus on Highland’s Proposed Central Site

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A meeting dealing with Highland’s upcoming bond referendum is being held tonight.

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Grand Opening for CHOICES to be Held Friday

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A grand opening of a new mental health focused center is being held in downtown Washington this week.

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Washington Freshmen Orientation, Computer Roll Out Tonight

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Freshmen orientation and computer roll out is being held today for students in the Washington School District.

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Local Library Receives Accreditation

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Iowa has 544 public libraries, 351 of which are accredited, including the Washington Public Library.

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Representative for U.S. Senator Visiting Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A representative for one of Iowa’s United States Senators is making several stops in Southeast Iowa.

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Kalona Downtown Celebration This Weekend

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

An event first held to celebrate the completion of Kalona’s downtown renovation project is entering its fifth year.

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Washington Rain Totals on Par with August Average

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington received about a tenth of an inch of rain Sunday.

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CERT to Soon Have Members

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The bylaws as well as the policies and procedures have been approved for the new CERT team by the Washington County Emergency Management Commission.

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Representative for U.S. Senator Visiting Southeast Iowa

Posted: Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 at 6:20 am

A representative for one of Iowa’s United States Senators is making several stops in Southeast Iowa.

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Washington 4-Hers Take Part in State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am


Ellie Bell brought home best of breed in Flemish Giant with her Sandy Flemish Giant Doe and took reserve champion in the ARBA poster contest. Photo courtesy of Kerri Bell.


Sophie Bell was awarded Grand Champion 6 class commercial rabbit with her Champagne D’Argent doe. Photo courtesy of Kerri Bell.

Washington County 4-Hers have been competing at the Iowa State Fair and coming home with accolades.

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Lone Tree Fall Festival Continues

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Lone Tree Fall Festival is underway.

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Catch a Movie in Central Park Tonight

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

The second evening of movies in Washington’s Central Park is being held tonight.

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Medicaid Modernization, Four Agencies Selected

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowa’s Department of Human Services has announced its intent to award contracts to four bidders for Governor Terry Branstad’s Medicaid Modernization initiative.

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Annual Cruise for Critters Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Vehicles will be on display in downtown Washington tomorrow as the Corn Country Cruisers partner with PAWS and More animal shelter for a fundraiser.

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Local Resident Named Cowgirl Queen

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Louisa County native is Iowa State Fair royalty.

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Kirkwood Classes Start Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Classes for the fall term at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center begin Monday.

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UP Home Raises Over $10,000 for Alzheimer’s Association

Posted: Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The United Presbyterian Home in Washington was in the top three of 80 teams to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association by NuStepping.

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