Today's Local News

Voters Requesting Absentee Ballots Ahead of Election

Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Many voters in southeast Iowa are casting their ballots early at auditors offices, or through the mail.

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Harvest Continues Across Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A local farmer is wrapping up his harvest. Jim Cuddeback grows corn and soybeans on 500 acres in Washington County.

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Telephone Company Installing New Equipment on Wellman Water Tower

Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

At Monday’s meeting, the Wellman City Council gave the okay to a local telephone co-op to install new equipment on the water tower.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Kevin Kinney, Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate District 39.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Rick Stewart, independent candidate for Iowa’s open United States Senate seat.

Honoring Heroes Night Debuts Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Veterans, area police and fire personnel, and military personnel will be honored tomorrow night as part of Washington’s first “Honoring Heroes Night.”

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Brighton Deals with Power Outage

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Brighton residents dealt with a power outage Wednesday.

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Halloween Just Over a Week Away

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

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African Children’s Choir to Sing in Ainsworth

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A special event with a choir from another continent will be held in Ainsworth tomorrow evening.

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Test My Teen Meeting for Parents Tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Red Ribbon Week kicks off today and as part of the campaign the Washington Police Department is teaming up with the Washington schools.

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Iowa Sees Uptick in Motorcycle Wreck Fatalities

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Motorcycle wreck on Highway 218 October 16th.

With three months left of reporting, Iowa has already tallied more fatalities in motorcycle wrecks this year than last year or 2011.

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Kalona Sewer Lining to Prevent Infiltration

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Around 31,000 linear feet of Kalona’s sanitary sewer system is being relined.

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Plant Now for Spring Colors

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Contributed photo.

Plant bulbs now to grow gardens in the spring.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Abe Miller, Republican running for Washington County Supervisor.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh to discuss a presentation YMCA of Washington County gave regarding a partnership with the city.

Third Reading of Property Maintenance Code Passes

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

All properties in the City of Washington will fall under a new chapter of city code regarding property maintenance.

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YMCA of Washington County and Kalona Close to Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Plans for a partnership between the City of Kalona and YMCA of Washington County are moving forward.

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Two Arrested Following Robbery, Assault This Morning

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Kachimbe Mukanzu

Jamouri Shontez Hollingsworth

Two people were arrested in Washington early this morning on assault and theft charges.

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RUSS Frustrations Continue

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County Supervisor Jack Seward expressed concern regarding RUSS, or Regional Utility Service Systems, at yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Over Half of Teen Drivers Killed in Wrecks Didn’t Use Seat Belts

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

In 2012, 859 teen drivers were killed in crashes across the United States.

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