Today's Local News

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to be Day of Service

Posted: Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a day to honor Dr. King, who helped lead the civil rights movement.

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Keota Budget Cuts to Address Decline in Unspent Balance

Posted: Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Budget cut decisions at Keota School District will be made by March.

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Hazardous Material Week in Iowa

Posted: Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Governor Terry Branstad has designated this week as Hazardous Materials Awareness Week in Iowa.

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WACO Superintendent Discussion to Continue Tonight

Posted: Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A presentation dealing with WACO’s superintendent search will be given at tonight’s school board meeting.

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Legislative Briefing Held in Washington

Posted: Sunday, January 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The first legislative briefing of the 2015 session was held in Washington yesterday morning.

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State Auditor Releases Results of Investigation into Mid-Prairie’s Finances

Posted: Sunday, January 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A special investigation into Mid-Prairie’s finances over a two year period has revealed what a former business manager used a district credit card for.

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RUSS Board Approves Exit Agreement, Now Up to Counties

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:24 am

The RUSS board, or Regional Utility Service Systems, has approved an exit agreement for three counties seeking to withdraw from the organization.

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Local Fire Departments Respond to Fire Southwest of Iowa City

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The cause of a fire that destroyed a building southwest of  Iowa City yesterday remains undetermined.

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Public Hearing Set for Riverside Fire Truck Discussion

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A public hearing focused on the new fire truck the Riverside Fire Department is planning to purchase is set for Monday, January 26th.

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WENS Use and Funding Being Determined

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The WENS, an emergency notification system that sends text message alerts to subscribers, is now a line item in the state budget.

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School Board Approves Calendar, Starts Before Branstad’s Request

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The first day of school for Washington students for the 2015-2016 school year will be August 25th.

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Appointments on Kalona Council’s Agenda for Monday

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council has a light agenda for Monday’s meeting.

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Winner Selected for KCII Cash Call $1,000 Grand Prize

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Yesterday the winner of KCII’s $1,000 grand prize for the Christmas Cash Call was announced.

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Deer Harvest Increases to Over 101,000 in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Over 1,500 deer were harvested in Washington County in 2014.

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Local Fire Departments Respond to Fire Southwest of Iowa City

Posted: Friday, January 16th, 2015 at 10:30 pm

The cause of a fire that destroyed a building southwest of  Iowa City yesterday remains undetermined.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, January 16th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Cat Nelson, facility manager of the Washington Community Center, about the upcoming show and auditions for Almost, Maine. We also discuss Nelson’s role with the center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with State Representative for District 78, Jarad Klein.

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And the KCII Cash Call Winner Is…

Posted: Friday, January 16th, 2015 at 8:05 am

Congratulations to Christie Vogler of Iowa City the winner of $1,000 through the KCII Christmas Cash Call.

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Highway 1 Detour to Begin Later This Month

Posted: Friday, January 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Construction on Highway 1 near Brighton is anticipated to begin later this month.

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Temperatures Above Freezing

Posted: Friday, January 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Yesterday it warmed up above freezing for the first time this year.

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