Today’s Local News

Special Election to Fill Washington City Council Vacancy

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:29 am

A special election will be held this summer to fill the vacancy on the Washington City Council.

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Kidzfest Kicks Off KCII Summer Town Tour Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Join the KCII Big Red Radio on the first stop of the KCII Summer Town Tour this Friday at Kidzfest in downtown Washington.

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Opening Statements Given and Witnesses Testify in Chrzan Trial

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Defense Attorney Jeffrey Powell and defendant Ambrashia Chrzan. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Opening statements from the attorneys were given and six witnesses testified Wednesday in the trial of Ambrashia Chrzan of Riverside.

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Washington High School Seniors Awarded Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire,” is the motto of the Washington High School Class of 2018.

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Ready, Set, Go! State Track Meet Begins Today

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Today is the first day of the annual three-day Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet.

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Washington High School to Have 140 Students Graduate

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The 2018 Class of Washington High School is now counting down the hours, as their last day in school is Friday.

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Washington County Conservation Issues New Firewood Permit

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Residents interested in chopping up trees for free firewood have the opportunity again.

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Funds Available to Help Farmers with Nutrient Reduction Practices

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Water Quality Initiative has limited funds available to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley about Renewable Fuel Standards and the Farm Bill.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Rachel Kerns, the new program director for the Mid-Prairie Home School Assistance Program. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Chrzan Trial Begins with Jury Selection

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Ambrashia Chrzan

The trial of a Riverside mother charged with child endangerment resulting in death began Tuesday.

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Two Vehicles Collide in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Two vehicles collided and airbags deployed at a wreck in Washington Tuesday night.

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Spring Grants to be Awarded Tomorrow by Washington County Riverboat Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:26 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation will be awarding grants to area non-profits at their annual spring ceremony Thursday evening.

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Gas Tank Catches Fire in Keota

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A gas tank caught fire in the City of Keota Monday and crews from area fire departments were called in to assist in extinguishing it.

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Patching Underway on Six Washington County Roads

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A nearly quarter of a million dollar road patching project is underway in Washington County.

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Washington Farmers’ Market Returns for 30th Year Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Oven-fresh baked goods, spring vegetables, succulents, and handmade crafts will all be for sale Thursday in Washington’s Central Park.

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County Roads Upgrading Mower, Replacing 23-Year-Old Equipment

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:22 am

A 23-year-old mower will be replaced by Washington County with new equipment for just over $75,000 this summer.

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Winfield City Council Approves Water and Sewer Rate Increases

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The water and sewer rates for the City of Winfield are increasing.

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BREAKING NEWS: Car and SUV Collide in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Traffic was slowed in Washington as agencies responded to a two vehicle wreck Tuesday evening.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce Event Coordinator Alisha Davis about plans for Tractorcade in June.

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