Today's Local News

Kalona Boy Scout Trip Visiting Effigy Mounds This Summer

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Boy Scout troop in Kalona is planning a trip up to one of Iowa’s national monuments.

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Plant Strawberries in April

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:20 am

April is the best time to plant strawberries in Iowa, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Jonathan “Pacman” Taylor of the Iowa chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse about the organization and what it does to help victims of child abuse.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Ron Wehr, owner of Wehr Honey Farm, joins us for today’s program to discuss the impact the cold start to spring has had on foraging and the amount of bees they lost over the winter.

Decision on Whether to Allow Another Iowa Casino Coming Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The fate of the proposed casino in Cedar Rapids will be decided next week.

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Public Invited to Bunker Mill Bridge Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A meeting dealing with the future of the Bunker Mill Bridge restoration is taking place this evening.

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Biker Group Works to Help Child Abuse Victims

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

April is National Child Abuse Prevention month across the United States and an organization in Iowa is working to help victims of child abuse.

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Washington Community Foundation Presents More than $29,000

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

More than $29,000 was awarded to 11 area programs by the Community Foundation of Washington County.

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Green Thanks Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H and Youth Coordinator Amy Green is thanking the many volunteers that help with 4-H during this National Volunteer Week.

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School Board to Consider Budget, Fee Increases

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A public hearing for the Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the Washington Community School District will be held tomorrow night.

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Drought Conditions Better than Last Year

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions across the state remain unchanged from the last reporting period according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Cold Start to Spring Delays Foraging for Area’s Bees

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 6:20 am

When it comes to the amount of bees they lost, it was an average winter for a local beekeeping operation.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Representative Bruce Braley about his senate campaign.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Assistant Scout Master for Kalona Boy Scout Troop 234, Kevin Kromer, joins us to discuss a trip they’re taking to the Effigy Mounds this summer.

Work Session Regarding Septic Systems in County Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A special work session with the Washington County Board of Supervisors regarding Richmond and Rubio septic systems is being held tomorrow.

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Rep. Braley Seeking Senate Seat

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Representative Bruce Braley is seeking retiring Senator Tom Harkin’s senate seat this election cycle.

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Highway 1 Resurfacing Begins Next Monday

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A project on Highway 1 scheduled to begin next week will require alternating lane closures during daylight hours.

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Seed Exchange Library Now Available

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Seed Exchange Library is now available to patrons at the Washington Public Library.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Competing in Championships

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie Jazz Band is traveling to Des Moines tomorrow for the 2014 Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Free Appliance Pick Up Today Only

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Free appliance recycling pick up is taking place in the City of Washington today only.

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