Today's Local News

Cruisers for Critters Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An annual fundraiser for area animals is being held tomorrow in downtown Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington High School Principal Erik Buchholz about this year’s daily schedule of classes and the new Kirkwood Regional Center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Mike Hendrickson, who is being inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame this weekend  for his years of volunteer work at the Louisa County Fair.

New Home for Public Health Considered

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A new building for Washington County Public Health is being considered.

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River Palooza to Benefit Proposed Community Center

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Riverside and a community organization are holding a day long celebration this weekend.

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Louisa County Nominee Chosen for Induction into Hall of Fame

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A longtime volunteer at the Louisa County Fair is being inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame this weekend.

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Two Bike Races to be in Washington County

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Two secondary road use permits were approved for cycling races at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Relay for Life Raising Awareness and Funds

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tonight’s Keokuk County Relay for Life has been cancelled due to the threat of rain and thunderstorms.

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WHS Classes Start at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Classes will start at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday at Washington High School.

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WHS Freshman Orientation Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Washington High School freshmen will have their computer roll out tonight.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the Lone Tree Fall Festival with Russ Forbes, president of the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce and one of the festival’s organizers.

Cleaning Scheduled for Goncho Apartment Building

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A hearing regarding the Goncho Apartment building was held this week.

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Knupp’s Steer Wins “People’s Choice” and Raises $29,000

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Knupp shows a steer at the Washington County Fair. (Photo contributed)

Tanner Knupp, the first Washington County 4-H’er to take part in the Governor’s Charity Steer show, brought in nearly $30,000 with his steer Toby.

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Roadwork Continues on Highway 1

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A November finish is anticipated for the work on Highway 1.

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School Board Approves Goals

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The four goals for the Washington School Board this year were approved at last night’s school board meeting.

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Eye Screenings, Exams Recommended Before School

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Eye screenings and exams are recommended for certain ages before going back to school.

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Supervisors Approve Jailers’ Wage Increases

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Jailers’ wages in Washington County have been approved.

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Mid-Prairie Looking at Options Ahead of Fall Grant Cycle

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:22 am

All possibilities are being considered as Mid-Prairie School District prepares for the fall round of Washington County Riverboat grants.

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Most of Corn Crop in Excellent or Good Condition

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly all of the corn in Southeast Iowa is silking and 53 percent is in or past the dough stage.

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Lone Tree Fall Festival Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

An event that over 100 people participated in at last year’s Lone Tree Fall Festival is returning this year.

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