Today’s Local News

Washington County Out of Drought-Affected Area After Rainfall

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

September rainfall has dramatically reduced drought conditions in southeastern Iowa.

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National Day of Action Saturday

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 6:25 am

September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month. Within that, September 15th is National Day of Action.

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Mid-Prairie Approves Flexibility Account Spending

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board approved transferring funds to their flexibility account at their recent meeting.

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Special Discounts at Washington Restaurants in Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 6:21 am

Have you been wanting to try out a locally-owned Washington restaurant?

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Washington County Conservation Accepting Reservations for 2019

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Are you planning a family reunion, outdoor wedding or reception, or other outdoor event?

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BREAKING NEWS: Henry County Officials Investigating Bank Robbery

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 2:11 pm

Just before noon on Friday the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to a report of a bank robbery at the US Bank located at 301 East Washington Street in Mount Pleasant.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News talks with Washington Homecoming King and Queen Griffin Wood and Gwendolyn Flannery after their coronation Thursday night.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with disabled veterans James Thompson, Sam Fox, and Elmer Hansen at the National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

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Washington Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:29 am


Photos by Sam McIntosh.

The 2018 Washington Homecoming King and Queen was crowned Thursday night.

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Washington YMCA Receives $500,000 Grant for New Facility

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:28 am

The YMCA of Washington County has just received a funding boost for their new Washington Community Y.

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Adaptive Sports and Camaraderie for Disabled Veterans at 25th Annual TEE Tournament

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Photos by Sam McIntosh

The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament is celebrating 25 years in southeast Iowa this week, as they host 250 veterans from across the country for a week of activities and camaraderie.

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Latest Crop Report Indicates Harvest Underway

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

With another week of widespread rainfall, Iowa farmers had just 2.1 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending September 9, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Activities for the week included harvesting seed corn, chopping corn silage and moving grain.

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Board of Supervisors and YMCA Find Common Ground on Projects

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Washington YMCA have agreed to move forward on a pair of projects in the best interest of both groups.

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Washington Man Arrested in Brighton

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:25 am

At approximately 7:30 a.m. Wednesday local authorities reported being out with a wanted subject at 104 North Taylor Street in Brighton.

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WACO Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:24 am


2018 WACO Homecoming King Queen Matthew Leichty and Caitlin Sells.

Homecoming week for the WACO School District culminates tonight with the Warriors facing the Montezuma Braves in their football game.

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Lake Darling Pedestrian Bridge Completion Expected this Fall

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Visitors at Lake Darling State Park may have noticed the new pedestrian bridge that was installed earlier this year.

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BREAKING NEWS: Washington Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 9:24 pm

The 2018 Washington Homecoming King and Queen has been crowned.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington Farmers’ Market Master Bob Shepherd about this farmers’ market season and fall produce.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Mark Kaufman, Chad Edeker, and Colton Horak at the ribbon cutting for the Kaufman Athletic Training and Fitness Center at WACO High School

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Public Hearing Set for Northern Heights Development in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The City of Riverside is getting close to accepting an agreement for the Northern Heights Development.

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