Today’s Local News

Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with 4-H Horse and Pony Club Leader Jessica Read for National 4-H Week.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re speaking with Doug Ommen, Iowa Insurance Commissioner, about the healthcare open enrollment period coming up in November.

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Supervisor, Senate, and House Candidate Participate In Forum

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:30 am

Eight candidates running for office in the upcoming elections took part in a forum Tuesday night in Washington.

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Local WWII Veteran Finally Receives Medals

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A 95-year-old World War II veteran who lives in Washington received service medals Tuesday, more than 70 years after the end of the war.

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Date Set for Hearing on Communications Building Loan

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:27 am

The date has been set for a public hearing on a loan agreement to fund a new emergency communications building for Washington County.

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Sexual Assault Arrests Made in Henry County

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Two men were arrested in Henry County for sexual abuse of a minor. Fifty-four-year-old Randall Stewart of Salem and 25-year-old David Rice of Atkins were arrested for sexual abuse of a juvenile female.

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Area Students Collect More than 4,000 Diapers for Local Families

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Photos courtesy of Erin Almelien

Washington Middle School students far surpassed their goal of donating 1500 diapers to HACAP this week.

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Extension to Celebrate a Century in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A century of helping Washington County with access to education and research will be celebrated Thursday with the 100th anniversary of Washington County Extension.

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Riverside Fire Department Tries Out New Facility

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:20 am

At the end of September the Riverside Fire Department used their brand new facility for training for the first time.

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BREAKING NEWS: KCII Severe Weather Action Team Responds to Tornado Warning

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 4:53 pm

The National Weather service issued tornado warnings in the KCII listening area Tuesday afternoon.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health Nurse Lynn Fisher about influenza and vaccines. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

In today’s program we’re speaking with Waylon Shutlz, Chief of the Ainsworth Fire Department, about their open house this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Ainsworth Fire Station.

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Injury Accident in Riverside Monday Morning

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:30 am

Early Monday morning following a pursuit there was an injury in a car wreck at Vine Ave and 116th Circle, near Riverside.

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Flooding Continues Across KCII Listening Area

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:29 am

Flood warnings have been issued along the Iowa River, English River, Cedar River, and Skunk River in the KCII listening area.

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Have a Safe Harvest, Reach Out for Help

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:27 am

With harvest underway, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is reminding all Iowans to be safe and for farmers to reach out for help.

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Ainsworth Fire Department Holding Open House and Operation EDITH

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Wednesday, October 10th, the Ainsworth Fire Department is holding their second annual open house at the Ainsworth fire station. Beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Celebrate National 4-H Week by Inspiring Kids to Do

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Head, heart, hands, and health are the four pillars of 4-H.

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Man Arrested for Assault in Downtown Washington

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:23 am

One man was arrested for assault following a fight in Washington.

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Lightning Strikes Cause Two Fires in Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Area fire departments extinguished fires following lightning strikes Friday.

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Louisa County Preparing for Flooding

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:20 am

With excessive rain over the weekend and continuing into this week Louisa County is taking steps to prepare the public for flooding.

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