Today’s Local News

Bank Robbed in Hedrick

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 8:21 am

The South Ottumwa Savings bank in Hedrick was robbed yesterday, according to the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Former Archer Employee Given Five Years Probation for Theft Charge

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:29 am

A Washington woman has been given five years probation for embezzlement from Archer Appliance Electronics.

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Fairfield Man Dies in Police Shootout in Ottumwa

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:28 am

A Fairfield man was killed in a shootout near Liberty Elementary School in Ottumwa.

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Nomination Papers Now Accepted for November Election

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Auditor’s Office is now accepting nomination papers for non-party offices that will appear on the November general election ballot.

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Washington Betterment Foundation Hosts Garden Walk This Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Summer presents the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, and the Washington Betterment Foundation has a way you can do that and help a great cause.

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Washington High School Marching Band Holds Camp this Week

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Washington High School marching band is busy preparing this week for the fall season with their annual camp.

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Ohio Man Kicks Sheriff’s Deputies in Salem

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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An Ohio man assaulted sheriff’s deputies while being arrested in Salem.

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Billups, Uhl Running for Mid-Prairie School Board Seat

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Two candidates have officially filed for a school board seat in Mid-Prairie’s special election.

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Free Comic Book Workshop Begins Wednesday at Washington Public Library

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Are you aspiring to be the next Stan Lee, or simply want to use your creative and artistic skills in a new way?

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BREAKING NEWS: Fairfield Man Dies in Police Shootout in Ottumwa

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 1:09 pm

A Fairfield man was killed in a shootout near Liberty Elementary School in Ottumwa.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Martha Hernandez Washington County Public Health’s I-Smile coordinator about upcoming free dental screenings for kids.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with interim superintendent for the WACO Community School District Chris Armstrong.

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BREAKING NEWS: Deceased Muscatine Woman Found in Lee County, Morning Sun Man Charged with Leaving Scene

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 10:38 am

A deceased woman found in Lee County Sunday morning has been identified and a man has been taken into custody.

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Contract Amendment for Recycling Center on Washington City Council Agenda

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:29 am

Consideration of a resolution supporting a traffic engineering assistance program study for the intersection of East Washington Street and South 12th Avenue is on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington City Council meeting.

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First 2018 West Nile Virus Death in Iowa Reported, Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:28 am

The first reported Iowa death associated with West Nile virus in 2018 was announced by the Iowa Department of Public Health Friday.

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Free Dental Screenings for Kindergartners and Ninth Graders Thursday

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Thursday August 9 is the last day Washington County Public health will be giving free dental screenings for children going into Kindergarten and ninth grade.

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School Supplies Being Collected for Second Annual Beemblossom Backpack Benefit

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Fifty-six percent of the students in grades preschool through 2nd grade qualify for free or reduced lunch at Stewart Elementary in Washington.

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Juvenile Joyride and Theft Results in Damage and Charges

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Saturday morning local authorities responded to several reports of a vehicle causing damage in Washington.

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Volunteers Still Needed for Kalona and Wellman Free Summer Lunch Programs

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The start of the school year is just a few weeks away, but there are still opportunities for kids in the Mid-Prairie School District to get a free lunch.

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Big Red Radio Broadcasts Live from Crooked Creek Days in Winfield

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The KCII Summer Town Tour is winding down as it made its penultimate stop at Crooked Creek Days.

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