Today's Local News

Washington Represented at State 4-H Council

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am


Both Emma Stout and Kaitlin Hora received Leadership Awards at the recent 4-H Awards & Family Fun Night for showing leadership at the county and state level through their involvement with the State 4-H Council. (Photo courtesy of Washington County 4-H.)

Two Washington County 4-H’ers have been selected and inducted into the State 4-H Council.

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Louisa County Extension Starting Safety Program

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A local extension office is planning to educate schoolchildren on the importance of farm safety.

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Riverside Senior Dining Seeking Assistance

Posted: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The senior dining program in Riverside is looking for assistance.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Robyn Harvey-Smith of Hospice of Washington County about hospice care as November is National Hospice and Palliative Care month.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the reopening of the healthcare marketplace with Eric Greiner, Certified Enrollment Counselor at River Hills Community Health Center in Richland.

BREAKING NEWS: Two People Found Dead in Fairfield Motel

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 9:15 am

Two people were reportedly found deceased at a motel in Fairfield yesterday.

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Local Soldiers Mobilized for Ebola Outbreak

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:29 am

The 294th Area Support Medical Company of the Iowa Army National Guard based in Washington has been notified of a pending mobilization in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Multiple Wrecks Reported During Saturday’s Snowfall

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:24 am

With the first snowfall of the season Saturday across much of Iowa, a number of accidents happened in Washington County.

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Session Held for High School Students Wanting to Take Kirkwood Classes

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Students thinking about enrolling in Kirkwood classes through their high schools next year are able to get more information tomorrow.

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Mid-Prairie’s Ex-Business Manager to Stand Trial Next Week

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A former Mid-Prairie employee accused of stealing from the district will stand trial next Tuesday.

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Second Round of Healthcare Enrollment Now Open

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Those without health insurance, or want to shop around for a better plan, have until February 15th to do so.

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Deadline Set for Lighting Contest Signup

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Signup is underway for the Riverside “Town & Country Christmas” Lighting contest.

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Leaf Vacuum Continues Work

Posted: Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The leaf vacuum in the City of Washington is working on North 2nd Avenue today and is expected to stay on schedule for the rest of the leaf season.

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Second Round of Healthcare Enrollment Now Open

Posted: Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Those without health insurance, or want to shop around for a better plan, have until February 15th to do so.

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Washington School Board Discusses Budget Reductions

Posted: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School Board is looking at ways to reduce the budget by a quarter of a million dollars.

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Multi-Million Project in Washington Must Move

Posted: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A multi-million dollar project in Washington has had to relocate due to state regulations.

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Area 4-H’ers Awarded

Posted: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am


County Council kicked off the evening in fun fashion with a Throwback Threads 4-H Fashion Show. Eight members modeled 4-H uniforms from the 1960s to present. These uniforms would have been worn to formal county events such as awards night or county rally or state conference.

Washington County 4-Hers and volunteers were recently recognized for their work throughout the year.

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Burglary Suspect Taken into Custody

Posted: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A suspect in a residential burglary that occurred this spring is in custody.

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Credential Awarded to Local Program

Posted: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Washington County program is one of 54 programs across the state to be honored with a credential.

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Sheriff’s Personnel Take Part in No Shave November

Posted: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Many beards are getting longer than usual as part of No Shave November

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