Today’s Local News

Two Vehicles Crash on Highway 22

Posted: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Two vehicles collided on Highway 22 east of Kalona Tuesday afternoon and one person was taken to the hospital.

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Washington County Conservation Working on Enhancing Foster Woods County Park

Posted: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Washington County Conservation Board (WCCB) is injecting new life into a Wellman area park.

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Lincoln Elementary Students to Pedal in Bike-a-Thon Friday

Posted: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Third, fourth, and fifth grade Washington students will be bicycling for their school Friday afternoon.

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Two Area Students Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship Program

Posted: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Two area students have been selected as semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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BREAKING NEWS: Mid-Prairie Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 9:06 pm


Keaton Duwa and Katie Frantz were crowned as 2017 Mid-Prairie Homecoming King and Queen. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The 2017 Mid-Prairie Homecoming King and Queen have been crowned.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about emergency preparedness. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Washington County Riverboat Foundation President David Mitchell about a potential casino being built in Cedar Rapids.

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Two Newcomers, One Incumbent Elected to Washington School Board

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:29 am

Ballots were hand-counted in Washington County for school elections Tuesday and results came in at 11:20 p.m.

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Highland and Mid-Prairie School Board Election Results

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Residents across Washington County voted for representatives to serve on area school boards in Tuesday’s election.

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One Hurt in Head-On Highway 218 Crash

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:27 am

A teenage driver lost control, went across the Highway 218 median, and struck another vehicle head-on Tuesday afternoon.

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One Transported to University Hospital After Rollover Wreck

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A Wellman woman was trapped in her vehicle after a single-vehicle rollover wreck Tuesday night near West Chester.

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Washington County Looks to Add Chest Compression Devices to Ambulances with Help from Grant

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Washington County is submitting a grant request for five new CPR devices totaling $75,000 to assist emergency medical personnel in ambulances.

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Potential Casino in Cedar Rapids Could Negatively Impact Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) will be deciding this November whether or not to allow a casino be built in Cedar Rapids.

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Iowa Corn Reaching Maturity, Farmers Preparing for Harvest

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Corn is reaching maturity and soybeans are dropping leaves as farmers across Iowa prepare for harvest.

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Keota Farmers Elected in Leadership Roles for Soybean Association

Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:20 am


The Iowa Soybean Association board of directors elected its 2018 officers. Pictured, left to right, are: Stephanie Essick of Dickens, treasurer; Bill Shipley of Nodaway, president; Lindsay Greiner of Keota, president-elect; Tim Bardole of Rippey, secretary. Not pictured: Dave Walton of Wilton; executive committee. Photo courtesy of the Iowa Soybean Association.

Two Keota farmers have been elected to leadership positions in the soybean industry.

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BREAKING NEWS: Washington School Election Results

Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 11:32 pm

Ballots were hand-counted in Washington County for school elections Tuesday and results came in at 11:20 p.m.

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BREAKING NEWS: School Board Election Results

Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 10:36 pm

Residents across Washington County voted for representatives to serve on area school boards in Tuesday’s election.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about emergency preparedness. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Fairfield filmmaker Graham Cooper whose film “Atmanous” was selected by IPTV for the second season of “The Film Lounge” this February.

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Vote Today in School Elections, Listen to KCII for Results

Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 6:29 am

 

Polls are open from noon to 8 p.m. today for school elections.

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