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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about tonight’s job fair.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off with Carol Hough, event director for the West Chester Heritage Association.

Home Shopping Extravaganza Begins Today

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:25 am

KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is underway today.

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Plan Includes Over $1 Million in Cuts and Cost Saving Measures at Columbus

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Nearly $1.5 million in cuts are being made to the 2015 and 2016 budgets to address Columbus Community School District’s deficit spending.

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Barn Fire Near Wellman Monday

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

At 7:38 a.m. yesterday a barn was reportedly on fire in rural Wellman.

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Regional Center Helping Area Businesses Find Employees Today

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Area manufacturers are teaming up with the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center today to find employees.

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Additional Chance to See Brinton Show at Opera House

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

There will be two world premieres at the Ainsworth Opera House next month.

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Chili Cook-off Taking Place in West Chester

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The public is invited to prepare their best batch of chili for a contest coming up this weekend.

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Flu Remains Widespread in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Flu activity in Iowa is considered minimal but widespread at this time with the State Hygienic Laboratory detecting six flu A, one flu A subtype pending, and four flu B cases.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Darryl Carr of First Baptist Church in Washington.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss the challenges members of the state legislature face as they begin working on the budget with Jarad Klein, State Representative for House District 78 .

BREAKING NEWS: Barn Fire in Rural Kalona

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 am

A barn caught fire in rural Kalona this morning.

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Legislators Field Constituents’ Questions at Briefing

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Representative Jarad Klein, Senator Kevin Kinney and Representative Dave Heaton met with constituents Saturday morning at the second legislative briefing of the session at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Washington County Above State Averages for Corn and Soybean Yields

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

In 2014, Iowa corn growers produced the third largest crop on record with 2.37 billion bushels.

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Keota School Board Approves Budget Cuts

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

At a special meeting last week, the Keota School Board voted to reduce the size of the elementary school’s teaching staff.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Tomorrow KCII Radio’s bi-annual Home Shopping Extravaganza will begin at 10 a.m.

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Deadline for Cities to Submit Budget Approaching

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The deadline for Riverside to submit a budget for next fiscal year is approaching.

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Full Report Released for Fatal Accident in Washington County

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Iowa State Patrol has released the full accident report for a fatal wreck on G36 Friday morning, north of Washington near Nutmeg Avenue.

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Vacancies Remain on Kalona Boards

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Those living in Kalona interested in volunteering their time on one of the city’s boards can contact city hall.

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Two Fires Extinguished Sunday Morning

Posted: Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Early Sunday, at 12:09 a.m., the Washington Fire Department responded to a fire call in the 1100 block of West 18th Street, east of Highway 1.

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