Today's Local News

Kalona Sewer Relining Nearly Done

Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 at 6:19 am

A sewer relining project in Kalona is nearly complete.

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Riverside Celebrating Captain Kirk’s Birthday

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

A birthday that hasn’t occurred yet will be celebrated this evening.

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Relay for Life Partners with Corn Country Cruisers

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s Relay for Life event will again be held in June.

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Fairfield Restaurant in Burger Contest’s Top Ten

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Ten restaurants are competing to have their burger named the best in Iowa.

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Flu Still Circulating in Iowa

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Influenza is still regional in its geographic spread in Iowa with minimal activity.

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Questions Over Insurance for CERT in Washington County

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Last month, the Washington County Emergency Management Commission approved $3,250 to serve as seed money for the creation of a Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT.

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Several Easter Egg Hunts Planned

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

Parents have a few more days to sign their children up an event that puts a twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt.

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Alliant Energy Helping with Heating Costs

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

Alliant Energy is donating $2,000,000 to assist low income families with heating costs through community action agencies in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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E85 Purchases in 2014 Set Record

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:20 am

Motorists purchased over 2.9 million gallons of E85 fuel in the fourth quarter of 2014 and over 11.9 million gallons during 2014, a record-setting amount according to the Iowa Department of Revenue.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Dave Watson of the First Assembly of God.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by John Heisdorffer to discuss his visit to Washington D.C. and his experience at the Commodity Classic. Heisdorffer is farms in Keokuk County and is a member of the American Soybean Association Board of Directors.

Mount Pleasant Shooting Investigation Continues

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Authorities are continuing their investigation into a shooting that occurred in Mount Pleasant earlier this week.

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Friends Group Holding Annual Book Sale

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Members of the community can add to their book collections and help the Kalona Library tomorrow morning.

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Final Legislative Briefing of the Session Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The third and final legislative briefing of the session held in Washington will be tomorrow.

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Almost, Maine on Stage this Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area actors are taking the stage this weekend to perform Almost, Maine.

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First Day of Spring Today

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Today is the Vernal Equinox, the first official day of spring.

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Preschoolers Invited to Learn About Weather

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The next class in a series designed to get the area’s youngest learners interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, is being held tomorrow.

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Washington’s Fashion Weeks Draws to a Close

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Washington’s Fashion Week is wrapping up with open houses and a style show.

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Drought Conditions Increase Slightly

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions in Iowa have increased by a tenth of a percent from last week to this week.

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Final Legislative Briefing of the Session Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The third and final legislative briefing of the session held in Washington will be tomorrow.

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