Today's Local News

Mid-Prairie to Begin Selling Bonds as Early as June

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A new air-conditioning system at Washington Township Elementary will likely be the first project funded by Mid-Prairie’s bond issue.

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Egg Hunt at Sunset Park Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The annual Kiwanis AMers Easter egg hunt will be held this weekend.

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Friends of Lake Darling Seek Donation from Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Friends of Lake Darling is looking to double it’s cabin project this summer and fall.

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Burn Ban in Effect for Johnson, Jefferson Counties

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Jefferson and Johnson counties are under open burning bans.

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Fireworks Scheduled for Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A fireworks permit for tomorrow night was approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors at their meeting yesterday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Center, about space available for students in the academies and progress with the new facility.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today, National Weather Service Meteorologist Donna Dubberke joins us to talk about the tornado that touched down in Lone Tree on Sunday.

Breaking News: Fire Near Keota

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 12:04 pm

At around 11:30 Tuesday morning, local authorities responded to a call regarding a fire at 1248 Hoot Owl Hollow near Keota, in rural Washington County.

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LIHEAP Applications Due Today

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:53 am

Applications are due today for the local Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program at Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, or HACAP.

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Sirens Sounded in Wellman Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Courtesy of Renee Reid.

Sirens sounded in Wellman in the late afternoon Sunday as storms passed through the area.

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Tax Filing Deadline Today

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Today is the Internal Revenue Service tax filing deadline.

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Storm Spotters First to See Lone Tree Tornado

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A tornado touched down in Lone Tree Sunday evening.

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Ainsworth Man Arrested for Assault

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

An Ainsworth man was arrested on five assault charges yesterday morning.

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Horak to be Recognized at Governor’s Scholar Ceremony

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Governor’s Scholar Ceremony is honoring 435 high school seniors across the state.

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Investigation Into Hills Bomb Threat Continues

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The investigation into an incident that occurred in Hills last week is ongoing.

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Project in Kalona to Improve Drainage

Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A project on Kalona’s A Avenue will begin in the next few weeks.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Maureen Howard of Immanuel Lutheran Church about Easter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Director of West Chester First Responders, Vicky Fisher, joins us to discuss being a first responder, and what the proceeds from their breakfast held this past weekend will go towards.

Tornado Near Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Photo courtesy of Renee Reid.

Area authorities confirmed a tornado touched down near Lone Tree yesterday around 6 p.m. according to Weather Eye meteorologists.

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Highway 1 Resurfacing Begins Today

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A project on Highway 1 beginning today will require alternating lane closures during daylight hours.

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