Today's Local News

Walk Around the Square for Dinner for Savor Washington

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow night the annual Slow Down and Savor Washington event will be held in downtown Washington.

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Farm Planning Course for Women to be Held

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

A five-session course titled “Managing for Today and Tomorrow: Farm Transition Planning” begins next week in Washington.

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Online Voter Registration Coming to Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The office of the Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced this week that the Iowa Voter Registration Commission adopted a rule allowing eligible voters who have a valid driver’s license or state ID to apply for voter registration online.

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Area School Districts Participating in District Speech Contest

Posted: Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6:21 am

Local speech teams will head to Wapello tomorrow to take part in the District Large Group Speech Contest.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Rich Taylor of Iowa District 42 about education and the minimum wage.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Wellman Parkside YMCA Facility Director, Angie Boyse, to discuss YMCA of Washington County’s new branch in Kalona.

BREAKING NEWS: Superintendent Selected for Washington

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 8:52 am

The Washington Community School Board made an offer to a superintendent candidate this morning and the offer was accepted.

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Columbus Junction Man Arrested After Child Suffers Severe Head Trauma

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:25 am

A four-month-old is in critical condition at the University of Iowa Hospital, and her father is in custody.

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Cause of Fire Southwest of Iowa City Determined

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:23 am

Officials believe a fire that destroyed a pole building near Iowa City started in a wood pile.

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Rain and Snow Expected in Washington This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

Snow is in the forecast for Washington over the weekend. Starting in the overnight Saturday with snow and rain expected in the area and temperatures around 35 degrees Fahrenheit.

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City Council Sets Priorities – Downtown Revitalization, Hotel/Motel Tax Referendum

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 am

With a unanimous vote, the Washington City Council approved the strategic priorities work plan for 2015 and 2016 at their meeting this week.

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Libraries Asking Supervisors for Same Funds

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington County Public Library Association gave a presentation and asked for the same amount of funding from the Washington County Board of Supervisors at their meeting this week.

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Kalona Council Reviews Audit Results

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:21 am

It’s unlikely that the Kalona City Council will hire additional staff members to address the only blemish on the city’s audit report.

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Taylor Applauds State of the Union Address

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:20 am

Tuesday evening President Barack Obama gave the annual State of the Union Address.

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Despite Winter Weather, Begin to Think Spring

Posted: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 6:20 am


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Despite the average temperature so far this month only being 15.4 degrees, now is the time to start planning spring gardens.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, Director of Main Street Washington, about Saturday’s Slow Down and Savor Washington event.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Ryan Schlabaugh, Kalona City Administrator, to discuss board and committee openings.

Many Accidents in Washington County on Slick Roads Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:25 am

Slick roads were reported throughout Southeast Iowa Tuesday morning and a number of car accidents occurred.

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Savor Washington This Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

Eight restaurants in downtown Washington are taking part in the annual Slow Down and Savor Washington event this Saturday.

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Council Approves Sewer Projects in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council approved two sewer projects at their meeting last night.

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