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Wet, Windy Monday in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Monday was a windy day to start the week in Washington.

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Baseball Bat at Two Washington Incidents Over Holiday Weekend, Injuries Reported

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 6:24 am

A baseball bat was used in two separate incidents Washington Police responded to over the holiday weekend.

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How to Avoid Injury When Shoveling Snow

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 6:22 am

With winter approaching and snow on the horizon, Eric Turner of JET Physical Therapy says shoveling snow can cause injury if not done properly.

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Remember to Clear Sidewalks this Winter

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 6:21 am

While snow and ice have yet to fall in Washington this season, residents of Washington are reminded of the City’s ordinances regarding cleaning sidewalks.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Michelle Redlinger, director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, about the upcoming Candlelight Tour of Homes. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Eric Turner of JET Physical Therapy about exercise during the holidays.

Man Dies Following Arrest in Jefferson County

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 10:25 am

A man is dead due to an unknown medical issue while in police custody in Jefferson County.

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Baseball Bat at Two Washington Incidents Over Holiday Weekend, Injuries Reported

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 9:03 am

A baseball bat was used in two separate incidents Washington Police responded to over the holiday weekend.

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City of Kalona Receives Largest Grant of the WCRF Fall Awards

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:28 am

At the recent Washington County Riverboat Foundation grant awards presentation, the largest amount given to a single organization was $100,000 to the City of Kalona.

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Candlelight Tour of Homes in Washington Starts Saturday

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:27 am


A home on the 2014 tour. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Four homes, a historic site and an art center are all part of this year’s Candlelight Tour of Homes in Washington.

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STEM Festival in Washington for K-8 Students Wednesday

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:25 am

A STEM festival for young students is being held in Washington this Wednesday.

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Santa Visits Washington Over the Weekend

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Santa Claus lights the holiday lights around the square in Washington with the assistance of a few elves. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Santa Claus came to town on Saturday when Washington held its Holiday Blitz.

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Rain Recorded in Washington, Chance of Snow Friday

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Rain and wind swept across the KCII-listening area Sunday. Washington received 0.25 inches of rain Sunday.

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Awareness and Treatment Key for Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Type 1 is the most serious kind of diabetes, and without proper treatment it can lead to a multitude of health complications.

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Wayland Man Cited for Spilling Load on Highway

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The windshield of a car was damaged Sunday when a driver reported something flew off of the vehicle in front of her own and struck her car.

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Christmas is Coming Early in Kalona

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The annual Christmas in Kalona celebration is returning on Saturday, December 3rd.

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IMS Students Come from Around the World

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2016 at 6:28 am


Courtesy of Iowa Mennonite School

There are 89 students currently attending Iowa Mennonite School according to official enrollment, and they aren’t just from Iowa.

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KCII Big Red Radio Visiting Washington Tour of Homes Today

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The KCII Big Red Radio will be in Washington tonight for another stop on the KCII Caring Christmas food drive.

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Click It or Ticket

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 6:28 am

In Iowa this year there have been 352 traffic fatalities, 23.08% more than last year.

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Washington Conservation Hopes to Make Foster Woods More Popular

Posted: Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Foster Woods County Park is an 18 acre park located near Wellman, and the Washington County Conservation Board is working on improving the park to draw more people to it.

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