Today's Local News

Kalona Notifying Homeowners of Proposed Parking Changes

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Kalona homeowners near future no parking areas are being notified ahead of next week’s city council meeting.

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Bridge Damage Leads to Arrest

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A bridge near the intersection of Ginkgo Avenue and 270th Street is closed after being hit by a vehicle over the weekend.

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Ice Not Ready to Support Anglers

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Ice fishing on Lake Darling will be a possibility this winter, if the ice gets thick enough.

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North 2nd Avenue Closed Most of Today

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

North 2nd Avenue in Washington will be closed most of today for maintenance.

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College Financial Aid Presentation Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Do you have a plan to pay for college?

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Mitten Tree Growing with Donations

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A tree decorated with scarves, hats and mittens is up in the foyer of the Washington Public Library.

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State Funds Going Toward Economic Development

Posted: Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Economic Development Authority recently awarded the Creative Corridor Alliance $50,000 for economic development initiatives.

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Library Offers Wireless Internet in All of Downtown

Posted: Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at 6:22 am

People can now access free wireless internet in all of downtown Washington through the Washington Public Library’s free wireless signal.

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State Funds Going Toward Economic Development

Posted: Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Economic Development Authority recently awarded the Creative Corridor Alliance $50,000 for economic development initiatives.

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Four Arrested in “Ice” Meth Case

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am


Top row, left to right: Marissa Ann Villhauer, Michael Andrew Joslin
Bottom row, left to right: Joseph Emery Beverlin, James Paul Hubbell

An ongoing “ice” methamphetamine distribution case led to the arrests of four people in Washington County this week.

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Candlelight Tour of Homes Tonight

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The trees are decorated, the stockings hung and lights are up for tonight’s annual Candlelight Tour of Homes in Washington.

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Controlled Burn Postponed

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A controlled burn at a conservation area in Washington County is being rescheduled.

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Shotgun Deer Hunting Now Open

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The shotgun deer hunting season opener is today.

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Maintenance to Close North 2nd Avenue Monday

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A street in Washington will be closed Monday for maintenance.

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Free Symphony Concert in Local Church Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A free Chamber Orchestra Concert will be held in the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church near Harper tomorrow.

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Historical Village Holding Open House During Christmas in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Historical Village will stay open late tonight for the Tour of Churches.

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Washington One of 18 Communities to Receive Historic Preservation Grant

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs announced Thursday more than $170,000 in historic preservation grants have been awarded to 21 projects in 18 communities across Iowa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News Director Sally Hart continues her conversation with Michelle Redlinger, Washington Chamber of Commerce Director, about the Candlelight Tour of Homes.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we focus on the Southeast Iowa Symphony Chamber Orchestra’s performance in rural Harper on Saturday. Robert McConnell, conductor and cirector of the orchestra, joins us to discuss what they’ll play and the history of the building they’ll perform in.

Boil Advisory Lifted in Kalona

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 10:18 am

The boil advisory issued for part of Kalona earlier this week has been lifted.

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