Today’s Local News

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Washington County

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 4:22 pm

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Washington County at 3:30 p.m. Thursday

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health nurse Lynn Fisher about immunization requirements for students going to school this fall. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Lake Darling State Park Ranger Zach Haworth about the pedestrian bridge they are installing this fall.

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New Meningitis Vaccine Requirements for 7th and 12th Grade Students

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:29 am

There is a new requirement for meningitis vaccines and boosters for students going back to school this fall.

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Riverside Takes Action on Downtown Sidewalk Plans

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The sidewalks in downtown Riverside may be getting a major facelift after a city council discussion and decision made this Monday.

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Washington County Sends 4-Hers to State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Washington County students are taking part in the Iowa State Fair with multiple livestock shown and 49 non-livestock projects on display.

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Windstream Outage Caused by Cut Fiber

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Windstream customers in the KCII-listening area experienced outages Tuesday due to a fiber being cut.

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DNR Accepting Construction Bids for New Lake Darling Bridge

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:24 am


Bids are due this Friday for a new pedestrian bridge to be installed at Lake Darling State Park.

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Washington Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Charges Pending for Possession of Meth

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Police arrested a man in Washington following a traffic stop Wednesday night.

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Enhance Iowa Visits Washington Auditorium

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:22 am

A state organization that helped fund the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center had the chance to tour the one-year-old facility Wednesday.

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Kalona Area Businesses Selling Local Goods at Iowa State Fair

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 6:20 am


Kalona Chocolates is one of several Kalona businesses participating in the Iowa State Fair vendor booth. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

“Nothing Compares” to the 10 days of food and fun had at the Iowa State Fair starting today and lasting until the 20th.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Veta Thode and Jean Knowles about a school supply drive in the Washington School District that is being held in honor of their mom. They are daughters of the late Reta Beemblossom. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Mid-Prairie West Elementary Counselor and Feed the Kids board member Leanne Bender about the Feed the Kids Dinner and Auction happening on August 26. This is the second part of a two-part discussion.

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Phil Miller Wins District 82 Representative Seat in Special Election

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The ballots are in from Tuesday night’s special election and Iowa State House District 82 has a new representative.

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Sigourney Man Faces Charge of Second Degree Sexual Abuse

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:25 am

A Sigourney man has been arrested and charged with second degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony.

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Supervisors Approve Bid for Culvert Replacement, Comes in Under Estimate

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:24 am

One lone bid was submitted for a culvert replacement near 110th and Locust Avenue northwest of Kalona.

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Washington School Board to Consider Goals, Keota Sharing Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Goals for the upcoming school year and a sharing agreement with Keota are on the agenda for tonight’s Washington School Board meeting.

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Busy Summer at Steele Family Aquatic Center

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Over 11,000 people have visited the Steele Family Aquatic Center in Washington this summer.

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Iowa’s Corn Condition Declines

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s corn condition declined from last week to this week, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Brighton Parcel Owned by County May be Purchased by City

Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 6:22 am

A property with years of unpaid taxes in Brighton that has been held by Washington County may soon be purchased by the City of Brighton.

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