Today’s Local News

UPDATE: One Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in North English

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Authorities have released more details regarding an officer-involved shooting that happened in North English Saturday and left one man dead.

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Washington School Board to Consider Sharing Art, Math Instructors

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Tonight the Washington School Board will meet in Brighton and on the agenda are sharing agreements with other school districts.

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Highland Board Discusses Ainsworth Elementary Building

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The Highland School Board met June 12. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

The Highland School Board is considering what to do with the Ainsworth Elementary building since it will no longer hold classes for the district.

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Airbags Deployed in Wreck Near Kalona

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:23 am

Airbags deployed in a two-vehicle wreck east of Kalona Tuesday.

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Dry Conditions Stressing Plants, Locally Crops Ahead of Five-Year Average

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Last week’s dry conditions allowed farmers 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork statewide.

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Riverside City Council Holding Work Session to Discuss Business Incentives

Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:21 am

The City of Riverside is working to improve economic development in the community.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington Police Officer Ron See about the dangers of leaving children in cars this time of year.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with John Busbee about the six Littleton brothers from Louisa County who lost their lives serving in the Civil War.

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Into the Black a Rousing Success for Iowa Mennonite School

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Mennonite School remained true to their event’s name at their “Into the Black Celebration” June 9.

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Sitler’s LED Supplies Top Growing Company in Corridor

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Photos courtesy of Washington Economic Development Group – Ed Raber

A Washington business has been named the fastest growing company in the Corridor.

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Hot Temperatures this Week, Don’t Leave Kids in Cars

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:25 am


Contributed image – noheatstroke.org

So far this year 11 children in the U.S. have died from heatstroke after being left in a car, according to San Jose State University.

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Grassley Asks Trump to Drain the Swamp, Not Flood It

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Transparency, that is what Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) is asking for when it comes to oversight by members of Congress.

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Washington Schools Awarded Nearly $65,000 for Technology Upgrades

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Nearly $65,000 is what the Washington Community School District recently received from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation for technology improvements.

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Riverside Casino Honorable Mention of Statewide Volunteer Challenge

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The Riverside Casino and Golf Resort is being recognized for the second year in a row by Volunteer Iowa.

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Single Vehicle Crash Near Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:23 am

One person was taken by ambulance to the hospital after a single-vehicle wreck near Riverside Monday afternoon.

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Riverside Having Tree Limb Pickup Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:21 am


Riverside residents looking to dispose of tree limbs and brush will have an opportunity this week to do so.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Rio Lujano, Cailee Wenger, and Cale Rausch about this week’s Washington Community Theater production of Grease.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson about the Extension’s “Agronomy in the Field” workshops being held this summer at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville.

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One Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in North English

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:30 am

One man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in North English Saturday.

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Washington County Leads in Cover Crops

Posted: Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:28 am

With 21,353 acres of cover crops Washington County leads the state.

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