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WCRF to Present Mini Grant Awards

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation meets tonight to discuss and award their annual mini grants.

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Care for Blueberry Plants to Maximize Production

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am


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Blueberries are a popular fruit in Iowa, grown by many gardeners and horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have offered some tips to maximize their potential.

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UPDATE: Fire Near Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 3:23 pm

Emergency crews responded to a house fire west of Brighton Tuesday afternoon.

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BREAKING NEWS: House Fire near Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 2:22 pm

A house fire west of Brighton, IA and east of Lake Darling has caused emergency crews to partially shut down Highway 1 west of Brighton.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Jennifer Nichols who is organizing a 5k fundraiser to help pay for her husband’s cancer treatment.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Principal Jay Strickland about starting at Mid-Prairie High School.

Man Arrested After Going Over 100 MPH on Motorcycle

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 7:01 am


Nathaniel Richard Haas

A man operating a motorcycle was arrested in Washington County Monday afternoon following a high speed a chase.

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Kalona Issues Boil Advisory Through Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The City of Kalona has issued a voluntary boil advisory for two areas of town.

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Wapello Professional Rodeo Returns to Chief Wapello Days

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Eighth Annual Wapello Professional Rodeo will be held this weekend alongside Chief Wapello Days.

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Rain, Thunderstorms in Forecast

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Radar image courtesy of AccuWeather

Heavy rain, wind and strong thunderstorms are in the forecast for Washington through Wednesday evening.

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Washington County Fair Queen to be Crowned Sunday, Contestants Named

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Photos by Stutzman Studio

Sunday evening the 2016 Washington County Fair Queen will be crowned.

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Nickels for Nichols, 5k Saturday to Help Local Man Battle Cancer

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:23 am

This Saturday a 5k will be held in downtown Washington and a special breakfast will be at your Washington Hy-Vee to raise funds for Arlen Nichols’ cancer treatment.

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Vietnam Veterans to be Honored at Fair

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Area veterans of the Vietnam War will be honored during the Washington County Fair.

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Washington County Conservation Board to Discuss More Improvements to Marr Park

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will meet Thursday to discuss existing projects and further work to be done at Marr Park.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Jonathan Vittetoe about a benefit for his daughter Everlee and to raise awareness of CDG.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Principal Robin Foster about starting at Kalona Elementary.

Keota Officer Invents EVAC-STRAP

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 6:28 am

Keota police officer Doug Conrad recently earned a trademark on a piece of equipment designed to help evacuate officers injured in the line of duty.

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Local Parents Sharing What CDG is After Young Daughter Diagnosed

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Do you know what congenital disorder of glycosylation, or CDG, is? Many people don’t, and a local couple is trying to raise awareness of the disease their two-year-old daughter Everlee was diagnosed with.

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40th Annual Keokuk Expo Returns to Sigourney

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 6:25 am

The 40th Annual Keokuk County Exposition is this week starting Wednesday and goes through Saturday.

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Washington School Board to Tour Construction Project, Discuss Therapy Dog and Band Trip

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A therapy dog, a summer band trip and board goals will be discussed at this week’s Washington school board meeting.

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