Today's Local News

Chimney Fire Near Wellman Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:22 am


A chimney fire was reported near Wellman yesterday morning at approximately 10 a.m.

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Local Author’s Second Novel Available Now

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A local author has released another book.

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Washington Business Park Work Progresses

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am


For a fee not to exceed $226,000, the Washington City Council approved an engineering agreement for the business park design.

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More People Self-Preparing Taxes

Posted: Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Over 27 million individual tax returns have been processed so far this tax season across the United States.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Peg Rasmussen, board member of the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa and parent of a daughter who battled an eating disorder, about Eating Disorder Awareness Week. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our series focused on the Brinton Film Collection with historian Michael Zahs.

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BREAKING NEWS: Chimney Fire North of Wellman

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 10:56 am

A chimney fire has been reported north of Wellman this morning.

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Kalona City Council Approves Budget

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Homeowners in Kalona will be seeing a slight increase in their property taxes.

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Washington County Out of RUSS

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Washington, Mahaska and Keokuk counties have left RUSS, Regional Utility Service Systems.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Calendar to be Worked on Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A committee consisting of Mid-Prairie and Keota staff and administrators will meet tonight to discuss their shared calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Eat Disorders Awareness Week Observed

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Eating disorders can occur in anyone, regardless of age, gender or race, and during this National Eating Disorders Awareness Week the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa is hoping to shed light on the issue.

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Drought Conditions Better Than February 2014

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Less than 10 percent of Iowa is experiencing drought conditions at this time according to the United States Drought Monitor.

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Flu Hospitalizations Continue to Fall

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Two more influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities were reported since last week, bringing the total to 56 in Iowa this flu season.

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Date Set for Bond Hearing

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington City Council has set the hearing on the issuance of debt for street work and the fire truck bond issue for March 3rd at 6 p.m.

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Supper to Benefit Local Domestic Violence Support Group

Posted: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Proceeds from a soup supper tomorrow will go towards services that help victims of domestic violence.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with General Manager Joe Nichols about the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our series on the Brinton Film Collection with historian Michael Zahs. 

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Returns to KCII

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 6:24 am

KCII Radio is gearing up for another round of the Home Shopping Extravaganza, which will start next week.

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Riverside Fire Finances to be Focus of Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Riverside Fire Department’s finances will be the focus of a workshop tonight.

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Keota Board to Discuss Budget at Special Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Keota School Board will meet tomorrow to discuss budget cuts.

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