Today's Local News

Almost Acoustic Tuesdays Begin Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Locally and nationally known acts are performing on the approach of a historic bridge in rural Washington County to raise money for its restoration.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Matthew Pemberton, director of membership procurement with the Iowa Cattleman’s Association and member of the Washington County Cattleman’s Association, about Beef Month.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Scott Allen, executive director of Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge, to discuss what they have planned for this summer.

Car Rolls After Hitting Patrol Vehicle

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Early Sunday morning, authorities were responding to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 92, when a third vehicle hit a patrol car and rolled onto its top.

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Ainsworth Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:24 am

A 48-year-old Ainsworth man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after an incident in Williamsburg this weekend.

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Utilities Board’s Review of Pipeline Permit Continues

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Iowans continue to submit letters of support for and objections to the construction of a pipeline that would cut through the state and a portion of southeast Iowa.

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Applications Now Being Accepted for Riverboat Mini-Grants

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is now accepting applications for their summer round of mini-grants.

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Washington School Board Approves Bonds for Auditorium Project

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In a special session meeting Friday the Washington Community School Board approved $1.1 million in general obligation bonds.

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Wellman Working on New Capital Improvement Plan

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Members of the Wellman City Council are prioritizing a list of projects for a new Capital Improvement Plan.

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YMCA to Cut Two Ribbons Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Two ribbon cuttings will be held for the Washington YMCA tomorrow.

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Kalona Holding Budget Amendment Hearing

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A public hearing for Kalona’s budget amendment is being held tonight.

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Ainsworth Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 6:00 pm

A 48-year-old Ainsworth man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after an incident in Williamsburg this weekend.

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Car Rolls After Hitting Patrol Vehicle

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 5:48 pm

Early Sunday morning, authorities were responding to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 92, when a third vehicle hit a patrol car and rolled onto its top.

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Drought Conditions Improve in Iowa

Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions across Iowa lessened from 19.77 percent abnormally dry last week to 14.38 percent this week.

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One Step Closer to Widening Sitler Drive

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The reconstruction and widening of Sitler Drive in Washington is one step closer to being started.

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Washington Athletes Going to State Track and Field Meet

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Photos by KCII’s Nate Gonner

Twelve Washington High School student athletes will be making the trip to Des Moines next week to compete at the state track and field meet.

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Presidential Hopefuls Visiting Southeast Iowa

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Republican who has announced his candidacy for President of the United States and one who plans to will be in southeast Iowa today.

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Graduation Held for Home Schooled Students

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A group of students in Mid-Prairie’s Home School Assistance Program are now graduates.

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Electronic Meets Jazz with Band ‘Jack Lion’ Performing in Washington Tonight

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A Southeast Iowa band that plays a blend of jazz and electronic music will be playing in Washington tonight.

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Heightened Click It or Ticket Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Over the last 10 years, Iowa has an average of 5.3 traffic fatalities during the three-day Memorial Day weekend.

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