Today’s Local News

State Auditor’s Procedure Report Shows Misfiling from City of Coppock

Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A state auditor’s procedures report has been released reviewing the city of Coppock.

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Rainy Wednesday Morning in Washington

Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 6:22 am

Washington started the day Wednesday with rain, lightning and thunder.

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Energy Assistance Discussed Ahead of Winter, LIHEAP Applications

Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 6:22 am

While temperatures this week are expected to range from the upper 50’s to the low 70’s, some people may already be thinking about the cost of upcoming winter heating bills.

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Cleanup Washington this Weekend with Citywide Event

Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Washington’s annual fall cleanup is this Friday and Saturday.

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Civil War and Southeast Iowa History to Be Experienced in Wapello Saturday

Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 6:20 am

Enjoy some sweet potato coffee and chat with President Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd in Wapello this Saturday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII speaks with 4-H member Gracie Greiner during National 4-H Week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Riverside resident Sheila Gerot who is receiving a Governor’s Volunteer Award for her volunteer service with the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

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Iowa Mennonite School Raises Funds for Sister School Affected by Hurricane Maria

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:28 am

A school in San Juan, Puerto Rico doesn’t know when they’ll be in session after Hurricane Maria caused damage on the island and its U.S. citizens.

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Washington Council Finalizes Fireworks Code

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:28 am

With a 4-2 split vote, the Washington City Council approved the third and final reading of the amendment to city code regarding fireworks.

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Hundreds of Marijuana Plants Found in Henry County

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:26 am

A marijuana patch with hundreds of plants was found in rural Henry County this week.

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Latino Parent Night for Washington School District this Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:26 am

 

An event in both English and Spanish aimed at informing families in the Washington School District will be held this week.

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Semi and Pickup Collide Near Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:24 am

A semi and a pickup truck collided causing two people to be injured near Lake Darling State Park.

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Iowa’s Harvest Underway, Behind Five-Year Average

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:23 am


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Soybean and corn harvest in southeast Iowa is behind the five-year average.

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Truck Driver Found Deceased in Semi, Not Suspicious

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:23 am

A truck driver was found deceased in his semi after being parked for two days in Ainsworth.

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Highland Board Installs New Member, Elects Robinson as President

Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Highland School board swore in a new member at their recent meeting.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Koenig with the Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition about events being held this month to raise awareness of domestic violence and to educate the community about local resources. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Wellman resident Sarah Counter about her volunteer efforts with Hurricane Irma relief.

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Blood Supply Crucial After Las Vegas Shooting

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:28 am

In light of the Las Vegas shooting Sunday that has left at least 50 people dead and hundreds injured, blood donations are critical to help those affected.

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Get Your Paint Ready for the Library’s Fourth Annual Festival of Pumpkins

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:25 am


A pumpkin painted like “The Scream” by Edvard Munch was on display at the 2014 Festival of Pumpkins. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

‘Tis the season for the fourth annual Festival of Pumpkins at the Washington Public Library.

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Washington County Celebrating National 4-H Week

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:24 am

AHead, Heart, Health, and Hands – this week is National 4-H Week.

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