Today's Local News

Corn Maturing Across the State

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s corn crop is five days ahead of last year’s crop and four days behind the five-year average, with 83 percent in or beyond the dent stage.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Jim Stiles about upcoming events at United Methodist Church.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Iowa Mennonite School’s Resident Piano Instructor, Susan See, to discuss tomorrow’s concert, An Evening of All Things Bright and Beautiful.

Lake Darling State Park Officially Rededicated

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:27 am

Lake Darling State Park was officially rededicated Wednesday.

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Sexual Assault Under Investigation

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred in Wellman.

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Washington Meets Math Goals, DINA for Reading

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Thirteen percent of public school districts in Iowa are identified as districts in need of assistance according to the annual state report card for No Child Left Behind.

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Four Counties Reject RUSS Proposal

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The proposed sewer project for Mooar Powdertown in Lee County through RUSS, or Regional Utility Service Systems, has halted.

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Three Salem Residents Accused of Selling Bath Salts

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Three people were arrested in Salem Tuesday evening on drug related charges.

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Grant Sought for Courthouse Generator

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Currently the Washington County Courthouse does not have a back up power source if the electricity were to go out.

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Sewer Work Continues

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Washington is continuing with its sewer rehabilitation project.

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Apples Nearing Harvest

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fall is the time to harvest apples in Iowa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Virginia Styron, High School Completion Program Coordinator with Kirkwood, about the HiSet exam and high school equivalency diplomas. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Julie Gordinier to discuss the Feed the Kids Drive being held during this weekend’s Quad County Pork Fest and the backpack program that the auction proceeds will help start.

Cause of Death in Cabin Fire Released

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The cause of death for a Washington man who was found in the remains of a cabin following a fire has been released.

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Second Reading of Property Maintenance Code Passes

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The second reading of the Property Maintenance Chapter 157 of the City of Washington code passed at last night’s city council meeting.

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English River Watershed Study Could Begin in January

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Three cities in Washington County are seeking financial help from the state Department of Natural Resources to finance a study of the English River watershed.

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New Security System Coming to Washington Courthouse

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Washington County offices are getting a new electronic security system.

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North 2nd Avenue Overpass to Close Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Part of North 2nd Avenue in Washington will be closed tonight for pigeon removal.

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New Home for Public Health in the Works

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors were in consensus of supporting finding a new, permanent home for Washington County Public Health at yesterday’s supervisors meeting.

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Jefferson County City Takes Part in Statewide Law Enforcement Event

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fairfield Police arrested two individuals for drinking and driving between August 25th and September 7th.

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