Today's Local News

Local First Responders Raise Money for Gear and Training

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Proceeds from the West Chester First Responders’ breakfast held yesterday will go towards training and gear for two new members.

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Fire Hydrants to be Flushed Next Week

Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Next week, crews will begin flushing the fire hydrants in the City of Washington.

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Highway 1 Construction Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 6:24 am

A project on Highway 1 beginning today will require alternating lane closures during daylight hours.

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Cell Phone Usage Attributes to Car Wrecks

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Over 3,328 people died in crashes involving a distracted driver in 2012, and 421,000 people were injured, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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KCII SWAT Reports First Storm of Spring

Posted: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 1:19 am

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a severe thunderstorm warning in Washington County last night at approximately 11:30 p.m.

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Beal Convicted on Two Charges

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Following a two day trial this week a Brighton woman was convicted of two drug related charges.

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Middle School to Offer Baseball and Softball

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Washington Middle School is adding two sports beginning summer of 2015.

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Demon Dash and Egg Hunt Next Saturday

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The annual Washingotn Easter egg hunt will be held in conjunction with the 6th annual Demon Dash a week from today.

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Fire Marshal Reminds Iowans to Take Caution with Outdoor Fires

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s State Fire Marshal is reminding people that with warmer temperatures, strong winds and dry conditions lead to more brush and wild-land fires which can threaten lives and property.

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Tree Assistance Program Becomes Permanent

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Orchardists and nursery tree owners who experienced losses from natural disasters since October 1st, 2011, can sign up for assistance.

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Kalona Council Approves Applications

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Kalona is looking to fund some projects at their city park using grant money.

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Week of the Young Child

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Week of the Young Child comes to a close today.

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Egg Hunts Being Held Locally This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 6:02 am

Local residents have two chances to get into the Easter spirit this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news spoke with Washington High School musical director Lynn Loula and cast members about this weekend’s Addams Family musical.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today, we continue our conversation with Richard Gilmore, promoter of this weekend’s State Gravel Road Race being held in Washington County.

Gravel Road Race Returns for Fourth Year

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Twisted Spokes Racing Team is sponsoring an event in Washington County this weekend.

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Washington Students to Play Addams Family in Musical

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Addams Family will be taking the stage this weekend in Washington.

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Weekend’s 3-D Shoot to Help Student Archers with Nationals

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first 3-D Archery shoot of the year will be held tomorrow.

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Washington’s ACT Average Below State’s

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington High School’s average ACT score is lower than the state average.

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Riverside Seeking Proposals from Engineering Firms

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Riverside is sending requests for proposal and qualifications to engineering firms.

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