Today’s Local News

Riverside City Council Awards Property Tax Incentives for New Restaurant

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A property tax rebate agreement for a new downtown business was approved by the Riverside City Council.

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All of Washington County Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 6:23 am


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At this time last year Iowa did not have any drought conditions and now nearly 40% of the state is abnormally dry.

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1.1 Megawatt Solar Array to be Installed at Maharishi University of Management

Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A local university will soon be home to one of Iowa’s largest solar arrays.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with staff of the Washington Public Library about summer reading. Registration is open this month for the summer reading program.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Mid-Prairie second grade teacher Kerri Bell for Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Charges Pending After Vehicle Wreck North of Kalona

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:27 am


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Charges are pending for failure to maintain control, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia after a single-vehicle wreck in Kalona Thursday.

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Authorities Asking for Information on Missing Washington Woman

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Susan Pacha

A 51-year-old Washington woman is still missing and local officials are asking the public for information.

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Libraries Rock at Summer Reading

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Libraries rock is the theme this year and registration is open for the summer reading program at the Washington Public Library.

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Applications Due Today, Recipients Announced May 18 for KCII Scholarships

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The recipients of the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarships will soon be announced.

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Winfield Receives $250,000 CAT Grant for Rick Rodgers Community Pool

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Winfield Community Development Group (WCDG) will be breaking ground this summer for the Rick Rodgers Community Pool.

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Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The U.S. Postal Service will be collecting food donations for Stamp Out Hunger.

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New Branch Director Named for Washington YMCA

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:22 am


Teri Hartzler

The new director of the YMCA of Washington branch has been announced.

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Mid-Prairie Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Treats from local businesses, free massages, and filling in for recess duties are some of the ways the Mid-Prairie Student Boosters have shown their gratitude towards teachers and staff during Teacher Appreciation Week.

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BREAKING NEWS: Charges Pending After Vehicle Wreck North of Kalona

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 4:56 pm


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Charges are pending for failure to maintain control, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia after a single-vehicle wreck in Kalona Thursday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington native and jazz singer Sue Ellen Hegstrom about a concert in Washington Saturday.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Wellman City Council member Shannon McCain about plans for Wellman’s stop on RAGBRAI. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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Thirty-Two Immigrants Arrested in Mount Pleasant, Church Assisting Families

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 6:29 am

After special agents and deportation officers with the Department of Homeland Security Investigations executed a search warrant at a Mount Pleasant cement plant Wednesday, a local church is offering assistance to detainees’ families.

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UPDATE: One Injured in Single-Vehicle Wreck on Highway 1 Wednesday Afternoon

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 6:27 am

As heard live from the scene on KCII, a single-vehicle hit an utility pole along Highway 1 south of Washington Wednesday.

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Washington County to Install Video Surveillance and Access Control System

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A video surveillance and access control system will be added to Washington County buildings.

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G36 Open Until Contractor Returns to Finish Work

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Road work has been suspended on G36 in Washington County.

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