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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Fairfield’s recent certification as a Blue Zone Community, what it took to receive the designation, and what’s next for the city with Mayor Ed Malloy.

Telecommunicators Recognized this Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am


Contributed photo.

Could you answer your work phone each time it rings not knowing if it is a call for a vehicle unlock or for a fatal car accident?

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Fairfield Named Blue Zone Community

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The City of Fairfield is now a Blue Zone Community.

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Tax Filing Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow is the last day to file timely tax returns.

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Increase in Activity at Community Center Attributed to YMCA Partnership

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The partnership between the City of Kalona and YMCA of Washington County is going well.

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Kirkwood Names Washington County Outstanding Student

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Contributed photo. Pictured from left – Tera Pickens, Kierstan Peck, Joey Beam, Amy Schneider and Angela Fritz.

The Kirkwood Washington Regional Center has selected its outstanding student.

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Act Now to Prevent Crabgrass

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

People are tuning up lawn mowers, planting flowers and preparing yards for spring.

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Rivers Well Below Flood Stage

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

While the rain totals for the first two weeks of April is above the normal amount, area river levels remain well below flood stage.

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WACO Receives Money for Family & Consumer Science Class

Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 6:20 am

WACO students taking a foods class are benefiting from a Henry County Cattlemen donation.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Robert Nichols and Ben Urick about a free wellness clinic in Washington Saturday, 4/18, at the public library from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Wellman’s community garden with one of its organizers, Beth Shetler.

Free Wellness Clinic Coming to Washington

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Area adults will have a chance this weekend to get free health screenings in downtown Washington.

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Kalona Looking to Continue Improving City Park

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona is applying for a grant that would finance additional improvements to the town park.

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Part of G26 Closed for Bridge Replacement

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A bridge is being replaced with a box culvert on G26, or 190th Street, between Elm Avenue and Fir Avenue.

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Rain Totals Slightly Above Normal in Washington

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington received over six-tenths of an inch of rain Sunday and into the early morning hours of Monday.

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Garden Space Available for Rent in Wellman

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A group of Wellman residents are again organizing a communal garden.

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Area Veteran Actors asked to Audition this Week for 70, Girls, 70

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington Community Theater’s next musical performance will be of 70, Girls, 70 directed by Don Hughes.

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Spring Turkey Hunting Begins

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s spring turkey hunting season is underway.

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Washington Band Students Take Part in Honor Group

Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Twenty Washington Middle School students took part in the 19th Annual Mt. Pleasant Middle School Honor Band over the weekend.

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Deadline to File Taxes Next Week

Posted: Sunday, April 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Wednesday is the last day to file timely returns for taxes.

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