Today's Local News

Mid-Prairie Girl’s Basketball Team Sendoff Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Before the game on Tuesday, Mid-Prairie School District will hold a sendoff for the girl’s basketball team.

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Washington Country Resident Donates Winnings to School District

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Washington County Resident Roger Buckingham was named the 2013 Washington County winner of Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Award.

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Kalona Budget Ready to Submit Following Hearing

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

With the budget hearing completed, Kalona will now submit their final budget for the next fiscal year to the state.

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Spreading Prevention Awareness During Heart Health Month

Posted: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

With the high level of preventable deaths and the rising costs of treating the diseases, this month has been recognized as Heart Health Month.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 1:01 pm

FFA Advisor and Agricultural Education Instructor at Washington High School, Duane Van Winkle talks about how Washington celebrates FFA Week

Pilot Arrested at Local Airport Tuesday

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:27 am

Homeland security officials tell KCII News that a pilot was arrested at the Washington airport, after police found marijuana on board his plane.

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Roads in Washington in Good Shape Following Winter Weather

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:26 am
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After a day of work, roads in Washington County are in good shape.

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Washington Schools Purchase New Maintenance Truck

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington School District has purchased a new truck to help with maintenance around the district.

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Program to Show Importance of Feed Sacks During Great Depression

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A program Saturday will explain the ways feed sacks played an important part in Iowans daily lives more than 80 years ago.

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Washington Celebrates FFA Grade

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

This past week Washington High School has celebrated Future Farmers of America, the largest student organization in the United States.

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Extension Office Hosts Garden Project Meeting

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

4H’ers interested in presenting garden projects are invited to attend an information meeting Saturday March 2nd at 9AM at the Washington County Extension Office.

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Hy-Vee Recognized for Achievements in Technology

Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Technology Association of Iowa has announced the finalists for the 2013 Prometheus Awards.

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Pilot Arrested at Local Airport Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Homeland security officials tell KCII News that a pilot was arrested at the Washington airport, after police found marijuana on board his plane.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Pastor Harald Gruber joins us to talk about upcoming events at Faith Baptist Church.

Washington City Council Amends Budget, Sets Hearing

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:26 am

At last night’s meeting, before the budget hearing was set, the Washington City Council rehashed the issue of the local animal shelter’s level of funding.  

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Bond Discussion Continues

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Discussion at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Washington School Board focused on boiler repair at the old Junior High.

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Area Road Crews Prepare for Potential Storm

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

With the potential for a winter storm, local road crews are gearing up.

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Grassley Addresses Rising Tuition in Higher Ed

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The problem of rising college costs are increasingly being discussed on the national stage, and the issue is now being considered by Congress and President Obama.

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Paws and More Animal Shelter

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

In a push to keep the areas pets with their owners, the local animal shelter held a special event last weekend.

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Area Extension Offers Workshop

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Henry County extension office in Mt. Pleasant will be hosting a Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop Tuesday, April 2nd.

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