Today's Local News

Open Enrollment Reaches Record High

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The numbers for open enrollment have risen in the Washington School District, in fact Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson believes they are at an all time high.

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St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Drunk Drivers Have Killed 700 People

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:25 am

A person is killed every 51 minutes in a drunk-driving crash in the United States, on average.

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Mid-Prairie Holding First Annual Dance Team Night

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Mid-Prairie Dance Team will showcase the routines they’ve practiced all season long tonight.

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Annual Dinner Monday

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Annual Dinner hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, WEDG and Main Street Washington will be held Monday at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

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Author with Winfield Ties Holding Book Signing

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:22 am

An author who spent his summers in Winfield as a youth will talk about and sign copies of his book tomorrow.

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St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A St. Patrick’s Day lunch fundraiser will be held tomorrow by Friends of Lake Darling State Park at the park lodge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Riverside to Create Steering Committee

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 6:21 am

With a comprehensive planin the works, the City of Riverside will set up a steering committee to work with the planning group.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Washington Man Arrested After Search Conducted

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Twenty-year-old Johnatan Sanchez of Washington was arrested yesterday following an executed search warrant at 410 East Madison Street in Washington.

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Missing Mt Pleasant Woman Found in Mississippi River

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The body of a missing Mt Pleasant woman has been found in the Mississippi River.

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Conservation Board Aims to Improve Marr Park

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution for a Riverboat Foundation grant application for approximately $52,000 from the Conservation Board.

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Mid-Prairie School Board President Resigns

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board has a new president.

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WCHC Board of Trustees Names President, New Member

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Hospital and Clinics board has recently seen some changes.

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Washington School Board Approves Budget

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The tax rate approved by the Washington School Board is 14.60476 per $1,000 taxable evaluation.

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Riverside Council Discusses Projects for 2013

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Riverside City Council has identified projects to be paid for using funds generated by Tax Increment Financing.

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Legislators to be in Washington

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A legislative briefing will be held tomorrow morning at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Service Academy Nominations Being Accepted

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:19 am

Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is currently accepting applications for nomination to the U.S. Service Academies for the class entering the fall of 2014.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 7:37 am

In this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News spoke with Father Troy Richmond about the new Pope.

Search for Next Iowa Mennonite School Principal Begins

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:28 am

Iowa Mennonite School’s principal has announced his resignation.

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Budget for County Approved, Lower than Last Year

Posted: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington county budget for fiscal year 2013-14 was approved Tuesday morning by the board of supervisors.

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