Today’s Local News

Iowa Mennonite School Hires New Principal

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Mennonite School Operating Board has selected a new principal.

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Iowa Public Information Board to Determine if Conservation Board Was in Violation

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is waiting to hear from the Iowa Public Information Board, or IPIB, if they violated open meetings laws or not.

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Pellet Guns Trigger Police Response in Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Fairfield Police Department responded to two calls Tuesday involving individuals with guns.

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English River Watershed Management Authority Update

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Jody Bailey and Ryan Schlabaugh provided an update on the English River Watershed Management Authority at this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Poetry Share to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

April is National Poetry Month.

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Voters Can Now Cast Ballots for Primary

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowans can now vote in the June 3rd primary.

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Kalona Quilt Show Enters 43rd Year

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Over 250 quilts will be on display at the Kalona Community Center this weekend.

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County Road Center Lines to be Painted

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Approximately 2169 gallons of paint will be used to paint centerlines on county roads this year.

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Hills Officials to Discuss Water System Bids Monday

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The City of Hills has received the bids for their proposed water system project estimated to cost $5.2 million.

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Unemployment Rates Drop in the Area

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

While the state unemployment rate rose slightly from February to March, rates in the area dropped.

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New Park Ranger Hired

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

A new park ranger has been hired for the Washington County Conservation Department.

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Auditor’s Office Given More Time to Complete Local City’s Audit

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa State Auditor’s Office is continuing their audit of Riverside’s finances.

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RUSS Hires New Finance Manager

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A new finance manager was approved for Regional Utility Service Systems in a special meeting yesterday.

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Interest Reduction to Save Kalona Money

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Kalona will save over $20,000 on a loan they took out for a lagoon restoration project.

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Middle School Geothermal System Included in Budget

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Mid-Prairie School Board has adopted their budget for the fiscal year beginning in July.

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Spring is the Best Time to Plant Mums

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Spring is the best time to plant garden mums in Iowa, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Today is Administrative Professionals Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

National Administrative Professionals Day is today.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski and Lynn Fisher of the Washington Traffic Safety Coalition about Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

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Are You the Driver You Want Your Child to Be?

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Seventy-five people have died in car accidents in Iowa so far this year, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation and 317 died last year.

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Beatty Looks to Compete in Canada

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Washington teen has been selected for a junior development team and will be racing in a week-long international tour in Canada this summer.

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