Today's Local News

Wellman Awarded Community Development Block Grant

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 2:55 pm

Wellman has been awarded half a million dollars to improve their wastewater treatment plant.

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Urban Chicken Ordinance Failed

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am

A proposed ordinance that would allow chickens in city limits failed last night at the Washington City Council meeting.

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Art Awards Listed, Lone Tree Student Takes Top Honors

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Area high school students displayed their artwork at the 2013 Southeast Iowa Super Conference Art Show at Iowa Wesleyan College last month.

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Call 811 Before You Dig

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

April is National Safe Digging Month. Iowans are encouraged to call 811 two business days before digging so that pipes, wires and other underground potential hazards can be marked by professionals.

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Planning and Zoning Commission Discuss Legalities

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Planning and Zoning Commission has asked the Board of Supervisors to meet for a work session to hear the board’s concerns about the ordinance, states Steve Lafaurie, Washington County Planning and Zoning Administrator.

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City of Keota to Survey Residents

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Keota city council, mayor and city employees will go door to door to ask residents to complete a survey this month.

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Old White Way, Underwood Avenue To See Improvements

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Six resolutions pertaining to two road construction projects were passed at Tuesday’s supervisors meeting.

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Lake Darling Dredging Dependent on Weather

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Work at Lake Darling State Park could begin later this month.

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Washington County Competing for Community Cup

Posted: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 6:20 am

In its first year participating, Washington County is doing well in a state health challenge.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Adviser of the Future Farmers of America Chapter at Iowa Mennonite School, Karen Van De Walle, joins us to talk about tonight’s community meeting dealing with the Wellman Community Garden.

Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 12:48 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News spoke with Deb Bodensteiner, executive director of Hamakua Place, about a new after school program.

RUSS Resolutions Tabled

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

No action was taken on two resolutions regarding the Richmond and Rubio sanitary sewer systems at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday morning.

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Digital Photo Hunt in Area Parks

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

A digital treasure hunt is part of the Washington County Conservation Board’s 50th anniversary celebration.

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Grassley In Town Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

United States Republican Senator Chuck Grassley is visiting Washington this evening.

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Meeting on Wellman Community Garden Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Those interested in leasing a plot of land for gardening in Wellman can get more information at tonight’s meeting.

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Kalona Business Fined by Iowa DNR

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has penalized a Washington County poultry facility.

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Glory Girls Commences

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

An after school program is being offered for area girls in 6th through 10th grades, beginning today called Glory Girls.

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Kalona Survey Expected to be Finalized Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Kalona residents have one last opportunity to offer suggestions on a community survey.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 12:45 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News spoke with Amber Talbot director of PAWS & More animal shelter about a puppy mill program.

Car Hit By Train, Two Children Killed

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:30 am

Two children were killed in a car accident in Batavia yesterday afternoon.

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