Today's Local News

Southeastern Community College Celebrates Poetry Month

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

Southeastern Community College will be hosting a poetry reading this month to celebrate National Poetry Month. SCC’s Culture on Campus Committee and the Di Dante Literature and Writing Club will host Mary Fons, a nationally ranked slam poet.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Continues With a Focus on Warning Reception

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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This is Severe Weather Awareness Week and all this week, KCII in conjunction with the National Weather Service will be looking at different topics related to severe weather.  

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Body Found by Louisa County Fishermen

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Two fishermen in Louisa County find a body in an area waterway over the weekend.  

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Investigation Continues into Weekend House Explosion

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 11:29 am

The investigation continues into the cause of the weekend house explosion near Ainsworth.  

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 11:05 am

Tim Coffey talks about his time at the Washington Chamber of Commerce and Michelle Peiffer describes what will be happening during the transition process of hiring a new director.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 11:03 am

KCII’s General Manager Joe Nichols and Program Director Zach Ulin talk about what happens here when there is severe weather in Washington County and the KCII listening area.

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Board of Supervisors to Hold Hearings

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be having two public hearings as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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Government Officials Visiting Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Southeast Iowa will be receiving a visit from two Government officials tomorrow.  

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National Public Health Week This Week

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Public Health is celebrating National Public Health Week this week.

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Property Taxes Due Today

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The second half real estate and mobile home taxes are due today.  

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Keota Council Discussing Swimming Pool Clean Up

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City Council of Keota will be meeting tonight to discuss pool cleaning among other things. They will continue their conversation regarding the pool after arrangements with Lagos Acres were settled in previous meetings.

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Helium Shortage, But Hospitals Okay for Now

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

There is a shortage of helium in the world, and while you may see helium as a gas used for fun in balloons, and to make your voice sound different, it’s actually used in medical applications. Denni Brown with the Radiology Department at Washington County Hospital and Clinics says they use helium to cool the magnets for MRI machines.

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Riverside Discusses Change to TrekFest Parade Route

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Riverside City Council is meeting tonight. At their meeting they will discuss a route change for the TrekFest parade. They will also be talking about a grant application to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation for equipment purchases at the fire department.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 am

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week and all this week, KCII in conjunction with the National Weather Service will be looking at different topics related to severe weather.  

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House Explosion Reported near Ainsworth

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:31 am

Around 8:30 last night, the Washington County Safety Center received numerous reports of an explosion southeast of Riverside near Ainsworth.

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Government Officials Coming to Visit Washington

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Southeast Iowa will be receiving a visit from two Government officials on Tuesday.  

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Spring Field Day Discussing Cover Crops This Week

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is hosting a workshop this week to educate area farmers about farming methods that can help them throughout the year.  

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Riverside Council Changing TrekFest Parade Route

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council is meeting tomorrow night. At their meeting they will discuss a route change for the TrekFest parade. They will also be talking about a grant application to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation for equipment purchases at the fire department.

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Keota School Board Holding Two Worksessions

Posted: Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 6:21 am

The Keota Community School Board will hold two work sessions tomorrow. The first session will be held at 4:00pm tomorrow in the superintendent’s office.

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Washington County’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged in February

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2012 at 6:30 am

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February’s unemployment figures have been released by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate stays the same from last month.  

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