Today's Local News

High School Hosting College Fair for Area Students and Parents

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Washington High School is hosting a college fair next week for area high school students and parents to learn more about college options. 

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Fire Hydrant Flushing Happening

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department will begin fire hydrant flushing next month. 

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Production Barrow Weigh In Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Fair Swine Committee is offering a production barrow division for this year’s county fair tomorrow. 

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Johnson County Man Arrested After Chase

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A man from North Liberty is behind bars after leading police on a high speed chase that ended in Washington County. 

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Ag Week Programs Conclude Today

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

KCII is finishing our special edition news magazines saluting agriculture today. 

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Washington Fire Department Receives Grant

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Fire Department is receiving a grant from the US Government.  

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Voter Registration Bill Gets Auditor’s Support

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A bill in the state legislature regarding voter registration is getting the support of the local auditor’s office.

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Farm Land Values Increasing

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The average price for farm land is increasing in southeast Iowa as well as across the state.  

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Grassland Reserve Program Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has more than $1 million available for Iowa landowners who sign up for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  

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Shade Tree Program for MidAmerican Energy Customers

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Johnson County Extension has partnered with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and MidAmerican Energy to sponsor a shade tree program.  

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Ag Week Focuses on Farm Associations

Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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KCII is continuing to air special edition news magazines saluting agriculture.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Secondary Roads Requests

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors met in regular session yesterday morning and approved requests from the Secondary Roads Department of a 28E Agreement with the city of Ainsworth.  

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Water Quality Standards Meeting Being Held

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is holding a series of public meetings to gather input from citizens regarding proposed criteria for evaluating Iowa lakes used for swimming throughout the state this month.  

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Right Time to Plant

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Spring has arrived and many gardeners are anxious to begin their planting of flowers and shrubs.  

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Hunter Safety Course Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington County Conservation Board is continuing to host a hunter safety class tomorrow.

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Columbus Schools Approve School Calendar

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Columbus Community School Board met in regular session Monday night and established the calendar for next school year.

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First Severe Storm of the Season Last Night

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area last night.  

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Ag Week Programs Continue Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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KCII is continuing to air special edition news magazines saluting agriculture.  

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Chamber Awards Presented

Posted: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards dinner last night and had everyone in attendance heard from keynote speaker, Kirkwood Community College President Dr. Mick Starcevich.

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Special Election Registration Deadline

Posted: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Washington Community School District is holding a special election next month and Washington County Auditor Bill Fredrick is passing along information about registration.  

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