Today's Local News

Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 5th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors will be meeting in regular session tomorrow. 

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Multiple Accidents on Area Highways Saturday

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Multiple accidents on area highways where reported to the Washington County Communications center Saturday morning.

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Breaking News: Fire in Downtown Keota

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:51 am


At least four buildings were on fire this morning in downtown Keota at the corner of East Broadway and North Ellis. 

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Manslaughter Trial Continues

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The trial of an Ainsworth woman charged with involuntary manslaughter will resume next week. 

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Ranking Committee Member Named

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The state Senate Republican leadership has announced Senator-Elect Sandy Greiner of Keota has been named as a ranking member of the Senate Economic Growth Committee when the 84th General Assembly convenes next month.

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Swine Risk Management Workshop

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa State University Extension is offering a workshop geared toward women that might be interested in marketing swine.

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Wellman Couple Wins Young Farmer Achievement Award

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

A Wellman Couple has been presented with the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s 2010 Young Farmer Achievement Award.

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Tour of Homes Event This Weekend

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to attend their 20th Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes.

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Holiday Open House in River Junction Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The River Junction Holiday Open House is coming up tomorrow. The Morgan Family will be opening their home at 6080 Otter Creek Rd. SE for a special open house featuring their extensive Christmas collection.

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Safety Tips When Warming Your Car

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Winter weather has arrived and Washington Police Chief Greg Goodman has tips to help you when starting your car on these cold mornings.

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Rural High School Students Getting College Credit early too

Posted: Saturday, December 4th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Yesterday KCII informed you that Kirkwood Washington Center Director Nancy Rash has seen an increase in the number of high school students taking college classes while still in high school.

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Drinking Water Warning in Wellman

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:31 am

The City of Wellman has issued a drinking water warning for all residents. 

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Washington County Safety Center Radon Mitigation

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Safety Center tested positive for radon last month and according to County Supervisor Wes Rich, the process has begun to mitigate the problem.

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Arts and Crafts Event

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is holding an event tonight for those interested in fiber arts and crafts.

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Paws & More Open House

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Paws & More Animal Shelter in Washington is having their Annual Open House tomorrow from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. 

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High School Students Taking College Classes

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

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More high school students are attending college while attending high school at the same time. 

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Acro Cats Performing for Charity Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Amazing Acro Cats will be coming to Fairfield Tonight.

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Special Traffic Enforcement Program Successful

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Last month, the Washington County Sheriff’s office joined other law enforcement agencies across Iowa in the special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP).

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Ainsworth Nativity Display This Weekend

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Ainsworth Opera House in Ainsworth will be hosting their Annual Nativity Display starting this weekend.

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Washington City Council Meeting

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Last night, the Washington City Council met in regular session and approved resolutions for banking activities and the annual state financial report.

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