Today’s Local News

Pilot Arrested at Local Airport Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Homeland security officials tell KCII News that a pilot was arrested at the Washington airport, after police found marijuana on board his plane.

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Washington City Council Amends Budget, Sets Hearing

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:26 am

At last night’s meeting, before the budget hearing was set, the Washington City Council rehashed the issue of the local animal shelter’s level of funding.  

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Bond Discussion Continues

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Discussion at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Washington School Board focused on boiler repair at the old Junior High.

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Area Road Crews Prepare for Potential Storm

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:24 am

With the potential for a winter storm, local road crews are gearing up.

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Grassley Addresses Rising Tuition in Higher Ed

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The problem of rising college costs are increasingly being discussed on the national stage, and the issue is now being considered by Congress and President Obama.

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Paws and More Animal Shelter

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:22 am

In a push to keep the areas pets with their owners, the local animal shelter held a special event last weekend.

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Area Extension Offers Workshop

Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Henry County extension office in Mt. Pleasant will be hosting a Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop Tuesday, April 2nd.

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Details Surrounding Incident at Washington Airport Remain Unclear

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 3:58 pm

A plane was stopped at the Washington Municipal Airport Tuesday morning.

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Potential for Snow on Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:26 am
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While a snowstorm looms, the amount of snow we’ll receive is still uncertain.

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Washington County Taking Next Step Towards Mental Health Regionalization

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors met yesterday morning.

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Washington Schools Submitting Application for Safe Route Funding

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington School district is applying for grant money from the state of Iowa.

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Processors Encourage Deliveries Prior to Winter Storm

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

As the upcoming winter storm approaches, grain buyers from all over Iowa are looking to the skies with the hope of keeping a steady crop of corn and soybeans coming in for processing.

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HW 1 Reduced to One Lane

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Traffic on Highway 1 will continue to be affected by construction for most of the day.

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Seedlings Get Head Start Indoors

Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winter weather may be in the forecast but you can still give your green thumb a workout.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 1:01 pm

KCII General Manager Joe Nichols explains how the Home Shopping Extravaganza works.

Washington School Board May Look for Other Ways to Pay for Boiler

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am

After a month of reflection and feedback from the community, the Washington School Board may decide not to go forward with a bond issue.

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Alive After 5 Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Chamber’s next Alive After 5 will be held this today at the Chamber office from 5 to 7 p.m.

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WACO Officially Selects New Superintendent

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

WACO School District formally announced the hiring of a new superintendent at last night’s school board meeting.

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Students in Washington County Participating in Wellness Program

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

While adults in the county are busy with the Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Wellness Challenge, the county’s students are as well.

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Washington High School Students Explore GMO’s

Posted: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

What do you know about biotechnology and genetically modified food? Science students at Washington High School want to find out.  

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