Today's Local News

Update Regarding Superior Tooling Burglary in Wapello

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Earlier this week, KCII reported Superior Tooling in Wapello had been burglarized.

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Keokuk County Fair

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 9:09 am

The Keokuk County Fair starts tomorrow.

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Future Friends of Port Louisa Refuge Meeting

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 9:08 am

The “Future” Friends of the Port Louisa Wildlife Refuge is having an organizational meeting coming up.

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Former Governor, Current Gubernatorial Candidate Terry Branstad Visits Washington

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 7:32 am

Former Governor Terry Branstad and his lieutenant governor nominee State Senator Kim Reynolds were in Washington yesterday for a town hall meeting.

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“Say Uncle” Performs Tonight For Thursday Night Live

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 7:30 am

This afternoon, Thursday Night Live will return to Washington’s Central Park.

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Congressman Loebsack Holds “Main Street Tour”

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 7:29 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack will be visiting towns in Iowa’s 2nd District to “discuss his work to help small businesses and spur economic development”, and will also be discussing flood response and recovery.

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Preventing Mosquito Bites

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 7:25 am

It’s mosquito season and June’s above average rainfall has helped increase this summer’s mosquito population.

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Hunter Safety Course Offered

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 7:21 am

The Washington County Conversation Board says it’s hosting a Hunter Safety Class August 3rd through the 7th at its Education Center in Marr Park.

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Firearms Stolen in Wapello

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:28 am

The Wapello Police Department is investigating a burglary in Wapello.

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4th Annual Curt Jensen Memorial Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:20 am

A Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament in honor of a former teacher from Washington is this weekend.

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Fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis in Central Park

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:18 am

An event to raise funds and awareness about Cystic Fibrosis is this weekend in Washington.

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Washington and Louisa County Narcotics Enforcement Team Receives State Grant

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Governor Chet Culver says his office of Drug Control Policy has awarded more than $5 million to 37 criminal justice programs in the state, including the Washington and Louisa County Narcotics Enforcement Team. 

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Hamakua Place To Hold Open House, Barbecue Fundraiser On Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:24 am

On Saturday, Washington’s only community youth center is holding an open house and barbecue fundraiser to support its after-school programs and Fall Youth Conference.

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Southeast Iowa Landowners and Farmers Asked To Participate in Conservation Reserve Program

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is asking southeast Iowa farmers to consider renting unused portions of their land to the Conservation Reserve Program.

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Washington Community School District Families To Receive Registration Materials Via Mail

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington Community School District says it will continue mail-in registration this year.

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Consumer Spending Increases – How Do Local Businesses Fare?

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:32 am

The U.S. Department of Commerce reports consumer spending grew a timid .2% from April to May, and area businesses report similar slow or no growth.

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Washington County Jail – Less Convicts, Less Revenue

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Jail used to house more outside inmates than those from the county itself, a revenue-generating plan that put the county on track to make a million dollars.

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Competing Maps For The City Of Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Two competing maps of the city of Washington are being planned, but Washington Chamber of Commerce Director Tim Coffey thinks maps of the city should benefit the local community.

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Buggy Accident Near Kalona on Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

A horse drawn buggy was involved in a crash near Kalona Sunday evening.

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Washington County Supervisors, School Board Meet Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors meets this morning in the county courthouse in Washington.

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