Today's Local News

Facebook Tips For Your Business Offered At Latest “Learn At Lunch”

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Using Facebook for your local business will be the topic of an upcoming “Learn At Lunch” event.

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Columbus Junction City Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Columbus Junction will hold their bi-weekly city council meeting today at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

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Washington Park Board To Discuss How To Honor Donors

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington Park Board meets today  at 6:30 pm.

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Kalona and Wapello Receive CDC Water Fluoridation Award

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health announced last week that 86 communities in Iowa received the CDC Fluoridation Award from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Washington County “Master Gardener” Training Offered In September

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Extension Office says in September it will offer training to Washington and Keokuk County residents who want to become a “Master Gardener”.

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News Update: Hwy 1 Re-opens

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 3:00 pm
The Iowa Department of Transportation reported earlier this afternoon a single-vehicle crash closed Hwy 1 approximately one mile north of Kalona.  The highway has now been reopened.  KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

Update: Flooding Causes Road Closures In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 9:15 am

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Nearly three inches of rain has fallen in the last 24 hours in Washington, flooding several roads.

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Washington Building Collapses Over Weekend, No Injuries Reported

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a partial building collapse in the City of Washington this weekend.

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News Update: Lightning Strike Between Riverside and Kalona Causes Early Morning Power Outage For 2,500 Alliant Customers

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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KCII reported yesterday morning that Alliant Energy reported power outages to 2,500 customers in Riverside, Kalona and Richmond.

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Washington Appoints New Treasurer In Accordance With New Investment Policy

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Washington’s City Council has appointed Joe Meyers to the position of city treasurer, an appointment that fills a previously vacant position in the city’s government.

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Absentee Ballots Available for Special Election at Mid-Prairie

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Absentee ballots are available for the Mid-Prairie September 14th special election to extend the Physical Plant Equipment Levee, which covers expenditures over $600 from the general fund.

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“Responsible Gambling Week” At Riverside Casino And Resort

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Riverside Casino and Resort says it’s promoting responsible gambling and working to identify customers that gamble to much or have an addiction.

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Tommy Castro Band In Fairfield For Washington Area Resident

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Tommy Castro Band is performing a special concert in honor of a local man’s birthday.

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Washington School District’s “New Family Registration Day”

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Today Washington Community Schools are holding a registration day for families that are new to the district from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Focuses On Important People: Caregivers

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Southeast Iowa caregivers are encouraged to take advantage of a local group that offers assistance for those who spend their time helping others.

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July Gas Prices In Iowa Higher Than This Time Last Year, Still Beats National Average

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Office of Energy Independence reports that gas prices last month were higher than July of 2009, but still beat the national average by a few cents.

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Muscatine’s “Mad Creek Mudcats” Performing at Washington’s “Thursday Night Live”

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Mad Creek Mudcats are the main event at this week’s Thursday Night Live in Washington’s Central Park.

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New Staff at IMS

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa Mennonite School has hired three new teachers to join their staff this year.  

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Washington County Board Of Supervisors This Week

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow at 9:30am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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City Wide Garage Sale in Riverside this Week

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The City of Riverside is having their Annual City-Wide Garage Sales this weekend.  Maps for the sales are available at Kum & Go, Casey’s, the Riverside Travel Mart and People’s Trust and Savings Bank.  The event is set for Saturday, August 14th from 8am to 2pm in Riverside.  For questions or to register, contact Amber Day at 648-5067.