Today's Local News

Reminder to Shop Locally

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Main Street Washington is encouraging you to continue to shop locally this holiday season. 

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Weekend Power Outage

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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This past weekend, parts of Washington County experienced a power outage.

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New Ethanol Subsidies will allow options at the Gas Pump

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am

Congressional negotiators have agreed to extend the 45-cent-per-gallon subsidy for ethanol for one year and also continue a tariff on imports of the biofuel.

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Iowa Farmland Values Rise

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:24 am

Last week KCII reported that the average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa increased 15.9% in 2010. 

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Still Needed

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Salvation Army is still looking for volunteers to ring bells this week.

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Food Drive Continuing

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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KCII’s 8th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive is continuing through this week.

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Jefferson County Board Sets Fee for Pistols and Revolvers

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

Yesterday the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors set a $5 permit fee for anyone who wants to buy a pistol or revolver.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Tomorrow, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session. 

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Choir Concert Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Tonight, the Washington Choral Society along with the Washington High School Choir is performing “La Fiesta De La Posada.”

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Kalona City Council meeting tonight

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council will be meeting tonight in regular session.

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Bill Northey to Visit Wellman

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is planning a visit to Wellman next month. 

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Riverside receives money for trails

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The City of Riverside recently received $63,500 from the Washington County River Boat Foundation competitive grant program.

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Food Drive Continues

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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KCII’s 8th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive continues today at Archer’s Appliance and Electronics. 

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Camp Climbing Club

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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The Crooked Creek Christian Camp is having a climbing camp.

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Columbus Community School Board Meeting Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Columbus Community School District will be meeting in regular session tonight. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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On Tuesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Land Values Increase

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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The latest land values show that the average dollar per acre in Washington County has increased over last year.

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Riverside City Council Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Riverside City Council will be meeting in regular session tomorrow.

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Jefferson County Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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

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Power Outage

Posted: Saturday, December 18th, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Shortly before noon today Alliant Energy Reported 2478 customers without power in Washington County and 18 without power in Johnson County.  Listener reports indicate outages in the Kalona, Richmond and Riverside areas.  Power was restored at 2:00 p.m. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.