Today's Local News

U.S. Highway 34 Sees More Delays in Jefferson County

Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Road construction is expected to cause delays for travelers on one of the area’s busiest roads.  

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Severe Weather Coverage Yesterday

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:31 am

Severe weather rolled through Washington County and the KCII listening area last night.  

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Relay for Life Event Successful Despite Rain

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Washington County’s Relay for Life event was held over the weekend and was successful regardless of the rainfall Saturday afternoon.  

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Special Election Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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The Washington School District is holding a special election for a General Obligation Bond issue tomorrow.  

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Kalona Students Go Global with Week-Long Camp

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Opposite sides of the world will come together this week at a Washington County elementary school.  

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Kalona Teams Desired for Washington County Relay for Life

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:27 am

A team supporting the cause of a Wellman girl joined the Relay for Life of Washington County Saturday for the first time, but a member of the committee for the event is encouraging more teams from northern Washington County to get involved.  

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Tour of High School Construction Progress Part of Mid-Prairie Meeting

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Officials with the Mid-Prairie School District are pleased with the progress of construction on the district’s new high school, and will be offering a tour of that progress at tonight’s board meeting.

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4-H Clothing Event Held

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Nineteen members of 4-H took part in a clothing event recently and four members will be representing Washington County at the Iowa State Fair next month.  

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Henry County Man Arrested After Driving Through Residential Yards

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 6:22 am

One Henry County man is sitting in jail after allegedly driving through multiple people’s yards.

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Thunderstorms Expected Over Next 24 Hours

Posted: Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at 11:04 am


A system of thunderstorms is expected to move across the area tonight into early Monday morning.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be discussing money as part of their meeting this week.  

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Alive After Five Event Celebrating a New Business

Posted: Sunday, June 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Another Alive After 5 event is taking place this week.  

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Relay for Life Event Today

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life” is this afternoon in Washington’s Central Park.  

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Results Announced

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The latest sign up in the US Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program is benefiting Iowa.  

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Riverboat Foundation Awards Grant to City of Kalona

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The city of Kalona will get some assistance after members of the Washington County Riverboat Foundation announced the recipients of this quarter’s funds.  

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4-H Livestock Judging Workouts Still in Progress

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County livestock judging workouts are still in progress.  

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Local Resident Performing Tonight

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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A Washington native is giving a performance tonight. 

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First Immunization Clinic at New Location a Success

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Residents of northern Washington County now have a clinic setting in which to receive immunizations.  

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Area Kids Take in 4-H Day Camp

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County Extension and 4-H offer many opportunities for area kids to get out and learn, and some had the chance to show their stripes in a day camp.  

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Retirement Reception Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A retirement reception is happening tomorrow to honor the retirement of Nancy Rash and Lyle Moen.  

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