Today's Local News

Board of Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting next week and will be reviewing bids for a grading project.  

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Kalona Council to Set Public Hearing

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council will meet on Monday night. They will set a public hearing date for Stables Subdivision, a proposed subdivision that has been discussed for the past several meetings.

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High School Hosting College Fair for Area Students and Parents

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Washington High School is hosting a college fair for area high school students and parents to learn more about college options.  

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Southeast Iowa Band to Hold Concert

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Southeast Iowa Band, which is made up of musicians from all over Southeast Iowa, will be performing a spring concert in Mount Pleasant tomorrow. Band Director Robert McConnell says they will be performing a wide variety of music, and they hope to appeal to everyone.

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State Transportation Plan Meeting Next Week

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is holding a meeting next week in southeast Iowa for the public to hear updates of the state’s transportation plan.  

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Animal Industry Scholarships Available

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Scholarships are available for upcoming college freshmen or current undergraduates at Iowa State University majoring in animal science or animal industry related field.  

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Record Highs Set This Week

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The unseasonably warm weather in our area we have experienced this week caused several high temps to be tied or broken.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 11:24 am

KCII’s Brad Gaspelin talks with Senator Chuck Grassley in the first of a two part interview.

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Washington Page for Friday, March 16, 2012

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 11:22 am

Today, Mike Tschantz and Greg Wiley talk about the play “A Dog’s Life” being performed at the Washington Community Theater.

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Final Legislative Briefing Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Washington will have a visit from both of Southeast Iowa’s lawmakers tomorrow.

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Senator Grassley Looking to Help Independent Farmers

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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KCII recently had the opportunity to interview Senator Chuck Grassley. We talked about a variety of issues during this call. Grassley has introduced legislation geared toward helping independent livestock producers get a fair price on their product.

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Good Production Practices Learned

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County 4-H members had a course in food safety and quality recently focusing on items from medicine labels to practicing ethics.  

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Fair Association Looks at Derby Changes

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The County Fair Association met Wednesday night, and at their meeting they heard a proposal from the Fire Department regarding the Demolition Derby. With low turnouts for the truck class in previous years, the proposal would eliminate the trucks and possibly replace it with an iron class, or “cheaters class”.

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Keokuk County Sheriff Race Has Two Contenders

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Two familiar faces have entered the election for Keokuk County Sheriff. Ron George, a Democrat and former Sheriff of Keokuk County who lost to Sheriff Shipley in the 2008 race, filed candidacy papers on March 12th.

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Washington County Communities Receive First Quarter Municipal Grants

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The cities of Washington County have received the first quarter Municipal Grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation (WCRF).  

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Theater Play Opens Tonight

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The newest play is opening tonight at the Washington Community Theater.  

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Learn at Lunch Reservations Due Today

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Another opportunity to take part in a Learn at Lunch is happening on Monday.  

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Record Warmth Continues

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A record high temp has been broken for the third day in a row.  

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Record Warmth Continues

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 3:04 pm

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A record high temp has been broken for the third day in a row.  

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Washington Page for March 15, 2012

Posted: Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 11:35 am

Listen to Pastor Jim Stiles from the Washington United Methodist Church talk about some upcoming events.

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