Today's Local News

Conservation Board Set to Discuss the Marr Park Trail

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be meeting next week to talk about the Ainsworth to Marr Park Trail. They will be discussing and making changes to the construction plans, budget, and opening ceremony plans for the project.

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Loebsack Representative Holding Office Hours Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Congressman Dave Loebsack is having a representative from his office in southeast Iowa tomorrow.  

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4-H Clubs Receiving Grants

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Two area 4-H clubs are receiving funds as part of the 2012 Pioneer Rural Community Improvements Grants.

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Extension Volunteer at Columbus Junction CDC

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A Volunteer with the ISU Extension Americorps Program will be working with the Community Development Center in Columbus Junction in the coming months.

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Ag Week Program to Focus on Legislature

Posted: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:21 am

This week KCII is airing special edition news magazines saluting agriculture.  

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IMS Falls in State Tournament

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 3:48 pm

The sixth-seeded IMS boys’ basketball team lost to three-seed Boyden-Hull 64-44 in the first round of the class 1A state basketball tournament to finish their season with a record of 22-5, the second-straight season IMS has lost in the quarterfinals.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be reviewing bids for two grading projects in the county.  

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Teen Book Discussion Starts Today

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Public Library is holding a series of discussions starting today for the book The Hunger Games.  

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Washington Business Owner Named as Woman of Influence

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:26 am

A Washington business owner has been named as a 2012 Woman of Influence by the Corridor Business Journal.  

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License Plates Ready For a Switch

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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License Plates in Iowa have stayed largely the same for 13 years. But later this year, the IDOT expects to run out of the “number then letter” series of plates, and will switch to plates with letters first.

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Public Hearing for B4 Building Purchase

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council is holding their regular meeting tonight. They will be discussing with the public the proposed purchase of the B4 Building, which currently houses Grandma’s Corner Shop. The city wants to turn the building into a “well defined public space”.

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Keota School Board Talks Bus Specifications

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Keota School Board will be meeting on Thursday evening. They will have two focuses at the meeting; a focus on finance, and a focus on short and long range planning.

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IMS Basketball Team Preparing for Tournament Again This Year

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Mennonite School boy’s basketball team is in Des Moines today getting ready for the state tournament again this year.

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Ag Week Programs Start Today

Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 6:21 am

This week KCII is airing special edition news magazines saluting agriculture.  

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Teen Book Discussion Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Public Library is holding a series of discussions starting tomorrow for the book The Hunger Games.  

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Keota Council will Review Grants

Posted: Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Keota City Council will be meeting on Monday. They will be hearing the regular reports from the mayor, police, and public works.

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Louisa-Muscatine Board Looking at Two Student Expulsions

Posted: Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Louisa-Muscatine Community School Districts Board of Education will be meeting on Monday. They will be discussing and taking action on two student expulsions in the district.

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Radio Auction Pickup Times This Week

Posted: Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Another KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is in the books and items will be available for pick up starting Friday.  

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Leap Year Baby Born in Washington

Posted: Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

Washington County had a special arrival earlier this week.  

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Washington Teen Part of Angus Association

Posted: Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

A Washington County teen has become a member of The American Angus Association.

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