Today's Local News

Former Wapello City Clerk Recieves $25,000 in Damages

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The City of Wapello will have to pay $25,000 in damages to a former City Clerk.

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Christmas Tree Disposal

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the 2012 Christmas Holiday behind us, some are left wondering how to dispose of their live Christmas tree.

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Grassley Hopeful for Wind Energy Tax Credit Extension

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The window for extending the Wind Energy Tax Credit seems to be closing, but supporters are still hopeful.

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HyVee Hosts Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington HyVee is hosting a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center this afternoon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Today the first portion of a three part series on Obamacare. KCII News sits down with Washington County Hospital and Clinics CEO Dennis Hunger to address the common questions and concerns surrounding the Affordable Care Act.

Washington School Board Preparing for Evaluations

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington Community School District Board is preparing for its annual evaluation of Superintendent Dr. Mike Jorgenson.

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Kalona Chamber Receives Funds for New Tour Bus

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

One of the biggest tourist draws in the area will soon be welcoming a new addition.

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Reasons Behind Lower Gas Prices

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A local gas station owner is providing some reasons for why gas prices have dropped.

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Temple Graduates Military Training

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Army Private Nicholas A. Temple has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Brighton Receives Requested Audit

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Auditor of State has released the audit of a Washington County city.

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Kirkwood to Offer free Classes to Learn English

Posted: Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Kirkwood Washington Center has an upcoming free course to teach basics of the English language for non-native speakers.  Kirkwood-Washington Director Tera Pickens writes that the class will be taught by a local resident: Isabella Santoro.

The class is meant for adults from all language backgrounds and abilities.  It begins in about a month at the start of Kirkwood’s Spring Semester.  There is a level-one English literacy class, and a level two English class.  They will be meeting Mondays and Wednesday evenings. Registration is required.

Candlelight Vigil Brings Community Together

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

Community members braved the cold last night for a candlelight vigil at a local elementary school.

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County and City Offices Holiday Closures

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Many government offices are either closed today or will be closing early due to tomorrow’s holiday.

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Southeast Iowa Remains Dry

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am
Despite our first dose of winter weather for the season southeast Iowa still remains mired in a drought that has lasted more than 18 months.

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Old Computers can be Recycled to Benefit a Non-Profit Group

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

If you are given the gift of a new computer this year, or if you otherwise just want to get rid of an old computer, Goodwill is accepting donations of computers—whether they are in working condition or not.

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Stewart Elementary Plans Another Family Night

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Washington’s preschool through through second-grade elementary school will host another family fun night in January.  

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Garbage Pickup Days Different for some this Week

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:20 am

With the holiday this week, garbage pickup days will be a little different for some people in the City of Washington.

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Pamela Smith

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 5:06 am

Funeral arrangements are pending for 52 year old Pamela Smith of Keota. The Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Local Sandy Hook Candlelight Vigil Today

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

A special remembrance is planned this evening in Washington for those people killed in a Connecticut elementary school last week.

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Honor Flight to Present Flag at Tomorrow’s Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet today due to the Christmas holiday.

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