Today’s Local News

Meeting on Proposed English River Watershed Group Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona and the Iowa Flood Center are holding a meeting next week for the English River watershed’s producers and landowners.

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Keota Visioning Committee to Decide on Future Goals

Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Keota Visioning Committee is holding a goal setting meeting tonight.

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Iowa River Continues to Flood, New Reservoir Projections

Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 6:29 am

Coralville Lake Reservoir water levels


The Johnson County Emergency Management Agency has announced that with a dry weekend, the Army Corps of Engineers have lowered the expected crest on the Coralville Reservoir and now believe that water will not breech the spillway.

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Planning and Zoning Reports Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 6:29 am

The presentation of the planning and zoning commission’s report regarding rescinding zoning will be given tomorrow morning at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Quick Graduates From Texas Base

Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 6:26 am

Zachary Quick

A 2011 graduate of Washington High School has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

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Who Was N.P. Chipman?

Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A presentation titled “N.P. Chipman and His Role in the Civil War Trials” is being given tomorrow evening by Marjorie Neil.

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Kalona City Council to Hear from Paranormal Group

Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Kalona City Council will consider a unique request at their meeting tonight.

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Local Beekeeper Takes Steps to Reduce Risk of CCD

Posted: Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

With threats like Colony Collapse Disorder, beekeepers need to stay vigilant to keep their bee’s thriving.

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Kalona City Council to Hear from Paranormal Group

Posted: Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council will consider a unique request at their meeting tomorrow night.

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Area River Levels

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

As of 2 pm today the Iowa River at Lone Tree was at 16.8 feet, flood stage for the area is 15 feet.

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Waiting For Air Quality Test Results

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:26 am

The air quality test has been completed at the WIC Clinic in the Washington Public Health Department.

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Letter to Be Sent to Richmond, Rubio Residents

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:25 am

A letter will be mailed to residents of Richmond and Rubio concerning individual sewer systems and the direction that the county is taking to improve conditions.

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Relay For Life 5k

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:25 am

Washington’s Relay for Life and the 5k and 10k races before called Running to Relay will be held June 15th.

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West Chester Daze Today

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

West Chester Daze events commenced last night with a bean bag tournament and karaoke.

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Southeast Iowa Counties Included in Presidential Declaration

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:23 am

It was announced yesterday that President Obama approved Governor Terry Branstad’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration.

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Kalona Antique Show Returns Next Weekend

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:22 am

An antique show in Kalona will return for the 10th consecutive year, next weekend.

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Roadwork Planned in Riverside

Posted: Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Riverside City Council selected a bid for some road work in the city at their last meeting.

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SWAT Yesterday

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 12:40 pm

A tree in downtown Brighton was blown over in last night's storm. Photo by Sally Y. Hart - KCII News Director


The KCII Severe Weather Action Team (SWAT) went into action yesterday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. for a severe weather storm warning in Washington County.

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Rising Waters Cause Issues for Iowa River, Coralville Lake

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Dee Goldman, the Coralville Lake Operations Manager stated last night that water is flowing into the Coralville Lake Reservoir from the Marengo area at 35,000 cubic feet per second.

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Recent Rainfalls Rupture Records

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:29 am

We have had the wettest year to date with nearly 19 inches, approximately seven inches above the norm for the Hawkeye State, as of Wednesday morning.

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