Today’s Local News

Fall Festival Right Around the Corner

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Final preparations for this year’s Fall Festival in Kalona are underway.

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Operation Backpack Program Feeding the Areas Hungry Kids

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Area schools are participating in a program that helps feed underprivileged children in the area.

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More Action Taken to Assist Those Affected by Drought

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

More action has been taken to assist those affected most by this year’s drought.

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Tipover Accident North of Washington

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 2:02 pm

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A tipover accident has been reported north of Washington.  

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Two Criminal Charges Lead to Time in Prison

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 12:28 pm

A 20 year old is behind bars after pleading guilty of forgery and avoidance of prosecution.  

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California Man Sentenced on Drug Charges in Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 10:52 am

A California man has been sentenced to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to a drug charge.  

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Road Work Continues in Washington County

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Roadwork is continuing in and around Washington.  

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Honor Flight Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County and surrounding area veterans are making final preparations for their trip to Washington, DC tomorrow.  

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Chamber Warning Businesses of Scam Happening in Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A scam targeting businesses in the northeast Iowa community of Manchester has prompted an alert to be sent to area businesses.  

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Safety Reminders during Open Hunting Seasons

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:25 am

With the first two deer hunting seasons opening this past weekend, KCII along with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources want to pass along tips to help keep you safe while hunting.  

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Mid-Prairie Students Responding Well to Mile of Pennies Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Students at Mid-Prairie elementary schools are responding well to a fundraising challenge.

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Library Card Signup Month at Kalona Public Library

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The library in Kalona is participating in a national effort to get residents a library card.

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Representatives for Mennonite Colleges at IMS Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Representatives from colleges with similar values will be at Iowa Mennonite School today and tomorrow.

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4-H New Year Kickoff Party Tonight

Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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An event for youth in fourth through twelfth grades is happening tonight.  

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Sewer Contract Discussion to Continue This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 16th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Discussion is continuing this week about the Richmond and Rubio sewer contracts in Washington County.  

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Honor Flight This Week

Posted: Sunday, September 16th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County and surrounding area veterans are making final preparations for their trip to Washington, DC this week.  

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Mid-Prairie Students Responding Well to Mile of Pennies Fundraiser

Posted: Sunday, September 16th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Students at Mid-Prairie elementary schools are responding well to a fundraising challenge.

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Informational Meeting on Kalona FEMA Mapping Set

Posted: Sunday, September 16th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An informational meeting on FEMA mapping in Kalona has been set.

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Washington Resident Arrested After Police Chase

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2012 at 7:19 am

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A Washington resident who led police on a brief chase early this morning has been arrested.  

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Recent Study Shows Strokes Can Cause Disability

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A recent study shows that a mini stroke can lead to a serious disability and doctors frequently say those strokes are too mild to treat.  

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