Today’s Local News

Drought Conditions in Southeast Iowa Remain Stable

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The ground in southeast Iowa remains severely dry, this according to the latest information released by the National Climatic Data Center.  

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Recent Study Results and Local College Students

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

In a story previously reported on KCII, only 30% of students in Iowa have received a high enough ACT score to be considered ready for college-level classes.  

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New CRP Acreage Approved for Sign Up

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Acreage is being accepted as part of the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program.  

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Kalona Celebration Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

After its success last year, the Kalona Celebration will be held again tomorrow.

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Courage Ride 2012 This Weekend

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The chance to support cancer research by riding a bike is this weekend.

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Second Annual Start Somewhere Walk Scheduled

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A very successful event to promote better health has been scheduled for later this year.  

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Annual Walk for the Future Event Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Iowa’s 13th annual Sudden Infant Death Syndrome “Walk for the Future” is happening in Washington and six other Iowa communities tomorrow.  

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Wapello to Add Warning Sirens

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Wapello will soon have warning sirens that reach all corners of the City.

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Traffic Enforcement Program Starts Today

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A traffic safety event that happens around holiday weekends is starting today.  

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Summer Drought Could Lead to Wet Fall

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Based on previous drought years, this summer’s dry conditions could mean we are in for a wet fall season.  

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Something New for Some Kids Going Back to School

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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It was time to once again hit the books yesterday for students in Washington.  

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Kalona Chooses Asphalt Bid

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The City of Kalona is preparing to start their 2012 street projects.

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IMS Roof Project Almost Done

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Work on the roof at Iowa Mennonite School is nearly complete.

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Riverside Resident Grows State Fairs Biggest Pumpkin

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

A Riverside resident won big at this years’ Iowa State Fair.

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Congressional Hopeful Names County Representatives

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Some southeast Iowans have been chosen to be part of a coalition for a Congressional candidate.  

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2012 Chamber Craft Festival Still Looking for Vendors

Posted: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Vendors are still needed for Washington’s Craft Festival.  

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Teenage Driver Cited from July Accident

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Citations have been issued to a driver involved in an accident on the south side of Washington. 

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Washington County Unemployment Numbers Remain Stable

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Unemployment figures in Washington County are showing no change based on information released yesterday.  

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Sewer Project Funding Part of Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:27 am

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Future funding for county sewer projects was the main focus of this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Special Class Offered in Response to Drought Conditions

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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In response to the drought, a class is being offered for swine producers.  

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