Today's Local News

Severe Weather Spotter Training Class Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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The National Weather Service’s Quad Cities office is holding a storm spotter training class in Washington later this month.  

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Conservation Board Set to Talk Marr Park Trail Changes

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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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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WMU Budget Hearing

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Winfield-Mt. Union Community School Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday next week.

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Daylight Saving Time and Detector Checking

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Tonight is the time to spring forward.  

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Today is the Last Day for Auction Item Pickup

Posted: Saturday, March 10th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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KCII’s Home Shopping Extravaganza is over and today is the last chance to pick up your items.  

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Power Outage Tuesday Blamed on Equipment Failure

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The cause of Tuesday afternoon’s power outage in Washington appears to have been equipment failure.  

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County Conventions Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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County Conventions are happening tomorrow.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday Morning

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The time of year has arrived when we move our clocks forward one hour.  

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Mid-Prairie Doesn’t Need Round-Up

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Kindergarten round-ups will be coming to the area soon. Round-ups are used to prepare kids for going to school, but Mid-Prairie doesn’t have them.

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IMS FFA Holding Job Fair

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Iowa Mennonite School’s FFA Program was one of six Iowa FFA chapters to receive a $1,500 grant from the Iowa Food and Family Project.

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Photography Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A meeting is being held for all current and future 4-H photographers tomorrow.  

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Auction Item Pickup Starts Today

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Another KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is over and it’s time to pick up your merchandise.  

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Ag Week Programs Wrap Up Today

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

KCII is finishing our special edition news magazines saluting agriculture today.  

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Solar Activity Affecting Earth in Different Ways

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 11:31 am

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The sun is approaching its peak of activity in its eleven-year solar cycle and it is affecting some things here on Earth.  

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Water Main Break Affects Some Businesses in Washington

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 9:25 am

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A small water main break has been reported on the west side of Washington.  

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Washington City Council Passes Budget

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council met late into the evening last night to pass the fiscal year 2013 budget.  

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Chamber Director Stepping Down

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce Director has announced he is leaving his position the end of the month.  

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Kalona Not to Purchase B4 Building

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Kalona City Council held a public hearing on Monday during their meeting to discuss the potential purchase of the B4 building, which currently houses Grandma’s Corner Shop.

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Investigation of Missing Man in Lockridge Complete

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

As previously reported by KCII, Duane Hinkle of Lockridge, Iowa who had been reported missing on January 11th and had been found dead near his home. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has completed their investigation into his death.

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Mt. Pleasant Man Running for Senate

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

A Mt. Pleasant man, Rich Taylor, will be making a run for the State Senate. Taylor is a 57 year old Democrat who retired after working 26 years at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Ft. Madison. He tells us he’s lived in Henry County his whole life.

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