Today's Local News

Less Than One Week Left to Sign Up for Business and Broadcasting Scholarships

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am

There is less than one week left to sign up for the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarship program.  

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Stringtown Grocery Agreement Reached

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:24 am

An agreement has been reached on Stringtown Grocery’s proposal to open a new store.

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Fire Hydrants Being Flushed About to End

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department is getting ready to end the flushing of fire hydrants.  

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Goodwill of the Heartland teams up with OneMain Financial

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Goodwill of the Heartland is partnering with OneMain Financial during the month of May.

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Relay for Life’s Team-Team Stompers

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Relay for Life’s Team-Team Stompers is having a Garage Sale and Bake Sale this morning.

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Wayland Fire Department Schedules Clean up

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 5:01 pm

Severe weather in southeast Iowa left downed trees, broken buildings and debris in Washington and Henry county and volunteers have been out helping to clean up and pick up to get back to normal.

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Alliant Says Target Time Friday Night

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 12:55 pm

Severe weather that made its way through southeast Iowa Thursday night has left more than 100 customers in the southeast portion of Washington County without power.

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National Weather Service Assess Storm Damage

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 11:03 am

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Updated at 4:00 pm, Friday, May 4, 2012:

Teams from the National Weather Service were in southeast Iowa today touring storm damage from last night’s severe weather.

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Washington Page – May 4, 2012

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Washington Library Director Debbie Stanton shares upcoming events happening in the month of May.

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Washington County Officials Detail Storm Damage

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 11:00 am

Washington County officials responded to several calls for service Thursday evening as severe weather rolled through southeast Iowa.

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Washington County Maintenance Department Urges Caution on Area Roadways

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 10:29 am

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Severe weather that rolled through southeast Iowa Thursday night is having some long term effects on roadways in Washington County.

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Car Fire in Washington

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 8:07 am

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The Washington Fire Department responded to a car fire at 901 Adams Street this morning.  Washington Assistant Fire Chief Craig Rembold says the fire started in the rear of the vehicle.  He says the owner of car did have trouble starting it which could have attributed to the fire.

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No one was injured and the Washington Fire Department was able to put it out within 15 minutes.

WACO Students Pitch-in With Clean Up

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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WACO Schools Superintendent Pat Coen reports to KCII news that secondary students at WACO schools are asked to report to class today at normal time with work gloves, boots and clothes instead of their usual pencils and books.

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Evacuation at Junior High School Yesterday Morning

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Students at the Washington Junior High School had an unexpected break from class yesterday morning.  

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City Reminds Residents of Grass Ordinance

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The City of Washington is reminding property owners of their grass and weed ordinance now that spring has arrived.  

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Soil and Water Conservation Week

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Its Soil and Water Conservation Week, a week dedicated to spreading the word about the programs and people who help preserve our natural resources.

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Washington Yard Waste Center Offering Extra Hours in May

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center is getting set to offer extra hours in May.  

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Help Needed for Downtown Cleanup Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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A group of volunteers is looking for people to help clean up areas of downtown tomorrow.  

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4-H Summer Camp Research Study

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Area kids participating in one of two 4-H summer camps will have the opportunity to get involved in a research study.

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Book Discussion Happening Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington Public Library is hosting a book discussion tomorrow.  

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