Today’s Local News

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Ridiculous Day Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:26 am

The 66th annual Ridiculous Day is tomorrow in Washington’s Central Park, with things kicking off with a breakfast at 8 a.m.

Read the rest of this entry »

Columbus Junction Prepares for the Worst

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

As the Iowa River continues to rise, the City of Columbus Junction is taking precautionary measures.

Read the rest of this entry »

Open Houses Scheduled for Retiring Principals

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

Open houses for retiring Mid-Prairie principals are being held to celebrate their time at the district.

Read the rest of this entry »

No Saturday Hours at Yard Waste Center

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

The City of Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center is no longer open on Saturday mornings.

Read the rest of this entry »

Poker Run to Benefit Veterans Organization

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:22 am

A special fundraiser will have people making their way across the county this weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

KCII SWAT Team Goes Into Action

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 10:03 pm

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

Read the rest of this entry »

Fly-In Breakfast This Sunday

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:28 am

The annual Fly-In Breakfast is being held this Sunday at the Washington airport from 7 to 11 a.m. Terry Phillips states that the event is organized by the American Legion and the Pilots’ Association. The funds raised for will go towards area veterans programs. He says last year between 30 and 40 planes participated in the public event.

County Roads See Damage Due to Storm

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The recent storms have caused a number of Washington county roads to be closed at some time.

Read the rest of this entry »

Construction Bid Accepted

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Supervisors accepted a bid for work on 275th Street between Elm and Fir.

Read the rest of this entry »

First Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The first Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference is being held next month, announced the Iowa County Women Land and Legacy along with Iowa Land Sales and Farm Management.

Read the rest of this entry »