Today's Local News

Hospital Part of Honor for Statewide Program

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The state of Iowa has been honored as a “Purple State” by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome.  

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Washington County Has Gained More Presence in Upcoming Caucuses

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Washington County will have more of a presence in the upcoming caucuses next year.  

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112 Trees Planted at the Packwood Little League Diamonds

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:24 am

After receiving a $2,500 grant from Branching Out, funded by Alliant Energy, the City of Packwood was able to plant 112 trees around their baseball diamonds.

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Proposed Ten Cent Increase on Iowa Gas Tax

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Transportation and Advisory Committee is proposing the state raise its gas tax by ten cents to help cover the cost of road and bridge repair.

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Another Round of Job Shadowing and Internship Opportunities Available

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:22 am

High School students in Washington that missed the deadline to sign up for a job shadowing and internship program have another chance to sign up.  

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Iowa Wesleyan to Host Coffee Conversations

Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Iowa Wesleyan College is inviting parents and alumni to talk with others involved with the school over coffee at Dodici’s Shop in Washington.

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Trick or Treat Around the Square

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 7:51 am

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KCII provided spooky music for the Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Trick or Treat Around the Square.  

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New Service Location Available for Unemployed Individuals

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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A new service location is available in the county for those currently out of work.  

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Energy Assistance Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Applications are being accepted for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).  

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Winter Awareness Day is November 10th

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:27 am

Winter is coming up and there are many things that you’ll have to prepare.

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Another Washington County Road Has Been Closed for Construction

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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One road in central Washington County has been closed for construction.  

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Presidential Candidate Visiting Southeast Iowa Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Southeast Iowa residents have a chance to meet a presidential hopeful tomorrow.  

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KCII Joins Kalona Chamber of Commerce

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:24 am

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KCII was given a membership seat on the Kalona Chamber of Commerce yesterday at their luncheon.

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Emergency Alert System Test

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:23 am

The National Emergency Alert System will be conducting a test on November the 9th.

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Share a Calf Applications Being Accepted

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

Area FFA and 4-H members have a chance again to participate in the share-a-calf program.  

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Alive After Five Event Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 6:21 am

Another Washington Chamber of Commerce is being highlighted tonight with a special event.  

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KCII’s 2011 Hog Wild Winners

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 7:39 am

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Congratulations to our two winners from this year’s Hog Wild promotion.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be discussing a change in speed limit in the county.  

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New Business Partnership Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A Washington business is getting ready to become part of a larger entity.  

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Koelhoeffer Sentenced to 20 Years After Dec. 2010 Escape Attempt

Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Anthony Michael Koelhoeffer, the 21 year old Fairfield resident, who escaped police custody from the University Of Iowa Hospital last December, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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