Today's Local News

Board of Supervisors Approving Employment Contract

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their regular meeting tomorrow and they will be approving the employment contract and agreement for Jacob Thorius as the new County Engineer.  

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Local Students Nominated for Military Academies

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Senator Tom Harkin has nominated some southeast Iowa students for appointments to military academies.  

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Ways to Get Rid of Christmas Trees

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Now that Christmas is over people are wondering what they can do with their live trees.  

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DHS Exploring Changes

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Department of Human Services is looking at ways they can make long term changes to the way they investigate cases of child abuse.

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Staying Motivated with Resolutions

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

One of the more common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Teri Hartzler from Bodywrx Fitness in Washington says they get a lot of new memberships around New Years, and many of those memberships are cancelled within a few months.

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Power Outages in an Ice Storm

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Frozen precipitation could happen at any time during the winter and Alliant Energy has tips to pass along if you should lose power during an ice storm.  

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Holiday Drunk Driving

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Drunk Driving accidents increase around the holidays, especially around New Years.

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Disaster Exercise Set to Focus on a Global Flu Pandemic Next Month

Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Anyone participating in the Community Emergency Response Team or Washington County COAD have another upcoming opportunity to participate in an exercise to work together as part of a disaster planning and response team.  

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Merry Christmas!

Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

The management and staff of KCII wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thanks for listening!

Crews Battle House Fire in Washington Yesterday

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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At 9:29 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received several reports of a house fire in Washington.

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Washington Resident Holds Book Reading

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:29 am

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A local author held a book reading at the Washington Public Library last night.  

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Enrollment in Community College Levels Out

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

After years of increasing student enrollment, community colleges across the country are starting to see levels flatten out.

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Tracking Santa’s Location

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command or NORAD has been tracking Santa.  

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Ministerial Alliance Helps in Raising Funds for Salvation Army

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Washington Ministerial Alliance has been working to raise funds for the Salvation Army this year.  

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Reminder to Shop Locally

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am

While you are finishing up your holiday shopping this week, the Washington Chamber of Commerce is reminding you to continue to shop locally.  

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Waste Water Treatment Open House

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:23 am

The IDNR is hosting open houses across the state to inform small communities about their options for waste water treatment.

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Synthetic Drugs in Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

State Officials are pushing parents to warn their kids about the dangers of synthetic drugs. The most well known of these drugs is called K-2.

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Government Office Holiday Closures Reminder

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

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KCII wants to remind you that many government offices will be closed today and Monday because of the Christmas holiday falling on a weekend.

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Crews Battle House Fire in Washington

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 10:53 am

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At 9:29 this morning, the Washington County Safety Center received several reports of a house fire in Washington.

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City Council Approve First Reading of Ordinance Change

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington City Council held the first reading of an ordinance amendment of changing streets in Washington.  

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