Today's Local News

Washington Community Center Celebrating 40 Years

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Forty years ago the first show was performed on the stage of the Washington Community Center – it was Of Thee I Sing.

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Washington County Conservation Seeks WCRF Grant for Kewash Improvements

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The deadline for proposals for the Washington County Riverboat Foundation’s fall grants is approaching, and the Washington County Conservation Board finalized their submission at their September meeting.

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Rain in the Local Forecast

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

More rain is expected for Washington this week, beginning late Tuesday.

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Store Apples Properly for Fall

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Contributed photo

Fall is less than two weeks away and with that comes the apple harvest.

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Washington County Conservation Board Won’t Change User Fees for 2017

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 6:28 am

At their September meeting, the Washington County Conservation Board reviewed and discussed the user fees for their facilities.

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Remembering Heroes

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks which caused four planes to crash – two in New York City, one at the Pentagon and one in an empty field in Pennsylvania.

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Hayden Fry Statue Installed in Coralville

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:28 am


The Hayden Fry statue, with creator Steve Maxon; Photo courtesy of Steve Maxon

The City of Coralville successfully installed the Hayden Fry statue on its permanent pedestal in front of the Coralville-Iowa City Visitors Bureau.

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Craft Fair Comes to Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:27 am

Tents, tables and displays will be found around Centennial Fountain in Washington’s Central Park today for the 27th annual Washington Craft Fair.

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Hunting Seasons to Kick Off with Youth and Disabled Seasons

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:25 am

White-tailed deer hunting is about to kick off, and it starts with two specialized seasons.

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Candidates Forum on KCII Wednesday

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Ward 2 residents in the City of Washington will select who is going to fill the vacant seat on the city council in a special election.

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Washington to Hold Fall Clean Up

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:23 am

A fall clean up will be held in the City of Washington again.

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Calling All Pokemon Trainers

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

A Pokemon Extravaganza is being held in Washington on Monday.

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Highland to have School Board and Annual Business Meeting Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Highland School Board will convene for their first September meeting on Monday, which will double as the annual business meeting.

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Iowa Soil Moisture Mostly Adequate

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Only five counties in Iowa are currently experiencing any drought conditions.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Sarah Grunewaldt, director of Main Street Washington, about a free Google workshop for area businesses being held Monday.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Steve Maxon of Max-Cast in Kalona about the unveiling of the Hayden Fry Statue.

Today’s High School Students Learn About 9/11, Too Young to Remember

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Fifteen years ago, I was sitting in a U.S. History class when I learned about the attacks on the World Trade Center complex in New York City – do you remember where you were?

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Hayden Fry Statue Unveiled

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:26 am


The Hayden Fry Statue; photo courtesy of Max-Cast

Four months ago, Steve Maxon and Doris Park of Max-Cast in Kalona embarked on a project to create a bronze statue of famous former University of Iowa football coach Hayden Fry, and last week at FRYfest it was revealed to the public.

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Columbus High School Celebrates Homecoming

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:25 am

Columbus Community High School is having their homecoming festivities earlier than normal this year, but assistant principal and athletic director Tyler Hotz said it’s been a fun week with an overall positive vibe.

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Free Google Workshop for Local Businesses

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 6:25 am

When you have a question and can’t come up with the answer, what do you do – Google it.

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