Today’s Local News

Annual Treasurer’s Report Positive for Mid-Prairie Schools

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:24 am


The annual treasurer’s report was presented for the Mid-Prairie School District at the recent board meeting.

Read the rest of this entry »

Walk for a Healthier Life, Start Wednesday with Healthiest State Initiative

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:23 am

Iowans are encouraged to stretch their legs and take a step toward a healthier life with the annual Healthiest State Initiative walk Wednesday.

Read the rest of this entry »

September in Washington Warmer and Dryer than Normal

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:23 am

Overall, this September was warmer and dryer than normal in Washington.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Council to Discuss Bonds, Halloween, and Fireworks Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:21 am

A proclamation, Halloween activities, bonds, and fireworks will be discussed at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

Read the rest of this entry »

Riverside Volunteer Recognized with Governor’s Award

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:20 am

A Riverside resident has been volunteering for over a decade for the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Page

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Brad Koenig with the Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition about events being held this month to raise awareness of domestic violence and to educate the community about local resources. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Highland student and National Council on Youth Leadership Outstanding Youth Leader Samuel Smith.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition Spreading Awareness in October

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

Domestic violence includes physical, sexual, and psychological abuse by one intimate partner against another and October is a month to increase awareness and education.

Read the rest of this entry »

Two DOT Projects in Kalona Expect Completion in Late October, Early December

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:28 am

Summer may be over, but work still continues on road construction projects in Kalona.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Band Marches to Second Place

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:25 am

The Washington High School Marching Band competed in Bloomfield over the weekend and claimed second place.

Read the rest of this entry »

Iowa County Man Dies in Single-Car Wreck Saturday

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:24 am

A 24-year-old died in a car wreck in Iowa County Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Pond Restoration Completed in Foster Woods County Park

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:24 am


This pictures shows the Foster Woods County Park pond from the south jetty. Photo courtesy of Steve Anderson.

The Foster Woods County Park transformation is one step closer to completion.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Council Considers Sidewalk Improvement Plan

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington is looking to reduce the number of trip hazards by improving sidewalks across the city.

Read the rest of this entry »

Washington Named All-Star Community

Posted: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of the Iowa League of Cities.

Washington is now an All-Star Community.

Read the rest of this entry »

Busy Bow Deer Hunting Season in Washington County

Posted: Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 6:25 am

As October begins, so does the bow-hunting season for the state of Iowa.

Read the rest of this entry »

Hospice of Washington County Presents Thanks Cathy Kleese

Posted: Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 6:23 am


Photo courtesy of Robyn Harvey-Smith

A volunteer with Hospice of Washington County was recently honored for her fundraising efforts.

Read the rest of this entry »

Hurricane Irma Relief Trip Inspires Wellman Resident to Do More in Community

Posted: Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 6:20 am


Wellman resident Sarah Counter helped pass out food at a food pantry in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photo courtesy of Sarah Counter.

A group of Kalona, Riverside, and Wellman residents recently traveled to West Palm Beach, Florida, to help those who were affected by the destruction of Hurricane Irma.

Read the rest of this entry »

Operational Sharing Used by Local Schools to Save Money

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 6:29 am


Contributed image

Operational sharing is a function Iowa’s public schools can use to share the cost of administrative personnel and something many area schools use to save money.

Read the rest of this entry »

Butler and Black Reign as Highland Homecoming King and Queen

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The stadium lights shone down over the Highland homecoming court as this year’s king and queen were crowned at Friday’s football game against the Van Buren Warriors.

Read the rest of this entry »

Pick Up Home Shopping Purchases at KCII Today

Posted: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 6:26 am

Today is the final day to pick up items purchased on the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza.

Read the rest of this entry »