Today's Local News

Drought Conditions Better than Last Year

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Drought conditions remain steady from last week to this week according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Mid-Prairie’s Prom Being Held Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie juniors and seniors will have their prom tomorrow evening.

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Washington Hydrants to be Flushed

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Fire hyrdants will be flushed in the City of Washington soon.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dave Watson about Easter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Richard Gilmore, the promoter and organizer of this weekend’s State Gravel Road Race being held south of Richmond. In the first half of our conversation, we’ll focus on Gilmore’s career as a competitive cyclist, the training involved, and the Twisted Spokes Racing club.

Jefferson County Man Arrested After Investigation for Internet Crimes Against Children

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 8:18 am

The Fairfield Police Department reports that an investigation is complete and a man has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.

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School Board Approves 2015 Budget

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The budget for the Washington Community School District for Fiscal Year 2015 was approved last night.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

National Healthcare Decisions Day is next week.

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Committees to Focus on Different Aspects of Bunker Mill Bridge Restoration

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Now that the Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge board has dissolved, committees that will deal with the restoration are beginning to take shape.

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Five Field Fires in Washington County Tuesday

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Area agencies responded to five fires in the county yesterday afternoon.

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Mid-Prairie Jazz Band Places 8th at Championships

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie performed well at this week’s Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Greiner Buildings Wins Two Awards

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

A Washington business has received two awards from the National Frame Builders Association.

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Department of Education Releases Results of WACO Evaluation

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

WACO School District recently received the results of an evaluation conducted by the Iowa Department of Education.

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Alumni Bands to Play at 175th Celebration

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Plans for Washington’s 175th Celebration are still underway and there will be a performance by Washington alumni bands.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Jonathan “Pacman” Taylor of the Iowa chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse about the organization and what it does to help victims of child abuse.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Superintendent of WACO School District, Darrell Smith, joins us to discuss the results of an evaluation conducted by the Iowa Department of Education.

County May Abate Nuisance at Six Noncompliant Homes

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The deadline for septic systems to be in place and compliant in Rubio and Richmond according to the Department of Natural Resources is seven weeks away.

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Infighting Led to Disbandment of Bunker Mill Board

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A meeting that dealt with the future of the Bunker Mill Bridge restoration was held at the Kalona Chamber of Commerce last night.

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Keota City Council Amends Zoning Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Following the third reading of an amendment on Monday, the City of Keota’s zoning ordinance now includes six different zoning districts.

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County Road Five Year Plan Approved

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The five year construction plan for the Washington County Secondary Roads Department was approved at yesterday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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