Today’s Local News

Always Check Your Vehicle’s Backseat

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 6:26 am

In 10 minutes the temperature inside of a car can rise 20 degrees, with the vehicle acting like an oven, and according to the National Safety Council that’s enough to result in death for children.

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Study Shows More People Die in Crashes on Fourth of July than Any Other Day

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

In 2016, 188 people were killed in crashes involving at least one driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit and this holiday week the Iowa Department of Public Safety is reminding everyone to drive safely.

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Big Red Radio Visiting Wellman and Wayland Fourth of July Festivities

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

The KCII Big Red Radio will be celebrating the Fourth of July at two area communities this Wednesday.

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Three Arrested After Fight in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 6:23 am


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Three people were arrested after a fight in Washington.

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June Temperatures, Precipitation Above Normal

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Temperatures and humidity climbed back up over the weekend in the Washington area.

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Road Construction on Highway 78 Starting Next Week

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 6:20 am

Motorists on Highway 78 should be aware of a road construction project beginning next week.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Adam Engel about Capture Washington a photography contest being held with the Hotel/Motel Tax Committee.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Mid-Prairie Superintendent Mark Schneider about interviews he held with Mid-Prairie staff reflecting on the past school year’s building transition.

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Two Injured in Side-by-Side Wreck Near Crawfordsville

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:29 am


Two people were injured in an all-terrain vehicle wreck near Crawfordsville Friday night.

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Capture Washington Wants Your Photos of Town

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

Photos featuring Washington’s people, places, events, and more are being sought for the new marketing material for the City of Washington.

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Mid-Prairie Middle School Increasing Kitchen Space, Updating Equipment

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

A 50-year-old school facility is undergoing a major renovation this summer.

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Enjoy Area Fireworks Displays this Fourth of July

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

The night skies will be shining bright in southeast Iowa this Wednesday as communities celebrate our Independence Day.

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Fourth of July to be Celebrated, Area Offices Closed

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:23 am

The United States of America will be celebrating Independence Day Wednesday and with that many area offices and businesses will be closed.

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Protect Yourself From Lyme Disease

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:22 am

Lyme disease is carried by ticks in Iowa and is transmitted to people when a tick latches on and bites.

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Patriotic Music on KCII for Independence Day

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:22 am

Celebrate Independence Day with KCII by listening to four-hour long patriotic music segments.

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KCII Broadcasts Live from Trekfest XXXIV

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photos by Sam McIntosh

With the unveiling of the bronze Captain Kirk statue and a dedication to the recent improvements made at Hall Park, a momentous Trekfest is in the books for the Riverside Area Community Club.

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Building and Recycling on Supervisors’ Agenda

Posted: Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 6:26 am

Recycling contract revisions and the Federation Bank Building are both on the agenda for Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Kalona City Council Meets Monday

Posted: Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

Further discussion of the Kalona Community Center project that’s set to be completed this August and the city’s role as a stop during this year’s RAGBRAI is on the agenda for the next Kalona City Council meeting.

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Wellman Honoring Deceased Community Member During RAGBRAI

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2018 at 6:27 am

As RAGBRAI visits the City of Wellman July 27, the city will be using the day to honor an active community member who was lost earlier this year.

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Avoid Poisonous Plants on Your Hikes to Prevent Rashes, Blisters

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2018 at 6:24 am

If you’re going out for a hike this summer, protect yourself from poisonous plants like poison oak, poison ivy, or wild parsnip.

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