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Marr Park Projects

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is working on three projects this summer for Marr Park.

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Nuisance, Medicaid and Grants to be Discussed at Board of Health Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Health will discuss a variety of items at their meeting Thursday.

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Inspect Your Bicycle Before You Ride

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 6:23 am

One safety precaution for bicycle owners is making sure your bike is road ready.

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Puppets to Help Tell One Family’s Story of Immigration

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 6:21 am

Dinner and a show will be available in downtown Washington featuring a local puppeteer.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 1:02 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jared Schneider, one of three candidates for Washington County Sheriff on the ballot in June’s Republican primary.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa program, we talk to Bob Yoder about the election for the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

Iowa Watersheds Approach Kick-Off

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The English River watershed will be one of nine watersheds that stand to benefit from a statewide improvement project called the Iowa Watersheds Approach.

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Halcyon House Addition Continues, Snoezelen Room Added

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Executive Director of Halcyon House Chris Marshall shows the kitchen and dining area of the Rosewood addition. A fireplace will be featured in the middle of the room. Photo by KCII’s Sally Y. Hart.

Rosewood, Sagewood and Wedgewood are the names of the three new households under construction at the Halcyon House in Washington.

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Keota School Board Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Keota School Board held a short meeting Monday afternoon to approve the agreement with the Keota Education Association for the master contract for next year.

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Rock ‘N’ Ride Returning to Washington, Registration Open

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:23 am

An event that raised $60,000 for the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center last July is coming back to Washington this summer.

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Last Day of School Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Washington students have less than a week left in the school year.

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Street Improvements, Utility Rates and Sewer Work to be Discussed in Washington Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Street patching, utility rates, a site plan for a new Casey’s General Store, realtor proposals for the old library building and a third change order for the sewer separation project at the courthouse are all on the agenda for tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Kalona Library Summer Reading Program

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Kalona Public Library will once again be hosting a summer reading program, but with an added twist this year.

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Crews to Finish Crack Seal Work in Downtown Washington Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Crack seal work in downtown Washington will be wrapped up this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ken Miller, one of three candidates for Washington County Sheriff on the ballot in June’s Republican primary.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Jack Seward about the election for Washington County Board of Supervisors.

FBI Agent Anderson Remembered Sunday

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 6:28 am


Michael Anderson waits to speak at a commemoration event in honor of his father Sunday at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Photo by Sally Y. Hart.

On May 17th, 1966, FBI Special Agent Terry Anderson was killed in the line of duty while working to rescue an abducted 17-year-old girl.

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Highland Principal Retained

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 6:28 am

One meeting just wasn’t enough for the Highland school board last week.

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Washington and Mid-Prairie Track Teams Add to Crew Going to State

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 6:24 am

The Washington and Mid-Prairie High School track teams added more names to the list of athletes advancing to the state track meet in Des Moines later this week.

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Beatty Setting Sights on Junior Worlds Competition

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Washington teenager Alijah Beatty rides around an embankment during a race earlier this year at the Olympic Training Center Velodrome in Colorado Springs, CO. Photo courtesy of Mark Beatty.

There are different styles of competitive cycling Washington teenager Alijah Beatty has tried over her career.

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