Today’s Local News

Gish Presented Award by RVAP for Helping Victims

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 6:25 am


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An elected Washington County official was recently presented an award by the Rape Victim Advocacy Program.

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Spring Bird Festival at Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge this Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Are you an aspiring ornithologist, or do you want to show your kids the wonders of spring bird migration in southeast Iowa?

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Avoid Tick Bites, Know How to Safely Remove One if Needed

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 6:23 am

In 2016 the State of Iowa had 232 cases of Lyme disease, five of which were in Washington County.

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Washington Farmers’ Market Returns for the Season Next Week for Its 30th Year

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A weekly seasonal happening in downtown Washington returns next week.

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Mid-Prairie, Winfield-Mt. Union Students Selected for Iowa All-State Jazz Band

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 6:20 am

Three Golden Hawks will be performing in the Class 1A/2A Jazz Educators of Iowa All-State Jazz Band.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Public Health Administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski about sunscreen use. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with local historian Michael Zahs about the documentary Saving Brinton being shown at the Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea.

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Early Voting Now Underway for June Primary

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Early voting is now officially underway in Washington County for the primary election.

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Man Hurt When Motorcycle Hits Deer

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A man was injured in a wreck Sunday after his motorcycle hit a deer near West Chester.

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Dispose of Unwanted Belongings at Kalona’s Annual Cleanup Day Saturday

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:27 am

Kalona and surrounding residents have the opportunity to get rid of unwanted belongings this Saturday during the city’s annual clean up day.

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Woman Missing from Washington

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:25 am

A Washington woman is missing.

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Protect Your Skin with Sunscreen

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Each year over five million cases of skin cancer is diagnosed in the United States, it is the most common type of cancer.

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Saving Brinton in South Korea this Week, New York City and Los Angeles Next

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington County will be on display in South Korea this week as the documentary Saving Brinton is one of the selections at the JeonJu International Film Festival.

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UPDATE: Two-Vehicle Collision in Washington

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:23 am

A truck and a car collided Friday afternoon in Washington.

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Main Street Masters is a Hole-in-One in Downtown Washington

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Residents cheered as holes-in-one were scored at the inaugural Main Street Masters: Charity Putt Putt Tournament in downtown Washington Friday night.

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Riverside City Council to Discuss Captain Kirk Statue, Tax Increment Financing

Posted: Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 6:24 am

RAGBRAI vendor fees, expansion of the urban renewal area, and a Captain Kirk statue are all on the agenda for the Riverside City Council meeting.

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Budget, Safety, and Space on Supervisors’ Agenda

Posted: Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The county budget, safety, and office space will be discussed at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Woman Missing from Washington

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 11:28 am

A Washington woman is missing.

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One Arrested After Multi-County Pursuit

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 6:27 am

A 22-year-old man is in custody after leading authorities on a multi-county chase Thursday.

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Mid-Prairie FFA Member Named Borlaug Scholar at Iowa World Food Prize Institute

Posted: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 6:27 am


Photo courtesy of Elsa Schmidt.

A Mid-Prairie FFA member participated in the World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute at Iowa State University.

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