Today's Local News

Shotgun Deer Hunting Now Open

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The shotgun deer hunting season opener is today.

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Maintenance to Close North 2nd Avenue Monday

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A street in Washington will be closed Monday for maintenance.

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Free Symphony Concert in Local Church Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A free Chamber Orchestra Concert will be held in the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church near Harper tomorrow.

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Historical Village Holding Open House During Christmas in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Kalona Historical Village will stay open late tonight for the Tour of Churches.

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Washington One of 18 Communities to Receive Historic Preservation Grant

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs announced Thursday more than $170,000 in historic preservation grants have been awarded to 21 projects in 18 communities across Iowa.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News Director Sally Hart continues her conversation with Michelle Redlinger, Washington Chamber of Commerce Director, about the Candlelight Tour of Homes.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we focus on the Southeast Iowa Symphony Chamber Orchestra’s performance in rural Harper on Saturday. Robert McConnell, conductor and cirector of the orchestra, joins us to discuss what they’ll play and the history of the building they’ll perform in.

Boil Advisory Lifted in Kalona

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 10:18 am

The boil advisory issued for part of Kalona earlier this week has been lifted.

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Washington’s Tour of Homes this Weekend

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The round barn on the Washington County Fairgrounds and five homes are decorated for the holiday season and will be open for viewing this weekend as part of the Candlelight Tour of Homes in Washington.

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Boil Advisory Continues for Part of Kalona

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A boil advisory remains in effect for a portion of Kalona. 

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Over 2,300 Nativities Being Displayed in Ainsworth

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Southeast Iowa has a chance to see one of the largest nativity collections in the world.

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Victorian Christmas in Washington

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Visitors will have a chance to see a Christmas from yesteryear at this weekend’s Victorian Christmas in Washington.

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College Financial Aid Presentation to be Held

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:22 am

How are you going to afford college?

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K-9 Fund Receives Donations

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am


Retired K-9 officer Joe.

Another $600 has been donated to the Washington County K-9 fund.

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Big Red Radio in North English, Washington Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Big Red Radio is making two more stops tomorrow for KCII’s 12th Annual Caring Christmas Food Drive.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Michelle Redlinger, director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, about this weekend’s Candlelight Tour of Homes. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Washington County Environmental Health Director Jennine Wolf to discuss radon and the importance of testing your home for the gas.

Three Arrested for Meth Offenses

Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 6:25 am


Marissa Ann Villhauer


Joseph Emery Beverlin


Michael Andrew Joslin

A search warrant was executed at a residence in Riverside yesterday afternoon and three people were arrested at the location for meth-related offenses.

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Council Takes No Action for Child Care Regulation

Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Earlier this year, Debra Renee Crawford, who operated an in-home child care business, was convicted of four counts of child endangerment after it was found she was strapping or tying children to car seats during their naptimes.

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WACO School Board Discusses Options for Superintendent

Posted: Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The WACO School Board is considering their options for superintendent.

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