Today’s Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with local Iowa Soybean Association communications representative Rob Stout about the recent details of the $12 billion farmer aid package.

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Iowa Ag Secretary Naig Speaks at Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:28 am


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig visits Washington Tuesday. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig spoke to local producers Tuesday at the Washington County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting.

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Even Busier Summer at Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:27 am

With favorable weather over the summer and the temporary closures of two area state parks, Lake Darling State Park has seen a greater number of visitors this year.

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Make Sure You Are Prepared During September

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:25 am

September is National Preparedness Month.

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High Soybean Yield Predicted this Fall

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Despite drought conditions in southern Iowa and other challenges throughout the state, high soybean yields are predicted this fall for producers.

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Washington YMCA To Host Annual Flying Pigs Duathlon Saturday

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Pigs will take to the sky again this Saturday in downtown Washington as the Washington County YMCA holds their annual Flying Pigs Duathlon.

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Supervisors Agree to Financial Commitment for Grant Requests

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The Washington County YMCA made a funding request at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meet.

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Consumer Advisory Issued for Missouri-Made Sorghum

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A consumer advisory has been issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Johnson County Public Health, and Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) for sorghum made by Ozark Country Sorghum in Dunnegan, Missouri.

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Wellman Fire Department Celebrating 125 Years this Sunday

Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Wellman Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating 125 years of service to the community this Sunday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News talks with Janet Conrad of Girls on the Run and Carrie Rich of Let Me Run about their programs at Washington Schools. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Jim Hussey, Mid-Prairie’s longest-serving school board member who recently resigned after 19 years serving the district.

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Wellman Man Arrested on OWI, Other Charges

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:28 am


Anthony Campbell

A Wellman man was arrested after multiple vehicles and property were struck Sunday.

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One Vehicle Wreck Results in Charges Against Kalona Man

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:25 am

Just after 7p.m. Sunday, local officials responded to a one vehicle rollover wreck at the intersection of Riverside Road and 150th street.

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Trial for Former Archer Employee Charged with Theft Moved to October

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Greg Schindler

A jury trial for a former Archer Appliance and Electronics employee charged with first degree theft has been pushed back.

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August Slightly Warmer, Much Wetter Than Normal

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:25 am

The month of August topped both the average temperature and precipitation levels in Washington County.

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Fort Madison Man Arrested for Failure to Appear at Hearing

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:24 am


Adam Cloyed

A Fort Madison man was arrested on a Washington County warrant in Burlington Sunday.

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Local Elementary Schools Seeking Donations to Purchase Books for Kids to Own

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:24 am

Helping a child develop the skill and joy of reading can cost you less than $10.

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Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg in Southeast Iowa Friday

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:21 am

Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg will be in southeast Iowa this Friday.

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Kaufman Athletic Training and Fitness Center Ribbon Cutting at WACO Friday

Posted: Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The WACO School District is ready to unveil the Kaufman Athletic Training and Fitness Center this week.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News talks with Cafe Dodici owner Lorraine Williams about an automated phone call she received last week using the alleged murder of Mollie Tibbetts to push a white-nationalist agenda.

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