Today's Local News

Learn About Local History Using Digital Resources

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

It’s the American Library Association’s Digital Learning Day.

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Now is the Time to Start Training for the Kewash Half Marathon

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am


Photo courtesy of Kierstan Peck.

A 13.1 mile race is returning to Washington early this summer.

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Washington Fashion Week Starts Monday

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

In three days, Washington’s Fashion Week begins.

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Be Safe this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Drunk driving kills 68 people on average each St. Patrick’s Day weekend nationwide, according to data gathered over the last four years.

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Washington Council Tables Third Reading of Zoning Changes

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington City Council tabled the third reading of an ordinance amending chapter 165 regarding residential zoning at this week’s council meeting.

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Volunteers Needed for Rain, Hail and Snow Network

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s State Climatology Office and the National Weather Service are looking for volunteers across the state for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network.

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Cub Scout Troop Continuing Tradition

Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

An area cub scout pack’s tradition of holding pinewood derbies continues on Sunday.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Eric Turner of JET Physical Therapy, who also serves as Washington School Board president, about traumatic brain injuries and the high school’s concussion testing. This is is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

This week is the American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week and Friday is Digital Learning Day. For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona Library Director Anne Skaden to discuss the digital resources they offer, many of which are also available for members of the Washington and Wellman-Scofield Library.

BLC Program to Expand

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington School Board approved the expansion of the Behavior Learning Center, or BLC, unanimously at last night’s board meeting.

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It’s Teen Tech Week

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

We’re in the midst of Teen Tech Week in the United States.

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Anybody can get a traumatic brain injury at any point in their life.

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Agriculture Focus of Leadership Washington’s March Session

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am


The Leadership Washington class learned about agriculture in the area during their monthly meeting yesterday.

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Community Center Work Nearly Done

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Finishing touches are being made to the Kalona Community Center.

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All School Choir Concert Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington Community School District’s all school choir concert is this evening.

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Flu B Cases Increasing, Overall Flu Activity Declining

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Flu activity in Iowa is low at this time, but the geographic spread has increased from widespread to regional.

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Riverside Students Chosen for Ag Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Two students from Riverside are receiving a scholarship from a state organization.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Eric Turner of JET Physical Therapy, who also serves as Washington School Board president, about traumatic brain injuries and the high school’s concussion testing. This is is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we get an update on Mid-Prairie’s building projects and discuss the search for a new board member with school board president, Jim Hussey.

Today is the Only Day for ‘Saving of the Green’

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is the only day for KCII’s special on air “Saving of the Green” event.

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