Today’s Local News

Fatal Wreck in Western Washington County Wednesday

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:29 am

Air Care lands at yesterday afternoon's wreck on 250th.

At approximately 12:45 Wednesday afternoon local authorities responded to an accident involving one vehicle on 250th, Old 92,  west of Elm in western Washington County.

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City Council Approves Chickens

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:28 am

Eight new residents will be flocking to the City of Washington soon.

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Mental Health Region Submits Response Letter to DHS

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:27 am

Members of the proposed six-county region for mental health and disability services met yesterday morning to discuss progress in the development of the region.

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Tips For Mosquito Season

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

As the temperatures rise and summer commences more bugs, including mosquitoes are out and about.

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Fireworks Permit Updated

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Changes have been made to the county’s fireworks permit.

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Changes to Past Due Bill Penalties Proposed in Riverside

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:23 am

Riverside’s penalties for late water bill payments may become more severe.

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New Warning Sirens in Louisa County

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

New warning sirens are being installed in western Louisa County.

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Conservation Reserve Program Meetings Being Held Locally

Posted: Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 am

Meetings that will provide information on the Conservation Reserve Program are scheduled for today.

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Breaking News: Accident in Western Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Air care arrives at the scene of an accident where a vehicle struck a bridge.

At approximately 12:45 Wednesday afternoon local authorities responded to an accident involving one vehicle on 250th west of Elm in western Washington County.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Kelly Galiher, Student and Parent Advocate for Mid-Prairie School District, talks about last night’s Community Awareness Event and its subject matter.

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Public Health Faces OSHA Complaint

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:29 am

An anonymous complaint concerning possible safety or health hazards at the Washington WIC Clinic was received by OSHA, the Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Act, Division of Labor Services.

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Unemployment Rates Drop in Southeast Iowa in April

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:29 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate dropped from 5.2-percent in March to 4.5-percent in April.

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Members Appointed to New Mental Health Regional Board

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington Board of Supervisors appointed chair Ron Bennett as member of the new regional mental health board.

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Scholarships Awarded

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:25 am

KCII awards scholarships.

Lauren Baker of Winfield-Mt. Union High School and Emily Adam of Pekin High School have been awarded the KCII Business and Broadcasting Scholarships for $250.

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Memorial Day Service Friday

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

A Memorial Day Service will be held Friday in Washington at the Halcyon House.

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Kalona Council Holds First Reading of Ordinance Amendment

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

There will be two more opportunities for input from residents on an ordinance amendment that would change Kalona’s rules on burning.

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Keota Residents Encouraged to Participate in Workshops

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Keota Visioning Committee is holding a few workshops for those interested tomorrow.

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WACO, Highland Hold Graduation Ceremonies

Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 6:21 am

As the school year comes to a close area high school seniors are receiving their diplomas.

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Double Rainbow in Southeast Iowa Yesterday

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 8:25 am

A double rainbow appeared after Monday's thunderstorm, approximately 5 miles north of Keokuk. Photos by Sally Hart - KCII News Director

For more photos of the rainbows visit our KCII Facebook page.

Power Outage Caused Pekin to Cancel Class Yesterday, High School to Meet Today

Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 6:28 am

Pekin schools did not hold class yesterday due to a power outage; the elementary and junior high will not have classes today however, the high school is holding classes.

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