Today's Local News

Legislative Session Begins With Budget Gap Looming

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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Iowa’s 2010 legislative session starts today.

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Washington Chamber to Host Legislative Briefing

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:18 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce’s Government Relations Committee is hosing the first of three legislative briefings this week.

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To “Race to the Top” or Not?

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:14 am

Washington School Board members will decide this week whether the district should take part in Race to the Top.

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Busy Week for Washington Co. Supervisors

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:13 am

Washington County Supervisors have a busy schedule this week.

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Normalcy Returns after Wintry Blast

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Things are mostly back to normal after a blast of wintry weather last week.

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Orders Being Taken for Daffodil Days

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:09 am

Even though temperatures are low and snow blankets the ground, the American Cancer Society is already thinking spring.

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IC Senior Center Offering Geriatric Care Management Seminar

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:03 am

There will be a geriatric care management seminar coming up.

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Your Choice Winners

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Two KCII listeners are receiving one thousand dollar prize packages from the KCII “Your Choice Sweepstakes.”

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Superintendent Search

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The committee searching for the Washington School District’s next superintendent has narrowed their list down to five candidates.

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Kids Against Hunger

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Science and religion are teaming up. St. James Church in Washington is taking part in the Kids Against Hunger Program.

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Warming Trend

Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Eastern Iowa has been hit with heavy snow and frigid temperatures this week, but that’s expected to change soon.

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Iowa Supreme Court Declines to Take Up Wapello Co. Sex Abuse Case

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 9:57 am

The Iowa Supreme Court will not take up a sexual abuse case from Wapello County.

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Travel Still Hazardous in Much of Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 9:16 am

Areas where travel is not advised

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Snow Gives Way to Dangerously Cold Weather

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 6:02 am

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Arctic high pressure building into the area will bring bitter cold temperatures today and tonight.

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Farm Bureau, Free County To Have Zoning Town Hall Meeting

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Two Washington County groups with very different opinions on a proposed zoning ordinance are planning a town hall style meeting on the topic next week.

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Branstad Plans Stops in Eastern Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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Former Governor and current Republican gubernatorial hopeful Terry Branstand will be visiting several area communities

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Local Hawk-I Interest Up

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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It’s been a little more than half a year since Iowa’s free health insurance program for children was expanded

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Cow Calf Meeting Planned at Washington Co. Extension

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Washington County Extension office is hosting a cow calf meeting this month.

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Democrats Consider 2nd Stimulus Package

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:42 am

Democrats in Congress are talking about a second economic stimulus package.

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Crop Advantage Series

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 5:40 am

The Iowa Crop Advantage Series is coming up, and climate change will be a featured topic

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