Today’s Local News

Wellman Holding City Wide Cleanup

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Residents of Wellman have an opportunity to dispose of unwanted items this weekend.

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Nurses Recognized Nationally for Contribution to Society

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Nurses are being recognized for the work they do this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dean Kurtz and Brent Kromrie about preparations for Ridiculous Day.

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School Board Discusses Officer in Schools

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Should a school resource police officer be in the Washington Community Schools was the topic of discussion at the school board’s meeting last night.

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Kirkwood to Break Ground Monday

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The nearly $9 million Washington County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College will have a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday.

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Two Bomb Threats in Two Days at WACO

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The second bomb threat in two days at WACO schools was reported yesterday morning shortly after 10 a.m.

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Art Contest Open For All, Welding Necessary

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The “Bucket of Junk” Art Sculpture Contest is in its 4th year and sign up for the 10 limited buckets is open.

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Rainfall Leaves Fields Too Wet for Planting

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Wet fields are delaying corn planting in Washington County.

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Supervisors Approve Fuel Bid

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The fuel bid for fiscal year 2014 for the county has been awarded.

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First Meeting on English River Watershed Coalition Held

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Representatives from the cities and counties in the English River watershed met in North English Tuesday.

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Preliminary Burning Ordinance Reviewed by Kalona Council

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council reviewed a preliminary burning ordinance at their meeting Monday.

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UPDATE: WACO Students Resume Classes After Second Bomb Threat

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 11:19 am

Students and staff at WACO have been able to resume classes as scheduled following a bomb threat reported earlier in the day.

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BREAKING NEWS: Second Bomb Threat At WACO

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 10:36 am

Another bomb threat at WACO schools was reported shortly after 10 a.m. today.

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Bomb Threat at WACO Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:30 am

Yesterday morning a bomb threat was found in the girls locker room at WACO schools.

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County to Be Reimbursed for $43,431

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a cost allocation plan yesterday at their meeting which has the potential to reimburse the county for $43,431.

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Plant Sale May 18, Held By Master Gardeners

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:27 am

A plant sale is being held by the Washington County Master Gardeners next Saturday, May 18th.

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Seed Exchange Open at Library

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The seed exchange library is officially open and will remain open for the rest of the summer.

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Goodwill Awards Washington Resident

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Goodwill of the Heartland recently presented an award to Washington resident Liz Kelly.

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Kalona to Continue Working on Plans for Shared Building

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Results from a survey conducted in Kalona show support for a joint building project with Mid-Prairie School District.

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Highland Honoring Teachers During Appreciation Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Teachers at Highland School District are being celebrated during this National Teacher Appreciation Week.

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