Today's Local News

Help with New Year’s Resolutions to Stop Smoking

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Many people who have made a New Year’s resolution to stop smoking have help available.

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Grief Support Group Starting Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 6:22 am

There will be a 13 week grief support group in Washington starting tomorrow. The Group is called Grief Share.

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Year in Review III

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 6:21 am

This afternoon we will have our third installment of our Year In Review Program.  

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Iowa Caucus Results

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 9:12 pm

KCII News will be updating the Caucus Results for Southeast Iowa as they come in. We’ll also bring you the overal state winner when the results become official.

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Wellman City Administrator Arrested for Shoplifting

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 9:04 pm

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The City Administrator of Wellman, Mark Baker, has been arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at Freeman Foods in Wellman today.

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2012 Iowa Caucuses Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The 2012 Iowa Caucuses are happening tonight and those attending will do more than just pick who they would like to see become the next President.  

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Letters of Intent for City Council Position Due Today

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

Anyone wanting to serve on the third ward of the Washington City Council have until the end of the day today to turn in a letter stating their interest.  

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Camp Counselors Needed for Summer Camps

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Crooked Creek Christian Camp is already thinking summer by looking for camp counselors.  

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Iowa Cities Try to Scare Crows

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines are all trying different tactics to get rid of the crows that flock to their downtown buildings. Iowa City uses balloons that resemble owls and reflective streamers to try to scare the crows away.

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Kalona City Council Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Kalona City Council will have their first meeting of the year tonight. They will have final discussions on the Golf Cart Ordinance and Improvements to the A Avenue Bridge.

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Applicator Training Registration Due Today

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Washington County Extension is hosting a training program for commercial manure applicators later this week and the deadline to sign up is today.  

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Opera House Holding Fundraising Event

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Ainsworth Opera House is hosting its first breakfast buffet of the year on Saturday.

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Year In Review II

Posted: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

Coming up this afternoon, we will be playing our next installment of our Year In Review Program.  

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are meeting tomorrow and will be appointing the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for 2012.  

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Increased Business during Presidential Hopeful Visit

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:28 am

A visit from a Presidential hopeful created extra business for a Washington business owner.  

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Opportunity to Learn about Iowa Politics

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

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An opportunity for area high school girls to learn more about Iowa’s politics is available.  

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Drug Arrests in Wapello

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington-Louisa County Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant at the residence of John and Joann Hess this Thursday. As a result of the evidence uncovered from this search the two were arrested.

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Auditors Thoughts on Voter ID Systems

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

South Carolina recently struck down a law that would require a state issued ID card in order to vote. Opponents of the proposed law say it would make it more difficult for minorities and young people to vote.

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House of Reps. Offering Video

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Iowa House of Representatives have installed cameras in the House Chambers so that live streaming video can be viewed whenever the Chamber is in session.

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Beekeeping School Being Offered

Posted: Monday, January 2nd, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Residents who have been interested in getting started in keeping bees have an opportunity to take advantage of a course being offered by the Iowa Honey Producers Association.  

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