Today's Local News

KCII Brought Live Coverage of Thunderstorm Warning Thursday Morning

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am


Radar images provided by AccuWeather Thursday morning show strong storms across Iowa.

The KCII Severe Weather Action Team responded to a severe thunderstorm warning Thursday morning.

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Road Construction Causes Detour on Highway 92

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am

For the next month, a 10-mile portion of Highway 92 east of Oskaloosa will be closed for construction.

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One Person Taken by Helicopter Following Wreck in Keokuk County

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:25 am

One person was taken by Mercy One Air Care to Mercy Hospital following a two-vehicle wreck in Keokuk County, west of Ollie, Thursday afternoon.

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Rollover Wreck Near Crawfordsville

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle rollover near Crawfordsville Wednesday afternoon.

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Habitat for Humanity Looking for Residents in Riverside

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for a new house in Riverside.

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Crop Report Shows Most of Iowa’s Corn and Soybeans in Good to Excellent Condition

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Corn in southeast Iowa is ahead of most of the state in its progress for the season.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ed Raber, director of WEDG, and Sarah Grunewaldt, director of Main Street Washington, about the potential of redeveloping the former calendar factor on East Third Street and the Goncho apartment building.

Severe Thunderstorm Hits Washington County Thursday Morning

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 7:01 am

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Washington County Thursday morning.

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Washington County Conservation Board Approved for $342,000 Grant

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Washington County Conservation Board will be undertaking a large project over the next several years involving the Kewash Nature Trail, and it was given some help in the form of a $342,000 grant.

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Early Voting Now Available in YMCA Special Election

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:26 am

Ballots can now be cast for the special election in the City of Washington regarding bonds for the new YMCA project.

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Robin Foster Ready to Start at Kalona Elementary

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:25 am

When students return to Kalona Elementary this fall, they’ll be greeted by a new principal.

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Brighton Woman Arrested on Multiple Charges

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Ashley Leora Seaba

A woman in custody in the Jefferson County Jail had a warrant entered for her by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday on multiple offenses.

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Supervisors Learn About Local Roof Tile Option for Courthouse

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:23 am



An example of the Brava Roof Tile option was shown at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Composite recycled material that is Miami-Dade County Certified, manufactured in Washington and looks like slate tile for roofs was presented to the Washington County Board of Supervisors this week while they discuss replacing the courthouse’s roof.

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Thunderstorms Expected Today

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:23 am


At 6 a.m. Thursday, heavy rainfall and thunderstorms could be seen over Iowa on this radar image provided by AccuWeather.

Thunderstorms are expected to roll through Washington County throughout today and into the early morning hours Friday.

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Riverside 4-H’er Receives State Award

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Fifty-one awards were presented to Iowa 4-H’ers as the top winners in state projects and one recipient is from Washington County.

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Red Cross Blood Supply at Emergency Levels

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood donations to replenish their low summer blood supply.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On today’s edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Joshua Miller who is running as a libertarian for House District 78.

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking to Jeremy Ours about becoming the new IMS Director of Advancement. This is part one of a two part interview.

UPDATE: Keota High School Gymnasium Roof Catches Fire

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Keota High School gymnasium fire is under investigation, though the cause has been speculated as fireworks according to Superintendent Dennis Phelps.

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Thunderstorm Watch Issued, More Rain Expected

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Radar image provided by AccuWeather

Lightning was scattered across the sky and thunder filled the air Wednesday morning in the KCII-listening area.

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