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Continuing Education Courses Available to Community

Posted: Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Want to learn more about photo editing, or cooking, or become a license coach?

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Changes to Riverside Fire’s Finances Focus of Work Session

Posted: Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

City of Riverside and Riverside Fire Department representatives will meet for a work session tonight.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Tera Pickens, Director of the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center, about the upcoming spring term.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by director of Henry County Animal Rescue, Gary Ruth, to discuss their search for two missing dogs believed to have been stuck on an island in the Mississippi River.

County Departments Receive Directive for Two Percent Salary Increase, Zero for Operations

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Attorney and Sheriff are receiving a 3.3 percent salary increased, which is two-thirds of what the recommendation board proposed.

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Donations Allow Organization to Search Mississippi for Lost Dogs

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:24 am

An attempt was made Tuesday to rescue two dogs believed to have been stranded on an island in the Mississippi River.

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Two Locations Under Consideration for Public Health Building

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Board of Health is looking into two potential sites for a new building for the Department of Public Health.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Washington County Settled Out of Court

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A former inmate at the Washington County Jail is receiving a cash settlement from the county.

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Kirkwood’s Spring Term Starts Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The spring term at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center with concurrent credit academies for high school students and traditional college courses will begin Tuesday, January 20th.

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Orchids to be Focus of Presentation

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Slipper, moth and boat are just three of the many kinds of orchids.

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January is National Radon Action Month

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

It’s National Radon Action Month.

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Budget Workshop Held

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The first budget workshop of the year for the 2015-2016 fiscal year was held by the Washington City Council last night.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII news speaks with Amy Green, Director of Washington County 4-H about an upcoming trip to Omaha, Nebraska.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Dave Heaton, State Representative for House District 84.

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February Start Expected for Skunk River Bridge Replacement

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:25 am

The Skunk River Bridge between Washington and Brighton is being replaced.

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Flu Outbreaks Reported in Care Facilities

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:24 am

The flu is widespread in Iowa with over 180 influenza-associated hospitalizations.

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Keota Homecoming Court Announced

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A local high school is continuing its tradition of holding homecoming during the winter.

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Sausage, and Pancakes, and Eggs – Oh My!

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Nearly 100 gallons of milk, 1,500 pounds of sausage, 20 cases of pancake batter and 25 cases of eggs are on standby for tomorrow’s annual pancake day held by the Washington Fire Department.

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Average Temperatures 10 Below Norm

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Washington and the surrounding area has had a cold spell as of late and according to the National Weather Service the average temperature has been nearly 10 degrees below normal.

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Phone Scams an Ongoing Issue in Jefferson County

Posted: Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Phone scams are an ongoing issue in Jefferson County.

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