Today's Local News

Polls Open for School Elections

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Voters in Washington, Mid-Prairie and Highland school districts may now cast ballots in the school elections.

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Kalona City Council to Consider Temporary Road Closures

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Preparations are being made for Kalona’s Downtown Celebration coming up later this month.

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Tree Planting Money Awarded to Louisa County Cities

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Two communities in Louisa County are receiving money to plant trees.

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Local Family to Receive Award at State Fair

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am

A Crawfordsville family will be honored at the Iowa State Fair next week.

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Washington Schools’ Class Sizes Discussed

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:23 am


The Washington school board discussed student population at their meeting.

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Southeast Iowa Corn Ahead of Five-Year Average

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Corn in Southeast Iowa is ahead of the five-year average.

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Communities Being Sought for Visioning Program

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Applications are being accepted for Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program.

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Aerate Iowa Lawns in September

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am


Contributed photo.

September and April are the recommended times to aerate lawns in Iowa, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Community Theater Auditions Begin Monday

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Auditions begin Monday for a play examining nature versus nurture.

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Tablet Roll Out Being Held for Mid-Prairie Students

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Mid-Prairie High School students will receive tablets next week.

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Southeast Iowa Free of Drought Conditions

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:20 am

While parts of Iowa are dry at this time, southeast Iowa remains free of drought conditions.

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Washington Page

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Lindsay Anderson and Ted Harms of Iowa Workforce Development about services available to Modine Manufacturing employees in Washington. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our discussion with Jeff Whetstine who is currently raising money for what will be called the Kathy Whetstine Fitness Trail in honor of his late wife.

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Brinton Films to be Screened in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Films part of a collection a Washington County couple presented across the United States more than a century ago are in our nation’s capitol.

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Services Available for Modine Manufacturing Employees

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Modine Manufacturing in Washington announced in April its upcoming closure; Iowa Workforce Development is offering services to the nearly 250 employees.

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Rain Recorded in Washington Early Friday

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

In the early hours Friday rain fell in Washington.

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Obstacle Races Taking Place in Winfield

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Winfield Betterment Group is holding obstacle races this weekend.

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Branching Out Program Bringing Trees to Washington

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington is one of 25 communities across the state receiving grant funding for trees through the Branching Out program.

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Soybean Crop Prediction Increased

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:21 am

U.S. soybean production this year is projected 31 million bushels higher than last month’s prediction.

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Priorities Set by Washington School Board

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:20 am


The Washington Community School Board discussed goals for the upcoming school year at their meeting this week. Photo by Sally Hart.

This week the Washington Community School Board set priorities for the upcoming school year.

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