Today’s Local News

Watch for Deer While Driving, June Has Second-Highest Number of Deer-Vehicle Collisions

Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am


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November has the highest number in Iowa for deer-vehicle collisions, June is the second busiest as does are moving to more secluded areas before giving birth.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Hospice and Palliative Care Compassus in Washington

Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 6:21 am

A ribbon was cut Wednesday to mark the opening of the Washington office for Hospice and Palliative Care Compassus.

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Kalona City Council Sets Bid Letting Date for Community Center

Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 6:20 am

The Kalona City Council set a date for the bid letting of the Kalona Community Center project.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Director of the Washington Chamber of Commerce Michelle Redlinger about the Summer Classic.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Iowa Mennonite School Director of Advancement Jeremy Ours about the “Into the Black” event at Celebration Hall.

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Missing Coralville Man Found in Omaha

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 12:41 pm


Photo courtesy of North Liberty Police Department

A Coralville man who was reported missing Monday has been found in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Kalona First Responders Receive Grant for Chest Compression System

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The Kalona First Responders will soon be a step ahead in saving lives in emergencies.

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First Reading of Fireworks Code Amendments Approved in Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:26 am

From 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 1st through July 8th, and December 10th to January 3rd consumer fireworks can be discharged on private property in the City of Washington according to the amendments to the Chapter 41.12 of the city’s code.

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KCII’s Big Red Radio Visiting Area Summer Festivals

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The KCII Big Red Radio is shiny, full of gas, and on it’s way to the next stop on the KCII Summer Town Tour.

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Washington County Nearing Emergency Management Director Hire Decision

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:25 am

Two finalists were interviewed for the new Washington County Emergency Management Director position Tuesday afternoon.

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Mid-Prairie Elementary Schools Encourage Families from Different Communities to Get to Know Each Other This Summer

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am


The Mid-Prairie elementary schools are in a transition period this summer, moving to grade centers.

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Two Drivers Cited After Wreck Near Riverside

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Two drivers were cited following a two-vehicle wreck near Riverside Tuesday afternoon.

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Prevent Tick Bites, Know How to Remove One Safely

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The best way to remove a tick on your body is by using tweezers to grasp the tick by its mouthparts close to the skin and pull straight out.

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A Call to Artists Visual, Musical, and Edible for Louisa County Art Day

Posted: Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 6:21 am

Artists of all varieties are being sought by Louisa County for an art day next April.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Megan Miller of Crooked Creek Christian Camp about the benefits of summer camps for youth. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with Sheila Horras of the Clear Creek Heritage Association about the restoration of the Saints Peter and Paul Church.

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Authorities Search for Missing Coralville Man

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 10:08 am

Police are searching for a missing Coralville man who was last seen Monday near his work in North Liberty.

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Ainsworth Community Shares Opinions on Elementary School Building

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Ainsworth City Council discussed whether to purchase the Ainsworth Elementary School building at their town hall meeting June 4.

A meeting was held in the building that’s in question Sunday in Ainsworth and citizens voiced their opinions.

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Wellman Not Changing Their Fireworks Code to Match State

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 6:28 am


The Wellman City Council held their regular meeting June 5 at the Wellman Municipal Building. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

New laws allowing the sale of fireworks in Iowa were signed this spring by Governor Terry Branstad, but the City of Wellman appears to be going against the state law with their fireworks code.

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Beware of Scams

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 6:28 am

Roofing, asphalt paving, and painting are all common jobs during the summer months, but the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to be wary of scams.

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