Today’s Local News

Phase Two Set to Begin on Kalona Historical Village Streetscape Museum

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:20 am

The Kalona Historical Society is ready to begin phase two of their new Wahl Museum project.

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Kalona City Council Looking at YMCA, Waste Management Contracts Monday

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Contracts with the YMCA of Washington County and Johnson County Refuse are both on the agenda for the next Kalona City Council meeting.

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Washington Supervisors to Meet Monday

Posted: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 6:23 am

Due to Tuesday’s primary election, the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting Monday.

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BREAKING NEWS: Traffic Stopped on Wayland Road for Vehicle Incident Saturday Night

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Traffic was stopped south of Washington Saturday night as emergency crews responded to a vehicle in the ditch.

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Bank Robbery in Packwood

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 12:56 pm

A bank in Packwood was robbed Friday.

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Latino Festival to Conclude Summer Classic Sunday

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am


Dancers perform at the Summer Classic Latino Festival. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

The four-day Washington Summer Classic concludes Sunday afternoon with the Latino Festival.

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Washington County Environmental Health Accepting RAGBRAI Food Permit Applications

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

As local organizations are looking to sell food or beverages while RAGBRAI travels through Washington County, permits are required to ensure food safety for those visiting our local communities.

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Washington County 4-H Youth Photographer Recognized

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am


Contributed photo

A Washington County 4-H member has been recognized by the Iowa 4-H Camera Corp.

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Bridge Work to Close 275th Street Monday

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

A portion of 275th Street will be closed starting Monday for a bridge replacement.

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Pilots Coming to Washington for Breakfast Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Pilots from across the Midwest will fly to Washington Sunday to eat.

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Ainsworth Making Energy Efficiency Upgrades in City Center

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

The City of Ainsworth is making improvements to what once was a school building and is now becoming a facility for all community members to enjoy.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for New Washington Business

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:21 am

A ribbon cutting was held for a new Washington business Thursday.

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Beachy Named Valedictorian at Iowa Mennonite School Commencement

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 6:20 am


Emma Beachy

Parents, staff, and community members watched the Class of 2018 close the first chapter of their lives as Iowa Mennonite School held its commencement ceremony.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington County Attorney John Gish about running for reelection in Tuesday’s primary.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Sheila Matheney who is seeking the Republican nomination for State Representative District 84.

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McCoy Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter, Child Endangerment

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 6:27 am


Anthony McCoy

A Riverside man has plead guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of child endangerment resulting in the death of his 17-month-old daughter Avery McCoy.

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Ridiculous Day Celebrates 71st Anniversary Tomorrow in Washington

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 6:26 am

Iowa’s longest running Ridiculous Day returns to the square in Washington this weekend.

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CHOICES Benefits Local Community, Provides Services

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

The CHOICES drop-in center in Washington is benefiting the community, as described by Mental Health and Disability Services Coordinator for the county Bobbi Wulf.

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Keokuk County Passes Ordinance for RAGBRAI Vendors in Unincorporated Areas

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors has passed an ordinance for vendors selling goods during RAGBRAI this year.

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UPDATE: Cows MOOving Around Washington Thursday Morning

Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 6:24 am

Three cows managed to get loose from their trailer while in Washington Thursday morning along the four lanes of Business Highway 92.

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