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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Director of Washington County Public Health, and Lynn Fisher, RN, about enterovirus D68.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Today, we’re joined by Friends of Lake Darling President Fay Vittetoe to discuss the Grand Rededication of Lake Darling State Park.

UPDATE: Fire at Modine Manufacturing

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Firefighters responded to an alarm at Modine Manufacturing this morning at approximately 10:15 a.m.

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Modine Employees Evacuated

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:49 am

Fire and police have responded to Modine Manufacturing in Washington where fire alarms are going off. Employees have evacuated the building. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

Enterovirus D68 is in Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Enterovirus D68 is causing illness in Iowa and other Midwestern states, although since it is not a reportable disease in the U.S. the number of cases is not tracked.

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District Associate Judge’s Suspension Begins Saturday

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Iowa Supreme Court has approved the suspension of a judge who showed up to work drunk.

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Washington Airport Gets Grant to Update Hangar

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington has received a grant for $57,357 to rehabilitate an existing hangar.

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Record Crop Expected

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The record crop that has been predicted is impacting the price of corn.

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Two Riverside Residents Arrested on Meth Charges

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Two people from Riverside were arrested for methamphetamine and other drug related charges over the weekend.

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Board of Health to Present at Supervisors’ Meeting

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Tomorrow the Washington County Board of Health will address the Board of Supervisors regarding a new location for Washington County Public Health.

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Emerald Ash Borer Education Available to Kalona Residents

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Local cities are attempting to educate their citizens on the potential impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Iowans May Start Voting Next Thursday

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Early voting in Iowa begins next week.

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Corn Crop Progresses

Posted: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Nearly all of the corn in Southeast Iowa is in or past dough and dent stages.

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Emerald Ash Borer Education Available to Kalona Residents

Posted: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Local cities are attempting to educate their citizens on the potential impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Cheese Shop Remains Open Despite Factory Closing

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Kalona Cheese House remains open.

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Washington Receives RISE Grant

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington has received over $580,000 for a Competitive RISE grant for 700 feet of paved road on West Buchanan Street and adding turn lanes to Highway 1.

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New Year for 4-H Begins Monday

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Monday is the beginning of the new 4-H year.

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School Retirees Recognized

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington Community School District lost 220 years of experience with the recognition of eight retirees at this week’s school board meeting.

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Man Arrested on Trafficking Charges

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Stockport man has been arrested in Jefferson County on meth related charges.

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Soybeans’ Leaves Turning Color in SE Iowa

Posted: Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Soybeans across the Hawkeye State are about four days behind the average and five days ahead of last year with almost the entire crop setting pods or beyond and approximately 26 percent of soybean leaves turning color.

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