Today's Local News

Offices Closed Due to Holiday

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Due to today’s Veterans Day holiday a number of offices are closed.

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Wintry Mix Falls in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Southeast Iowa received a wintry mix of precipitation this morning.

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Chef Cook-off Announces Winner

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Community Foundation of Washington County’s sixth annual Chef Cook-off Fundraiser was held last night and chefs Mary Dohlman and Ila Miller competed.

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Lone Tree School Organizations Hosting Fundraiser for Local Family

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Proceeds from a soup supper planned for tonight will go to a local family recovering from a house fire that occurred October 31st.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dave Stoufer and Mike Worley about Veterans Day and the F-Troop Military Museum in the City of Washington. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Mark Patton, Executive Director of Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity, to discuss their plans to move a donated home to Kalona.

Veterans to be Honored Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow is Veterans Day and the Washington County Military Museum with the American Legion Post #29 is hosting a free dinner for veterans and their families.

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Habitat for Humanity Moving Home to Kalona

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A home donated to Habitat for Humanity is being moved to a vacant lot in Kalona.

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The Family Connection Honored with Credential

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County’s The Family Connection program, Washington County Public Health and Home Care of Washington County has earned the Iowa Support Credential.

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Some Farmers Choosing to Plant Cover Crops

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Cash crops are making way for cover crops in some local fields.

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Nuisances Cleared Up in Washington

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Progress is continuing on abating nuisances in the City of Washington. Building and Zoning Official Steve Donnolly explained at the recent city council meeting that all of the August and September complaints are closed. The city has added Merle Hagie as a part-time code enforcer. Hagie explained some properties are being observed, which means property owners have not been contacted yet but the city is watching to see if the problem is cleared up on its own, such as a complaint on a dumpster which may be used for construction at the site.

According to the recorded complaints, there were 25 nuisances in October, with 12 still open. The cases vary from trash and tall weeds to furniture in the yard.

Flu Activity Low in Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Iowa’s influenza activity remains low and is considered sporadic at this time.

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Leaf Burning Allowed Through End of Month

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Kalona residents have until the end of the month to burn leaves and other yard waste.

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How to Store Seeds Through the Winter

Posted: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:20 am

As cold weather sets in and winter approaches, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists share tips on how to prepare garden supplies for the season.

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Leaf Burning in Kalona Allowed Through End of Month

Posted: Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 6:20 am

Kalona residents have until the end of the month to burn leaves and other yard waste.

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Supervisors to Meet, Canvass Votes Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Supervisors will meet Monday this week instead of Tuesday due to Veterans Day.

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Travelers Being Monitored in Iowa for Ebola

Posted: Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 6:25 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health has announced that 13 travelers are currently being monitored for Ebola in Iowa.

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Washington Demons’ Season Ends

Posted: Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Two area football teams ended their postseason play last night.

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Man Injured Near Washington While Squirrel Hunting

Posted: Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Washington man was injured in a hunting accident this week in Washington County.

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Awards and Family Night Hosted by Washington County 4-H Tonight

Posted: Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Washington County 4-H’s annual Awards and Family Fun Night is tonight.

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