Today's Local News

Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Senator Charles Grassley about what to expect out of Washington, D.C. this month. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, Jean Stout joins us to discuss the Mid-Prairie Council of Churches’ Mission Market planned for this weekend.

Charges Filed in Connection with Fatal Accident

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:26 am

A man from rural Kalona is facing felony charges in connection with a two vehicle collision that occurred last December.

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Average Temperatures Coldest on the Books

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:24 am

November’s temperatures in Washington were below normal according to the National Weather Service.

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Grassley States Tax Legislation Needs to be Addressed

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

There is now less than a month until the end of the year and Senator Charles Grassley says there is still legislation to be passed in Washington, D.C.

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Flu Activity Increasing in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Iowa’s flu activity is considered minimal at this time with the geographic spread being local.

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Industrial Technology Open House Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The transportation, advanced manufacturing, welding, architecture, construction and engineering programs at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center are holding an event tonight.

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Columbus Junction Man Assaults Police Officer

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:22 am

A Columbus Junction man is in custody for kicking a police officer.

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Presentation Tonight for New Apartment Complex Site

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Overland Property Group, the development group working to build an apartment complex with 32 low- to moderate-income apartments, is giving a presentation at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting in regards to their proposed new site.

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Mission Market to Benefit Area Non-profits

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 6:21 am

An event in Kalona this weekend will benefit local, national and international charities, and may help you with your Christmas shopping.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with KCII general manager Joe Nichols about the Caring Christmas food drive.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Christmas in Kalona with Kalona Chamber of Commerce Treasurer, Norma Yoder.

Unemployment Rates See Decline in Area

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

The KCII listening area experienced a slight drop in unemployment from September to October.

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Supervisors Approve Pay Scale for Jailers

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

A pay scale for jailers good through Fiscal Year 2017 at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was approved by the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

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Thanksgiving Weekend Wreck Sends Four to Hospitals

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:23 am

A car accident in Southeast Iowa on Saturday sent four people to hospitals.

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First Reading of A Avenue Parking Changes Expected Tonight

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

The first reading of an ordinance amendment that will prohibit parking on portions of Kalona’s A Avenue will take place tonight.

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KCII Caring Christmas Food Drive Now Accepting Items

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

KCII Radio is filling up the Big Red Radio with non-perishable food and toiletry items for area food banks as part of the 12th Annual KCII Caring Christmas food drive.

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Kalona Residents Asked to Keep Sidewalks Clear

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am

Kalona residents are reminded to follow the city’s rules when snowstorms hit the area.

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Rotary Donates 80 Coats for Local Children

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:22 am


Rotary Club President, Susan Wellington (right) recently dropped off 80 new kids coats to HACAP’s RenElla Crawford. Photo courtesy of Ed Raber.

Eighty new coats were donated to HACAP, Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, for area children.

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Christmas Coming to Kalona on Saturday

Posted: Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 6:21 am

Santa will stop in Kalona this weekend.

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