Today’s Local News

Harvest Behind Average for Soybeans and Corn

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:24 am


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Iowa’s corn for grain and soybean crops are over 96% harvested and behind the five-year average.

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Supervisors Officially Approve Hire of Conservation Director, Center Coordinator

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The official hire of two employees for the Washington County Conservation Department was approved at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Sarcoma Research Gifted $70,000 by Courage Ride

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Cancer research is getting a $70,000 boost following a fundraiser in Washington County.

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Louden Machinery Building Receives $2.2 Million Tax Credit

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:22 am

The Louden Machinery Building in Fairfield was awarded a $2.2 million tax credit as a part of the Historic Preservation Tax Credit program. 

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington Chamber of Commerce Event Coordinator Alisha Davis about the Candlelight Tour of Homes. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re joined by Friends of Lake Darling board member Dr. Fay Vittetoe to talk about what changes are coming to Lake Darling State Park. This is part 1/2 of the interview.

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Keep Warm When Venturing Outdoors

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:28 am

Be careful in the cold temperatures following Sunday’s storm.

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Over 20 Wrecks in Washington County During Storm

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:26 am


Iowa DOT snow plow photo from 9:30 a.m. Monday

Area first responders, sheriff’s personnel, plow drivers and tow truck operators were busy following Sunday’s blizzard.

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Heavy Snowfall can Impose Carbon Monoxide Risks

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Heavy snowfall can bring carbon monoxide poisoning risks. 

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Avoid Tows and Fines by Following Snow Ordinances in Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:24 am

It’s important to be aware of snow ordinances, as not following them could result in a fine or having your car impounded. 

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Clear Sidewalks of Snow Per City Code

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:23 am

Property owners in Washington are reminded that they are responsible for clearing their sidewalks of snow and ice.

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Big Red Radio Going on Tour of Homes

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:23 am

The KCII Big Red Radio will be previewing the Tour of Homes Wednesday.

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Changes Coming to IMS

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Iowa Mennonite School is making changes to broaden its reach. 

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Lights of Love Memory Trees Up in Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:22 am

Some have ornaments, while others have tinsel, but all 50 Christmas trees in Washington’s Central Park have one thing in common a sign commemorating a loved one.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page KCII News speaks with Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Marissa Reisen about tornadoes and Iowa having the highest count in 2018.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re joined by Paws and More Director Amber Talbot about Giving Tuesday, and other things going around with the Paws and More Shelter this holiday season.

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Blizzard Conditions Hit Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 8:05 am


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Heavy snow and strong winds Sunday resulted in a blizzard warning for much of the KCII-listening area.

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Give Back to the Community with Giving Tuesday

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Giving Tuesday is a launch day to kick off charitable giving for the holidays.

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Visit the Candlelight Tour of Homes Saturday and Sunday

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:26 am

A mid-century ranch, a new construction, a town home, and a home over a century old are all part of this year’s Candlelight Tour of Homes in Washington.

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Unemployment Rates Fall Locally

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 6:25 am

October unemployment rates in Washington County were lower this year than last year.

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