Today’s Local News

Local College Director Shares Thoughts on President’s Speech

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A speech was presented yesterday to highlight the importance of student loan debt.  

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Importance Stressed of Work Zone Safety

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has put out a message of safety in work zones this week with the message of “Don’t Barrel Through Work Zones.”  

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Egg Production

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Egg production in Iowa was up last month, but down compared to last year.

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State Fair Market Broiler Division Returning

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Fifth through 12th graders have an opportunity to take part in a poultry project again this summer.  

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Cedar Valley Conference Art Show

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A number of local artists were honored Monday night at the 2012 Cedar Valley Conference Art Show.

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Community Feed Sack Display Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Ainsworth Community Center and Opera House is holding their annual feed sack display this weekend starting tomorrow.  

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Applications Due Tomorrow for Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The scholarship application deadline is tomorrow for area high school seniors who wish to pursue a major in journalism or education.  

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Death Investigation in Olds

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 5:18 am

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An investigation has started related to an incident that happened in Olds yesterday afternoon.  

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Breaking News: Investigation in Olds

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 7:07 pm

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The Iowa State Patrol and Henry County Sheriff’s Office are currently conducting an ongoing investigation at 201 South Smith in Olds.  The Iowa State Patrol is still on the scene.  KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.

Board of Supervisors Make Budget Amendments

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors made amendments to the county’s budget as part of their meeting yesterday.  

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Unemployment Numbers Show a Drop In Washington County Last Month

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The unemployment figures have been released for March by the Iowa Workforce Development and Washington County’s rate dropped from February.  

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Emergency Road Closure in Keokuk County

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has announced a bridge closure in rural Keokuk County.  

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Spring Planting Should Remind Drivers to Use Extra Caution

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Spring planting time is here and drivers need to be mindful of the farm machinery that could be on the roads.  

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IMS Chemistry and Physics Room Gets Renovation

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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The Chemistry and physics classroom at Iowa Mennonite School is getting a makeover courtesy of students and staff.

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Wellman Teen Awarded Agricultural Scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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An area high school student has received a scholarship toward their studies in an agricultural-related major.  

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Sustaining Drive Fundraising Campaign for Local Y

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington and Wellman Y’s have started to conduct their annual fundraising campaign.  

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Still Time to Take Part in Washington Incentive Fund

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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There is still time to sign up for Main Street Washington’s Washington Incentive Fund.  

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Emergency Road Closure in Keokuk County

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has announced a bridge closure in rural Keokuk County.  

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Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Three area students have been awarded one-thousand dollar scholarships from the Alliant Energy Foundation.  

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Infant Immunization Week

Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Washington County Public Health has joined state and national Departments of Public Health in recognizing this week as Infant Immunization Week.  

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