Today’s Local News

Children Riding Bikes find Human Remains

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Two children riding their bicycles found something interesting in Henry County over the weekend.  

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Possible Hazardous Material Spill Reported in Jefferson County on Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Around 2:00 Sunday afternoon, the Fairfield Fire Department was dispatched to a possible hazardous material spill behind the recreation center on the Maharishi University of Management campus.  

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Farmer Wins $2,500 for Fairgrounds Buildings

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A Washington County Farmer has won a prize that he will be donating to the Washington County Fair. Steve and Sue Norman of Washington won $2,500 through a Monsanto sponsored program, America’s Farmers Grow Communities.

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Riverside Council Talks TrekFest

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The Riverside City Council met last night, and at the meeting funding for TrekFest was discussed, among other things. Carol Riggan with the Riverside Area Community Club requested $918 for TrekFest.

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State Transportation Plan Meeting Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is holding a meeting for the public to hear updates of the state’s transportation plan.  

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Summer Camp Signups Taking Place

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Parents interested in summer activities for their children have an opportunity with summer camps taking place at the Washington Y.  

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String of Record High Temps Continue in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:20 am

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Washington set another high temperature yesterday, bring the total to seven days in a row where the record high has been either tied or broken.  

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String of Record High Temps Continue in Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 4:00 pm

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Washington set another high temperature again today, bring the total to seven days in a row where the record high has been either tied or broken.  

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Children Riding Bikes find Human Remains

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 9:37 am

Two children riding their bicycles found something interesting in Henry County over the weekend.

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Possible Hazardous Material Spill Reported in Jefferson County

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 8:58 am

Around 2:00 yesterday afternoon, the Fairfield Fire Department was dispatched to a possible hazardous material spill behind the recreation center on the Maharishi University of Management campus.  

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Final Legislative Briefing Saturday Brings Healthy Discussion

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce hosted an event this weekend that brought on healthy debate with its final Legislative Briefing Saturday morning.  

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Filing Period Over for State and Federal Candidates

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:29 am

State filing for elected positions ended yesterday at 5:00 pm. In our area, we have 7 candidates to consider.

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Road Construction Beginning Today

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A road in Washington County will be closed for construction beginning today.  

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Grassley Looks to Help Livestock Prices

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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KCII recently had the opportunity to interview Senator Chuck Grassley. We talked about a variety of issues during this call. Grassley has introduced legislation geared toward helping independent livestock producers get a fair price on their product.

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Warm Weather and Allergies

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

While many of us may have been enjoying the recent warm weather, there are some that could be suffering from allergies because of it.

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Volunteer Recruitment Training Reservations Due

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A training date has been scheduled for COAD members related to volunteer recruitment later this month and reservations for this training are due today.  

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Kalona to Set Public Hearing on Subdivision

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The Kalona City Council will meet tonight. They will set a public hearing date for Stables Subdivision, a proposed subdivision that has been discussed for the past several meetings.

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Youth Baseball Signup Going On

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Washington Y is holding registrations for spring baseball.  

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Columbus School Board Hearing Trip Requests

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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The Columbus Community School District will be meeting tonight to discuss the new school calendar among other things. They will hold a public hearing on the 2012-2013 calendar before taking action on it.

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Road Construction Begins Tomorrow

Posted: Sunday, March 18th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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A road in Washington County is getting ready to be closed for construction.  

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