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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

This week is the American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week and Friday is Digital Learning Day. For today’s program, we’re joined by Kalona Library Director Anne Skaden to discuss the digital resources they offer, many of which are also available for members of the Washington and Wellman-Scofield Library.

BLC Program to Expand

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington School Board approved the expansion of the Behavior Learning Center, or BLC, unanimously at last night’s board meeting.

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It’s Teen Tech Week

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:23 am

We’re in the midst of Teen Tech Week in the United States.

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Anybody can get a traumatic brain injury at any point in their life.

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Agriculture Focus of Leadership Washington’s March Session

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am


The Leadership Washington class learned about agriculture in the area during their monthly meeting yesterday.

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Community Center Work Nearly Done

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Finishing touches are being made to the Kalona Community Center.

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All School Choir Concert Tonight

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Washington Community School District’s all school choir concert is this evening.

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Flu B Cases Increasing, Overall Flu Activity Declining

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Flu activity in Iowa is low at this time, but the geographic spread has increased from widespread to regional.

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Riverside Students Chosen for Ag Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Two students from Riverside are receiving a scholarship from a state organization.

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Washington Page

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Eric Turner of JET Physical Therapy, who also serves as Washington School Board president, about traumatic brain injuries and the high school’s concussion testing. This is is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we get an update on Mid-Prairie’s building projects and discuss the search for a new board member with school board president, Jim Hussey.

Today is the Only Day for ‘Saving of the Green’

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:25 am

Today is the only day for KCII’s special on air “Saving of the Green” event.

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City of Washington Budget Approved

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council approved the fiscal year 2016 budget unanimously at last night’s meeting.

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Mid-Prairie Accepting Bids for Bond Sale

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Mid-Prairie School District is preparing for another bond sale.

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Local Jazz Band Advancing to Championships

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A local band is preparing for its upcoming performance at the Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Property Taxes Must be Paid at the End of the Month

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The second half of real estate and mobile home taxes must be paid by March 31st, as they were due at the first of the month.

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Riverside Part of County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A resolution adding the City of Riverside to Washington County’s multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan was approved unanimously by the Washington County Board of Supervisors yesterday.

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March Temperatures Below Normal

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am

Despite the recent warm spell, temperatures for Washington so far this month have been below normal.

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Kalona Prepared for Spring Snow

Posted: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Kalona fared well this winter when it came to material and equipment used to combat snow and ice.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with deputies Nathan Schmuecker and Nolan Burke of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office about efforts to add two K-9 units and tonight’s fundraiser.