Today's Local News

Kalona Files Annual Finance Report

Posted: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Kalona City Council reviewed their finances from the fiscal year that ended June 30th at this week’s meeting.

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Washington Biofuel Producer Receives $50,000

Posted: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

More than $660,00 has been awarded to three advanced biofuel producers in Iowa, including more than $50,000 for a producer in Washington County.

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WACO Board to Discuss Superintendent Position

Posted: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

The WACO School Board will hold a discussion today dealing with their superintendent position.

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Prevent House Fires this Winter

Posted: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

More home fires occur during winter than any other season, with half of all home heating fires happening in the months of December, January and February.

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Grassley Believes More Legislation to be Considered Next Session

Posted: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 6:21 am

Next month newly elected officials will be sworn in and both the U.S. House and Senate will have Republican majorities.

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Some Kalona Residents Asked to Boil Water

Posted: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Due to a water main break, homeowners between C and D avenues and intersections with Highway 1 are being asked to boil their water.

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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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