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Students Take Part in Ag Olympics

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Students at Washington High School took part in Agriculture Week and celebrated FFA, Future Farmers of America.

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Bridge Inspection Agreement on Kalona Council’s Agenda

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Kalona City Council will consider an agreement for bridge inspections at their upcoming meeting.

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Continuing Education Courses Vary at Kirkwood Regional Center

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Area adults and teens looking to increase their knowledge can do so in a variety of continuing education courses offered at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center this spring.

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BREAKING NEWS: Man at Large in Washington County

Posted: Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 2:24 am

BREAKING NEWS: This morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office sent an alert to residents of the county to lock their doors and remove keys from vehicles. Earlier, authorities engaged a suspect in a chase, who is now at large on foot. The sheriff’s office describes the suspect as a black male.

KCII News will bring you more information as it becomes official.

Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Pastor Maureen Howard about Ash Wednesday, Lent and Easter.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we’re joined by Sam Koltinsky, producer and owner of Marvo Entertainment. Koltinsky is currently working on a documentary focused on the renovation of Lake Darling.

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Man Accused of Causing Daughter’s Death Enters Plea of Not Guilty

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 6:26 am

A Columbus Junction man accused of causing his daughter’s death has entered a plea of not guilty.

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CERT Coming to Washington County

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 6:24 am

A CERT is coming to Washington County.

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Auditorium Expected to be Complete in 2016

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

Ground is expected to be broken this summer for the new auditorium project in Washington.

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Documentary About Lake Darling Renovation in Production

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

Last year, Governor Terry Branstad proclaimed February 12th as Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling Day.

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Take Care of Children’s Teeth During National Children’s Dental Health Month

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

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reminding Iowans that regular dental visits by the time a child turns one-year-old helps children start a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

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Leadership Washington Learns About Local Government

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

As part of yesterday’s City and County Government Day, Leadership Washington participants toured the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the courthouse, Washington City Council chambers and the Washington Fire Station.

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Mid-Prairie to Makeup Cancelled School Days

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 6:20 am

Mid-Prairie students will have a normal day of school Monday.

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Hunter Education Class Offered in Washington

Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015 at 6:19 am

Anyone born after 1972 is required to have a regular hunting license and be able to show a hunter education certificate before hunting in Iowa.

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Washington Page

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

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Kierstan Peck and Ed Rustioni about Daffodil Days.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we discuss allowable growth for Iowa’s school districts with State Representative for House District 78, Jarad Klein.

Iowa House & Senate Approve Separate Funding Increases for Schools

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

The Iowa House and Senate have approved separate K-12 spending packages.

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Mental Health Assessments Continue in Local Emergency Room

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

A local hospital is now working with a mental health center to improve crisis services.

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Council Approves Main Street, Chamber and WEDG Funding

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

Funding requests from Main Street Washington, the Washington Chamber of Commerce, and Washington Economic Development Group (WEDG) were approved at last night’s special session of the Washington City Council.

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New Shop Open in Downtown Washington

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

A new business focused on art is open in downtown Washington.

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