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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Amy Martin, Diabetes Educator at Washington County Hospital and Clinics, about National Diabetes Awareness Month. This is part two of a two part interview.

Man Arrested After Pursuit Ends Near Riverside

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:29 am


Gerald J. Green

A pursuit ended near Riverside Monday afternoon.

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City of Keota Receives WCRF Grant for Kewash Trailhead Project

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:28 am

Since the summer, the City of Keota has been working on a project to move and improve the trailhead for their end of the Kewash Nature Trail, and the Washington County Riverboat Foundation elected to help them with the project.

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Prediabetes: the Treatable Gateway to Type 2 Diabetes

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and one form of the disease is prediabetes.

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Grant Received for New Softball Scoreboard at Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:25 am


A check for $12,000 is presented to the Washington Athletic Boosters at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Wednesday. Photo by KCII News

The Washington Athletic Boosters received a $12,000 grant for a new scoreboard at the softball field.

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Get Thanksgiving Seconds Within Half an Hour

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Take time to prepare food with clean hands on clean surfaces and keep dishes at the proper temperatures to avoid food-borne illness during the holidays.

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Buckle Up While Traveling this Holiday Week

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:24 am

Iowans are reminded to buckle up while traveling during the holidays.

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WACO Offers Free Meal to Anyone on Thanksgiving Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:22 am

The WACO Ministerial Association is once again offering a free community meal on Thanksgiving Day.

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Washington Council to Work on Five-Year Goals

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:20 am

Goals for the next five years will be discussed at tonight’s Washington City Council work session.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Jason Taylor with Washington County Environmental Health about food safety and preparing food properly during the holidays. This is part one of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Amy Martin, Diabetes Educator at Washington County Hospital and Clinics, about National Diabetes Awareness Month. This is part one of a two part interview.

Riverside Casino Fined for Issuing Players Club Card

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:28 am

The Riverside Casino and Golf Resort is having to pay a $10,000 fine because someone wanted a cheap buffet.

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Vehicle Hit Head On By Trailer

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:25 am

A trailer came loose from a truck and struck a second vehicle head on near Riverside Friday night.

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Washington County Conservation Gets WCRF Grant to Improve Kewash

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Conservation Board has had a desire to make improvements to the Kiwi Avenue crossing of the Kewash Nature Trail for some time, and thanks to the Washington County Riverboat Foundation, the project is now completely funded.

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It’s a Wonderful Life Radio Play Coming to KCII

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:25 am

The front windows of the Washington Public Library will become a stage Saturday as area actors perform It’s a Wonderful Life radio play.

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Thaw Turkeys Properly, Cook Fully to Prevent Illness

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:24 am


Image provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

An Iowa turkey will receive a Thanksgiving pardon from President Barack Obama at the White House this week.

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Expect Closures for Thanksgiving, Followed by a Busy Saturday in Washington

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:23 am

This Thursday is the final Thursday in November, which means it is Thanksgiving.

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Why America Loves Pumpkin So Much

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:22 am

The fall season is inundated with pumpkin-related treats, with everything from pumpkin-spice lattes to pumpkin pies being on everyone’s mind.

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Rain Expected Tuesday and Wednesday

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:21 am

Cool temperatures and rain are in the forecast for Washington this week.

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IMS Class Gets Experience in Teaching Preschool

Posted: Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at 6:28 am

IMS students readying their preschool lessons; photo courtesy of IMS

The Child Development class at Iowa Mennonite School is giving students a real-world experience by having them conduct hour-long preschool classes.

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