Today's Local News

Want to Improve Your English Language Skills?

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:25 am

If you or someone you know wants to improve their reading and writing skills, there’s a free program offered in Washington.

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Mid-Prairie Aims for March Completion of Central Administration Office Construction

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:25 am

As people drive on Highway 22 past Mid-Prairie High School, they’ve likely noticed the construction in front of the building.

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Students to Fly Over Washington

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:24 am


Views of Washington from the sky. Photos by Sally Y. Hart

Area students will be able to get a bird’s-eye view of Washington this fall.

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Basics of Banking Class Offered

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Financial literacy classes to help those entering the world of banking are being offered this fall.

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Home Shopping Extravaganza Returns to KCII

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Later this month the KCII Home Shopping Extravaganza is returning to the airwaves.

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Washington County Conservation Purchases New Picnic Tables for Marr Park

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:22 am

Washington County Conservation has been pleased with the record-breaking usage of Marr Park this year, but they believe they can improve the overall experience by upgrading the park’s picnic tables.

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Washington School Board to Meet Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 6:21 am

The superintendent’s goals for the school year will be set at Wednesday’s regular session meeting of the Washington School Board.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page KCII News speaks with Stephen Caulk, Washington High School history teacher, about teaching today’s students about September 11, 2001.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa, we’re talking with Louisa County Naturalist Lana Artz-McComb about the Tri-County Pedal.

1969 Mid-Prairie Football Team Tours New Indoor Athletic Facility

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:28 am



Photos of the interior and exterior of the new indoor athletic facility at Mid-Prairie. Photos by Zach Ulin

Fifteen members of the Mid-Prairie class of 1970, as well as some of the football coaching staff, were in attendance at Friday’s football game against West Liberty.

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New Look for Washington’s Homecoming

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:26 am


Washington’s 2015 Homecoming queen Emma Stout and king Giovanni Coronel. Photo by KCII staff

Alumni of Washington High School who make it back to town for the annual homecoming festivities will see a new look to the events.

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WACO Kicks Off Homecoming Week

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:25 am


The WACO Homecoming Court; Front (L-R): Halle Kissell, Kayla Leichty, Stevie Donaldson, and Kasey Sutton; Back (L-R): Gabe Black, Jackson Roth, Jaren Unternahrer, and Roman Kiefer; Photo courtesy of WACO Schools

This week is homecoming week for WACO, and according to high school science teacher and student council adviser Kate Shindelar, the excitement and anticipation have been building for weeks.

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Two Arrested After Bar Fight

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:24 am

Two people were arrested in Washington early Sunday morning following a bar fight.

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Washington Community Center Celebrating 40 Years

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Forty years ago the first show was performed on the stage of the Washington Community Center – it was Of Thee I Sing.

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Washington County Conservation Seeks WCRF Grant for Kewash Improvements

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

The deadline for proposals for the Washington County Riverboat Foundation’s fall grants is approaching, and the Washington County Conservation Board finalized their submission at their September meeting.

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Rain in the Local Forecast

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:22 am

More rain is expected for Washington this week, beginning late Tuesday.

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Store Apples Properly for Fall

Posted: Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 6:21 am


Contributed photo

Fall is less than two weeks away and with that comes the apple harvest.

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Washington County Conservation Board Won’t Change User Fees for 2017

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 6:28 am

At their September meeting, the Washington County Conservation Board reviewed and discussed the user fees for their facilities.

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Remembering Heroes

Posted: Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 6:23 am

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks which caused four planes to crash – two in New York City, one at the Pentagon and one in an empty field in Pennsylvania.

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Hayden Fry Statue Installed in Coralville

Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 6:28 am


The Hayden Fry statue, with creator Steve Maxon; Photo courtesy of Steve Maxon

The City of Coralville successfully installed the Hayden Fry statue on its permanent pedestal in front of the Coralville-Iowa City Visitors Bureau.

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