Today’s Local News

Construction Management Company Considered for New Communications Building

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 6:26 am

Washington County is looking to hire a company to provide construction management services for the building of a new communications center.

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City of Washington Rental Registration Due May 1st

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 6:25 am


Registration of rental properties in the City of Washington is due May 1st.

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Presidential Candidate Delaney Visiting Washington Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 6:24 am

A candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president is making campaign stops in southeast Iowa this week.

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Audit for Washington County Released, Increase in Tax Revenue and County Expenses

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 6:22 am

An audit report for Washington County has been released by the State Auditor’s Office.

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Contract Manager Updates on Kalona Community Center Project

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 6:20 am


Photo by Sam McIntosh

“Cautiously comfortable” was the phrase used by Kalona City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh in regards to progress on the community center construction.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Administrator of Washington County Public Health Danielle Pettit-Majewski about National Public Health Week. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with Columbus Junction Community Development Director Mallory Smith about the Taste of Columbus Junction event happening Wednesday April 4th which will benefit Justice for Our Neighbors, an organization that provides free to low-cost immigration legal services.

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Bunker Mill Bridge Given to Friends Group after Judge Ruling

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:27 am

A verdict has been reached after nearly two years of legal action regarding who owns the Bunker Mill Bridge.

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Washington Spring Cleanup in Two Weeks

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

Spring cleanup for the City of Washington will be held April 16-19.

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Spay and Neuter Pets this Spring

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:25 am


A cat and her kittens dropped off at PAWS and More over the weekend. Photo courtesy of PAWS and More.

Within one half hour over the weekend PAWS and More took in three litters of kittens with their mothers and director Amber Talbot is reminding people to get pets spayed and neutered.

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Junior Achievement Applauded by Washington Mayor

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

Financial literacy and entrepreneurship are two areas that are featured in Junior Achievement curriculum which is being honored in Washington Thursday.

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Mid-Prairie, Winfield-Mt. Union Competing at Iowa Jazz Championships Thursday

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:25 am

After placing first in class 2A at the district jazz festival, the Mid-Prairie High School Jazz Band will compete at the Iowa Jazz Championships this Thursday in Ames.

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Machine Shed Catches Fire South of Kalona

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:24 am

A metal machine shed caught on fire Sunday afternoon and four fire departments responded to the scene.

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April Begins with Cool Temperatures

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:22 am

Temperatures in Washington dipped down to near record lows Monday.

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Taste of Columbus Junction Raises Money for Immigration Legal Services

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 6:20 am

Learning an immigrant’s story and experiencing local businesses are two key elements of the inaugural Taste of Columbus Junction happening this Wednesday.

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Halcyon House Washington Page

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Halcyon House Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Administrator of Washington County Public Health Danielle Pettit-Majewski about National Public Health Week. This is part one of a two-part interview.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program we’re talking with the Highland Robotics team the Finger Tightans about their journey to competing at the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship April 25-28 in Detroit, Michigan. This is part two of a two-part interview.

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All Dolled Up Hosts Final Prom Dress Giveaway this Saturday

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:27 am

Prom is just around the corner for area high school students, and there’s an option for those wanting to shrink the expenses that come with it.

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Promoting Wellness During Public Health Week

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:26 am

Behavioral health, communicable diseases, environmental health, injury and violence prevention, and ensuring the right to health are the daily focus areas for this week’s observance of National Public Health Week.

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Students from 20 Area Schools Invited to College Fair in Washington

Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 6:24 am

Washington will be hosting representatives from approximately 51 colleges, universities, and military branches this week.

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