Today’s Local News

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with the Highland robotics team the Finger Tightans. This is the second part of the two part interview.

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WCDC Opening Redemption Center in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:28 am

If you have aluminum cans, plastic or glass bottles filling up in a bag around your house you’ll soon have a new place to drop them off in Washington.

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21-Year-Old Dies After Rollover Wreck in Keokuk County

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:27 am

One person died in a wreck in Keokuk County Monday.

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Central Park to Soon Host First Farmers Market of the Year

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:26 am

It’s been a “fantastic” year for rhubarb, and that’s one type of produce you should see at the first Washington Farmer’s Market of the season according to Market Master Bob Shepherd.

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Kalona Historical Village Planning Interactive Streetscape Exhibit

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:25 am

This is a mock up of the new Kalona streetscape exhibit that will be a part of the Kalona Historical Village.

The Kalona Rotary hosted their annual omelet breakfast last Saturday, this year the profits from the breakfast went towards the Kalona Streetscape project, but what exactly is the streetscape?

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Washington County Master Gardeners Hosts Plant Sale

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:24 am

Those wanting new flowers from the Washington County Master Gardeners should expect to show up early this Saturday.

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Hosts Spring Bird Festival

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:23 am

We tend to recognize animals that are native to us, like a raccoon or a deer. But what about the animals that migrate through Iowa every year?

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Washington School Board to Meet Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:22 am

The school year is coming to a close and Wednesday the Washington School Board will consider and approve the full list of 2017 graduates.

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Carefully Plant Trees this Spring

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at 6:21 am


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Spring is a time when plants are green and blooming and if you’re thinking of adding a tree to your yard there are some steps to ensure a successful outcome.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Washington High School junior Savannah White and Kirkwood Washington Regional Center professor Dr. Monie Hayes about White’s honors project.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s In Touch with Southeast Iowa we’re talking with the Highland High School robotics team the Finger Tightans.

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Car Chase Goes 100 Miles Per Hour, Ends with Arrest in Riverside

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:28 am


Nathaniel Scheppler

A vehicle pursuit ended in Riverside after going 100 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone early Sunday morning.

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Washington High School Junior Makes Kirkwood Academic History

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:27 am

A Washington High School junior has made local academic history.

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Two Arrested on Local Warrants After Kalona Traffic Stop

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:27 am


Nina Fogle


Chase Stockstell

A vehicle stop in Kalona Saturday morning resulted in two arrests.

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Several Changes in Columbus Junction Farmers Market

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:27 am

Those seeking fresh local produce in Columbus Junction better act fast.

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Dry Weather Period Crucial for Increase in Pheasant Population

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

The frequent rain we’ve recently had can not only have a negative effect on crop production and people’s attitudes.

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One Injured in Two-Vehicle Wreck at Highways 22 and 218

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:25 am

One person was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals following a car wreck in Riverside Saturday night.

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4-H Clover Kids Celebrates 20 Years of Programming

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:24 am

The 4-H program Clover Kids is celebrating its 20th birthday this year.

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Sunny Skies Giving Way to Rain this Week

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 6:22 am

After a weekend of sun, mostly cloudy skies with rain showers are in the forecast to begin the week in Washington.

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Mount Pleasant Organization Strives to Aid Syrian Refugees

Posted: Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 6:28 am

The political climate surrounding refugee assistance is a tense situation today, but a local group strives to educate Iowans about the plight of refugees and seeks to assist immigrants.

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