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County Fuel Contract Awarded

Posted: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Washington County fuel contract for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 was awarded to a local company.

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May Showers Has Rain Total Double the Norm

Posted: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am


Precipitation for the first five days of May is more than double the normal amount.

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Downtown Washington Building Awarded for Rehabilitation

Posted: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 6:21 am


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Rehabilitation work on a downtown Washington building has earned state recognition.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Sarah Sadrakula, director of Main Street Washington, about Small Business Week.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Mark Smoot, a reserve deputy for the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office and treasurer of the Southeast Iowa Blue Knights, regarding motorcycle safety. May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

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Over an Inch of Rain Recorded in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:24 am

Over an inch of rain fell in Washington Monday evening and into the early morning hours of Tuesday.

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Cars, Home Vandalized in Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of vandalism in Brighton over the weekend.

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Celebrate Small Business Week Locally

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

National Small Business Week is underway.

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Corn Planting Continues

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

With most days suitable for fieldwork, farmers in southeast Iowa were able to get a majority of their corn planted.

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New Rules Limit Use of Heating Devices in Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:22 am

New rules established by the City of Washington’s park board limits the use of heating or cooking devices in Central Park.

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Washington Council to Consider Budget Amendment, Alcohol in Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am

A public hearing for a budget amendment due to under-budgeted utilities and library repairs will be set at tonight’s Washington City Council meeting.

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Riverboat Foundation to Award Grants Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:21 am


A record 98 applications for grants was received for this spring cycle of grants from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Kalona Cleanup Set for Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:20 am

The City of Kalona will make it easier for residents to get spring cleaning done this weekend.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dr. Monie Hayes about the adult literacy program at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. For today’s program, we’re joined by Mark Smoot, a retired coast guard, reserve deputy for the Wapello County Sheriff’s  Office and treasurer of the Southeast Iowa Blue Knights, to discuss motorcycle safety.

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reminding motorists to share the road with motorcycles and bikers to make themselves visible to other drivers.

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Quarter of an Inch of Rain Recorded, More Expected

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:23 am


A quarter of an inch of rain fell in Washington over the weekend.

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Last Week to Submit KCII Scholarship Application

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

Area high school students have until the end of day Friday to submit an application for one of KCII Radio’s scholarships.

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Adult Literacy Program Looking for Tutors and Students

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A program that pairs adults in the community to work on reading skills is looking for more students and tutors.

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Two Vehicle Accident in Washington Sunday

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:22 am

A two vehicle wreck happened Sunday afternoon at the intersection of West Madison Street and Highway 1, near Moore’s BP.

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