Today's Local News

March Precipitation and Temperatures Below Normal

Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Last month only half an inch of precipitation was recorded in Washington, while the norm for the month of March is 2.34 inches.

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Winfield-Mount Union, Mount Pleasant Perform at Jazz Championships

Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Two bands from Southeast Iowa fared well at the Iowa Jazz Championships.

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Golfing in Full Swing Across Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at 6:20 am

Golfers are taking advantage of the spring weather at area courses.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Jeff Dicks Washington Community School District’s new superintendent.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Tom Basten, southeast Iowa parks supervisor for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. In this segment, we discuss his experience with the state park system and how the project at Lake Darling State Park compares to others he’s been involved with.

Washington’s New Superintendent Visits the District

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:23 am


Washington Community School District will have a changing of the guard this summer.

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Power Outage Caused by Raccoon

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

The power is back on after an outage impacted parts of Henry County and led Winfield-Mount Union to cancel classes Monday.

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Call 811 Before Digging

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Tomorrow is the first day of April, which is Safe Digging Month.

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Drought Conditions Impact Over a Quarter of Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

Approximately 28 percent of Iowa is currently abnormally dry with a fraction of a percent in moderate drought.

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Louisa County K9 Receives Protective Vest

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:22 am

The K9 that serves the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is receiving a bullet and stab protective vest.

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Weather Plays Biggest Role in Commodity Market

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

The weather will determine if grain prices increase or decrease this year.

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Sound of Washington Kick-off Party Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

The Sound of Washington is kicking off their spring session tonight with an open party.

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USDA Deadlines Extended

Posted: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am

Farm owners and producers have an extra week to decide between the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, safety net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Washington Page

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Ed Rustioni about Washington County’s Relay for Life in June. This is part two of a two-part interview.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we begin a conversation focused on recreation at Lake Darling State Park with Tom Basten, southeast Iowa parks supervisor for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Over 1,000 Without Power in Henry County

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 9:41 am

Winfield-Mt. Union schools are cancelled today due to no power.

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Unemployment Rates Fall Slightly in KCII Area

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Unemployment rates across the KCII listening area dropped from January to February according to Iowa Workforce Development.

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Construction at Mid-Prairie Middle School to Begin in April

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:23 am

Preparations are being made for the addition to Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona.

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Pate Discusses Safe at Home Act in Washington

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

The Safe at Home Act has passed the Iowa House unanimously.

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Online Reservations Available for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 6:22 am

As the weather improves, interest in camping at Lake Darling State Park is increasing.

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