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Breaking News: Boil Advisory for Washington

A boil advisory is in effect for South 3rd Ave, from Harrison to Tyler in Washington, until further notice. Consumers are directed to boil all water for at least five minutes before drinking, making ice cubes, washing foods brushing teeth, or any other activity involving the consumption of water. Questions...
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Ottumwa Police: Former Employee Stole Nearly 200 Lottery Tickets

A former BP employee in Ottumwa is accused of stealing nearly 200 lottery tickets and keeping the winnings to herself. 46-year-old Anetha Davis has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct, second-degree theft, eight counts of theft of lottery tickets, and third-degree theft. This past April court documents say Davis, who...
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Ottumwa Man Accused of Strangling Female Victim

An Ottumwa man is accused of assaulting a victim while she was sitting in her vehicle last week. 23-year-old Derrick Winston has been charged with willful injury and third-degree burglary, both Class D felonies. According to court records, on August 2nd at 11:30 PM, Winston entered the victim’s car while...

Southeast Iowa couple wins $10,000 on lottery scratcher ticket

CLIVE, Iowa — A southeast Iowa couple is $10,000 richer after purchasing a winning scratcher ticket. "My husband, Taylor, has always been the chooser of the lottery tickets,” Kayly Wolkenhauer told officials on Thursday as she claimed her prize at lottery headquarters in Clive. “We’ve had a few wins, 5 and 10 bucks, maybe even $50 here and there, but never one like this.”

Crooked Creek Days Wrap Up

The City of Winfield wrapped up Crooked Creek Days 2022 on Sunday. It was a weekend filled with fun activities for the whole community. Activities at the event included; a golf tournament for teens, a family friendly dance, pancake breakfast, Crooked Creek 5k Fun run, the Bill Riley Talent Show, a puzzle escape room, a parade, and car show.

Access Energy Cooperative Members Celebrate

Access Energy Cooperative recently welcomed back members to their annual meeting of members at McMillan Park in Mount Pleasant, after two years of the event being held online. Highlights of the event included a performance by the band “The Boys”, meal served by Mount Pleasant Hy-Vee, and homemade ice cream from Hinterland Dairy of Donnellson.

Fair Queen Eager to Represent Washington County at State Fair Competition

Katie Leichty of Wayland was named Washington County Fair Queen at the Washington County Fair in July. PBS Iowa will live stream the Iowa State Fair queen competition on August 13th, and highlights of the event will be shown on the 14th. Leichty spoke with KCII about what it means for her to represent Washington County.

Twin Cedars Football With A 9 Game Slate This Fall

The Twin Cedars Football Squad will have nine games this season starting with a week zero contest at home against Murray. The Sabers on August 19th then travel to Tri-County for week one. Other home games will include BGM on September2nd, Moravia for homecoming on September 16th, Montezuma on September 30th, and Woodward Academy on October 7th. The Sabers annual game against arch-rival Melcher-Dallas will be on the road this season on September 23rd.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Announced for Washington County Research and Learning Center

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program has invited Southeast Iowa Farmers and farm businesses to the opening of their newest Research and Learning Center building in Crawfordsville. This event will be in conjunction with the 35th-anniversary celebration for the Southeast Research Farm, with a complimentary hamburger lunch at noon by the Washington County Cattlemen. Following the lunch will be the ribbon-cutting ceremony and the open house with some special guests from Iowa State University, including President Wendy Wintersteen.