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Waterloo water main flushing planned for Thursday

Waterloo water main flushing planned for Thursday

WATERLOO | The Waterloo Water Works will be flushing hydrants Thursday in the area west of Ansborough Avenue and north of Waterloo Memorial Pa…

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Bear body found in rural Fayette County

Bear body found in rural Fayette County

WEST UNION | Authorities have confirmed that a carcass recently found in rural Fayette County belonged to a bear.

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Floyd Co. sexual abuse trial nearing end

Floyd Co. sexual abuse trial nearing end

CHARLES CITY | The defense has rested and the jury has gone home for the day in the trial of John W. Lusk of Floyd.

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Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Eldora-NP will share superintendent

Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Eldora-NP will share superintendent

REINBECK | Sharing agreements will help Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community Schools keep its budget in the black during the next year.

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Seinfeld 'Soup Nazi' here next week

Seinfeld 'Soup Nazi' here next week

WATERLOO | The Empty Bowls 2015 event to benefit the Northeast Iowa Food Bank is planned for 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 14 at Five Sullivan Brothers C…

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Union High music concert is May 12

Union High music concert is May 12

LA PORTE CITY -- The Union High School Music Department will wrap up this year’s concert season May 12 with a night of music.

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University Avenue design lessens impact on area businesses

University Avenue design lessens impact on area businesses

CEDAR FALLS | Some business owners along University Avenue are less opposed to the city’s plan to rebuild the dilapidated roadway following th…

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Waterloo Kimball Ridge market 'jammin' on Saturday

Waterloo Kimball Ridge market 'jammin' on Saturday

WATERLOO | Homemade jams and jellies and a large variety of fresh-baked breads will be featured at the Kimball Ridge Family Market’s JAMboree …

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Allamakee, Delaware counties decide bond jail issues

Allamakee, Delaware counties decide bond jail issues

WAUKON | Two special elections Tuesday decided the future of jail projects in Allamakee and Delaware counties.

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Walker pulls ahead of Iowa GOP caucus field

Walker pulls ahead of Iowa GOP caucus field

DES MOINES | Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has jumped out to a strong lead among likely Iowa Republican caucus participants, with an 8 percentag…

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Ansborough Hy-Vee will offer health screenings today

Ansborough Hy-Vee will offer health screenings today

WATERLOO – People may stop by the Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobile at Ansborough Hy-Vee, 2834 Ansborough Ave., from 2 to 6 p.m. today.

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Waterloo senator trying to revive Branstad 'quality of life' idea

Waterloo senator trying to revive Branstad 'quality of life' idea

DES MOINES | A Senate panel is looking at plans to revamp the state’s recreational and cultural enhancement programs into an “Iowa Next” conce…

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Capitol Digest: Eminent domain legislation advances

Capitol Digest: Eminent domain legislation advances

Legislation making it more difficult for private companies to acquire access to private property through condemnation cleared the Senate Gover…

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Workers honored for rescuing children from burning duplex

Workers honored for rescuing children from burning duplex

EVANSDALE | Co-workers Travis Moen and Ryan Siems didn’t expect April 6 to be different than most days.

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Muscatine man, horse die after lightning strike

Muscatine man, horse die after lightning strike

MOSCOW, Iowa — A Muscatine County man died after being struck by lightning during Monday night's thunderstorms. Another man was injured but wa…

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Iowa State Patrol trooper administers CPR in middle of I-35

Iowa State Patrol trooper administers CPR in middle of I-35

DES MOINES (AP) — Video footage from the dash camera of an Iowa State Patrol car shows a trooper administering CPR to a man in the middle of I…

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Ernst explains 'bread bag' story on radio show

Ernst explains 'bread bag' story on radio show

CEDAR RAPIDS | U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst has provided some clarity to her story about wearing bread bags to protect her shoes while growing up in r…

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Good morning -- 3 things going on today

Good morning -- 3 things going on today

Good morning, Cedar Valley! It's Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

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UPDATE WITH PICTURES: Carson wants to get to know Iowans

UPDATE WITH PICTURES: Carson wants to get to know Iowans

CEDAR RAPIDS | Ben Carson plans to spend a lot of time in Iowa getting to know voters and what’s on their minds.

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Terminal cancer keeps man out of prison

Terminal cancer keeps man out of prison

NEW HAMPTON | Judge Richard Stochl on Tuesday declined to send Terry Schott Sr. to prison, in part because Schott is nearing the end of his life.

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Lawmakers differ on Iowa drug law changes

Lawmakers differ on Iowa drug law changes

DES MOINES | The Iowa Senate voted 27-23 Tuesday to approve tougher penalties for synthetic drugs or imitation controlled substances.

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Statehouse GOP, Dems apart on ag, judicial budgets

Statehouse GOP, Dems apart on ag, judicial budgets

DES MOINES | Iowa’s agriculture and natural resources budgets would receive $42 million in state general funds for the coming fiscal year unde…

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New Hampton church hosts annual salad supper Thursday

New Hampton church hosts annual salad supper Thursday

NEW HAMPTON | The annual salad supper is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at New Hampton's First United Methodist Church.

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Hampton-Dumont reviewing club-related policies

Hampton-Dumont reviewing club-related policies

HAMPTON | Hampton-Dumont Schools may update its club-related policies later this year.

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Authorities: 2011 California crib fire was arson

Authorities: 2011 California crib fire was arson

WATERLOO | A fire that claimed the life of a California infant in 2011 was arson, according to authorities.

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Jury acquits Manus on 1 sex abuse charge; mistrial on 2nd charge

Jury acquits Manus on 1 sex abuse charge; mistrial on 2nd charge

NEW HAMPTON | Jurors Tuesday decided Jason Manus, former mayor of Oelwein, was not guilty of third-degree sex abuse for allegedly fondling a 1…

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Waterloo's West High could win P.E. uniforms in online vote

Waterloo's West High could win P.E. uniforms in online vote

WATERLOO | West High School is one of five finalists eligible to win 100 physical education uniforms through SHOPLTS.com's free P.E. uniform giveaway.

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Branstad defends fertilizer plant amid layoffs

Branstad defends fertilizer plant amid layoffs

DES MOINES | As one Democratic state legislator railed against layoffs during construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County, R…

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Plans for Osage school building projects revealed

Plans for Osage school building projects revealed

OSAGE | After several months of discussion, the public got its first look at proposed additions to Lincoln Elementary and Osage High School.

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Youth detained in razor assault

Youth detained in razor assault

WATERLOO | A Waterloo teen has been taken into custody for allegedly attacking his brother with a razor.

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Cedar Falls workers catch wastewater release

Cedar Falls workers catch wastewater release

CEDAR FALLS | Residents are being asked to avoid the ravine east of Kiwanis Bluff Park through Thursday due to a release of a small amount of …

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UNI's Panther Pick Up is May 7-8

UNI's Panther Pick Up is May 7-8

CEDAR FALLS | The University of Northern Iowa will hold its seventh annual Panther Pick Up, a project to help the environment while benefiting…

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Schaefer earns Girl Scouts' Gold Award

Schaefer earns Girl Scouts' Gold Award

WATERLOO | A Waterloo Girl Scout has earned the highest award in scouting.

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Local vets recall 70th anniversary of Nazi surrender

Local vets recall 70th anniversary of Nazi surrender

WATERLOO | Some were feted with a dinner. Others were released after a long captivity.

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Fredericksburg woman hurt in crash

Fredericksburg woman hurt in crash

HAWKEYE | A Fredericksburg woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash Monday near Hawkeye in Fayette County.

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Grundy County Fair invites participants

GRUNDY CENTER -- The Open Show of the Grundy County Fair, July 22-26, is this year being expanded to include residents from outside Grundy County.

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Waterloo man sentenced for indecent contact

Waterloo man sentenced for indecent contact

WATERLOO | The husband of an in-home day care operator has been sentenced to probation in connection with allegations he had contact with one …

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Franklin County joins Home Base Iowa communities

Franklin County joins Home Base Iowa communities

DES MOINES | Franklin County is one of four new communities selected to participate in a state program designed to make Iowa appealing to form…

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Autism support group forms in the Cedar Valley

Autism support group forms in the Cedar Valley

WATERLOO | Parents whose children have autism spectrum disorders have no shortage of horror stories.

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Waterloo Honor Flight variety shows raise $30,000

Waterloo Honor Flight variety shows raise $30,000

WATERLOO | Two variety show fundraisers last week generated enough money to complete fundraising for this year's Waterloo veteran Honor Flight…

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Hearst Center begins Greenaway screenings today

Hearst Center begins Greenaway screenings today

CEDAR FALLS -- The Hearst Center for the Arts will screen four films by British director Peter Greenaway this month, beginning with "The Draug…

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Capitol Digest: Cedar Falls officer who died in '45 remembered

Capitol Digest: Cedar Falls officer who died in '45 remembered

DES MOINES | A Cedar Falls police officer who died in the line of duty 70 years ago will be remembered at the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Cere…

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Waterloo City Council considers privatizing downtown parking

Waterloo City Council considers privatizing downtown parking

WATERLOO | A city committee has endorsed plans to hire a private parking management company to take over downtown ramps, lots and meters.

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Good morning -- 4 things going on today

Good morning -- 4 things going on today

Good morning, Cedar Valley! It's Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

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Cedar Falls council adopts sewer law to stave off EPA

Cedar Falls council adopts sewer law to stave off EPA

CEDAR FALLS | The City Council has finalized a plan for reducing sanitary sewer overflows in the hopes of keeping the U.S. Environmental Prote…

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Iowa Prairie Conference dates announced July 16-18

Iowa Prairie Conference dates announced July 16-18

CEDAR FALLS | The University of Northern Iowa’s Tallgrass Prairie Center will host the 15th Iowa Prairie Conference July 16-18.

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Menton named A.C.E. Student of the Year

Menton named A.C.E. Student of the Year

WATERLOO -- The Waterloo Exchange Club recently honored several East High Students with an A.C.E. Award -- Accepting the Challenge of Excellence.

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Minor injuries as car crashes onto railroad tracks in Waterloo

Minor injuries as car crashes onto railroad tracks in Waterloo

WATERLOO | Two people were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries early Sunday after a car left the roadway near downtown, crashed…

May 04, 2015 7:57 pm(0)

Waterloo bans roadside memorials

Waterloo bans roadside memorials

WATERLOO | Accident victim memorials will no longer be allowed along the city's roadways.

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Endeavor Awards handed out

CEDAR FALLS | The Endeavor Recognition Project announced the 2015 winners at its spring awards program at Allen College-UnityPoint Health.

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