Iowa woman sought in cousin’s slaying is found in Virginia
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman sought in the slaying of her cousin has been taken into custody in Virginia.
Iowa authorities say 22-year-old Danaesha Martin was detained Tuesday in Norfolk, Virginia, on an Iowa warrant for first-degree murder. Iowa court records don’t list the name of ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter suffered minor burns battling a blaze at a house in Waterloo.
A neighbor noticed smoke and called 911 after the fire broke out Sunday morning. It burned through a floor of the split-level home, where no one had been living ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Waterloo man of two crimes but acquitted him of a third in an accident that injured his girlfriend’s daughter.
Black Hawk County court records say 53-year-old James Smith was found guilty Monday of serious injury by vehicle and of leaving the ...
HUDSON, Iowa (AP) — Blake Hansen loves beef, but admits he is quite particular about the quality of meat he chooses to consume.
So, when he sampled a steak he could cut with a spoon, he was hooked.
“It’s like butter,” he told
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A jury has found a Waterloo man guilty of manslaughter and child endangerment resulting in death for the 2017 beating death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son.
Lawsuit says Iowa county had no power to approve wind farm
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Lawyers have clashed in court over whether a Black Hawk County board had the power to approve a 35-turbine wind farm on land that’s historically been used for crop farming.
The county Board of Adjustment ...
Waterloo may spend $11M to replace aging swimming pools
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Replacing two corroded swimming pools could cost Waterloo taxpayers $11 million and force a public vote, according to an engineering consultant.
Waters Edge Aquatic Design on Monday presented Waterloo City Council members with a conceptual design for a multi-featured ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The owner of a downtown Waterloo brewery and restaurant has refused to reserve space for a Republican election night party, saying it’s not “the right fit.”
Black Hawk County GOP treasurer LeaAnn Saul told the
Iowa community college program trains construction workers
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Hawkeye Community College has turned a Waterloo neighborhood into a training ground for the next generation of construction workers.
The sound of pounding hammers, power saws and heavy equipment recently filled an area on Newell Street as students of the community ...
60 years in the making: Iowa’s Highway 20 expansion finished
HOLSTEIN, Iowa (AP) — After six decades of construction, an expansion project to build a four-lane expressway across northern Iowa is finished.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Friday in Holstein for the completed U.S. Highway 20 corridor, which now extends 302 miles (486 kilometers) ...
Waverly woman charged in August death of bicyclist
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waverly woman has been charged with a misdemeanor in an August crash in Waterloo that killed a bicyclist.
Iowa district cancels high school classes, citing threat
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old Iowa boy has been taken into custody following a social media threat that prompted officials to cancel classes at three local high schools.
Waterloo Police Maj. Joe Leibold says the boy is suspected of being involved in a SnapChat message that ...
Board approves sale of county-owned nursing center
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Black Hawk County supervisors have approved a deal to sell the county’s nursing and mental health care center, which has struggled financially in recent years.
The board voted 4-1 Tuesday to sell Country View to Pritok Capital, which is based in Skokie, Illinois, and ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Waterloo brother and sister set up a sham marriage so he wouldn’t have to leave the United States.
‘American Ninja Warrior’ inspires new gym in Cedar Falls
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Friends tried to talk Scott Behrends into watching the popular TV show “American Ninja Warrior” for several years.
“They knew I was a monkey and like to hang on stuff,” he said.
Once he watched the show, where contestants pursue their common dream of reaching ...
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BLAIRSTOWN, Iowa (AP) — The state Department of Transportation is looking to expand U.S. Highway 30 from two lanes to four on a stretch in eastern Iowa.
KWWL-TV in Waterloo ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Officials in central Iowa’s Black Hawk County are close to approving the $5.6 million sale of a nursing and mental health care center that has struggled financially in recent years.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Black Hawk County deputies have arrested a Waterloo man on charges connected with a July crash that killed a bicyclist.
The sheriff’s office says deputies on Monday charged 39-year-old Joshua Summerhays with vehicular homicide in the July 2 death of bicyclist Connie ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — In the late 19th and early to mid-20th century, the Midwest — Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri — was known as the grand circuit of Standardbred harness racing.
Folks came from near and far to watch and cheer their favorite drivers seated on two-wheeled carts ...
Trial delayed for couple charged in 4-year-old’s death
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been delayed for two people charged in the death of a 4-year-old girl in Waterloo.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier ...
Mistrial declared in 1990 killing of 9-year-old girl
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The third trial in the 1990 killing of a 9-year-old girl has ended in a mistrial after jurors failed to reach a verdict after three days of deliberations.
Iowa high court hears arguments in police stop case
The Iowa Supreme Court will determine whether the police practice of using minor infractions as a pretext for stopping drivers they suspect of more serious crimes violates the Iowa Constitution in a case civil liberty groups say has major implications for police racial profiling.
Iowa detox center taking shape to divert people from jail
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Two-by-fours and plywood are starting to take shape for a space that will be the first step in building a new life for many area residents.
Pathways Behavioral Services’ new detox facility is scheduled to open Dec. 31, said the organization’s executive director Chris ...
Iowa shooting victim’s son died in homicide 4 months ago
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The victim of a fatal shooting this week in Waterloo was the mother of a man who was found shot dead just months ago, according to police.
Diane Martin was shot in her Waterloo home Monday,
Officials identify UNI steamfitter killed in steam leak
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — University of Northern Iowa officials have released the name of an employee killed this week in a steam pipe leak.
The Courier reports that 61-year-old Kevin Bley, a 10-year-old steamfitter at the university, died Monday morning ...
Police say woman killed in 1 of 2 Waterloo shootings
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a woman died after one of two shootings in Waterloo.
Police say the woman was struck inside a house around 9:45 p.m. Monday when someone outside began shooting into the home. She was pronounced dead later at Allen Hospital. Her name hasn’t been ...
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A steam leak at a University of Northern Iowa dining hall has killed a maintenance worker.
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 48, Westwood, Sloan 27
AC/GC 14, Nodaway Valley 8, OT
ADM, Adel 15, Grinnell 12
AGWSR, Ackley 43, Collins-Maxwell 22
Akron-Westfield 30, Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 14
Algona 41, Emmetsburg 21
Alta/Aurelia 22, South ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Officials say heavy rainfall has overwhelmed Waterloo’s sewer system, letting untreated sewage reach rivers and streams.
Man refuses to doff his hat to maintain meeting decorum
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A frequent speaker at the Waterloo City Council meetings got steamed when the mayor asked him to take off his hat.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Police say two teenagers have been charged in the 2017 shooting death of a Waterloo man.
Iowa agency opposes Brinker Lake, Cedar River connection
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An effort to connect a popular lake in Waterloo to the Cedar River appears to be sunk by Iowa officials who contend the move would hurt recreation opportunities and require costly maintenance.
The state Department of Natural Resources is opposing the proposed channel ...
Woman charged in Waterloo fire that killed 2 people
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo woman has been charged with murder in the house fire deaths of a mother and her son.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Two previously unsanctioned art pieces that were removed from Waterloo parks have been approved to be put back up.
The Waterloo Leisure Services Commission voted unanimously this week to allow the panels created by local artist Bret Miller to return to Liberty and ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Waterloo Fire Rescue’s proposal to bill insurance companies for its emergency response costs has been rejected.
City council members voted 5-2 Monday against the plan that would seek payments for the city’s manpower and equipment costs when responding to car ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — More than 200 people filled an amphitheater in Waterloo to draw attention to missing persons cases and demand justice for the slain.
Wednesday’s vigil was organized by the Family and Children’s Council of Black Hawk County,
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A dilapidated Waterloo dog track is being taken down after opening with great promise 33 years ago.
Mayor Quentin Hart took the ceremonial first sledgehammer swing Wednesday at the Waterloo Greyhound Park, the
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Fire officials in northeastern Iowa have requested that a city consider billing insurance companies for the cost of responding to crashes, fires and other emergencies.
Fire Chief Pat Treloar recently told Waterloo City Council members that the program would only ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Rodney Lewis not only unleashed his culinary skills on the Cedar Valley last year when he opened Rodney’s Kitchen in downtown Waterloo, he opened his doors and his heart to underprivileged children.
For a second summer, Rodney’s Kitchen is giving away free sack ...
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — For Austin Maginnis, it’s all fun and games. And it’s a lot of work.
For a year he’s been working to find just the right combination of businesses to get his invention off the ground.
Three years ago, Maginnis designed the Flop Shot, a backyard golf chipping ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A special prosecutor will be appointed to handle the case against a television reporter accused of violating an order not to take courtroom video of “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that a judge recently ruled that the ...
WASHBURN, Iowa (AP) — The Black Hawk County sheriff’s office says a bicyclist has died after being hit by a car.
The sheriff’s office says 54-year-old Connie Inks, of Waterloo, was riding Monday morning along Highway 218 just north of the community of Washburn when she was ...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for traveling to Mexico to sexually abuse a girl, whom he used to produce child pornography.
Federal prosecutors in Iowa say 36-year-old Juan Rangel was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of people flocked to Eagle Lake last week for the Waterhawks Ski Team’s 60th anniversary event.
Boats whizzed by the crowd towing high-flying jumpers, 3-tier pyramids and other acts as the master of ceremonies’ voice and upbeat music blared from the ...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A 34-year-old Waterloo man who sent threatening tweets to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst has been sentenced to six years in federal prison.
Federal prosecutors say Joseph Hilton Dierks was sentenced Wednesday in Cedar Rapids’ federal courthouse. A judge noted at the ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The City Council has given its final approval for a traffic ticket program in Waterloo.
The council voted 6-1 in favor at its meeting Monday.
The ordinance creates new municipal fines that police officers can impose instead of issuing state traffic tickets. For ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say minor to moderate flooding along the Cedar River in northeast Iowa could worsen if scattered thunderstorms in the forecast bring heavy rainfall.
The National Weather Service said Monday that the Cedar River at Cedar Falls already was more than 3 feet ...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A dual language immersion program is being expanded this coming fall in Waterloo.
The Waterloo-Cedar ...
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors say a northeastern Iowa pharmacist has been given probation after pleading to a misdemeanor in a Medicaid billing fraud case.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 62-year-old Ric Foreman, who operated Evansdale ...