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Waterloo authorities capture 7-foot sick snake

Police received a call Monday morning that the reptile was near the San Souci Bridge.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

STEM Startups Find Advantages in Down Economy

Aug. 17--With legions of college students about to head back to class, the annual ritual brings to mind the dreams of success those young scholars harbor: a good, well-providing career.


CBS Local

A Need For Skilled Engineering Managers Grows In LA

Boosted by the nation's aging infrastructure and other related issues, the engineering services industry is projected to grow by 21 percent in coming years, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics .


Related Topix: Cal State Los Angeles

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

First Lutheran Church awards annual scholarships

First Lutheran Church in Fairfield recently announced the recipients of the scholarships and scholarship/loans for 2014.


Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, University of Iowa, Simpson College, Saint Norbert College, Iowa State University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Northeast Iowa Food Bank celebrates a successful garden

Fresh produce is often more expensive than boxed items so this garden gives low-income families access to healthy food they may not otherwise buy.


Hawk Eye

UNI faces tough schedule

Fresh off one of its best seasons in years, the University of Northern Iowa wrestling team released its 2014-15 schedule on Wednesday, a sla ... Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press Northern Iowa's Dylan Peters wrestles Iowa's Earl Hall in a 125-pound match in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships last March in Oklahoma City.


Wed Aug 13, 2014


08-13-2014 Iowa Election Outlook

KIMT News 3 - November's elections are just 12 weeks away, that means you can expect to see campaign efforts ramp up.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Rick Perry, US Governors, Terry Branstad

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Decorah Journal

Lien crowned 2014 Iowa Dairy Princess

For the second year in a row, the Iowa State Dairy Princess hails from Winneshiek County.


Related Topix: Iowa, Winneshiek County, IA, Calmar, IA, Fort Atkinson, IA, Drink, Milk

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Lions award scholarship

The Lions Club of Webster City has awarded their $500 scholarship for the 2014 -2015 school year to Garrett Ewing.


Related Topix: Webster City, IA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Cedar Falls announces location for proposed new high school

The Cedar Falls Community School District has released the location where the proposed new high school would be built if voters approve the bond referendum in September.


Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA, Education Etc., North Cedar, IA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Nelson, Fisher engaged; September wedding set

Tim and Sherri Nelson of Libertyville announce the engagement of their daughter Kristin Nelson to Allen Fisher, son of Jim and Lora Fisher of Sigourney.


Related Topix: Wedding, Sigourney, IA

Tue Aug 05, 2014


UI, ISU, Coe Expect To Set Records With Fall Enrollment

Students listen to instruction from theatre professor Dennis Barnett in their freshman seminar Music, Theater and Film from the Harlem Renaissance at Coe College on Wednesday, Sept.


Related Topix: Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, University of Iowa, Iowa State University

Sun Aug 03, 2014

University Business

University of Northern Iowa bringing the world's students to campus

The University of Iowa recently launched a marketing blitz to attract Iowans, a reaction to a major policy change by the Iowa Board of Regents which links nearly $500 million in state funds to enrolling in-state students While UNI is also marketing in Iowa and the Midwest, it also is gradually stepping up its recruitment of international students, ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Iowa

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Interview with the 2014 Merolini

In the coming months, we will be featuring interviews with musicians of various backgrounds.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Vocal

Wed Jul 30, 2014


UNI Official Calls for UNI Dome Improvements

The University of Northern Iowa's athletic director says the school needs to make improvements to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.


Related Topix: Iowa

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA names new director of education abroad

Yana Cornish recently was named the new director of education abroad for the University of Georgia's Office of International Education.


Related Topix: University of Georgia

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Regents to OK Last Budget Without New Metrics

The Gazette Board of Regents State of Iowa President Bruce Rastetter of Alden speaks during a meeting at the University of Iowa in this 2013 photo.


Related Topix: Iowa, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Iowa State University

The Washington Post

Veterans' Bill Set for Pre-Break Vote as U.S. Border Funds Stall

Congress, facing twin emergencies over military veterans' health care and the surge of children at the U.S.-Mexico border, plans to act on one and leave the other unresolved before taking a five-week break.


Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Iowa, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Program aims to improve literacy through hip-hop

I won't lie. I won't cry. I've got dreams that reach beyond the sky." The chorus for the song "Society Doesn't See Me" was written, recorded and performed by the students of the North End Leadership Academy, an eight-week enrichment program for African-American youths that aims to improve literacy, math, artistic and professional skills.


Related Topix: African-American, Kids, Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Workers install new video board at UNI-Dome

Workers have begun piecing together a $1.3 million video board at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, and officials hope the scoreboard will be functional by the University of Northern Iowa's first home football game Sept.


Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA