Stars and Stripes
Iowa vet, 99, to make Honor Flight D.C. trip
After serving in two wars, John Woodcock has been out of the military for 60 years.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Pro se defendant gets retrial because judge didn't talk to him before excluding him for misbehavior
A defendant in an Iowa drug case who insisted on representing himself at trial and then apparently became frustrated and misbehaved when he couldn't figure out how to examine a police witness without violating hearsay rules was properly removed from court on the first day of trial.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Helicopter carrying heavy load seen above Black Hawk County
The Iowa National Guard says a unit was training with a Black Hawk helicopter and a helicopter bucket in an exercise preparing soldiers for delivering supplies.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Ex-boss says longtime fugitive became a good man
In this April 14, 2014 file photo provided by the Black Hawk County Jail in Waterloo, Iowa, is convicted armed robber Ronald Dwaine Carnes who eluded authorities for 41 years after escaping from a North Carolina prison.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Using Black Hawk County for example, the average land value per ISU 2013 is $11,239.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Ebola and the US: What You Need to Know
The Ebola virus kills 60 to 90 percent of the people that come into contact with it.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
2 high-speed chases in 1 week through Linn County
In just one week, the Linn County Sheriff's Office was involved in two high-speed pursuits across multiple counties, and the latest involved a carjacking.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Small plane lands on Iowa road in emergency
A small plane has to be towed to the airport on a truck after safely landing on an eastern Iowa road.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Rollover Crash Sends Teen Driver to Hospital
The Black Hawk County Sheriff's office reports a single vehicle rollover crash sent the teen driver to the hospital Friday night.
Unusual truth telling
By way of TPM and the Black Hawk County IA Democratic Party. This is particularly good because the label is unexpectedly accurate.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Black Hawk County 4-H members team up with the Northeast Iowa Food Bank
The Black Hawk County Fair is underway at the National Cattle Congress Grounds in Waterloo.