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Cops 'n' Kids Literacy Program celebrates 10 years of giving away books
Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Waterloo got a new book of their very own.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Hudson candidate wants to be first Latina in Iowa Legislature
Karyn Finn of Hudson will run for state representative in District 60, which includes parts of Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Hudson and Black Hawk County.
Merlin A. Adair
Merlin A. Adair, 98, of Reinbeck, Iowa, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer, Iowa.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Waterloo Office To Assist Burmese Refugees To Stay Open
WATERLOO, Iowa - As April 15 approaches, the deadline to file federal taxes looms for so many.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Black Hawk County toxic waste, electronics collection day set
The event, in partnership with the city of residents are eligible to participate.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Mike Wiser wrote a new blog post: HIV-positive man hires new attorney ...
Whether a man who pleaded guilty to criminal transmission of HIV should get his conviction overturned could rest on how much science a hired attorney is supposed to know.
WOI-TV West Des Moines
Historic depot in Gilbertville gets makeover
The Gilbertville Depot's freight room is being renovated thanks to a grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association and other private funds.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Black Hawk Co. jail inmate dies while in custody
The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office has released the name of an inmate who died while in custody Friday night.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Black Hawk County Officials Investigate Inmate Death
An inmate being held in the intake area of the Black Hawk County jail has died. A sheriff's deputy found the inmate to be unresponsive around 6:25 p.m. on Friday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Black Hawk County Gaming Association opposes new casino
Area casinos are some of the biggest opponents to the proposed new casino in Cedar Rapids.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Iowa Pet Breeders Criticize Proposed Legislation
The bill, which was recently approved by a Senate commerce committee, would include requirements like increased licensing fees, more outdoor access and larger kennel sizes.
March serves as American Red Cross Month
The American Red Cross works to strengthen its forces this month, as March has been dedicated to the cause for more than 60 years.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
BHCGA Funding Grant to Help Homeowners Thaw Water Lines
Hundreds of homeowners in the Waterloo area coping with frozen water lines this winter can now apply for financial help.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Black Hawk County considers emergency measures
Black Hawk County officials plan to declare a State of Emergency Tuesday in an effort to thaw hundreds of frozen pipes.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Frozen water lines leave Iowans numb
Major Iowa water utilities have now received hundreds of inquiries about frozen lines that have cut off service to customers, prompting Waterloo's mayor to seek, and get, financial help from a local gambling entity.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Waterloo sees surge in frozen service lines
Waterloo officials say this winter's frigid temperatures have caused more than 500 water lines that connect to buildings to freeze.
Tama County Jail Bookings & Arrests
Note: Arrest or citation for a crime is not a determination of guilt. Guilt or innocence is always determined in a court of law.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Surprise! Walt Rogers drops out of 1st District congressional race
Walt Rogers, a Cedar Falls Republican thought to be the leading GOP candidate for Iowa's 1st Congressional District, is dropping out of the race and will run instead for reelection to the Iowa House.
Gov. Terry Branstad to be in Cedar Falls Thursday
Gov. Branstad will attend the Black Hawk County Connected Community Certification Event Thursday morning in Cedar Falls.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Judge: Search of Dunkerton football player's bag was lawful
A Black Hawk County judge says the search of a Dunkerton football player's bag that turned up a gun and drugs was legal.