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  1. Iowa appeals court rules against 3 wind turbinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | KCRG

    The state appeals court has ruled that a company built three wind turbines in violation of a county zoning ordinance in northeast Iowa. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that Mason Wind and Optimum Renewables now faces a court ruling to remove the three 445-foot wind towers east of Fairbank.

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  2. Wintry mix likely todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | KCRG

    Temperatures will be critical to the impacts of today's system. Through the morning commute, a few scattered flurries or light scattered snow showers are possible, though these will largely be non-accumulating and shouldn't have much of an impact.

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  3. Beck's closes University Ave. location in Cedar FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | KCRG

    After 18 years at their location on University Avenue, Beck's has announced they will be closing that location of their business. On February 19, the owner of Beck's, Darin Beck, made the announcement their University Avenue was closed on their Facebook page.

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  4. Today is a fight between Winter and SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | KCRG

    Temperatures will be key over the next 24 hours as to who gets rain vs freezing rain. There will be a considerable temperature spread from the mid-30s towards Waterloo/Cedar Falls to nearly 60 south of I-80 this afternoon.

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  5. Iowa group fundraises to restore 108-year-old theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | KCRG

    A community theater group in northeast Iowa is making progress toward its fundraising goal of $1.5 million to renovate a 108-year-old mainstay in the historic downtown area. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the Cedar Falls Community Theatre has raised nearly $650,000 for improvements at the Oster Regent Theatre.

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  6. Iowa developer, city push for greyhound track demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | KCRG

    A developer and city officials are working to demolish an abandoned greyhound track in northeast Iowa and replace it with a business park. The Waterloo City Council voted Monday to add the Waterloo Greyhound Park to the city's contract with Deer Creek Development.

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  7. 2 arrested in early morning Cedar Falls chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | KCRG

    Around 1:45 a.m. on February 13 a Black Hawk County Deputy Sheriff tried to make a traffic stop near the Hudson Road and Erik Road intersection. The driver of the truck refused to stop and led officers on a pursuit for about 20 minutes.

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  8. Facility expansion bringing 350 new jobs to OelweinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | KCRG

    East Penn Manufacturing Co. executives joined city and state officials Friday at a celebration of the new battery manufacturing and distribution plant in Oelwein.

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  9. 1 man convicted, another acquitted in Waterloo man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | KCRG

    Jurors have convicted one person and acquitted another in a 2016 Waterloo shooting that left one man dead and others wounded. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports jurors Friday found 17-year-old Doncorrion Spates guilty of murder, attempted murder and intimidation with a weapon.

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  10. Iowa county seeks buyer for cash-strapped care centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | KCRG

    County officials in central Iowa are seeking a buyer for a health care center that has repeatedly run multi-million-dollar deficits, but have promised to keep the facility open. Black Hawk County has approved hiring an attorney and real estate broker to help sell Country View, a county-owned nursing and mental health care facility in Waterloo.

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  11. Police: Man who robbed Cedar Falls jewelry store hit another businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | KCRG

    Cedar Falls police say a man not only used mace to rob a jewelry store, but they say he also used a knife in at least one other robbery. Police say on January 22, Roig Gonzalez used pepper spray on employees while robbing the Kay Jewelers on Viking Road.

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  12. Iowa's gas prices jumped the most in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | KCRG

    The current average for the state for regular gas is at $2.58. That is up 18 cents for the month of January.

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  13. Made in Eastern Iowa: Everything but the clubs... and the balls.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | KCRG

    Standard Golf Company, in Cedar Falls, has supplied golf courses - including televised tournaments - with just about every product a course needs. "A golf course might have two sets of cups so they'll have one set clean.

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  14. Cedar Falls approves outdoor pickleball complex projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | KCRG

    The Cedar Falls City Council has approved a project for new pickleball courts at Orchard Hill Park that will be financed with public and private money. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the Cedar Falls Pickleball Club and locals fundraised to move the project up to this summer.

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  15. Benefit for Cedar Falls crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | KCRG

    The Cedar Falls community joined together at a local bar to help raise money for the families affected in that crash. 20-year-old Elijah Showalter, 21-year-old Daniel Delagardelle, and 16 year-old Brady Hagenstein all died in that crash on Viking Road January 12. Police say the three were in a speeding sedan that crossed the center line.

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  16. Authorities on scene of crash in Cedar FallsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | KCRG

    The crash happened around 5 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Winterberry Drive and Viking Road.

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  17. Waterloo arsonist sentenced to 25 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | KCRG

    A judge has sentenced a Waterloo man to prison for setting fire to a privacy fence outside a Waterloo home in 2016. Prosecutors initially charged 24-year-old Taylor J. Gray with first degree arson, Gray pleaded guilty to second degree arson.

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  18. Fire destroys longtime laundromatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | KCRG

    The fire occurred at Classic Cleaners on West Bremer Avenue in Waverly. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the fire started about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  19. For sale: Pieces of old Dunkerton schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | KCRG

    There's still time to buy a piece of a 96-year-old Dunkerton school building, including bricks and auditorium seats. Superintendent Jim Stanton told the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier that lots of people have been asking if they could get mementos from the oldest section of Dunkerton Community School.

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  20. Waterloo may raise sewer user fees for new planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | KCRG

    A city in central Iowa has approved a plan to spend $73 million over 15 years to improve the city's sewer system, a move that could lead to rate increases. The Waterloo City Council unanimously approved a sanitary sewer improvement plan Tuesday in order to comply with a federal court order.

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