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  1. Iowa district to close 1 of 3 schools in effort to cut costsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A former board member for an Iowa school district seeks to block the closure of one of its three schools. The Board of Education at Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District voted 5-2 Wednesday to close the district's elementary and middle school building located in Gladbrook and move students to two schools in Reinbeck in an effort to cut costs.

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  2. Evansville Aces forced to turn back during flight homeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    After taking on the UNI Panthers in Cedar Falls on Wednesday night, the Evansville Aces will be staying in eastern Iowa longer than planned. According to a tweet by the team's play by play broadcaster, Lance Wilkerson, there were problems with the team's plane--forcing them to turn back and land in Waterloo.

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  3. Iowa Senate passes bill to raise minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It has yet to move through the house, but a bill to raise the minimum wage to $8.75 passed the senate. If eventually signed into law, it would be the first wage increase in seven years.

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Plans for six new roundabouts are moving forward, but it's pretty clear people living there are split on the issue -- including one property owner who says the decision reminds him of living in Vietnam. Monday night, the Cedar Falls City Council voted 6-1 in favor of putting roundabouts on University Avenue.

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  5. Cedar Falls City Council approves roundabouts for redesignRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the council voted 6 to 1 Monday to authorize a redesign to University Avenue that would replace six of its eight intersections with roundabouts. It is estimated that the project will cost $32.5 million.

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  6. Cedar Falls approves University Ave. renovation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The council voted 6-1 to approve the plan Monday night, following several hours of informational meetings and public comment. Residents packed the city council chambers, even overflowing to a room with a live video feed.

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  7. Developer converts historic Waterloo hotel into loft spaceRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Jim Walsh, a developer with JSA development, says the second and third floors of the historic hotel have been transformed into efficiency and two-bedroom units, with the ground floor open for retail or office use. Walsh tells the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier that when he bought the building about six or seven years ago, he saw the potential for renovating it to become an apartment space.

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  8. West Union teen charged with kidnapping, sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the 16-year-old from West Union was arrested for first-degree kidnapping and third-degree sexual abuse. He has been charged as an adult.

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  9. Brett William Wehrle, 31, of WaterlooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police say a Waterloo man arrested on forgery charges used counterfeit money to buy meals at several fast-food restaurants. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports 31-year-old Brett William Wehrle was arrested Thursday for six counts of forgery in connection with fake money found at stores in Cedar Falls and Waterloo.

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  10. Northwest Iowa teen charged with kidnapping, sexual abuseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the 16-year-old from West Union was arrested for first-degree kidnapping and third-degree sexual abuse. He has been charged as an adult.

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  11. Engineers ready to get started on University Ave in Cedar FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It's getting tough to miss these bumps on University Avenue in Cedar Falls. But the fix isn't as easy as just laying down new pavement.

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  12. Attorneys give closing arguments in trial for 1983 murdersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Attorneys have delivered closing arguments and jurors have entered deliberation in the trial of an Iowa woman accused of killing her husband and his girlfriend more than 30 years ago. Both the prosecution and defense made their closing statements Thursday in Waterloo in the murder trial of 54-year0old Theresa Supino, who was arrested in March in connection with the 1983 slayings of Steven Fisher and Melisa Gregory.

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  13. Officials confirm 1 woman dead in Waterloo house fireRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo Police Department says the identity of the elderly woman who was found dead at the residence has not yet been released. Fire Chief Pat Treloar says a passerby reported the fire and rescue crews arrived on the scene within a minute.

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  14. Waverly closes bridge, city council discusses next stepsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the city closed the bridge Friday due to bridge's significant corrosion. City engineer Mike Cherry expressed frustration at a council meeting on Monday about the lack of action on the structure that was built in 1917.

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  15. Cedar Falls man faces gun charges after traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Cedar Falls man faces drug and gun charges after a traffic stop in Waterloo Tuesday afternoon. Police pulled over a vehicle in the area of Conger Street and Logan Avenue.

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  16. Cedar Falls council limits rental unit occupancyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The City Council has given final approval to a proposal that reduces the number of unrelated people living together in a single rental unit in Cedar Falls. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the council voted 6-1 Monday night to approve the new ordinance.

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  17. Marvin Singleton helps lead UNI's historic seasonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Panthers are 24 and 2 overall, and riding a 13-game winning streak. They are on top of the Missouri Valley Conference and ranked 11th in the nation in both the A-P and Coaches polls.

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  18. Iowa woman gets probation for fraud, forgeryRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 31-year-old Renae Minikus was granted a deferred judgment, meaning the case will be removed from her record if she successfully completes probation. She'd pleaded guilty to fraud and forgery charges.

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  19. Iowa man who hired undocumented workers sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Hawkeye man who hired workers in the country illegally to build grain bins has been sentenced to more nearly three years in federal prison. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 33-year-old Juan Manzano-Huerta recently received the sentence after pleading guilty to two counts.

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  20. Police say 3 in Waterloo stabbed; 1 of them arrestedRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Waterloo man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing two other men at an apartment near Hawkeye Community College. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the altercation happened Friday night, leaving two men and the suspected assailant injured.

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