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  1. Special Weather Statement issued December 9 at 11:53PM CST by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Widespread fog with visibilities under a mile are moving over north central Iowa with locally visibilities under a half a mile. With temperatures in the teens to low 20s, moisture from the fog may deposit on roads, bridges, and sidewalks and freeze creating slick spots.

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  2. Linn-Mar student chosen for U.S. Senate Youth ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Iowa Department of Education has announced the two high school seniors who have been selected to represent the state in the 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program, and a Linn-Mar student is one of them. Kevin Drahos will be one in the 104-member delegation that will converge in the nation's capital March 2-9, 2019.

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  3. Ex-Minnesota grain elevator manager charged with mail fraudRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator who disappeared after allegedly stealing nearly $5 million is charged in federal court with mail fraud. The U.S. Attorney's office says 56-year-old Jerry Hennessey surrendered and made his initial court appearance Tuesday.

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  4. Police say woman nearly hit kids at school drop-off spotRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say a woman suspected of driving drunk narrowly missed students getting off a bus as she pulled into a Des Moines school drop-off spot. Station KCCI reports that the woman was dropping off her 5-year-old daughter Monday morning at Garton Elementary School when she hit a curb that kept her from plowing into the students.

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  5. Wind Advisory issued December 1 at 12:55PM CST expiring December 1 at 2:00PM CST by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Warmer air spreading across the cold ground in southern Iowa will produce widespread dense fog this afternoon into this evening in portions of southern Iowa. Conditions will improve later tonight when drier air arrives.

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  6. Woman accused of pouring gas on man and setting him aflameRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 27 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities have accused a woman of pouring gasoline on a man and setting him aflame in a suburb of Des Moines. Polk County court records say 24-year-old Kaydee Cuesta is charged with willful injury causing serious injury.

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  7. Man accused of tossing dog and kennel away pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Monday Nov 26 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Des Moines man accused of throwing into a dumpster a kennel with an emaciated dog trapped inside has pleaded not guilty. Polk County court records say the pleas were filed electronically Saturday for 35-year-old Derrick Peterson.

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  8. Iowaa s Amtrak ridership drops below 60,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Des Moines Register reports that 57,955 people boarded Amtrak passenger trains at Iowa's six stations during the 12 months ending Sept. 30. That's more than 4 percent down from the previous year and nearly 16 percent less than Iowa's record ridership year of 2010.

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  9. Emaciated dog in pet carrier tossed in Des Moines dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    According to our media partner in Des Moines, WHO, The Animal Rescue League is caring for an emaciated dog that was locked inside a pet carrier and thrown into a dumpster. The ARL says the dog, who they've named Oscar, was found Nov. 2nd by a good Samaritan.

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  10. Iowa dairy producers suffer amid low milk pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Agribusiness experts say high production costs and low commodity prices are forcing more dairy farmers out of business in Iowa and other states. Experts say the global flood of milk has depressed prices to about half what they were in 2014, and they still haven't hit all-time lows.

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  11. Police investigating series of alleged thefts from ATMsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Waterloo Police Department and Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in a current investigation of a series of alleged theft from an ATM in the area. According to Waterloo police, several law enforcement agencies in Northern Iowa and in Des Moines have reported that a male with a pink hat has been committing similar thefts.

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  12. Des Moines man gets 10-30 years for role in gang gunbattleRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Polk County court records say 19-year-old Jahmar Mustin pleaded guilty Friday to intimidation with a weapon, criminal gang participation and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was given 10 to 30 years in prison.

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  13. Wind Advisory issued October 28 at 10:18AM CDT expiring October 28 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Northwest winds gusting in excess of 40 to 45 mph are possible through late morning into the early afternoon hours. * WINDSSustained northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with wind gusts near 45 mph possible.

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  14. Wind Advisory issued October 28 at 4:01AM CDT expiring October 28 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Expect northwest winds to increase this morning. The strongest winds will be this morning before gradually diminishing this afternoon.

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  15. Special Weather Statement issued October 27 at 6:13AM CDT by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Due to areas of fog, visibilities are expected to range from 1 to 3 miles, occasionally dropping to 1/4 of a mile through 9 AM this morning. The reduced visibility will may lead to adverse travel impacts, especially before sunrise.

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  16. Iowa governor candidates begin bus tours with 2 weeks leftRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and her challenger Democrat Fred Hubbell are taking to the road in the closing two weeks of the campaign. Hubbell is rallying supporters Tuesday near the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines before departing on a first-day swing to Nevada, Ames, Cedar Rapids and DeWitt.

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  17. Wind Advisory issued October 20 at 8:50AM CDT expiring October 20 at 2:00PM CDT by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Wind gusts are expected to continue to increase sharply across portions of eastern and northern Iowa. The strong wind gusts will last for about 3 to 4 hours following the passage of a strong cold front moving through Iowa today * TIMINGWinds will increase abruptly between 8am and 11am this morning and continue into early afternoon before gradually diminishing by mid-afternoon.

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  18. Grand jury declines to indict deputy who fatally shot manRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A grand jury has decided not to indict a Polk County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a driver after a chase that ended in Altoona. The Des Moines Register reports that the jury heard evidence last week about the July 17 chase.

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  19. Former officer accused of switching pills seized as evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A man has been accused of taking prescription pills seized during criminal investigations when he was working as an Altoona police detective. Polk County court records say 39-year-old Joshua Copeland is charged with two counts of felonious misconduct in office, two counts of forgery and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

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  20. Flood Warning issued October 15 at 3:59PM CDT expiring October 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Des Moines IARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following rivers in IowaIowa RiverCedar RiverWest Fork Des Moines River River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected precipitation over the next 48 hours. The Flood Warning continues for The Iowa River near Tama Hwy E49, or From Timber Creek near Le Grandto Salt Creek near Belle Plaine.

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