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  1. Nearly 400 Iowa Guard members heading overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | KCRG

    It's unclear where they will end up. The U.S. Central Command could assign them to support operations in several nations, including Iraq and Afghanistan.


  2. Show You Care: Volunteers keep wheels turning at 170 year old millRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2017 | KCRG

    In pioneer days, Iowa had as many as 500 grist mills grinding wheat and corn into flour and meal mainly using water power. But you can find one in eastern Iowa and thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers it still works almost exactly the way it near when first built in 1848.


  3. Muscatine looks to turn food waste into fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KCRG

    The next time you throw out those dinner scraps or that expired jar of food from the fridge, that waste could be put to good use. It's a project in the works in Muscatine that will be unique to the region.


  4. Iowa Humane Alliance holds second annual North Liberty dog washRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | KCRG

    People and their canines gathered in the parking lot of Leash on Life in North Liberty, Sunday, for a dog wash and microchip clinic. For a $25 fee dogs get a bath, nail trim, and microchip.


  5. Petition to end ban on pitbulls makes its way around MuscatineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KCRG

    "A lot of people are just fearful of them just because of what they heard or what they look like," says Muscatine Resident, Vanessa Lopez. Lopez started the petition back in early July after researching for more than 4 months on the city's pitbull ban.


  6. Muscatine Police surround home for nearly three hours after man shoots family memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | KCRG

    Muscatine Police arrested a man after he shot a family member at a home in the 2000 block of Schiller Street. According to the Muscatine County Attorney, officers responded to a 911 call just after 6 p.m. Sunday night with a report that a man had been shot.


  7. Muscatine men sentenced for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | KCRG

    On July 24, Aron Gaytan, 22, was sentenced to 216 months in prison and Patrick Jay Plank, 51, to 120 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. On July 25, Robert Owen Knapp, 25, was sentenced to 80 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.


  8. Home sales hit records in eastern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KCRG

    Ruhl and Ruhl realtors released its market report showing home sales volume jumping from last year by as much as 20% in the Dubuque area. Iowa City home sales jumped 15% and Cedar Rapids home sales are up 10% from a year ago.


  9. Hot and humid conditions last into the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | KCRG

    Most of eastern Iowa, with the exception of our far northern towns, will have to endure a four day stretch of very warm, if not hot conditions. Heat indices could be near or over 100.


  10. Muscatine wastewater disinfection treatment system repairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | KCRG

    Muscatine city officials say a UV disinfection treatment system that is the final step to treating the city's wastewater has been repaired. Earlier this week, the system broke down, leading the Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant to discharge treated wastewater - without the disinfection process - into the Mississippi River.


  11. Non-disinfected wastewater released into Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KCRG

    Muscatine city officials say treated wastewater that hasn't been disinfected is being discharged into the Mississippi River from the Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant. The Muscatine Journal reports that the city said Monday in a news release that the public should avoid full-body contact in the Mississippi River downstream from Riverfront Park in Muscatine.


  12. New barbeque restaurant opening in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KCRG

    Billy Sims Barbecue held a soft opening Friday at their new location near Edgewood And Blairs Ferry Roads. That's in the Fountains Shopping Center.


  13. Guilty plea in Muscatine muggingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KCRG

    A Georgia man pleaded guilty to charges that he hurt a person while trying to take a wallet. The Muscatine County Attorney says 22-year-olld Sonny Ray Boyce of Carrollton, Georgia, pleaded guilty to theft in the first degree and willful injury on May 16, 2017.


  14. 2 Students charged in threats at Muscatine High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KCRG

    Muscatine Police say they were able to find the culprits behind terror threats found an an electronic device owned by Muscatine High School. School officials reported the discovery of the threats on Wed., May 10, 2017.


  15. New BBQ restaurant to open in Cedar Rapids next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KCRG

    A Tulsa-based barbecue restaurant will open in Cedar Rapids on Thursday May 18. The restaurant will be located in the Fountains Shopping Center at 5300 Fountains Dr Suite 108. Restaurant founder and legendary football player Billy Sims will be in Cedar Rapids on May 19 and 20 to meet guests and sign autographs.


  16. Former Iowa jail administrator pleads not guilty to theftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | KCRG

    A June trial has been scheduled for a former assistant jail administrator charged with stealing from eastern Iowa's Muscatine County. The Muscatine Journal reports that Doug Boulton pleaded not guilty Monday to misconduct in office and felony theft.


  17. Muscatine boat heavily damaged by tornado will no longer runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KCRG

    The Pearl Button's owner says the boat will no longer churn along the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa because he can't afford extensive repairs needed to fix the damage the sidewheeler suffered after breaking loose during a tornado last month. The Muscatine Journal reports the Coast Guard and surveyors began inspecting the boat the week after the tornado hit March 6. The surveyors took the sidewheeler to Buffalo, Iowa, to be more thoroughly checked out.


  18. Cedar Rapids mayor expects automated camera appeal decision soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids and two other Iowa cities lost round one in a fight with the Iowa Department of Transportation to keep automated traffic cameras in operation on state highways Thursday. Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Muscatine, the cities involved in the suit, have 30 days to either comply or appeal that ruling in Polk County.


  19. Chinese cultural center to open in MuscatineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KCRG

    A southeast Iowa city is strengthening its ties to China with the opening of a Sini-U.S. Friendship Center, marking the latest development since the Chinese president's 1985 visit to the community. The Muscatine Journal reports that work to convert a former furniture store in downtown Muscatine into the center is expected to begin this month.


  20. SYC: Oakland Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids offers premiere parking for - Super Heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | KCRG

    Getting a good spot at the grocery never seems easy. People are always snatching the ones you want by the door.


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