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  1. SYC: West Branch teen brings new life to old musical instrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | KCRG

    Sometimes musical instruments sit in homes for years collecting dust. But an 18 year old woman from West Branch wants to give them new life.


  2. Eastern Iowa towns look to help each other out with fire trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | KCRG

    The search also started a new relationship between neighboring departments. It all started when Lisbon and West Branch got to talking at a Johnson County Mutual Aid Association meeting.


  3. West Branch residents: time to lock up after 40 car burglaries in one nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | KCRG

    West Branch Police are looking for a group of people they say were involved in 40 vehicle burglaries last weekend. In two cases, the people involved stole cars.


  4. West Branch school leaders ponder what now after second bond failureRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | KCRG

    While a number of eastern Iowa school districts had good luck with the voters at the polls Tuesday it could be back to the drawing board for West Branch. That school district's plan for a $20-million dollar expansion failed for the second time in six months with only 53 percent of voters in that Cedar County community approving.


  5. West Branch polling location fixes construction concerns, tests ID scannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KCRG

    Road construction on 1st Street in West Branch caused some concern for Tuesday's election. Community members worried it would leave town hall inaccessible for voters who are handicap.


  6. Johnson Co sees lots of early votes, expects big turnout for school electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | KCRG

    In Johnson County, several multi-million dollar bond issues have encouraged more people to vote early. Historically, bond issues and school board elections get much lower voter turnouts than other elections, but in Johnson County, there are a lot of tax dollars on the line.


  7. People say outdoor sirens still useful, worth the repairs in West BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KCRG

    West Branch plans to spend thousands to fix the sirens. It raised the question if that was worth it in the age of cell phones alerts.


  8. Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum to have free admission Aug. 5Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | KCRG

    As part of the Hoover Hometown Days celebration on August 5, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum will have free admission from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FAMILY STEM STATIONS: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. The West Branch, Iowa City High and West High school robotics teams will be in the Museum demonstrating at three STEM stations. AUTHOR TALKS: 1:30 p.m. Authors David Davenport and Christine Woodside will speak about their latest books in the museum auditorium.


  9. Johnson Co. emergency responders practice for fiery plane crashRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | KCRG

    Wednesday morning, Johnson County authorities, as well as emergency and hospital workers, prepared for events like a firey plane crash that happened in New Jersey earlier this week. "That integration of okay now how do we do it and how's our training exercise and planning all match up with how the fire department or the medical examiner's going to do it.


  10. Popular gadget helps kids focus in the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | KCRG

    There's a new gadget kids are desperate to get their hands on. They're called Fidget Widgets or Flip Spinners.


  11. West Branch voters facing first school bond vote in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KCRG

    Voters in the West Branch School District will soon face something they haven't seen, literally, in decades. It's a $19-million dollar bond issue for improvements and additions to West Branch schools.


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