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  1. Poll: Majority of Iowans favor speed camera banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The city of Windsor Heights is about to implement new speed cameras despite its ongoing legal battles with the state of Iowa. A new Iowa poll released by the Des Moines Register shows most Iowans favor banning automated speed and red light cameras.

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  2. Donald D. WoodleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | OttawaHerald.com

    Donald "Papa Don" Woodley, 65, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at his daughter's home in Windsor Heights, Iowa.

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  3. Two Traffic Cameras Activated in Windsor HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Drivers in Windsor Heights may be paying closer attention to how fast they are going, after two fixed automated cameras were activated on Friday. The cameras are located along the 25-mile-per-hour stretch of University Avenue.

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  4. Mixed Reactions to New Fixed Speed Cameras in Windsor HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | WHO-TV

    Interim Windsor Heights Police Chief Derek Meyer says it seems simple. "Citizens can expect to obey the law."

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  5. Two Bills Advance in Iowa Senate to End Traffic CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | WHO-TV

    ... least have a back-up plan, if they're not going to have these revenues." Some cities, like Des Moines and Windsor Heights, haven't acknowledged the pending legislation as they budget for revenue from traffic cameras this year. Windsor Heights has ...

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  6. Windsor Heights to activate new speed camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Drivers traveling 11 M.P.H. over the speed limit will be eligible for a citation. The speed limit is 25 mph along that stretch.

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  7. Taxes, assessments will pay for controversial sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Property taxes will increase this year to pay for 16 blocks of new sidewalks in Windsor Heights, a city where neighborhood streets haven't had many sidewalks since homes were built in the 1950s. The Des Moines Register reports that in addition to the tax hikes, residents of 175 properties will be assessed as much as $3,500 for the new sidewalks outside their home, regardless of whether they want the sidewalks or not.

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  8. Windsor Heights tax raise to pay for sidewalksRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Property taxes will increase this year to pay for 16 blocks of new sidewalks in Windsor Heights, a city where neighborhood streets haven't had many sidewalks since homes were built in the 1950s. The Des Moines Register reports that in addition to the tax hikes, residents of 175 properties will be assessed as much as $3,500 for the new sidewalks outside their home, regardless of whether they want the sidewalks or not.

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  9. Des Moines - " Legislative Democrats said Thursday school officials...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... by mid-February. "We continue to make very good progress," said House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow, R-Windsor Heights, of negotiations with Branstad on the fiscal 2017 de-appropriations bill. "I think we're very close." Senate Majority Leader Bill ...

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  10. Death NoticesRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    Carol "CJ" Fisch, 85, of Windsor Heights, Iowa, formerly of Rochester, died Monday in Des Moines, Iowa. Brooks Funeral Care, Des Moines, Iowa.

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  11. Possible legislation against speed camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | KCRG

    ... said, for years, the cameras free up officers to patrol elsewhere in the city. Police using speed cameras in Windsor Heights, which is west of Des Moines, say they are ready for possible changes. "If the legislature ends up making that decision we ...

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  12. Legislation may threaten newly-installed speed camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... of speed cameras in Iowa. "If the legislature ends up making that decision, we will be prepared for that," Windsor Heights Interim Police Chief Derek Meyer said. "If the legislature ends up seeing the value in this system and letting us continue to ...

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  13. Critics see cracks in sidewalk schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... in a partially residential area. Those projects I could do without. But an Associated Press story out of Windsor Heights, Iowa, home to about 5,000 souls and a "B-Bop" fast food joint, says that a bunch of homeowners are in a snit over a proposal by ...

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  14. In some suburban cities, passions run deep over whether to install sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    When officials in the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights began talking about installing sidewalks to improve safety and encourage outdoor activities, they anticipated some grumbling from residents who liked the look of uninterrupted, lush lawns.

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  15. Some suburbanites to sidewalk backers: 'Stay off our lawns'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    When officials in the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights began talking about installing sidewalks to improve safety and encourage outdoor activities, they anticipated some grumbling from residents who liked the look of uninterrupted, lush lawns. They didn't expect packed city council meetings, protest signs stretching down leafy suburban streets and threats to defeat officials in the next election.

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  16. Some suburbanites to sidewalk backers: a Stay off our lawnsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A school bus makes a turn down a street with no sidewalks, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, in Windsor Heights, Iowa. Cars sit lined up near a school at afternoon pickup time, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, in Windsor Heights, Iowa, where a proposal to add sidewalks is meeting with stiff resistance.

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  17. 'Stay Off Our Lawns': Suburbanites To Sidewalk SupportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... Full On-Air Schedule Monday-Friday 2 a.m.-5 a.m. (12-5 a.m. Monday): Overnight America With Jon Grayson [] WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa (AP) - When officials in the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights began talking about installing sidewalks to improve ...

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  18. Iowans Get Outside To Enjoy A Rare Warm November DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WHO-TV

    ... "I haven't paddle boarded since Christmas of last year, I'm going to be pretty rusty," said Jim Baack, Windsor Heights. "Wish it would stay like this a couple more months, I don't need winter that bad." "This would be a good September day and here ...

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  19. Republicans choose same top leaders to run Iowa HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... Wednesday that Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake will continue as House speaker. Rep. Chris Hagenow of Windsor Heights will serve as majority leader. The appointments will be official when the next legislative session begins in January. Upmeyer ...

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  20. With complete streets projects, cities invite healthful use by active peopleRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2016 | Cityview Online

    Four new Complete Streets Tactical Starts projects are on-the-ground and making it easier for people to walk, bike and take transit in Greater Des Moines. These projects include a new type of bicycle parking on Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines, a portable parklet on 66th Avenue in Windsor Heights, a safer trail crossing of N.W 60th Avenue in Johnston, and a dedicated bike lane and sharrows on South Fifth Street in Carlisle.

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