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Man who fled Waterloo police into cornfield apprehended in Clarksville

CLARSKVILLE -- A man who Waterloo police considered dangerous and on the run has been found and arrested in Clarksville.Travis Lee Denney, 27, had active warrants for first-offense failure to register as a sex offender, aggravated domestic assault, simple domestic assault, interference with official

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-18 18:00:00

Human remains found in Wolf Creek; officials stop short of saying it's Jake Wilson

LA PORTE CITY -- A visibly shaken La Porte City police chief Thursday announced that human remains have been found in Wolf Creek downstream from La Porte City.Officials stopped short of saying the remains were those of missing teenager Jake Wilson, 15, who has been missing for more than four months.

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-16 21:00:00

Waterloo classics: Home is where the heart is on Grout tour

WATERLOO – Judy and George Marshall were beguiled by handcrafted oak woodwork, leaded glass windows, original light fixtures and a spacious front porch in their 1908 American Foursquare at 316 Walnut St.“We’re outdoor people and moved out to the front porch where we’ve made lots of friends in the ne

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-18 19:00:00

Guard unit gets 'welcome home' greeting in Waterloo

Members of Company C, a Guard medical unit from the Waterloo Aviation Support Facility, left a year ago for advanced training in Texas before being deployed to Afghanistan.

KCCI.COM - 2018-08-18 01:49:00

Waterloo adopts 5 percent water rate hike

WATERLOO — Waterloo Water Works customers will see higher water bills next year.The municipal utility’s board of trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a 5 percent increase in water rates effective in January 2019.“The decision to increase rates by 5 percent was made in order to allow the u

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-17 08:00:00

La Porte City residents react to news of Jake Wilson

Jake, a 16-year-old autistic student, was last seen the night of April 7 when he left home for a quick trip to Wolf Creek about two blocks away.

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-17 22:00:00

Teenager's father charged after confrontation with Jake Wilson's parents after news conference

In a dispute recorded by journalists moments after anews conference where authorities announced that they had found human remainsin an area where Jake may have gone missing, Mike Wilson approached Jeremy Neiswonger, pushed him in the head with his hand and yelled.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-08-16 23:59:00

9 things to do today

Time: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. SaturdayLocation: Downtown Cedar FallsDetails: There will be a 100-mile "Gran" as well as the shorter (50-mile) "Medio" Fondo. Both rides depart from SingleSpeed Brewery on Main Street in the Cedar Falls Downtown District at 8 a.m. The block party (FondoFest) is free and open

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

2 works of art to be reinstalled at Waterloo parks

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) --Two unsanctioned art pieces previously removed from Waterloo parks will be reinstalled.The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the Waterloo Leisure Services Commission voted unanimously this week to allow the panels created by local artist Bret Miller to return to Liberty


HAPPENING TODAY: Investigators use K9's to search areas in, around Wolf Creek

Chief Brecher said investigators will be conducting smaller, more precise searches on Friday. He said the heavy rain on Thursday made the water in Wolf Creek murky. He told KWWL investigators may hold back large-scale operations until Monday, so the water has time to become more clear.

KWWL - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Police: Waterloo man poured gas on car while 2 inside

WATERLOO -- A Waterloo man was arrested for arson after police say he poured gasoline on the windshield of his wife's car while she and her sister were inside.Patrick Shawn McGrane, 28, of 2715 Lafayette St., was arrested just after 1 a.m. Wednesy for first-degree arson, a felony.


Homes Recently Listed in the Waterloo and Cedar Falls Area

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home was moved to its current location and remodeled in 2014. It was placed on a new foundation that was spray foamed around the entire perimeter to make it very efficient. Upstairs includes two bedrooms and one full bath while down stairs includes a finished living room, Mast


Investigators recover remains believed to be those of Jake Wilson

Authorities have recovered human remains near the area where 16-year-old Jake Wilson, an autistic boy from La Porte City, Iowa, disappeared in April.

KCCI.COM - 2018-08-16 21:36:00

Waterloo cancels Friday meeting to discuss Ward 5 council vacancy

WATERLOO -- A planned Waterloo City Council work session to discuss filling a vacant Ward 5 seat has been postponed.The remaining six council members were scheduled to discuss their options at 11:30 a.m. Friday. But the City Clerk's Office sent notice Thursday afternoon that the meeting would be res

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-17 01:57:00

Three people hurt after crash in Waterloo

WATERLOO (KWWL) -Three people are recovering after a crash in Waterloo.It happened near the intersection of Greenhill Rd. and Progress St. around 11 a.m.Witnesses say the accident did back up traffic.This is a developing story, stick with KWWL for updates.


Waterloo man stabbed, Air Jordans stolen

Details weren’t available, put police said someone stabbed Malik Javon Johnson, 21, three times in the leg and took his Air Jordan athletic shoes. The attack happened Saturday afternoon at 412 Dane St.


Waterloo council to meet to decide how to fill vacant seat

WATERLOO -- The clock is ticking for the city to fill the Ward 5 council seat left empty by last week's resignation of Chris Shimp for personal reasons.Waterloo City Council members are expected to meet in special session at 11:30 a.m. Friday in City Hall to discuss options laid out in a memorandum


Waterloo men accused of illegally hunting deer - Radio Iowa

Iowa Department of Natural Resources conservation officer, Dakota Drish, says Waterloo police called him after officers found the men on the east side of the city. “They were on routine patrol and noticed a car that was illegally parked along side the road if you will. And the vehicle was running an


Police ask for public's help in finding driver who knocked over stoplight

CEDAR FALLS -- Police are asking for the public's help finding the driver of a pickup truck who allegedly knocked over a stoplight, causing thousands of dollars in damage.Cedar Falls Police said an unknown driver hit a traffic light on the northeast corner of Third and Main streets in downtown Cedar


Swedish officials look to Waterloo for immigration information

Suzana Axeheim, a Swedish politician, center, and her husband, Jonas, a major in the Swedish Army, at left, came to Waterloo at the invitation of retired Major Gen. Evan “Curly” Hultman, right, this week.