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Reward increased in hit-and-run that killed Maynard teen
MAYNARD – Authorities have upped a reward for information in the hit-and-run death of a Maynard teen. Kaiden Estling, 14, and his moped were found on Highway 150 near 118th Street on shortly after 10 p.m. on June 28, and he was later pronounced dead.
Cedar Falls man arrested in Waterloo stabbing
WATERLOO – A Cedar Falls man has been arrested in connection with a November stabbing in Waterloo. Jimmy Nabor Huynh, 22, of 212 Calumett Drive, was arrested Sunday on one count of willful injury causing serious injury. His bond was set at $10,000.
Waterloo man apprehended in Northeast Iowa burglaries
OELWEIN -- A multi-jurisdictional burglary task force was formed after dozens of northeast and central Iowa communities experienced numerous burglaries over the past several weeks.
Michelle Jungers: Raising the bar
WATERLOO — Being raised by a single mother, Michelle Jungers grew up knowing what it was like to live on the brink of homelessness. “It was a community of people that literally put a roof over our heads.” said Jungers.
Man facing felony sex abuse charge
WATERLOO -- A 28-year-old man has been charged with sexually abusing a 13-year-old Waterloo girl. David Jeffrey Turner, who listed addresses in both Dysart and Waterloo, was arrested Friday on a felony charge of third-degree sexual abuse.
Northeast Iowa Food Bank to receive eggs monthly beginning in January
WATERLOO — Thousands of eggs will be donated each month to support Iowans in need, thanks to a new donation program announced today at the Iowa State Capitol. Iowa egg producers have committed to regular, monthly support of Iowa’s food banks, including the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, to help reduce hu
Waterloo founders monument part of University Avenue design
WATERLOO — An overlooked memorial to the city’s past could be upgraded during the reconstruction of University Avenue. Waterloo City Council members voted 6-0 Monday to approve a $315,000 contract with AECOM Technical Services Inc. of Waterloo to design amenities to beautify the University corridor
TIF expansion discussed in Cedar Falls
CEDAR FALLS — Members of the public voiced concerns about expanding a tax increment financing district on the city’s southwest side. The Cedar Falls City Council held a public hearing on the plan Monday.
Waterloo plans to move skate park out of floodwaters' way
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Waterloo plans to move its skateboard park to higher ground, away from floodwaters. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that Riverside Skatepark sustained heavy damage in the 2008 Cedar River flood. It was repaired before being damaged again during floods in September 2016
Man wants separate trials in Waterloo robbery spree
WATERLOO – A Waterloo man is seeking separate trials on charges that he robbed convenience stores and sometimes sexually assaulted the clerks. Attorneys for Jamar Ronod Wise, 26, argue that jurors wouldn’t be able to keep the evidence straight as to what evidence relates to which crimes --- he’s cha
Man with life-threatening injuries after crash in Black Hawk County
BLACK HAWK COUNTY, Iowa. (KWWL) – A man has life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash in Black Hawk County. Black Hawk County Deputies responded to the accident on Dysart Rd. around 4 a.m. Sunday.
Dysart man seriously injured in rollover accident
LA PORTE CITY -- A man was seriously injured in a rollover accident early Sunday. According to a release, Black Hawk County deputies responded to the accident in the 10300 block of Dysart Road about 4 a.m.
Black Hawk County Law Enforcement Association delivers gifts
WATERLOO — The Black Hawk County Law Enforcement Association, in partnership with the Waterloo Moose Lodge, on Monday distributed Christmas gifts and food to 10 area families.
CAPS medical students get week of experience at Covenant
WATERLOO — Covenant Medical Center’s AirCare crews act quickly when minutes could make a difference for trauma patients. A group of Cedar Falls High School students got the emergency responders’ rooftop perspective last week, stepping onto Covenant’s helipad and climbing into the helicopter while fl
First Step: It’s time for criminal justice reform
It has been said timing is everything. On Tuesday, we presented a program, “Prison Life and Prison Reform,” to the Cedar Falls Rotary Club. We hoped to garner understanding and support for tackling the ongoing problem of mass incarceration.
Greg Jass: Taking technology to a new level
WATERLOO — Greg Jass makes launching companies look easy. While he was a marketing student in 2011 at the University of Northern Iowa, Jass launched SEO Solutions, a comprehensive internet marketing firm specializing in search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, email marketing, social m
Man arrested for failing to disclose conviction on gaming job application
WATERLOO – A Waterloo man has been arrested for allegedly failing to disclose his criminal history when he applied for a job at the Isle Casino Hotel. Adam Christopher Crider, 33, of 411 Archer Ave., was arrested Wednesday on one count of misdemeanor false statement on a gaming application. His bond
Letters to the Editor Sunday, Dec. 16
CEDAR FALLS — Donald and Melania Trump refused to join all the presidents and their wives as they read the Apostles’ Creed at former president Bush’s funeral Wednesday. Ironically, Trump appearing stone-faced, received support from more than 80 percent of white evangelical voters in 2016. Throughout
Woman Stabbed, Robbed At Cedar Falls Hotel
Authorities are investigating a robbery and stabbing at a Cedar Falls hotel. According to police, a woman suffered minor injuries in a parking lot at Clarion Inn, 5826 University Ave. Officers responded to the report of a stabbing at the hotel just before 10:30 AM on Saturday (Dec. 15, 2018).
Volunteers needed for area projects
WATERLOO — The Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley needs help with the following:. Do you have a vehicle and valid driver’s license? Are you available from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. any day of the week? If yes, the Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging needs your help delivering meals to home-bound senior