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Cedar Falls and Janesville Men Busted for Bremer Co. Burglary

Two Northeast Iowa men, one from Cedar Falls and the other from Janesville, have been arrested for burglary, after authorities were alerted of a suspicious vehicle at a residence in rural Bremer County.


Former Iowa senator, Cedar Falls firefighter Jeff Danielson hired by American Wind Energy Association

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A longtime state senator from Black Hawk County, who announced in February he was immediately resigning, has a new job. In a statement on Friday, the American Wind Energy Association said it has hired Jeff Danielson to lead state policy advocacy efforts in the midwest sta


Slick roads cause two-vehicle crash in Bremer County

BREMER COUNTY, Iowa. (KWWL) – The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two-vehicle accident at C-33 and Hawthorne Avenue. Deputies say a truck driven by Jeffery Fowlkes, 52, of Nashua, collided with another truck.


Two arrested in rural Bremer County burglary

FREDERIKA – Two people have been arrested for allegedly taking items from a rural Bremer County address last week and crashing through a fence to escape deputies. Sheriff’s deputies were called to a suspicious truck at 2464 120th St. around 11:55 p.m. on Feb. 12. When deputies arrived, the vehicle t


Sheriff: NE Iowa tow truck driver avoids injury after semi hits vehicle

WINNESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa - A tow truck driver was knocked to the ground while assisting a vehicle Wednesday after his truck was hit by a semi. Authorities say at 4:52 a.m. Wednesday, Bill’s Towing (of Decorah) was assisting a vehicle that went in the ditch off Highway 52 in Calmar Township.


Man rescued from grain bin after being trapped for three hours

Sumner, Iowa – Emergency response personnel from Bremer County and Sumner made a heroic rescue Monday afternoon. Bremer County Emergency Manager Kip Ladage says the call came in Monday afternoon around 3.


VIDEO: Spring scene in snow

Terry Dixon had so much snow along the side of her driveway at 515 Third Ave. SW in Waverly, Iowa, she decided to get her creative juices flowing. Her husband, Ray, suggested she carve a dragon, but she decided instead to paint a spring scene with flowers and a backwards rainbow, "for our wonky weat


New Iowa legislation to reclassify marijuana

For years now, the debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana has spread all across the nation and taken many forms. Today, the most prominent arguments are those for medicinal purposes. As research grows, more and more states begin to look at the potential gain from medicinal marijuana use, wit



Feb. 8: At 6:44 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Bremer Avenue and Fourth Street. Krista Marie Behrends, 35, of Janesville, was stopped in a line of traffic while driving a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse westbound on Bremer when Emily Marie Corwin, 43, of New Har


Iowa homeowner with gun scares off 3 suspects who kicked in wrong door

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWQC) – Three suspects who police say kicked in the door of a residence in the middle of the night ran away after the homeowner confronted them with a gun. Dubuque Police responded to the 1600 block of Main Street at 12:28 a.m. on Thursday after receiving a report of a burglary.


UNI Wrestlers Down Iowa State

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa. – The No. 11 Iowa State wrestling team (10-3, 6-2 Big 12) fell to in-state foe No. 17 Northern Iowa (7-5, 7-1 Big 12) Thursday night, 22-13. The Cyclones won four out of the 10 bouts, but ultimately fell to the Panthers inside a sold out West Gymnasium.

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Selling two guns leads to over three years in federal prison for convicted felon from Nashua

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Nashua man with multiple prior felony convictions who sold two firearms in July 2018 was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. Dalton Mathias Prochaska, age 27, from Nashua, Iowa, received the prison term after a November 14, 2018 guilty plea to being a felon in poss


Winter storm watch continues for parts of western Iowa, NW Missouri

(KMAland) -- A winter storm watch remains in effect for portions of western Iowa and northwest Missouri. Iowa counties (Saturday afternoon-early Sunday) Missouri counties (Saturday afternoon-early Sunday)


Blizzard warning issued for SW Iowa, SE Nebraska

(Valley) -- The National Weather Service in Valley, Nebraska, has issued a blizzard warning for a large portion of southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska for Saturday afternoon-Sunday morning.


No injuries after school bus vs. truck collision

WATERLOO, Iowa. (KWWL) – Waterloo Police were called to an accident involving a Waterloo Community School District bus and truck Friday morning. Waterloo Police say the accident happened in the 1900 block of E. 4th Street around 7:15 a.m.


Waterloo man accused of offering to clear snow, then sexually abusing woman

WATERLOO, Iowa- Waterloo Police say a man, who offered to shovel snow at an elderly woman's house this week, forced his way inside the woman's home, and then forced the woman to perform a sex act, before he stole property and left.


Nashua investment adviser punished by Iowa Attorney General

DES MOINES — A Nashua investment adviser accused of illegally selling advice to veterans must change her business practices and pay a fine under a settlement with the Iowa Attorney General.


Driver in fatal bike crash has been subject of FBI drug probe

WATERLOO – A Waterloo man who struck and killed a bicyclist in July 2018 had been the subject of a FBI wiretap probe into meth sales, according to court records. Joshua Ray Summerhays, 39, was arrested last year for homicide by vehicle in the crash outside Washburn that claimed the life of competiti


Local sheriff’s office asks for snowmobiler’s help

BREMER COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) – Like many of us do when we need help, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook. The sheriff’s office needs volunteers with snowmobiles who can help in an emergency.


What’s the Most Impressive Thing in Iowa?

Take that Lombard Street. There are so many things that Iowa has that is impressive. Whether it's Iowa's Largest Frying Pan in Brandon, The Future Birth Place of Captain James T. Kirk in Riverside, or Field of Dreams in Dyersville there is one more thing that Iowa has that trumps them all.