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At sentencing, family of slain trooper calls for convicted killer Michael Lang to repent

GRUNDY CENTER — Dozens of mournful Iowa State Troopers flanked the gallery of the district court here Monday as the case against a revered colleague's killer came to a close. Joined in the courtroom by Iowa Department of Public Safety agents, sheriff's deputies and police officers, they served as silent witnesses at the sentencing of Michael Lang, 42, of Grundy Center in the April 9, 2021, fatal shooting of state patrol Sgt. Jim Smith during a standoff at Lang's...
GRUNDY CENTER, IA
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Gilgen's Consignment Furnishings in Cedar Falls to shutter Thursday

CEDAR FALLS – Nestled in a residential neighborhood on a brick street is a beloved consignment store that’s stood the test of time for a little more than 37 years. However, Gilgen’s Consignment Furnishings, at 115 W. 16th St., won’t make it to 40. The owner has decided his last day in business will be Thursday.
CEDAR FALLS, IA
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Iowa Chicken Facility Ignores DNR Putting Local Rivers At Risk

After not complying with the Iowa DNR, an egg-laying facility in Iowa Falls is in some hot water after getting caught with an illegal manure system. Back in 2021, a facility worker for Opal Foods reached out to the DNR asking if they could add water to their bird’s litter to turn it into liquid manure that could be injected into fields. The worker was told that before they can do that, they need to submit to the DNR a manure management plan.
IOWA FALLS, IA
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Iowa adds Northern Iowa to 2026 football schedule

The Iowa Hawkeyes have added the Northern Iowa Panthers to their 2026 football schedule, FBSchedules.com has learned. A copy of the football game contract with the University of Iowa was obtained from the University of Northern Iowa via a state public records request. Iowa will host Northern Iowa at Kinnick...
IOWA CITY, IA
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Boys Win NEIC; Host Denver

Monday night on KWAY Country the Waverly-Shell Rock baseball team clinched a Northeast Iowa Conference title. The Go-Hawks swept Crestwood 10-0 5 innings and 11-4 to win the conference by two games. Waverly-Shell Rock is back in action Tuesday evening as they host the Denver Cyclones. Coverage begins around 7:00...
WAVERLY, IA
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Roe v. Wade decision disproportionately affects communities of color

WATERLOO — People of color could feel more repercussions after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, according to legal and health care experts. These effects may be magnified in Waterloo because the city has a larger percentage of Black people than any other in the state of Iowa, as well as a sizable population of other racial minorities.
WATERLOO, IA
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Company buys new location for Hampton expansion

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – Centro, Inc. says it has bought a 30,000 square foot building in Hampton. The location will house two rotational molding machines and employ 30 new workers. Centro says it will begin hiring immediately for all three shifts with wages ranging from $19.50-$22.70 per hour depending on shift and position. Employees will have the opportunity to train and work at other Centro locations while the building upgrades and machine installations are completed.
HAMPTON, IA
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UNI lands commitment from Lee's Summit North DB

(Cedar Falls) -- Northern Iowa landed a commitment from Lee’s Summit North defensive back DeAndre Beasley Jr. on Sunday. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound cornerback prospect is the No. 54 ranked player in Missouri and is No. 171 at cornerback, according to 247Sports. View Beasley Jr.’s 247Sports profile linked here.
CEDAR FALLS, IA

Hawkeye Community College Hopes To End Paramedic Shortage

The Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo is trying to help end the paramedic shortage in Iowa. They've created a new program hoping to get more paramedics in the state. According to KCRG this will be a hybrid program that starts in January and will help students who need a more flexible schedule.
WATERLOO, IA
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