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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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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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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
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Marshalltown Police Arrest Two Men on Disorderly Conduct Charges After Responding to an Altercation Late Sunday Night Near the Downtown Area

Marshalltown Police arrested two men late Sunday night on disorderly conduct charges after responding to an altercation near the downtown area. Shortly before midnight, police were dispatched to a report of a disturbance in the 200 block of East Church Street. Thirty-year-old Juan Pallares Mora and 25-year-old Francisco Ayard Medina...
MARSHALLTOWN, IA
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W-SR vs. CF on Y99.3

Listen to Waverly-Shell Rock softball Monday night on Y99.3. Monday evening the 5-11 Go-Hawks host the 15-12 Cedar Falls Tigers. Coverage starts around 7:00.
WAVERLY, IA
Sioux City Journal

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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Lang sentenced to life in prison for trooper slaying

GRUNDY CENTER — A Grundy Center man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an Iowa State Patrol trooper during a 2021 standoff. Under Iowa law, Michael Thomas Lang, 42, will not be eligible for parole on a charge of first-degree murder. He was also sentenced to a consecutive 30 years for attempted murder and assault on an officer.
GRUNDY CENTER, IA
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Flack Hired as MCC Interim Athletic Director

Marshalltown Community College has announced the appointment of Ryan Flack to serve as the school’s Interim Athletic Director. Flack has a lengthy history with MCC and has shown his dedication from the beginning. He attended and played basketball at MCC during the 2007-2008 season. He was a volunteer assistant men’s basketball coach in 2008-2009.
MARSHALLTOWN, IA
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