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Iowa Baseball Player Makes History at Field of Dreams [Video]

Matt "Kirby" Mullenbach did something at yesterday's (August 10, 2022) Field of Dreams baseball game that has never been done before. Matt is a native Iowan who was born in Urbandale, Iowa, who pitches for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, and kind of surprisingly Matt, who grew up here, had never been to Dyersville before the game that was played last night, according to the MLB Network Facebook Page.
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Today Is A Day No Eastern Iowa Resident Will Ever Forget

August 10th, 2020. Say that date to anyone in Eastern Iowa and they'll more than likely be able to tell you where they were at, and what they were doing when the storm of all storms hit. That was the year we all learned the term derecho. I grew up in this part of the state and I've been through my share of thunderstorms. I've even lived through a tornado. But what hit this state two years ago today was unlike anything most of us have ever seen.

Parents of Wandering Naked Child Arrested

The parents of a 4 year old found wandering naked in a Waterloo neighborhood have been arrested, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Police were called to the scene Friday morning when the child was spotted about a block and a half away from his home with no clothes and a cut toe. Paramedics were called to treat the toe injury. This follows an incident on June 12th when the child was found wandering around about a block away from his home in nothing but a diaper. On that occasion police found the parents in a state of intoxication and reported the matter to the Iowa Department of Human Services. 30 year old Trisha Likaro and 32 year old Mike Selikar have now both been arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor Child Endangerment. They have both been released pending trial.

Police charge man who ran down protestors with his car in Cedar Rapids

Police have charged the man accused of running down protestors with his car in Cedar Rapids earlier this summer. 53-year-old David Houston is charged with Assault While Using or Displaying a Dangerous Weapon and Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident. According to the Black Hawk County Attorney’s Office,...

Delta Air Lines Cuts Five Routes, Adds One

In a continuing trend in aviation, airlines continue to downsize in order to right-size their respective staffs against their flight schedules. The latest announcement comes from Delta Air Lines. JetBlue Launches Flights Between Boston and London’s... The Atlanta-based carrier confirmed to Business Insider that it was dropping five routes...

Cedar Rapids woman to be sentenced for role in murder of her uncle

Cedar Rapids police search for road rage suspects with shots fired. Police say it happened at the corner of Underwood Avenue and Burdette {bur-det} Drive Southwest about 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. Driver charged in vehicle vs protester incident. Updated: 2 hours ago. It happened back in June - the day...

Meetings planned for proposed carbon capture pipeline that would stretch across Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Meetings are now set for people to discuss a proposed carbon capture pipeline that could move across Iowa, including portions of eastern Iowa. Chicago-based food processing company, Archer Daniels Midlands Co. (ADM), announced in January it had signed a letter of intent with Wolf Carbon Solutions on the 350-mile pipeline that would connect its Cedar Rapids and Clinton ethanol plants.

Beloved Iowa Eatery Maintains Hope, Adapts To Stay Afloat

A recent post on their Facebook page may have given the impression that times were dire for a favorite local Cedar Rapids eatery, to the point of rumors they might be going out of business. But the owners of the popular Vivian's Soul Food will soon gather with staff to figure out a way to keep the doors open.

Operation Quickfind Canceled: Maleah Madley

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Police said the Operation Quickfind has been canceled as Madley has been located. No other details are available at this time. Cedar Rapids police are asking for help locating a missing 12-year-old girl. Police say Maleah Madley was last seen near Peace Avenue Northwest at...

Iowa man faces charges for hitting protestor with truck

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man faces two criminal charges accusing him of driving his vehicle through a group of abortion rights protestors in Cedar Rapids in June and striking a woman before driving away, court documents posted online Wednesday said. David Alan Huston, 53, of Swisher, is charged with assault with a […]