Cedar Falls, IA Cars

Supervisors talk roads, ATVs

The Tama County Board of Supervisors heard from County Engineer Lyle Brehm on an update from his Roads Department during their regular meeting on Sept. 13. Crews will be spending time hauling rock in the near future and look to soon begin a bridge replacement project on E Avenue in western Tama County. A small bridge is planned to be replaced with a box culvert on the roadway in the coming weeks.
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County hears UTV ordinance proposal

On Monday the Tama County Board of Supervisors discussed a proposal brought forward by Mike Morrison of Traer that seeks to legalize and regulate the operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and off-road utility vehicles (UTV). Morrison presented a draft ordinance that was pieced together from ordinances previously passed in five...
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To The Truck On 380, Thank You

If you live in Waterloo and find yourself driving to Cedar Rapids, then you know it's a straight shot on 380 to get back and forth. I have family in Cedar Rapids, so I find myself making the hour drive a lot. Yesterday as I was driving, I had some...

How many paddlers can fit on Union Grove Lake?

Paddlers of all skills and boat-types are invited to a float-together on Union Grove Lake between Gladbrook and Garwin on Sept. 4. The informal event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., encourages folks to get out and enjoy the lake over the Labor Day weekend. Paddlers should plan on bringing...

Changes to traffic signal at intersection in Cedar Falls this week

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (Iowa's News Now) — There will be changes to a traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 58/27 and Greenhill Road in Cedar Falls. Cedar Falls Public Works will be making modifications stating at 11 pm on August 24th. When the modifications are complete, the flashing yellow...

Wienermobile Had Some Major Issues in Iowa [Watch]

It's not every day that a giant hotdog drives into town. Seeing the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile drive-by is exciting enough, but on the vehicle's recent visit to Waterloo, there was a bit more excitement than usual. The giant hotdog rolled into town late last week and made a few appearances at events around the city.

Motorcycle: Basic Rider Course (PM)

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic Rider Course is a learn-to-ride education and training safety program that consists of the online MSF Basic eCourse to address basic motorcycle knowledge, five hours of classroom instruction with a RiderCoach to address rider perception and risk management, and 10 hours of on-cycle, hands-on instruction. Motorcycles are provided for use during the course. Prior to the first day of class you will need to read the Rider Handbook and complete the eCourse online. Price of the eCourse is included and student will receive an email two weeks before the class start date with a redemption code. Riders must be able to balance a bicycle to participate in the riding portion of the course and successfully complete a riding skills test. This course does have a written and a riding skills test. Successful completion of BOTH tests is required to receive a DOT certificate of completion. A course completion card may provide an insurance discount. This course is required by Iowa law to obtain a motorcycle operator's license for all residents under the age of 18. If you are a minor, you must have a valid driver's permit and you must have written consent from your parent or guardian at time of registration. If under age of 18, registrations are done in person at Hawkeye's Cedar Falls Center.