Weekly Safety Report: Staged Robbery and Arson Incident Impact Waterloo, Iowa
Two incidents occurred in Waterloo, Iowa this week. The first incident involved a staged robbery at a Family Dollar store, resulting in the arrest of a 27-year-old man. The second incident involved a Keokuk woman being charged with arson after allegedly starting a fire that caused significant damage to a Waterloo home.
Interior of Eastern Iowa Shopping Mall Breaks Our Heart [WATCH]
Iowa's shopping malls continue to disappear. Changing habits and online shopping have become too much for most to overcome. Another eastern Iowa mall is nearly vacant. What hurts the most is to see how it once looked. Before we turn to 2023, let's look back at 2014. On March 31...
These waterloo, IA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near waterloo.
Dons Split with Buccaneers
Thursday night on Y99.3 Don Bosco and East Buchanan split a doubleheader. In the girls game 8th ranked East Buc won 49-9. In the boys game Don Bosco prevailed 52-39 as Alex Belew had 17 points.
Oran Woman Hurt In Rollover Crash
One woman was injured early Thursday morning in a rollover crash near Fairbank. Black Hawk County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the intersection of Fairbank Road and Pace Road, just after 7:00AM. They discovered a Nissan Xterra on its top in the ditch driven by 54-year-old Barbara Prunty of Oran. Prunty was negotiating the curves near the intersection when she lost control on the icy pavement and entered the ditch. Prunty was transported to a Waterloo hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Buckingham Cemetery: A Historical Haven and the Eternal Home of Notable Figures
Nestled in the heart of Tama County, Buckingham Cemetery offers more than a final resting place; it is a living chronicle of local heritage. Established in the 1800s and encapsulating over a century of history, this tranquil site is the eternal home for over 330 pioneers born before 1840. Among these souls, the cemetery cradles the legacy of James 'Tama Jim' Wilson, an eminent figure in America's agricultural history, having served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under Presidents McKinley, Roosevelt, and Taft.
Independence Premium Foods takes ownership of former pet food plant
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KCRG) - General Mills has sold the former pet food manufacturing plant to a company that’s going to reopen it - Independence Premium Foods (IPF). IPF announced on Friday that had assumed ownership of the plant and that they were on a “mission to boost the local economy and bring more jobs to the community while focusing on the highest food safety and quality standards.”
Arson Shocks Waterloo Community, Woman Charged with First Degree Arson
In the quiet predawn of October 1st, a residential area in Waterloo, Iowa, was rocked by a blaze that inflicted extensive damage on a home and its adjoining garage. The incident occurred on the 500 block of East 2nd Street, capturing the community's attention as authorities quickly responded to the emergency.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.74 and $2.99 in Waterloo as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
A Legacy of Compassionate Senior Care: Denver Sunset Home's Commitment to Excellence
Since 1964, Denver Sunset Home has been a cornerstone of compassionate senior care in Denver, Iowa. As a non-profit nursing facility with a 31-bed capacity, it has provided a nurturing environment that prioritizes high-quality and affordable healthcare services to the elderly. Governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors, the institution ensures local residents from Denver, Readlyn, and the immediate rural area have priority access to its comprehensive care services. Upholding a mission to deliver the best possible care, the home is a testament to the community's values, offering a suite of services ranging from nursing to social activities, all while ensuring the dignity and rights of its residents.
Student Arrested for Not Returning Laptop
A former Hawkeye Community College student has been arrested for not returning a school issued laptop, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 29 year old Aprenthies Hackett checked out a laptop valued at nearly $1,700 in January for use in the industrial maintenance program. Nine days later he stopped going to classes but failed to return the laptop. Then, in September, he tried to pawn the laptop. The pawn shop contacted the school who then went to police. Hackett has been charged with second degree Theft. His bond has been set at $5,000.
Waterloo, IA Stuff the Bus for Toys for Tots: Spread Holiday Cheer and Make a Difference
🎄🚌 Mark your calendars, Waterloo! The much-anticipated community event, Waterloo, IA Stuff the Bus for Toys for Tots, is back again this year. The event is set to take place on Sat, Dec 02 from 10am - 12pm at 1505 Logan Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703.
Waterloo man represents Iowa on Netflix’s ‘Squid Game: The Challenge’
WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - “It was like, I kind of feel like I made it moment,” Deandre “Sip The Kid” Smith said. Smith says he got his moment last December when Netflix cast him in the reality show “Squid Game: The Challenge.”. Smith is contestant...
The Revival of History: Garrison's Train Depot Reimagined as Philipstown Depot Theatre
Nestled in the scenic town of Garrison, New York, the historic Garrison's Train Depot has stood as a beacon of heritage since its inception in 1899. Once a thriving hub for transportation, the depot has gracefully transitioned into a cherished landmark within the Garrison Landing Historic District. Its architectural splendor, spanning styles from Carpenter Gothic to Victorian Gothic, continues to captivate visitors as part of the district that was honored with a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Now, the depot embarks on a new journey as the Philipstown Depot Theatre, intertwining its historical significance with a blossoming cultural identity since 1996.
Collegiate Legend Takes Helm as UNI’s Interim Athletic Director
An interim athletic director for the University of Northern Iowa has been appointed, and he has a pretty impressive resume. On Wednesday, November 29th UNI officials announced that they have chosen someone to take over the reins of the athletic department. It was announced on November 21st that Director of...
Panther Divers Achieve New Records at Hawkeye Invitational
• All six divers from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) set new collegiate records at the Hawkeye Invitational, with five making it to the program's top-ten all-time scores list.
UNI basketball drops overtime contest to Evansville, 91-89
The Northern Iowa basketball team dropped a Missouri Valley Conference game to Evansville, 91-89, in overtime on Saturday. It was a back-and-forth game all afternoon, with just 10 points being the largest team either team ever built all game. UNI's largest lead was just seven points in the first half. Overall, there were 13 lead changes. The real deciding factor was points off the bench. UNI had just seven points from its non-starters while Evansville had...
Iowa High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Black Hawk County Today - December 1
Mark your calendars for the high school basketball action taking place in Black Hawk County, Iowa today. For a comprehensive list of the local high school games and how to watch them, read on. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or...
Waterloo city council runoff: candidates speak ahead of election
WATERLOO, Iowa — Tuesday marks Waterloo's runoff election for a spot on City Council after there was no majority vote during the November election. I firmly believe that Waterloo's best days are still ahead of us, that when we invest in everyone, we can all do better,” Jonathan Grieder said.
DMS Mock Trial students sweep regional competition
Decorah Middle School’s four Mock Trial teams swept the Regional Competition at Waterloo earning first through fourth place among 12 teams. Three Decorah teams advanced to the State Tournament in Des Moines Nov. 27-29. All four Decorah teams were undefeated against their opponents at Regionals. This year’s competition is...