Category Archives: KXEL News

North English Man Falls Victim to Flying Deer

North English Man Falls Victim to Flying Deer

Authorities in Keokuk County say a man is dead after a car hit a deer last(Wed) night, sending it airborne and through his windshield. It happened just after 7 o’clock on Highway 92 just west of Sigourney. According to the Iowa State Patrol, a car was heading west on Highway 92 when it hit a…Read more »

Iowa City P.D. Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Shooter

Iowa City P.D. Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Shooter

Iowa City police responded to multiple shots fired reports yesterday(Wed) afternoon just before 1 o’clock. The incident occurred near Sandusky and Taylor Drives. Officers were able to locate gunshot damage to a vehicle and a nearby home. There have been no injuries reported and no arrests have been made. Iowa City police are asking for…Read more »

Sumner Teen Killed in Icy Highway-93 Crash

Sumner Teen Killed in Icy Highway-93 Crash

One person was killed in a crash in rural Bremer County yesterday(Wed) morning. Shortly after 7:45, the Bremer County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a report of a crash in the 2800 block of Highway 93 west of Sumner. Deputies believe that a pickup, driven by 18-year old Isabelle Meyer of Sumner, was eastbound and…Read more »

2020 Iowa Irish Fest Dates Set

2020 Iowa Irish Fest Dates Set

This year’s 14th Annual Iowa Irish Fest in Waterloo will take place July 31 – August 2. As always, Celtic bands, Irish food and beer, and numerous activities are planned. Tickets are $25 at the door.Read more »

New MidAmerican Energy Substation Near Gilbertville Out of Flood Plain

New MidAmerican Energy Substation Near Gilbertville Out of Flood Plain

MidAmerican Energy has found a higher spot on which to relocate its flood-prone substation near Gilbertville.     Members of the Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday(Tues) to approve a special permit for the utility to build the new electric power source on just over five acres of land on South Raymond Road north…Read more »

Grassley Back in State Tuesday, Talks to Cedar Falls Rotarians

Grassley Back in State Tuesday, Talks to Cedar Falls Rotarians

In his first visit to the Cedar Valley since the impeachment trial of President Trump, Iowa U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley defended his not-guilty vote exonerating Trump, talked about his prescription drug bill Iowa’s other senator recently agreed to support, and discussed bipartisanship. The New Hartford Republican talked to about 50 members of the Cedar Falls…Read more »

Buchanan Co. Woman Arrested on Weapons Charges

Buchanan Co. Woman Arrested on Weapons Charges

A second person has been arrested in connection with guns found during a search at a Quasqueton mobile home park in January. Buchanan County sheriff’s deputies arrested 42-year old Vanessa Johnson on charges of aiding and abetting the possession of firearms by a felon and a domestic abuser. She has been released pending trial. Her…Read more »