Category Archives: KXEL News

City of Waterloo to be Audited by the State Next April

City of Waterloo to be Audited by the State Next April

Councilman-at-Large Steve Schmitt brought up the topic at last(Mon) night’s Waterloo City Council meeting.  State Auditor Rob Sand’s office has told the City that it will be audited next April, one year after a citizens’ group requested it. The council last(Mon) night also unanimously approved a development agreement, site plan, and 12 years worth of…Read more »

Riverside Man Accused of Iowa City Home Invasion

Riverside Man Accused of Iowa City Home Invasion

An eastern Iowa man is accused of breaking into an Iowa City home, then sexually assaulting and physically abusing a woman there. 33-year-old Nikolas Petersen, of Riverside, faces charges of second-degree sexual abuse, first- and second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, domestic abuse or assault impeding air causing injury, child endangerment, and violation of a no-contact or…Read more »

Elderly Woman’s Body Found Along Highway-163 in Mahaska Co.

Elderly Woman’s Body Found Along Highway-163 in Mahaska Co.

Mahaska County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a body lying on the shoulder of a road in the 2500 block of Highway 163. The call came in yesterday(Sun) morning, around 1:30 and deputies identified the body as an elderly female.  The body was sent to the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny…Read more »

“Mayor Pete” Pulls into Nine-Point Lead in Latest Presidential Poll

“Mayor Pete” Pulls into Nine-Point Lead in Latest Presidential Poll

A new poll says South Bend, Indiana Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has taken a nine-point lead among Iowa caucus-goers. The Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom survey, published Saturday evening, showed Buttigieg as the first choice of 25% of the state’s caucus attendees. He was trailed by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who polled at 16%.…Read more »

Cedar Falls Council to Consider 88-Page “Roadmap” for Downtown

Cedar Falls Council to Consider 88-Page “Roadmap” for Downtown

They’re calling it a roadmap for future downtown growth, and the Cedar Falls City Council will consider adopting the 88-page document at tonight’s(Mon) meeting, which begins at 7 o’clock. At 5:10 this(Mon) evening, the Cedar Falls council will hold a work session in the Duke Young Room, on the Long-Term Climate Action Plan…..and at 5:40,…Read more »