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2014-04-01

Waterloo cancels Tuesday garbage collection

The City of Waterloo Waste Management Services Department has cancelled today's garbage collection due to high winds at the landfill. Tuesday’s routes will run on Saturday, April 5th, weather permitting. Please have your garbage carts at the curb no later…

posted 2014-04-01 09:00:50 by KXEL

HCC's Allen receives Outstanding Chief Administrator Award

Dr. Linda Allen, president of Hawkeye Community College received the prestigious Outstanding Chief Administrator Award  by the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT). This award was presented in Des Moines on March 31 at the 2014 IACCT Conference, which…

posted 2014-04-01 08:56:22 by KXEL

Waterloo to activate downtown inflatable dam

The City of Waterloo will activate the inflatable dam on the Cedar River on Tuesday, April 8. The inflation will take two to three days to complete. At full inflation, the dam will raise the upstream river level by approximately…

posted 2014-04-01 08:50:45 by KXEL

Officer wounded during Maquoketa traffic stop

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says a police officer has been wounded during a traffic stop in eastern Iowa. The department says the Maquoketa officer was shot after making a traffic stop around 2:50 a.m. Tuesday.  The shooter fled…

posted 2014-04-01 06:24:01 by KXEL

ISU forum to discuss major operations study

Employees and students at Iowa State University will get their turn to ask questions about a major cost-cutting review of the state's three public universities. A public forum is scheduled Tuesday morning at Howe Hall on the campus in Ames.…

posted 2014-04-01 06:20:04 by KXEL

Midwest economic survey index rises slightly

A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has risen slightly, suggesting economic growth over the next three to six months. A report issued late Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index inched up to 58.2 in…

posted 2014-04-01 05:59:24 by KXEL

Body found after fire at Charles City apartments

A body has been found after a fire that damaged a four-unit apartment in Charles City. The fire was reported around 2:40 p.m. Monday.  The body was found inside one of the apartments.  A name hasn't been released. Fire investigators…

posted 2014-04-01 05:57:38 by KXEL

2014-03-31

Officials urge DNR to OK permit on Lake Delhi work

Officials in Delaware County are urging a state agency to promptly grant a permit that will allow for work on Lake Delhi in northeast Iowa. County supervisors recently voted to send a letter of support to the state Department of…

posted 2014-03-31 20:25:57 by KXEL

Iowa Supreme Court rejects Narcisse's appeal

The Iowa Supreme Court has rejected an appeal argument by Jonathan Narcisse in his fight to gain a spot on the Democratic primary ballot for governor. Last week a judge denied the former Des Moines school board member's request to…

posted 2014-03-31 20:23:57 by KXEL

Floyd County reviews plans for jail operations

Floyd County is reviewing its plans to move some jail services to another county. Starting in July, the county will send inmates to the newer Mitchell County Jail.  Officials say it will mitigate liability issues stemming from a jail inspector's…

posted 2014-03-31 20:21:30 by KXEL

Company officials discuss Des Moines building fire

Representatives for a company overseeing redevelopment of a historic downtown Des Moines building destroyed in a fire have made their first public statements. Officials from the Hansen Company held a press conference Monday.  They insisted the work site at the…

posted 2014-03-31 20:19:41 by KXEL

Senate committee approves education appropriation bill

A bill increasing funding for educational programming and infrastructure in Iowa has won the support of a divided legislative panel. Democrats on the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 13-7 on Monday in favor of the appropriation, with all Republicans voting against…

posted 2014-03-31 16:01:29 by KXEL

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