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Black Hawk County Supervisors Go Forward with Country View Sale

The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors voted this(Tues) morning to go ahead with the sale of Country View Care Center to Pritok Capital of Chicago for $5.6-million. The deal won’t be final for another 45 days, time both sides can use to review the contract, ask questions and clarify any language that’s not clear…read more »

Monroe, Wisconsin Ethanol Plant Explosion, Fire

MONROE, Wis. (AP) – Officials say an explosion at an ethanol plant in southern Wisconsin caused structural damage, but did not result in any injuries to employees or first responders. Green County Emergency Management Director Tanna McKeon says the explosion occurred in a silo at Badger State Ethanol in Monroe shortly before 6 a.m. today(Tues). …read more »

Most Eastern Iowa Rivers to Flood Before Long

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Warnings and watches for mostly minor flooding have been issued for several Iowa rivers. The National Weather Service posted or continued warnings today(Tue) for the Cedar, Iowa, Maquoketa, Mississippi, North Raccoon, Rock and Wapsipinicon rivers.  More rain is expected to fall on already saturated ground and eventually flow into already…read more »

Two Injured in Southbound Sergeant Road Crash

No names and few details have been released, but two people were injured in an early-morning accident on Highway-63 (Sergeant Road) in Waterloo today(Tues). A Waterloo Fire Rescue crew had to cut the roof off a pickup that had rolled, to get one person out of the truck.  One victim was taken by ambulance to…read more »

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