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No Decision Yet on Future of Sacred Heart School in Waterloo

No decision will be made until at least November 8th, but the Cedar Valley Catholic Schools Board of Education has come out in favor of two potential plans to revise its use of the elementary schools.  Both scenarios would move all students to two of the three buildings next fall, and both recommendations would also…read more »

Cedar Rapids Teen Hit by School Bus, Taken to Hospital

Cedar Rapids authorities say a 15-year-old boy was hit by a school bus just after 7:30 this(Thur) morning and was taken to Mercy Medical Center with serious injuries. Police say the accident happened on Mt. Vernon Road near the 26th Street intersection. The victim, a student at Washington High School, was later transferred to the…read more »

WCF Awards Inaugural Greg Freshwater Scholarships

Three Waterloo firefighters have been named the first-ever recipients of the Waterloo Community Foundation’s Greg Freshwater Scholarships. Andy Dahlhauser, Kyle Bovy and Kyle Zahn are all attending paramedic school at Hawkeye Community College through the summer of next year and their advanced training, normally their financial responsibility, is what the scholarships will help to pay…read more »

10th Murder in Des Moines this Year is Shooting Death

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Des Moines police are investigating the early morning shooting death of a man. Police say officers and fire department medics responded at 2:25 this(Thur) morning to a shooting report on the city’s north side.  Officers found a man with a gunshot wound and medics transported him to a hospital, where…read more »

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