Marion Police Warn of Phone Spoofing

Police in Marion are alerting the public to a scam that’s been taking place, in which the Police Department’s phone number shows up as an incoming number on Caller I-D. What happens next is that the caller tries to pass himself(or herself) off as a Marion Police Officer and threatens to have the person who…read more »

Waterloo to Consider Roundabouts on University Avenue?

It will undoubtedly surprise some members of the public, but the City of Waterloo is now being asked to consider installing two, so-called roundabout intersections as part of its University Avenue reconstruction project. Consulting engineering firm AECOM is suddenly recommending that University’s intersection with Fletcher Avenue, now controlled by traffic lights, be turned into a…read more »

Black Hawk Co. Warning Sirens to be Tested Today

Black Hawk County’s Emergency Management Agency will test its outdoor warning sirens this(Wed) morning at 11 o’clock. (The sirens are a tool used by emergency officials to warn the public about an immediate threat to life and/or safety, such as a tornado.) For more information, or if the siren in your area does not sound,…read more »

Plea Agreement Reached in Lake Delhi Drowning Case

Online court records indicate a plea arrangement is being made in the death of a man who drowned in Lake Delhi in January. Joshua Juengel will serve ten years in prison after pleading guilty to homicide by vehicle, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, and two theft charges. He is also ordered to pay…read more »

Friends Say Missing Brooklyn(IA) Woman Had Travel Plans

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) – Friends say a missing Iowa college student had been planning to travel to the Dominican Republic this week for a wedding. Blake Jack says his brother Dalton and Dalton’s longtime girlfriend, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts, were supposed to be there when he married his fiancee, Aimee Houghton. He says he joked with…read more »

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