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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 »

Waterloo is Working to Mitigate Flooding: Mayor Quentin Hart

With the record amounts of rain Waterloo has been receiving lately, it’s no big surprise to anyone that flooding has occurred in certain places.   But Mayor Quentin Hart says the City…contrary to what some may think…is taking steps to prevent or lessen that flooding in the future.  One thing they’re doing is checking specific spots…read more »

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