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Cedar Falls Council Will Consider More College Hill Parking, but Not Five-Story Apartment and Retail Development Tonight

The Cedar Falls City Council will hold a 6:20 Committee-of-the-Whole meeting tonight(Mon), to discuss a number of reviews of the downtown building design ordinance.   During the regular meeting at 7 o’clock, the council will hold a public hearing on plans for a 29-space parking lot where two houses now stand, at 1015 & 1021 West…read more »

Iowans Can Save Money on Back-to-School Clothes, Shoes

The 18th annual Iowa sales tax holiday is today(Fri) and tomorrow(Sat). The state’s Department of Revenue says qualifying clothing and footwear with a selling price of less than $100 will be exempt from sales and local option tax. To find out what qualifies and what doesn’t, go on-line to the Iowa Dept. of Revenue website.…read more »

Semi vs. Pickup Collision Kills One, Injures Another

A pickup and a semi collided in a “no passing” zone in Wapello County Thursday morning, killing a passenger in the pickup and injuring the smaller truck’s driver. 28-year old Brandon Pruett of Blakesburg died in the crash, when 62-year old Dennis Sandifer tried to pass a semi on Wapello-Monroe Road, about four miles south…read more »

Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Children

A Des Moines man will face charges, after police say he touched two young Girls at Swisher Fun Days on July 28th.  John Schulte is looking at two counts of indecent contact with a child.   Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies say he lifted both girls over his head and rubbed against them…told them he loved them…read more »

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