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BHCo Supervisors Meet to Discuss FY20 Budget

The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors is meeting this(Fri) morning in downtown Waterloo. It’s a work session to discuss next fiscal year’s budget, which will cover the period from July 1st of 2019 to June 30th, 2020. The board meets in Room 201, on the second floor of the county courthouse, 316 East 5th…read more »

Emergency Sewer Repair on Fletcher Ave., Waterloo, Underway

Emergency work is underway on Waterloo’s Fletcher Avenue, between University and Joder Avenues, to repair a 10-inch sanitary sewer pipe that has a cavity in it and needs to be replaced. The City regularly televises the sewers to make sure they’re working, and if this particular pipe isn’t fixed , a sinkhole could eventually develop.…read more »

IA Senate Removes Sunshine Clause from Subcommittee Meetings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa Republicans have removed rules that require some state legislative committees to give 24-hour notice about meetings. They say the move will improve efficiency, but Democrats say it’s an abuse of power. The change applies to Senate subcommittee meetings, which are often where the public and lobbyists can formally express…read more »

Waterloo Man Indicted by Feds on Weapon Charge

A Waterloo man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a weapons charge, accused of threatening his then-girlfriend’s life with a gun last October at his home on East 4th Street. 57-year old Thomas Campbell is charged in the indictment with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.  He’s…read more »

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