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Waterloo Man who Fired Gun in his Apartment and at Police, Now in Jail

Police have arrested a Waterloo man in connection with an armed standoff at his Walnut neighborhood apartment that closed off parts of the area for hours on Wednesday afternoon and evening . 70-year old Gregory Nelson was arrested Thursday for being a felon in possession of a firearm, intimidation with a weapon and assault on…read more »


Automobile negotiations delaying NAFTA agreement

President Donald Trump suggested that the deadline for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement might need to be extended. A Reuters report says Canada is agreeable to the idea. Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday that “a lot of things are hard to negotiate” as the Mexican presidential election is coming up…read more »


Dairy farming desperate for immigration reform

Next to the cost of feeding their animals, the cost of labor on dairy farms will always take up a large share of the budget. A Milk Business Dot Com article says labor costs will rise in the new year. As of January first, farmers in some of the largest dairy-producing states now face government-mandated…read more »