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Waterloo Man Wins $50,000 on 60th Birthday

A Waterloo man celebrated his birthday this week with a $50,000 Iowa Lottery prize. Thomas Ronemous, who turned the big 6-0 on Wednesday, won the 11th of 14 top prizes in the $5 scratch game known as “Cash Line.” He and his wife Tonya plan to use the money to pay some bills and, maybe,…read more »

BHCo Supervisors to Review Sick Leave Policy

Black Hawk County’s Policy Review Committee will meet next month to discuss the current policy that allows employees to donate their available vacation days to a co-worker with a serious illness. The Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 earlier this month to make an exception to the standing policy, giving employees the right to…read more »

Oelwein Woman Injured, Ticketed, after BHCo Collision

A collision yesterday(Thur) afternoon involving a truck and an SUV sent two people to the hospital and two others to agree to medical assessments. It happened just after 3:30 at Highway-63 and Cedar-Wapsi Road in Black Hawk County, when 80-year old Janet Levendusky of Oelwein’s SUV struck 41-year old Joel Rochford of New Hampton’s truck.…read more »

Stolen Truck Dumped, Pulled Out, of the Cedar River

Someone dumped a stolen truck in the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids yesterday(Thur). Police got the call a few minutes before noon and were dispatched to Old River Road Southwest near the rolling dam. Further investigation revealed that no one was in the vehicle, and authorities called a tow truck to haul it out of…read more »

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