Thursday May 16
Black Hawk Gaming aids Tama County Humane Society
The Black Hawk County Gaming Association distributes proceeds from the Isle Casino and Hotel in Waterloo to fund programs, projects and activities for organizations and communities in seven Iowa counties.
Wed May 15, 2013
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Police: Officer shot man with knife
Police say a knife-wielding man shot by a Waterloo officer is recovering from surgery for non-life-threatening injuries.
Tue May 14, 2013
Butler County Tribune Journal
Grout Museum District Veteran Interviews to be held May 22
Jane Meyer, from the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, 503 South St., Waterloo, will be at the Allison Public Library conducting Veteran Interviews on Wednesday, May 22.
Mon May 13, 2013
Readers Are Bothered by I.R.S. Coverage, an Amanda Knox Feature, and Too-Thin Models
Many readers were critical of how The Times covered misdeeds by the Internal Revenue Service, which admitted targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status with special scrutiny.
Sun May 12, 2013
Postville looks to the future five years after immigration raid
Exactly five years ago Sunday, a small eastern Iowa town was in shock, following what was then the biggest immigration raid in US history.
Waterloo man taken to the hospital after two motorcycles collide
A Waterloo man is injured after a motorcycle accident Saturday evening. It happened at the intersection of Gilbertville Road and Birdland Drive in Black Hawk County around 6:15 p.m. Saturday.
As negotiations drag out in the state Capitol over how to best provide health coverage for low-income residents, some Iowans are starting to worry about what the debate means for their doctor visits.
Sat May 11, 2013
Letter carriers collect food donations
Letter carriers across the country spent Saturday collecting non-perishable food as part of the 20th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.
Fri May 10, 2013
Recalling 2008 raid, immigrants call for reform
Recalling the devastating consequences suffered by workers and families affected by a 2008 immigration raid at a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa Imagination and Customs Enforcement protesters parade in front of ICE officials on Ansborough Ave in front of the National Cattle Congress grounds in Waterloo, Iowa, where immigration officials held people ... (more)
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Waterloo 3rd-grader's knife seized at school
WATERLOO, Iowa - Authorities say a knife has been taken from a third-grader after the boy menaced another boy at a Waterloo school.
Thu May 09, 2013
Parent weighs in on mandated background checks
A bill that requires background checks for all school employees, not just teachers and bus drivers, was passed unanimously by the Iowa House on Tuesday.
Lincoln Elementary third-grader threatens another student with a knife
Parents at Lincoln Elementary School in Waterloo have been notified that a third-grader brought a knife to school and threatened another student Thursday.
Wed May 08, 2013
This Happened For the First Time Ever in the 2012 Election
Making history, America's blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show.
A graduation party has been scheduled for high school graduates who are in foster care.
It will be held this Friday, May 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Brock Student Center on the campus of Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo.
"Walk for Justice" event in Cedar Rapids this Friday observes five-year anniversary of Postville raid
The purpose of the event is to remember the 389 persons arrested May 12, 2008 and to advocate for reform of immigration policies.
Waterloo train tour to make stop in Vinton, June 8
A train ride from Waterloo to Vinton is the first of what Vinton Unlimited Director Nathan Hesson hopes to be a series of efforts between the Waterloo and Vinton communities.
Tue May 07, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Opinion: Broadband is coming
As with several other communities in the Columbia Basin, the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation , a subsidiary of the Columbia Basin Trust , will be partnering with the City of Rossland to bring broadband into our downtown.
Minor flooding expected in Cedar Falls
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the National Weather Service expects the river to crest in Cedar Falls early Wednesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Shrine Circus entertains Eastern Iowa
The annual Shrine Circus will hold performances Monday and Tuesday evenings in Waterloo before heading to Iowa City Wednesday and Thursday.