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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Charles City man arrested after threatening school children

Loren Todd Saxon, 48, of Charles City CHARLES CITY (KWWL) -A Charles City man was arrested this weekend after police say he got drunk and made threatening statements against school children.Loren Todd Saxon, 48, of Charles City, was arrested Sunday ... [Published KWWL - 7 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Wisconsin man killed in Benton Co. motorcycle crash

BENTON COUNTY (KWWL) -A motorcyclist is dead after losing control of his bike on Tuesday.Iowa State Patrol says 63-year-old Charles Bonikowske was riding his motorcycle on Highway 30 east of Keystone in Benton County when he tried to pass a vehicle and ... [Published KWWL - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Volunteers needed for Waterloo high school dropouts

WATERLOO (KWWL) - In Waterloo, over 100 high schoolers dropped out in 2013.To combat that, the "Reconnect to Graduate" event is seeking volunteers for 3 hours on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 6.Their goal is to persuade the youth to return to school ... [Published KWWL - 4 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Student sex offender assigned placement, district parents won't be notified

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -Tuesday, Iowa City School District board members approved a plan on how to educate a student who is a registered sex offender.After a 30-minute closed session, the board decided where to place the student.The board voted 5-0 to accept ... [Published KWWL - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Sex Offenders
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Will Iowa nix the bar exam for law grads?

DES MOINES (KWWL) -The Iowa Supreme Court will hold a hearing Wednesday, August 27 to assess whether the state should forgo the bar exam for law school graduates.Iowa's two law schools are at the University of Iowa and Drake University. Currently, any ... [Published KWWL - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Iowa DOT closing Waterloo on ramp early tonight

WATERLOO (KWWL) -In order to get a jump on Mother Nature, the Iowa Department of Transportation will close the ramp from San Marnan Drive to southbound I-380/U.S. 218, exit 72, at 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) instead of 9 p.m. like was previously schedul ... [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Motorcycle thefts on the rise in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -The Cedar Rapids Police Department is warning motorcyclists about a recent rise in motorcycle thefts.Greg Buelow, the Public Safety Communications Coordinator for Cedar Rapids, says nine motorcycles have been stolen since May 7 and ... [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Cedar, Sport, Security
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

North Liberty man wins $250,000 in Iowa Lottery

JOHNSON COUNTY (KWWL) -An eastern Iowa man won $250,000 prize playing the Iowa Lottery.Michael Ries of North Liberty was playing an instant-scratch game.Monday at the lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids, he claimed his prize, the second of eight ... [Published KWWL - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Cedar
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

With tailgate season approaching, good news about UI drinking

IOWA CITY (KWWL) - Hawkeye tailgates are legendary."Pretty much everyone on campus shows up to one of the tailgates that's going on," said Tom Cassier, a student. "Whenever you go to a tailgate, no one's going to yell at you or anything. You're just going ... [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Fishing spiders found in Iowa

DUBUQUE (KWWL) -Wildlife officials say a lot of people are reporting sightings of a large type of spider called a fishing spider.It gets its name from its ability to float on water and eat small minnows and tadpoles.The fishing spider has received a lot ... [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Learn which wild plants to eat during Iowa City 'Walkabout'

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -The public is invited to attend a free "Edible Forest Walkabout" at Wetherby Park in Iowa City from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 13.The informative walking tour is hosted by Backyard Abundance and is held in part with the Iowa City Parks ... [Published KWWL - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Lovage, Sorrel, CHIVES, Oregano
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Campfire program set for West Branch

The Herbert Hoover National Historic Site will host a evening family campfire program on Saturday, Sept. 6.The event will be run by a national park ranger, and will begin at 7:30 p.m. The ranger will lead family activities and tell ghost stories.The program ... [Published KWWL - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Herbert Hoover

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"We do recognize this is a unique situation and that that individual has some needs that we can meet both in our classrooms and therapeutic services" said Murley
"Pretty much everyone on campus shows up to one of the tailgates that's going on," said Tom Cassier, a student. "Whenever you go to a tailgate, no one's going to yell at you or anything. You're just going to go there and have a good time."
"The fishing spider is huge, so your first impression is, 'Oh!' You know, kind of 'Wow'-factor" Ammon said. "They're very large."
...of service to the community, one of the cornerstones of 4-H," Mike Pipho, extension council member and project organizer, said in a statement. "We hope to grow this project next year to include more youth across the county."

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Charles City man arrested after threatening sch... [Published KWWL - 7 hours ago]
Will Iowa nix the bar exam for law grads? [Published KWWL - 10 hours ago]
North Liberty man wins $250,000 in Iowa Lottery [Published KWWL - 20 hours ago]
Student sex offender assigned placement, distri... [Published KWWL - 20 hours ago]
Iowa DOT closing Waterloo on ramp early tonight [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
With tailgate season approaching, good news abo... [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
Motorcycle thefts on the rise in Cedar Rapids [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
Fishing spiders found in Iowa [Published KWWL - 23 hours ago]
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Marion Kiwanis donate money for exercise equipment [Published KWWL - Aug 26 2014]
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Center Point woman injured in morning crash [Published KWWL - Aug 25 2014]
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