With the council’s 4-3 decision not to accept the repair bid for the Green Bridge, the plight of the Third Street Southeast bridge is still up in the air.

Marcus Newsom, Wartburg director of Cross Country and Track, and Field/Assistant A.D. was the guest speaker at the Greater Waverly Kiwanis Monday morning. Marcus spoke to the group about his 24 years at Wartburg and the program’s many successes and national titles. To attend a meeting or to …

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PARKERSBURG — The Waverly-Shell Rock boys’ basketball team has been the team to beat all season.

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OELWEIN—Senior Tori Hazard hit the first of two free throw tries with 2.3 seconds remaining Monday night to cap a fourth-quarter comeback which gave the Janesville Wildcats a 40-39 victory ove…

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Stensland ties school record in big win

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Behind a tenacious defensive scheme that smothered Waverly-Shell Rock’s shooters, Cedar Rapids Xavier was able to muster just enough offense to pull out a 42-38 victory in Tuesd…

Schneider places 35th, W-SR girls finish 5th

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Forty years ago this month, the newly formed Iowa Court of Appeals heard oral arguments and issued opinions for the first time. The Iowa Legislature created the five-member court to ease the overcrowded Iowa Supreme Court docket. At the time, it was taking about two years for the supreme cou…

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of reports of area legislators’ expectations for the next legislative session in Des Moines.

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Iowa’s GOP electors gathered at the state capitol Monday to cast their votes for president and vice president. 

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Gov. Terry Branstad, fresh from the recent national limelight as President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to China, discussed healthcare, education, collective bargaining, ma…

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Waverly police charged three Cuban citizens with multiple theft and forgery charges after one was found using stolen credit cards at Walmart.

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Many of the items that had been reported stolen from multiple rural residences over the last two weeks were recovered during a search of a Waterloo residence and a storage unit in that city on…

A Waverly man was sentenced to probation during a hearing on Jan. 23 after he pled guilty to assaulting and stealing from a woman.

A Janesville man was charged with a pair of weapons violations after shooting a window at a Janesville residence on Jan. 21.

A Bremer County judge gave a Cedar Falls man the maximum sentence on Jan. 9 after a jury convicted him on Oct. 31, 2016, of being in a woman’s home after she went to bed.

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The City of Waverly is excited to work with the new owner of the Terex plant in Waverly.

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New Castle's Terry Grosetti stays true to core values

When it’s difficult to fit your job title on a business card, that immediately suggests you have an unusual job. I was the Manager of University-Owned Small Residences at Cornell University and that was the most challenging job of my entire career. The small residences I managed were university-owned fraternities, sororities and cooperatives.

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Dr. Tracy Vitale was nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award for her community contributions and role as mentor

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Health teacher innovates to educate

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The American Cancer Society event's participants raised more than $319K

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At a Nashville Honors Gala raising money for cancer, leukemia and AIDS research, stars including Charlie Daniels, Kelsea Ballerini and Charles Esten talk about their personal experiences with the illness. (Feb. 28)

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In his weekly conference call with Iowa media on Thursday, Iowa’s senior senator said that his committee is going to investigate fully the circumstances behind the ouster of President Donald J. Trump’s national security advisor.