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North Fayette Valley vs South Winn

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The skies opened up here a couple of times tonight which was pretty much deja vu all over again.The last time we were here, played into the wee hours of the morning. More>>

W. Delaware steamrolls W. Dubuque

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The W. Delaware Hawks got off to a strong start and kept rolling as the Hawks took down W. Dubuque Friday. More>>

Wapsie Valley wins over Starmont 28-12

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A nice Class A match-up, as Starmont visited Wapsie Valley.
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Former Montezuma school employee charged with sexual abuse

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A 28 year old man, Derek John Bates, was arrested today by the Poweshiek County Sheriff's office for two counts of sexual abuse in the 3rd degree.
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Dubuque Police: Social media lead to assault suspect arrest

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Dubuque police said social media helped them arrest an assault suspect in Dubuque on Friday.Thomas Grant, 20, of Dubuque was arrested Friday morning for assault causing serious injury. More>>

UW-Platteville welcomes students following June tornado Video included

UW-Platteville provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs Dr. Mittie N. Den Herder stands with Pioneer Pete to announce the grand re-opening of campus UW-Platteville provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs Dr. Mittie N. Den Herder stands with Pioneer Pete to announce the grand re-opening of campus
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Just two-and-a-half months after an EF-2 tornado swept through campus, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is welcoming students for the school year. More>>

Waterloo YWCA will host the "Week Without Violence"

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The YWCA of Black Hawk County, along with nearly 300 YWCA associations around the country will mark the 2014 YWCA Week Without Violence on Oct. 20-24. More>>

Lansing business partners with safety experts to produce child-safe window screens

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The death of an eastern Iowa child has turned into a reminder of how quickly accidents can happen. More>>

Illinois man arrested in East Dubuque

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An Illinois man is being held in the Dubuque County Jail for two charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon. More>>

High school football games may be off to a wet start tonight

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Those headed to football games tonight might want to bring an umbrella along. More>>

Oelwein appoints Peggy Sherrets as acting mayor

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Oelwein is taking on new leadership.
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Touching Tribute: Western Dubuque's opponent wearing Bobcat Strong shirts

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It's a Bobcat Strong show of support from a competing school. More>>

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

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Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

West Nile confirmed in Buchanan County

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A case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Buchanan County. More>>

Eight departments called to fight fire at hog confinement building

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Washington County authorities say they were called about a fire at a hog confinement building on Thursday just before noon. More>>

Family rescued from Coralville apartment fire

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One family was rescued and two people hospitalized after a fire in Coralville Friday morning. More>>

Osage man claims $2 million Iowa Powerball prize

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He told lottery officials that he's played the same random set of numbers for years. More>>

UPDATE: Passengers describe bus fire Video included

Courtesy KWWL viewer John Schilling Courtesy KWWL viewer John Schilling
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No one was injured after a MET Transit bus caught fire after 7 a.m. in Cedar Falls Thursday. More>>

Health Plus: Parkinson's Disease Video included

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Terry Hertges was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease six years ago. Hertges said when the diagnosis came, she remembers feeling lost, and scared. More>>

Attorney General: Cosmetology school treats students like "free labor"

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The Consumer Protection Division of the office of the Iowa Attorney General filed a formal fraud lawsuit against La' James International College on Thursday. More>>

Dubuque law enforcement cracks down on underage drinking

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The Dubuque Police Department will be conducting special foot/vehicle patrols and enforcement specifically focused on underage, alcohol-related, social gatherings. More>>

Western Dubuque football team honors four boys killed in crash

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The Western Dubuque High School Freshman football team paid a special tribute to the four boys killed earlier this month in a horrific crash. More>>

CEO Jean Trainor to leave Veridian Credit Union

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Veridian Credit Union's CEO/Chief Inclusion Officer Jean Trainor has announced plans to step down from the financial world to work with her son Nate. More>>

Local companies looking to hire laid-off John Deere workers Video included

A welder is hard at work Thursday at Henderson Products in Manchester A welder is hard at work Thursday at Henderson Products in Manchester
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Area companies are reaching out to the men and women who learned just last week they'll be losing their jobs at John Deere. More>>

Cedar Rapids speed cameras will stay, despite DOT concerns

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Cedar Rapids speed cameras will stay up despite concerns over their location.
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Marion Police Chief and Linn County Sheriff take ice bucket challenge

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It's not everyday you can dump water on a cop and get away with it. Marion Police Chief Harry Daugherty and Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner took the ALS ice bucket challenge Thursday. More>>

Overnight grief camp in Coggon helps children cope with death

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UnityPoint Hospice is offering a free, overnight grief camp for children and teens experiencing the death of a loved one. More>>

Cedar Rapids veteran gets probation for weapons, drug charges

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A Cedar Rapids man who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan was sentenced for possessing a semi-automatic rifle and ammunition as an unlawful drug user. More>>

American Red Cross offers safety tips for Labor Day weekend

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This Labor Day weekend, many people will be on road trips, out on the water, or grilling out. More>>

FULL INTERVIEW: First Lady of Iowa Football Mary Ferentz Video included

Mary Ferentz, in her interview with KWWL's Teal Jennings Mary Ferentz, in her interview with KWWL's Teal Jennings
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You could call her the First Lady of Football in Iowa, but many fans would not be able to identify her. It's rare to see her in the spotlight -- but tonight, she gave us an interview.
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Wartburg College will feature pianist Dmitri Vorobiev

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Dmitri Vorobiev will present “What Do We Listen for in Music?” during the Keep on Learning community education series at Wartburg College starting Sept. 4. More>>

Former Iowa Hawkeye chosen as honorary captain Aug. 30

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Former University of Iowa offensive lineman Dace Richardson will serve as honorary captain when the Hawkeyes host the University of Northern Iowa on Aug. 30 in Kinnick Stadium. More>>

Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

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Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. More>>

Metropolitan Chorale in Cedar Falls holds try-outs, rehearsal

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Metropolitan Chorale, the oldest and largest community chorus in the Cedar Valley, will have its first rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 8, at the Cedar Falls High School choral room. More>>

Veterans, families can use veterans food pantry in Cedar Rapids Video included

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Nobody knows the struggles veterans and active service men and women face better than other veterans. More>>

Braley, Ernst agree to 3 debates this fall, but not KWWL

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The candidates running for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat have agreed to three debates this fall, but not a KWWL-hosted one. More>>

"Arrested Development" star speaks at U. of Iowa Thursday

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"Pop-Pop" is coming to the University of Iowa. Actor Jeffrey Tambor, famous for his role as the embattled patriarch of the TV show "Arrested Development," will kick off the 2014 Lecture Series on Thursday, Aug. 28. More>>

1 injured in Washington County rollover crash

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A Washington County woman is being treated for injuries after she totaled her car. More>>

Cedar Valley Hospice holds 3rd annual butterfly release

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Cedar Valley Hospice will host its Release and Remember butterfly fundraising event on Sept. 7 from 1-3 p.m. at the Waterloo RiverLoop Amphitheatre. More>>

City of Dubuque seeks public input for community needs planning

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The City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Department is seeking community input as part of a citywide planning effort to identify community needs. More>>

KWWL to host debate between Rod Blum, Pat Murphy on Oct. 18

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KWWL will host and televise a debate between two Dubuque men running for Congress this fall. More>>

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

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Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. More>>

Local bike shops get national recognition

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Four bicycle shops in eastern Iowa are now known as some of America's best.


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US warplanes bomb targets in northern Iraq

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U.S. fighter planes conducted five airstrikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Thursday, continuing a limited campaign aimed at helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces retake key territory and degrade the... More>>

Eldridge men arrested for manufacturing meth, child endangerment

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Three children have been removed from a home in eastern Iowa where police say an active meth lab was found. More>>

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  • 24 Nicaraguan miners still trapped in gold mine

    24 Nicaraguan miners still trapped in gold mine

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:10:32 GMT
    Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.More >>
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    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:10:27 GMT
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