New community gardens in Waterloo's Church Row Neighborhood are sprouting up. More>>
Cedar Falls Schools wrapped up the interview process for their next superintendent Thursday. More>>
Summer fun can turn tragic when accidents happen.
In Health Plus, a reminder when you call 911 paramedics are waiting to drive or fly to your rescue in minutes. More>>
The City of Cedar Rapids will be closing boat ramps beginning at 8 p.m. Friday due to the high river levels that are expected. More>>
The principal of Lambert Elementary School in Manchester is going camping -- on a roof. More>>
Gas prices are falling, but are still pretty close to $4 a gallon, making it pretty painful at the pump and limiting holiday travel plans. More>>
The Cedar Rapids Police Department says three people were shot outside of an apartment on Thursday. More>>
The Family & Children's Council of Black Hawk County is faced with a challenge to raise up to $5,000. More>>
The City of Marion says council member Lou Stark submitted his letter of resignation and they will appoint someone to finish the rest of the term. More>>
A Waterloo man faces charges after police say he fired a gun in the air saying he was man that his girlfriend was wearing short shorts. More>>
Police and K9 officers have located a missing Webster County teen's backpack and a photo of her the day of her abduction as the search for her continues. More>>
In June of 2008, the Iowa River crested at levels never before seen, destroying two University of Iowa buildings beyond recovery and damaging 20 others. More>>
The City of Waverly says the river is receding and previousily closed roads are starting to open.
While the flooding is a sight to see for many, city officials remind people to be careful. More>>
The third of four candidates for the Cedar Falls Superintendent position visited the district Wednesday. More>>
The first stop was the World War II Memorial, where one family was anxiously awaiting the arrival of their veteran, Lyle Swan. They drove all night from Kentucky and Tennessee just to see him arrive, and cheered as he rolled close. More>>
When the Johnson kids heard about the tornado in Oklahoma they felt bad for all the families there. The kids decided they wanted to help in any way they could. More>>
Ninety veterans are back home in Iowa after an incredible day in Washington, D.C., Tuesday as part of the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight from Cedar Rapids. More>>
A 19-year-old Dysart man was arrested after allegedly enticing and giving obscene material to a minor. More>>
A Marshalltown man faces charges after a high-speed chase with police.
Opening statements got underway Wednesday morning in the trial of a former Waterloo teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with students. More>>
Overnight Tuesday and early Wednesday morning, Jones -- along with other city leaders -- kept watch of the Cedar River.
At 5 a.m., water broke through the HESCO flood barriers. More>>
According to a study recently released by the Iowa Economic Development Authority, more than $1 billion has been invested in the state so that areas like First Street in Mount Vernon can be successful. More>>
As Memorial Day weekend approaches and people start firing up the grill, the Cedar Rapids Fire Department asks people to keep in mind some simple safety tips. More>>
This week's School Talk 7 'Xtra features Tim Kuehl from Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District. More>>
Public works personnel moved a group of people from an area of Janesville Wednesday morning. More>>
Wednesday on the KWWL News at 10, Jason Epner shows us the University of Iowa's monumental task of rebuilding a significant part of campus lost in 2008's historic flooding. It's a price tag now approaching $1 billion. More>>
Two serious crashes happened overnight in Dubuque, including one where a driver struck a three-year-old child Monday night. More>>
Flooding on the Mississippi River is leaving some very coveted camping spots empty in Dubuque this weekend. More>>
Child abuse prevention efforts continue through agencies like the Family & Children's Council of Black Hawk County, and this year those efforts get some help from the United Auto Workers Union Local 838. More>>
The tragedy in Moore, Okla., is a reminder of the devastating potential of some of these storms -- and a reminder of the value of preparing before disaster strikes. More>>
The second of four candidates for the Cedar Falls Superintendent job visited the school district Tuesday. More>>
Summer of the Arts invites you to come celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Iowa Arts Festival, presented by Veridian Credit Union, on Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9. More>>
Flood waters may be the cause of a train derailment Monday in Charles City.
Rescuers called to the scene of a train derailment found the train's engineer and conductor atop one of the derailed locomotives in an area surrounded by rising floodwaters. More>>
An east central Iowa school district was on lockdown for just under two hours while police attempted to apprehend a burglary suspect. More>>
The investigation into a report of a suspicious man talking to a child at a Waterloo bus stop on Thursday morning has resulted in no charges being filed. More>>
Nashua Plainfield sent students home this morning because of flooding. More>>
George Wyth State Park will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday night due to flooding, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. More>>
"She's done a lot for the speech team, and she's really made the West Delaware Speech Team known around the state," said student Taylor Klostermann. "It just has a lot of good things going for it." More>>
Crews started making a 400-foot wall of sand that's at least two feet high in an effort to prevent water from flooding onto the street. More>>
The first of four finalists for Cedar Falls' next superintendent was welcomed to town today.
Flood recovery at the new U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids is nearly finished. On Monday, the box office windows re-opened after two years. More>>
Flood warnings are up along the Cedar from near Osage to La Porte City.
The river rose quickly Monday in Charles City. More>>
Tuesday morning law enforcement officials in Webster County are asking for help in finding a 15 year old girl. More>>
A riverside attraction in Dubuque expected to boost tourism is nearing completion. More>>
Ten Cedar Valley teachers were honored at 25th annual Gold Star Awards for Outstanding Teaching Monday. More>>
Cedar Rapids hasn't just recovered from the flood. They've improved since the flood. More>>
Yossi was among the thousands without power after straight line winds knocked one tree into a transmission line, wiping out power for some time. More>>
Monday on the KWWL News at 10, Michelle Corless will show viewers how Cedar Rapids has recovered from the devastating floods of 2008. More>>
NBC's Sunday finale episode of "Celebrity Apprentice" will re-air in its entirety tomorrow (Tuesday) morning from 1:05 to 3:05 a.m. More>>
Record corn prices are putting a little extra cash in farmer's pockets, and they're spending it on farm equipment, benefiting local companies like Burco Sales in Independence.
"Very busy," said Shane Beatty with Burco. "Not enough hours in the day sometimes." More>>
Emergency crews are dealing with flooding on the Cedar River in Charles City, where the river rose more than 9 feet since 2 a.m. Monday. More>>
Average retail gasoline prices in Iowa have risen 34.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.01 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy.com. More>>
Some Cedar Valley elementary students are getting a unique look at the area's history -- through the eyes of other students who live there. More>>
The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a shooting on the city's southeast side. Police received numerous calls shortly after 1p.m. Monday about a shooting in the 1400 block of 3rd Ave. SE. One More>>
Residents in New Hampton are cleaning up after severe weather blew through eastern Iowa Sunday night. More>>
Reports of damage all across the KWWL viewing area were caused by several waves of severe thunderstorms across Iowa Sunday night, closing roadways and even a few schools due to debris and power outages. More>>
More than 9,000 Alliant Energy customers in Linn County experienced outages Tuesday morning. The company reports crews were working overnight attempting to restore power to those without power. More>>
Danielle Dotzenrod is the co-owner of Dotzy's Restaurant and Saloon in Elgin. When she was 16 she won a modeling contest and represented the U.S. abroad. She's spent the last 13 years living in Los Angeles, California singing and acting and doing other jobs in the entertainment industry. More>>
Before riding a bike it's important to have all the right equipment, especially a helmet. More>>
Some Eastern Iowans are working to create Freedom from Hunger. The annual food drive for the HACAP food reservoir kicked off today at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids. More>>
Rydell Chevrolet hosted a car show to benefit the Honor Flight, a trip that takes veterans to our nation's capital to see the monuments built in their honor. More>>
Officials in Floyd County confirmed they sustained damage when a severe thunderstorm came through their county late Sunday afternoon. More>>
One winning ticket has been sold in Florida for the record Powerball jackpot, according to a lottery official in Iowa.
As lawmakers try to adjourn the legislative session, some wonder whether the best way to deal with a contentious health debate is to skip the matter for now and hold a special session later. More>>
The winning numbers in a record Powerball jackpot have been drawn. They are: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and Powerball 11 More>>
The streets in Cedar Rapids' Czech Village neighborhood closed down for a festival. The weekend brought the 36th Annual Houby Days, a celebration of Czech culture. More>>
Dozens of people gathered around an Oak tree at Gates Park to remember homicide victims across Black Hawk County. More>>
Army veteran James Dean finally has three military service medals he was awarded but had never received. More>>
Warm weather has many Eastern Iowa taking their boats to the water for the first time this year. More>>
As the graduates receive their diplomas marking years of hard work, many are excited for what the future holds. More>>
One man is hurt following a farm accident in Black Hawk County Saturday afternoon. Deputies say the man was temporarily pinned between a pick-up truck and a piece of farm equipment. It happened just More>>
One person is dead and two others injured after a crash around 12:45 early Saturday morning. It happened on Highway 13, just north of Central City at Valley Farm Road. More>>
The school hopes to raise $1,000 for victims, and it hopes students remember how much they can make a difference. More>>
University of Iowa student Stephanie Swaitlo says she refrains from driving even after just one drink. 'You can call a cab, there's many different options," Swaitlo said. Swaitlo supports the National More>>
Ticks are out in full force right now, meaning the risks of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are high. More>>
Though officials would not say which police officers were on the scene of a police shooting Wednesday morning, their online records name the first officers on scene -- including the officer who previously shot and killed a Waterloo man in 2009. More>>
The City of Cedar Rapids says a portion of 1st Avenue East, in front of the U.S. Cellular Center, will reopen late Saturday. More>>
Police arrested a Dubuque man after he allegedly got into an altercation with another man. More>>
The new Dunkin' Donuts currently under construction in Coralville will host a job fair this weekend. More>>
Four finalists for the vacant superintendent position -- including the current Cedar Falls High School principal -- have been chosen, the Cedar Falls Board of Education announced in a written statement Friday. More>>
Expected funding (with a source to be announced) may be able to save two of three stream gages that were on the federal budget chopping block.
A 50-passenger bus with Dolly's Party Bus service is totaled after it caught fire on Interstate 380 just south of the I-380/Hwy. 20 interchange Thursday evening. More>>
The Waterloo Community School District confirmed the girl is a student at Lowell Elementary, but denied that the vehicle was ever in the parking lot.
Still, some parents were upset because they weren't notified of the incident. More>>
The Cedar Rapids Police Department said 56-year old Melinda Rhoads has been found after her family reported her missing Wednesday. More>>
Gas prices are on the rise throughout the Midwest, and they won't be dropping any time soon. More>>
The building that houses Waterloo's Orange Elementary has been erect since 1915, but class will no longer be held at this historic school after this year. More>>
You may be overusing medications and building up a resistance to antibiotics.
One local pharmacy director says it's a real problem happening to some eastern Iowa patients.
What you need to know about antibiotic overuse in Health Plus. More>>
A Vinton man is in stable condition after being trapped in a piece of farm equipment Thursday afternoon. More>>
The new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, out Thursday, shows ADHD is the most common mental health issue diagnosed in children, followed only by behavioral problems and anxiety. More>>
A Waterloo baby suffering from a hole in the heart is getting support from the community to help pay for medical expenses. More>>
Former University of Iowa and current Minnesota Viking linebacker Chad Greenway has joined the America Needs Farmers team. More>>
When police approached, the man refused to drop the knife. According to records, the suspect stated he "wasn't going to be taken alive."
Officer Thomas Frein was the officer who shot the man, according to the incident report. More>>
U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley wants the Federal Emergency Management Administration administrator Craig Fugate to come see the progress Cedar Rapids has made in the five years since the flood of 2008. More>>
The grand opening for the remodeled U.S. Cellular Center and the new DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel has been scheduled for Friday, May 31, the City of Cedar Rapids announced on Thursday. More>>
Marion firefighters say a fire at a vacant home on 20th Street Wednesday night was intentionally set. More>>
Some Iowa communities may be able to cash in on some federal flood assistance soon. More>>
City officials say it's good that homeowners are prepared, and their towns will also be better prepared for Mother Nature in the future. More>>
The Powerball jackpot was an estimated $360 million, the third largest in history. More>>
Deere and Company reports record net income of $1.084 billion for the second quarter. More>>
Drivers in Dubuque will soon be able to feed the downtown parking meters by cell phone. More>>
Three eastern Iowa high schools and dozens of area parents are collectively out tens of thousands of dollars after a local travel agency apparently closed for good just last week. More>>
Downtown Waverly is vibrant and thriving. Businesses continue to pop up along Bremer Avenue. For some folks, it's hard to imagine what the city looked like five years ago. More>>
This week in School Talk '7 Xtra, we feature Waverly Shell Rock's Superintendent Jere Vyverberg. Jere was one of the first School leaders to become a part of Today in Iowa's "School Talk" and has been a great resource. More>>
Actress Angelina Jolie made headlines recently when she announced her decision to have a double mastectomy. Eastern Iowans say it can be a tough decision to make. More>>
Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman Monica Vernon told us she is seriously considering a bid for the seat being vacated by Bruce Braley in 2014. More>>
Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, is introducing himself to Iowa Republicans as would-be presidential candidates often do - as one of their own. More>>
A handful of organizations across Eastern Iowa are rounding up donations of supplies to victims of the EF5 tornado that ravaged Moore, Oklahoma this week. More>>
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the campground at George Wyth State Park will remain closed through the Memorial Day weekend due to flooding. More>>
An Iowa police chief says a dozen investigators are looking into whether the suspect in Monday's kidnapping of two girls is connected to last year's slaying of two cousins who vanished 90 miles away. More>>
Students, teachers and staff with Gladbrook-Reinbeck schools participated in the Fourth Annual Mini Relay For Life. More>>
The military is giving the Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) eight Humvees, one of which will go to Cedar Falls and another will go to Waterloo.The military is giving the Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) eight Humvees, one of which will go to Cedar Falls and another will go to Waterloo. More>>
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