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2014-12-09

Cedar Falls Looks to Float Bond Issue Again

Cedar Falls school officials have new timeline for presenting a bond issue to voters for a second time, including a series of town hall meetings early next year. The school board has been working to determine why a majority of…

posted 2014-12-09 08:12:00 by KXEL

Council Approves Paris Trip for City Employees

Two city staffers will be travelling to Paris, as a result of action taken by the Waterloo city council Monday. City council members voted 4-3 to send Cultural and Arts Director Kent Shankle and curator Chawne Paige to the annual…

posted 2014-12-09 08:10:28 by KXEL

Person of Interest Sought in Waterloo Killing

Authorities say a fatal shooting in Waterloo early Saturday morning started with a fight in the 500 block of Broadway Street. Acquaintances brought 23-year-old Orintheo James Campbell Jr. to Allen Hospital after he was shot around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. An…

posted 2014-12-09 08:08:48 by KXEL

Fire Guts New Hartford Home

Officials are trying to determine what started a fire in a rural New Hartford home while the family was away over the weekend. The fire claimed the lives of three dogs and all possessions belonging to the Chad and Melissa…

posted 2014-12-09 08:08:23 by KXEL

UNI Men #23 in National AP Hoops Poll

The University of Northern Iowa Panthers have made their way into the latest AP college basketball poll. UNI is ranked #23 following an overtime win against George Mason University at the McLeod Center last Saturday. The win moved the Panthers…

posted 2014-12-09 08:07:14 by KXEL

UNI Women Go Cold, Fall to Creighton

Creighton was able to hold UNI scoreless for the final four minutes of the game, allowing them to go on a 10-0 run and win 58-56 in a game Monday night in Cedar Falls. The Panthers led most of the…

posted 2014-12-09 08:04:55 by KXEL

2014-12-08

UNI Women Hoopsters Begin 5-Game Home Stand Monday

The UNI Panthers women's basketball team begins a five-game home stand tonight (Monday). Creighton comes to Cedar Falls, in one of three home games this week alone for UNI.  You can hear the game on 1330 ESPN radio with the…

posted 2014-12-08 06:43:07 by KXEL

Manchester Boy Dies in Skid Loader Accident

A 3-year-old Manchester boy has died after an accident involving a skid loader. The Delaware County Sheriff's Office says 3-year-old Colton Meyer died after being run over by the skid loader. The incident happened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday at…

posted 2014-12-08 06:42:06 by KXEL

Cedar Falls, Waterloo School Boards to Meet Monday

The Cedar Falls Board of Education tonight will continue to discuss what course of action to pursue following the failure of a $118 million bond referendum in a special election last September. Part of that discussion at the board's regular…

posted 2014-12-08 06:40:46 by KXEL

Benton County Crash Kills Man

A Benton County man died in a single vehicle crash early Friday morning. Benton County Sheriff's Officials say the accident happened around 1:45 a.m., but there was no report until 6 a.m.  47-year-old Ricky Lee Claeys was driving a pickup…

posted 2014-12-08 06:40:07 by KXEL

Friday Fire in Waterloo Intentionally Set

Fire crews say someone intentionally set a house fire late Friday evening. Waterloo firefighters responded to a home at 1126 Washington Street around 11:30 p.m. on Friday. Officials say the fire was already out when they arrived on scene. Fire…

posted 2014-12-08 06:39:27 by KXEL

Cedar Rapids Crash Sends Two to Hospital

A two car crash Saturday afternoon sent two men to the hospital. The accident happened just before 2 o’clock near the Ced-Rel Supper Club on Highway 30 west of Cedar Rapids. Iowa State Patrol officials say 31-year-old Derrick Mauskemo of…

posted 2014-12-08 06:38:51 by KXEL

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