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World's Longest Relay Run Held Across Iowa

None of us were thinking about tying or setting a record when we assembled Friday, June 7 for Relay Iowa, a fundraising run across the state that bills itself as ...

Independence High School marching band places at national competition

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KWWL) – The Independence High School marching band made Iowa proud at a national marching band competition this past weekend ...

Independence High School marching band competing at Grand Nationals in Indianapolis  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE — Nearly a month after its last marching competition in Iowa, the Independence High School band is hitting the road for Indiana.

George H. Weber – Independence – Mix 94.7 KMCH

Independence – George H. Weber, 69 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died at his home on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. He was born on September 9, 1949, ...

KWU's Bissell Highlights 2019 Kansas Sports HOF Class  KSAL

The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF) has announced the members of the Class of 2019 who will be inducted on Sunday, October 6th at the Kansas Star ...

State blames Independence Schools' coach for missing fundraiser donations  KCRG

Thousands of dollars in donations meant for the Independence Community School's cross country teams are missing. And a state report said the team's coach is ...

KWWL FOLLOW-UP: 17-year-old returns to soccer field after serious car accident

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KWWL) – Sam Crawford is stepping on the soccer field Tuesday night at Independence High School. The 17-year-old was badly ...

Thomas G. Short – Independence – Mix 94.7 KMCH

Thomas G. Short, 69, of Independence, Iowa died Friday morning, November 23, 2018, at the Veterans Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa. Tom was born on ...

Ivan Eugene Appleby – Independence – Mix 94.7 KMCH

Independence – Ivan Eugene Appleby, 77, died at Buchanan County Health Center in Independence , Iowa , on Monday, December 31, 2018 . He was born at ...

George H. Weber (1949-2019) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE — George H. Weber, 69, of Independence, died at home Wednesday, May 1. He was born Sept. 9, 1949, in Independence, son of Herbert ...

Russell W. Kiefer Jr. (1979-2019) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE -- Russell Warren "Rusty" Kiefer, 39, of Independence, died Jan. 6 at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein. He was born Aug. 23, 1979, in Independence ...

Larry Spece (1953-2018) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE — Larry D. Spece, 65, of Independence, died at home Monday, Nov. 12.

Bobie E. Tudor Jr. (1963-2018) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DUNKERTON — Bobie E. Tudor Jr., 55, of Dunkerton, formerly of Independence, died at home Friday, Dec. 28. He was born Sept. 27, 1963, in Manchester, son ...

ACT scores rise for many Cedar Valley schools (see how area schools did)  WCF Courier

WATERLOO — ACT scores rose for Waterloo Community Schools' class of 2018 as the average dropped at the state and national level.

Lang prepares to retire after 33 years of teaching  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Many know Lisa Lang as a citizen of Independence, but everyone knows Lang as the current 5-6 grade director and the assistant high school band director at ...

East-Central Iowa REC awards scholarships | Celebrations  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

URBANA — East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Co-op has awarded $1000 scholarships to 10 graduating seniors.

Independence will send 3 to Macy's parade | Local News  WCF Courier

INDEPENDENCE — Only 185 of the nation's top high school musicians are invited to perform each year in the official marching band of the Macy's Thanksgiving ...

Independence Teens march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade  KCRG

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KCRG TV9)-- They're not bank geeks, they're family. And members of the Independence High School Band say that bond is why they're ...

Independence Marching Band show comes to town one more time  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE – The 2017 Independence High School Marching Band closed out their competition season with another award-winning performance at the ...

A Tribute to Tadd Nichols | Independence Bulletin Journal  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE – After word spread that Tadd Nichols passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, tributes started pouring into emails, Facebook, and other websites.

DeVee A. Wumkes (1929-2018) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

HUDSON — DeVee Arlene Wumkes, 89, of Hudson, died Nov. 9 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home.

New school put to the test on opening day of classes  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa --- Administrators for the Independence Junior and Senior High School heave a sigh of relief when they think about the Mustangs' new ...

Youth Sports Foundation and Taking Back Football Announce Fundamentals Forever Football Camp  Voice of Muscatine

Posted by Youth Sports Foundation | Apr 18, 2019 | Contributed Article, Local News, Muscatine News, Sports |. Youth Sports Foundation and Taking Back ...

Siebel-Arnold | Celebrations |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS — Anna Siebel and Derrick Arnold are planning a May wedding.

Vinton Shellsburg Jazz Band Attends NEIBA Jazz Festival - News

If you're a music lover, you would not have been disappointed if you attended the NEIBA Jazz Festival. The Vinton-Shellsburg Jazz band performed today at the ...

Independence fires football coach, AD | Other High Schools  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE | On the verge of its second postseason appearance and first since 1985, the Independence football team is without its head coach and ...

Two Best of Show awards and 12 top three placing medals for Indee  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE – The art students at the Independence High School did another outstanding job representing the community of Independence and the school ...

Celebrating milestones this week (PHOTOS) | Local News  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Anniversaries, birthdays and other milestones in this week's Celebrations.

Lucille Pospishil | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Lucille Elizabeth Gruntzel-Sather–Pospishil (91) of Mondovi, passed away December 31, 2018. She was born on October 19, 1927, to Emil and Agnes (Zilla) ...

Six Independence teens face charges in sexting case  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Six Northeast Iowa teenagers have been charged with misdemeanors stemming from distribution of an obscene photo taken by a ...

Prep football 2018: All-Bay Area News Group defensive team  The Mercury News

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Henry To'oto'o, De La Salle, 6-2, 205, senior.

A Murder in Coralville TV show relives the murder investigation of Vicki Klotzbach  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE – In October of 1981 the body of Vicki Lynn Klotzbach, 22, was discovered in a field north of Coralville.

Lowell Olson | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Lowell V. “Ole” Olson, age 89, of Altoona, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at The Classic at Hillcrest Greens surrounded by his loving family.

Independence airport manager leaving due to harassment | Political News  WCF Courier

INDEPENDENCE — The Independence Municipal Airport manager said personal attacks by some airport users drove him to leave for another community.

VIDEO: Independence shows off new junior/senior high  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Some students aren't just starting the year with new pens and pencils, but with a whole new school building.

Fayla Cannon goes on trial in Buchanan County  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE -- Jurors on Thursday heard opening arguments and testimony in a bizarre case involving a former paraeducator with the Independence ...

Lois A. Huber – Ft. Dodge – Mix 94.7 KMCH

Lois A. Huber, 92, of Ft. Dodge, IA died, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at ABCM Rehabilitation Center-East Campus in Independence, IA. She was born ...

Sen. Ernst to hold town meeting in Buchanan County August 8  KCRG

Senator Joni Ernst has announced she will be holding a town meeting in Buchanan County on August 8.

2 Girls Shot Dead at Glendale, Arizona, High School, Police Say

GLENDALE, Arizona — Two 15-year-old girls were found shot dead Friday morning outside an Arizona high school, police said, with a police spokeswoman all ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

High school marching bands gearing up for state festival  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO | Northeast Iowa high school marching bands will be putting their best foot forward Saturday.

UPDATE: Prosecutor confronts defendant Fayla Cannon on witness stand  WCF Courier

INDEPENDENCE -- Buchanan County Attorney Shawn Harden on Thursday challenged defendant Fayla Cannon's earlier testimony about her relationship with ...

Fayla Cannon trial continues in Buchanan County | Crime and Courts |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE -- Testimony and evidence offered Friday presented divergent views of a boy's mental abilities, suggesting one issue jurors will eventually ...

Independence area 2014 Dollars for Scholarships recipients | News  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE – American Legion, Sheehan Tidball Post 30 Scholarship: Mitchel Barske, Katelin Kremer.

UPDATE: NE Iowan injured in Afghanistan | Local News  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE --- A Northeast Iowa soldier injured when a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey crashed Thursday in Afghanistan helped evacuate fellow soldiers ...

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

State's best compete at high school trapshoot in Cedar Falls  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --- The loud, booming sounds heard north of Cedar Falls Saturday were not that of another storm moving into the area.

Non-profit organization building beds for needy children in Trempealeau County  Leader-Telegram

Larry Guthrie struggled to describe the joyous reactions he's seen when he delivers a new bed to a child who needs one.

High school wrestler says he contracted herpes during match  KTRK-TV

A South Bay high school athlete says he got herpes from a wrestling mat. Now he wants a weekend tournament postponed to protect other students.

Consumer Reports: Best New Cars for Teens  Williamson Source

Your teen driving can be scary, but Consumer Reports released its list for best models for teen drivers. Check out which ones made the list.

Boys' substate basketball: Holding off Jesup, Dunkerton back to state  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE | Pressure? Dunkerton's Kory Kuenstling has to hear about his brothers' state championship team from 2004, which was also the last time the ...

Beating the Odds 2016: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students  Newsweek

Newsweek's 'Beating the Odds' list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles ...

Man who saved wife, kindergarten teacher among Las Vegas victims  KGO-TV

A Navy veteran, a special education teach and a registered nurse are among the victims of 2017's mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Semi-pro football: Storm ready to invade Eastern Iowa  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO | Cam Winters couldn't wait to get started. He wasn't alone.

Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...

Vitals for the week of 9-23 | Vitals  Kokomo Perspective

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...

Prep volleyball: Cedar Falls sweeps Fort Dodge to reach regional final  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS | As far as tune-ups go, Cedar Falls coach Matt Johnson was satisfied with his team's postseason debut Thursday night in the Class 5A, Region 4 ...

San Pedro residents protest Donald Trump's appearance on USS Iowa  Los Angeles Times

On Sept. 15, a day before the second Republican primary debate, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited San Pedro to deliver a 15-minute ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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