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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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Thomas G. Short (1949-2018) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE — Thomas G. Short, 69, of Independence, died Friday, Nov. 23, at Veterans Medical Center, Iowa City.

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 ...

Independence 4th of July parade deadline extended | Local News  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE — The Independence Area Chamber of Commerce has announced an extension of the registration deadline to 1 p.m. Friday for entries in the ...

Anna Marie Lynch – Independence – Mix 94.7 KMCH

Anna Marie Lynch, 25, of Independence, IA died Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Buchanan County Health Center in Independence, IA. She was born on August 28, ...

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 ...

Pamela 'Pam' Morse (1953-2019) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO – Pamela “Pam” Morse, 65, of Columbia, Tenn., formerly of Waterloo and Independence, died Monday, Jan. 7, at Life Care Center of Columbia.

Sharon Kay Darst | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS — Sharon Kay Darst, 77, of Cedar Falls, died Tuesday, July 30, at UnityPoint Health–St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born May 24, ...

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.

Charles E. Tonn – Monticello – Mix 94.7 KMCH

Charles E. Tonn, 80, of Monticello, Iowa passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. Visitation will be ...

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

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

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 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 ...

Tough day for area 2A wrestlers  The Grundy Register

INDEPENDENCE – There was no room for "OK" in the Class 2A District 5 wrestling tournament on Saturday afternoon. Every wrestler needed to be at their peak, ...

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.

Independence celebrated: Fourth of July activities include patriotic parade  WCF Courier

INDEPENDENCE — While other towns held their own 4th of July celebrations, they could not compare to the four-day event held in Independence.

‘Blue-collar guy’ Garrett Bradbury looks like the Vikings’ next long-term center  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Vikings would welcome rookie center Garrett Bradbury playing every offensive snap in 2019. For him, that won't be a stretch. Bradbury, taken with the No.

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 ...

Robert Betthauser | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Robert Oscar “Bob” Betthauser passed away on May 30, 2019.

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 ...

Paraplegic football coach claims to have been forced to scoot down aisle, off of United flight  WLS-TV

A paraplegic high school football coach from California is claiming he had to scoot down the aisle of a United Airlines plane in order to make his flight because ...

Area bands perform at Emporia Marching Festival | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Several high school bands marched their way to recognition Wednesday on the campus of Emporia State University for the 11th Annual Emporia Marching ...

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.

Pitching is a Hupke family tradition | Independence Bulletin Journal  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Pitching is something that comes natural to Mustangs junior Mackenzie Hupke, who has been around softball her whole life with her mother's love for the game.

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.

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 ...

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.

8 Over 80: Len Froyen a 'force for good in community'  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Fifth in a series honoring the Courier's 2019 8 Over 80 winners.

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.

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.

Community remembers Waterloo firefighter Justin Junk | Local News  WCF Courier

INDEPENDENCE — The community said goodbye Monday to a local firefighter who died last week following a battle with cancer.

Cannon trial enters second week in Buchanan County  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE -- Defendant Fayla Cannon's trial ventured into the paranormal Monday with testimony about Satan, hints at possession and an alleged ...

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

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

Southern Rowan Christmas Parade to showcase 120 floats - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Southern Rowan Christmas Parade lineup: • China Grove Police Department. • Landis Police Department. • Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten. • Rowan County ...

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.

Fayla Cannon takes witness stand in her own defense  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE -- Jurors on Wednesday heard from defendant Fayla Cannon, who talked about her experiences with a 16-year-old male student at ...

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 ...

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.

Subscribing Schools  Teen Ink

Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to ...

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 ...

McCardle hired as Newman Catholic football coach | North Iowa Sports  Mason City Globe Gazette

MASON CITY | Rich McCardle always had the itch to be a head football coach.

Taylor man throws hat in ring for 31st Senate District  Leader-Telegram

A Blair-Taylor High School graduate with a history of working with farmers has announced his candidacy for the 31st state Senate seat.

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.

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 ...

Varner's quest to return to Olympics falls short  The Bakersfield Californian

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Bakersfield native Jake Varner won't get a chance to defend his Olympic gold medal from four years ago after coming up one match short of ...

Bakersfield's best blooms at camellia show  The Bakersfield Californian

Camellia plants love Bakersfield's soil, which makes Bakersfield gardeners love the plant right back, and at no time of year is that mutual admiration on better ...

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