Iowa State News
Seepage a problem in Cedar Rapids, while flooded roads open again in Cedar Falls.
Cedar Rapids city officials pulled back the evacuation zone around the Cedar River as the flood water is dropping. But police and National Guard troops continue restricting access near the river. Public Works Director Jen Winter says the situation remains critical. The river is still eight feet above flood level and still three feet above […]Full Post...
Clive police frustrated by lack of cooperation in double fatal shooting
Police in the Des Moines suburb of Clive say two men who died in a shooting over the Labor Day weekend shot each other. Clive Police Chief Michael Venema says investigators are running into road blocks, however, as they try to determine what led to the violence at the 7 Flags Events Center during the […]Full Post...
Audit probes job creation promises linked to state grants, loans
A state audit has found millions of dollars worth of state grants and loans to businesses that promised to build or expand operations in Iowa have so far yielded a fraction of the jobs that were promised. The audit covered an 11-year period. State officials signed almost a thousand contracts with businesses, awarding nearly $310 […]Full Post...
Warren and ISU offense gaining confidence
Iowa State hopes an improved ground game can make even more strides on Saturday when the Cyclones host 13th ranked Baylor in Big-12 play. After getting off to a slow start sophomore Mike Warren rushed for 103 yards in a 44-10 win over San Jose State. “I feel like I can see the field better […]Full Post...
Some Cedar Rapids residents returning to their homes
The Cedar River crested around 22 feet Tuesday morning in Cedar Rapids and is not expected to drop below 20 feet until Thursday. Some residents who evacuated have gone back to their homes. Cathy Burns told KCRG TV that she never expected to return to her historic home this soon. “We came first to check […]Full Post...
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