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Man charged in Cedar Falls tire slashings

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Man charged in Cedar Falls tire slashings

- CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Christopher Rumachik, 31, of Nashua, has been charged for a second degree criminal, class D felony relating to six incidents of tires being slashed throughout the city on July 18. Cedar Falls Police say witnesses gave them a description of the person slashing tires and his car as they saw him leaving one of the scenes
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UPDATE: Nashua man arrested in Cedar Falls tire slashing spree

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UPDATE: Nashua man arrested in Cedar Falls tire slashing spree

- CEDAR FALLS --- A Nashua man has been arrested in a tire slashing spree in Cedar Falls. Christopher Paul Rumachik, 31, of 608 Wentling St., was arrested at home for second-degree criminal mischief on Wednesday. He was taken to the Black Hawk County Jail in Waterloo, and his bond was set at $5,000. Residents reported nine incidents involving cut tires in different areas of the city on Tuesday
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Vinton man dies in crash near Dysart

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Vinton man dies in crash near Dysart

- DYSART -- A Vinton man was killed and two others injured in a Tama County crash Saturday. The deceased was identified as Donald G. Selken, 81, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Highway 21 near Dysart about 8:40 p.m. The injured were identified as Lois M. Schmitt, 73, of Vinton, who was transported to Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, and David Keidel, 74, of Cedar Falls, also taken to Covenant
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State contractor checking garbage for recyclables

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State contractor checking garbage for recyclables

- A state contractor is poring over garbage, looking for recyclables. State contractor checking garbage for recyclables A state contractor is poring over garbage, looking for recyclables. CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — A state contractor is poring over garbage in Cedar Falls, looking for recyclables. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that SCS Engineers was hired by the Iowa Natural Resources Department to provide Cedar Falls with information to help improve residents' and businesses' recycling efforts
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Iowa military surplus store to close after 104 years

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Iowa military surplus store to close after 104 years

- WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Gen. Douglas MacArthur once said "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away." That's just what a 104-year-old military surplus store in downtown Waterloo is doing. Robin's Surplus, a staple in downtown Waterloo since 1913, will wind down its business and close over the next two months. "It's been an awful good run," retired former owner Gary Ritter told the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit
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Franklin St. Brewing Co. earns Iowa Green Brewery Certification

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Franklin St. Brewing Co. earns Iowa Green Brewery Certification

- CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - The Franklin St. Brewing Company in Manchester has received a gold level certification from the Iowa Green Brewery Certification. The Iowa Green Brewery Certification, a program launched by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC), awarded Franklin St. Brewing a gold certification based on their implemented sustainability efforts. They are the first brewery to receive a gold certification from the Iowa Green Brewery Certification
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Two injured in Waterloo shooting

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Two injured in Waterloo shooting

- WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Two people were injured in a Friday afternoon shooting in Waterloo. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports officers were called to 1200 Ackermant Street just before 4 p.m. for a report of two men with gunshot wounds. The two men were taken to the hospital. The Courier says the shooting happened near the intersection of Utica and Center Streets and the men drove to the home on Ackermant Street
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Retired nurse 'saw a need, got involved'

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Retired nurse 'saw a need, got involved'

- Fifth in a series of articles on this year’s Eight over 80 winners. CEDAR FALLS – Uyntha Duncan admits she was astonished to hear she was chosen as an Eight over 80 honoree for the class of 2017. “Everything I’ve done in my life, I’ve done not for recognition, but because I wanted to help. I wanted to help make people’s lives better
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New UI Health Care location opens in Cedar Falls

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New UI Health Care location opens in Cedar Falls

- CEDAR FALLS -- University of Iowa Health Care opened a new location Monday in Cedar Falls. The new facility, located at 2624 Orchard Drive, brings together in one-location UI specialty care services previously available at several locations throughout the area: Adult services. • Virology/Infectious Diseases. Pediatric services. • Gastroenterology. • Genetics. • Hematology. • Nephrology. • Neurology. • Neuromuscular. • Pulmonology
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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

- Logan's organs went to five different individuals. . Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs Logan's organs went to five different individuals CHARLES CITY, Iowa — A 15-year-old Iowa boy fatally injured in an ATV crash earlier this month has donated his organs. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Logan Luft was pronounced brain dead on Wednesday. His parents Lenny and Wendy Luft said Logan's organs went to five different individuals
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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

- Logan's organs went to five different individuals. . Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs Logan's organs went to five different individuals CHARLES CITY, Iowa — A 15-year-old Iowa boy fatally injured in an ATV crash earlier this month has donated his organs. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Logan Luft was pronounced brain dead on Wednesday. His parents Lenny and Wendy Luft said Logan's organs went to five different individuals
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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

- Logan's organs went to five different individuals. . Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs Logan's organs went to five different individuals CHARLES CITY, Iowa — A 15-year-old Iowa boy fatally injured in an ATV crash earlier this month has donated his organs. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Logan Luft was pronounced brain dead on Wednesday. His parents Lenny and Wendy Luft said Logan's organs went to five different individuals
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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

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Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

- Logan's organs went to five different individuals. . Boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs Logan's organs went to five different individuals CHARLES CITY, Iowa — A 15-year-old Iowa boy fatally injured in an ATV crash earlier this month has donated his organs. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Logan Luft was pronounced brain dead on Wednesday. His parents Lenny and Wendy Luft said Logan's organs went to five different individuals
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Iowa boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

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Iowa boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs

- Iowa boy fatally injured in ATV crash donates his organs CHARLES CITY, Iowa — A 15-year-old Iowa boy fatally injured in an ATV crash earlier this month has donated his organs. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Logan Luft was pronounced brain dead on Wednesday. His parents Lenny and Wendy Luft said Logan's organs went to five different individuals. Logan Luft won't be able to pursue his dream of winning a state wrestling title, but a friend who won two titles plans to donate his medals so Logan can be buried with them
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UPDATE: Fireworks complaints soar; cities taking action

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UPDATE: Fireworks complaints soar; cities taking action

- WATERLOO -- If there was a honeymoon period with Iowa's new fireworks law, it's over as far as some city officials in Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Evansdale and Elk Run Heights are concerned. Elected and public safety officials in those cities received numerous complaints about fireworks being shot off outside the days and hours prescribed by local ordinances and state law; neighborhoods strewn with fireworks debris and clouds of smoke hanging overhead
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Events will mark anniversary of death of Iowa cousins

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Events will mark anniversary of death of Iowa cousins

- The fifth anniversary of the abduction and killing of two young cousins will be marked by events raising awareness about the unsolved case and teaching lessons about child safety. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports child safety will be the focus of an event on Sunday when DNA samples and fingerprints of children will be taken for free. Workshops on personal safety will also be offered at the Evansdale Community Resource Center
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Iowa program aims to inspire minority teachers

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Iowa program aims to inspire minority teachers

- CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- A diverse group of high school students have spent a week living on a college campus in Iowa to learn what it's like to be an educator. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 15 students participated in the week-long Minority Educators for Today and Tomorrow academy hosted by the University of Northern Iowa. The program is a collaboration between the university, Waterloo Schools and Marshalltown High School
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  • Two injured in Waterloo shooting
    Two injured in Waterloo shooting

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    WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Two people were injured in a Friday afternoon shooting in Waterloo. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports officers were called to 1200 Ackermant Street just before 4 p.m. for a report of two men with gunshot wounds. The two men were taken to the hospital. The Courier says the shooting happened near the intersection of Utica and Center Streets and the men drove to the home on Ackermant Street
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Politics & Government

  • Local regent questions lawmaker's UNI athletics funding bill
    Local regent questions lawmaker's UNI athletics funding bill

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    WATERLOO -- A member of the Iowa Board of Regents from Waterloo-Cedar Falls has misgivings about a state lawmaker's plan to fund University of Northern Iowa athletics out of the other state universities' athletics funds. "As much as I understand UNI's unique funding situation, and as badly as I want to see it funded, I don't think that's the way to do it," regent Milt Dakovich of Waterloo said of
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Sports

  • Metro roundup: No. 7 Prairie whips No. 5 Cedar Falls in baseball twinbill
    Metro roundup: No. 7 Prairie whips No. 5 Cedar Falls in baseball twinbill

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    CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Prairie made a statement Monday night as the seventh-ranked Hawks dominated No. 5 Cedar Falls 9-0 and 18-8 in a Mississippi Valley Conference baseball doubleheader. Casey Day limited the Tigers (10-5 overall, 5-5 MVC) to four hits in six innings of work in the opener while Prairie put together a pair of four-run innings to take control
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Business

  • Cedar Falls, unions start contract talks
    Cedar Falls, unions start contract talks

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    CEDAR FALLS — Unionized city police, parks and public works employees are proposing a 5 percent pay increase and no changes in health insurance in their initial collective bargaining proposals to the city. The city is initially proposing a 1 percent pay increase, a one-year agreement and increased employee health insurance premium contributions. Police, public works and parks employees represented by Teamsters Local 238 and the city exchanged initial proposals
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Health

  • New UI Health Care location opens in Cedar Falls
    New UI Health Care location opens in Cedar Falls

    , wcfcourier.com

    CEDAR FALLS -- University of Iowa Health Care opened a new location Monday in Cedar Falls. The new facility, located at 2624 Orchard Drive, brings together in one-location UI specialty care services previously available at several locations throughout the area: Adult services. • Virology/Infectious Diseases. Pediatric services. • Gastroenterology. • Genetics. • Hematology. • Nephrology. • Neurology. • Neuromuscular. • Pulmonology
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  • Two Iowa students graduating from college before high school
    Two Iowa students graduating from college before high school

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    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Gillian Gergen of Janesville and Megann Bohlken of Independence will walk onstage and pick up two-year community college degrees Friday night. But both are very different from the hundreds of others who will get degrees from Hawkeye Community College. Technically, both haven’t even graduated from high school yet. If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to take high school and college courses at the same time, Bohlken can sum it up in one word: busy
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Law & Crime

  • Iowa military surplus store to close after 104 years
    Iowa military surplus store to close after 104 years

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Gen. Douglas MacArthur once said "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away." That's just what a 104-year-old military surplus store in downtown Waterloo is doing. Robin's Surplus, a staple in downtown Waterloo since 1913, will wind down its business and close over the next two months. "It's been an awful good run," retired former owner Gary Ritter told the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit
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