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My Waterloo Days to Move to Virtual Event for 2020

(Waterloo, Iowa) – As the COVID-19 pandemic has had a large impact on the world and our local community, the My Waterloo Days planning committee has been having the necessary conversations and making the needed adjustments to ensure the safety of our community. After much consideration and ...

Hawkeye Community College Announces Plans for Summer Classes

WATERLOO-Hawkeye Community College has announced plans for summer classes. Summer classes will begin as scheduled on Monday, June 1, 2020, with online instruction. Classes with labs or hands-on components will begin online, with in-person labs on campus after June 15. Any in-person activities ...

Grundy Co. Sheriff’s Office-April 6, 2020 thru April 24, 2020

1. One vehicle accident April 9, 2020, 7:45 PM on 270th Street west of M Ave. Driver: ANA KUZNIA, age 17, Grundy Center. Driving 2007 Chrysler. Estimated damage $7000. Driver lost control on the gravel and enteedr the south ditch, striking a utility pole. The owner later tried towing ...

Landon Bramer’s birthday parade

Landon Bramer of Garwin wanted to go camping to celebrate his 11th birthday on Sunday, April 19. But, as is known, the COVID-19 restrictions made that venture pretty much not possible.Well, family and friends tried to come up with what might be at least as good.How about a birthday parade with ...

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Application Period Extended

Black Hawk, Buchanan and Grundy Counties: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Iowa has extended the application period for this season's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.Iowa families are facing many challenges while coping with the Covid-19 virus. Some have lost jobs or had ...

Additional Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Grundy County

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Grundy County Public Health have identified an additional case of COVID-19 in Grundy County, bringing a total of 5 cases in the county. “We continue to remind residents to take preventive measures to slow the spread of this virus,” said ...

Notes From the Lake

Dear Readers,Well isn't this a fine start to the 100th Year Celebration of Iowa's Parks and Lakes a pandemic and all of them are closed! We all hope not for long.The Sac and Fox Indians, on their trapping trips to Wolf Grove and along Wolfe Creek, often camped on ground now covered by the ...