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West Branch High's principal is out of office. No one will say why.  Iowa City Press Citizen

All six West Branch school board members have either declined to comment or not returned calls.

West Branch Police, school district: No employee is under criminal investigation  KCRG

The West Branch Police Department says they are investigating a case at the high school, at the time time the school's principal took what the district called an ...

West Branch High School | |  Quad City Times

West Branch High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its graduating class:

West Branch schools propose "Bear Term" for 2017-2018 calendar  KCRG

The West Branch Community School District is proposing their own version of a January term. They are calling it the Bear Term after their mascot.

K9 that ran off following accident has been found  KCRG

The owner of a drug detection K9 is asking for help finding the dog that ran off following a serious crash in Linn County Wednesday night.

FFA courses coming to IC schools next school year  KCRG

The Iowa City school board voted to bring Future Farmers of America to their high schools next school year. FFA is an intra-curricular student organization for ...

Police tight-lipped about Iowa City homicide investigation  The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Police are continuing to collect evidence in the killing of an Iowa City woman whose body was found Friday morning at her east side home.

Bus routes change Monday for Iowa City Schools  KCRG

Starting Feb. 18, Iowa City Schools is changing its bus routes to accommodate longer school hours to make up for the recent string of snow days.

Small show choirs shine at West Branch competition  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

The 65 students in West Branch High School's show choir have been rehearsing their routine since show choir camp in July, where they learned choreography.

Senators Wahls, Kinney push for greater protections for mobile home tenants  KCRG

Dozens of eastern Iowa families may not be able to pay their rent in the coming months. In what's become a national trend, companies are buying up mobile ...

Cedar Falls school board approves tax increase  KCRG

The Cedar Falls Community School District approved a tax increase to fund its budget for next school year, according to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Eastern Iowa manufacturing plants open doors to students  KCRG

As manufacturers add more jobs in eastern Iowa one need is finding more workers. And this week, nearly two dozen manufacturing plants will try to meet that ...

North Liberty police investigating suspicious activity at Penn Meadows Park; suspect identified  KCRG

Police in North Liberty said they have identified a man connected to a suspicious activity investigation.

Kirkwood Elementary School students spread holiday cheer with soldiers overseas  KCRG

On Friday kids at Kirkwood Elementary School in Coralville spent their morning Skyping with soldiers.

Delaware County man accused of killing wife with rake requesting lower bond  KCRG

Todd Mullis, 42, is charged with first degree murder in the death of Amy Mullis, 39j, in November of last year. The Delaware County Sheriff's Office says he used ...

'Sleep In Heavenly Peace' builds beds for kids in need  KCRG

It was for the Cedar Rapids-Marion chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace. Volunteers collected lumber and bedding materials to build more than 20 beds on ...

Mount Trashmore opens up for 2019 season  KCRG

Mount Trashmore in Cedar Rapids is officially open for the season. The city finished the overlook area on the top of Mount Trashmore just last year.

Springville Community School District dismisses early due to gas line break  KCRG

Construction in Springville has caused a gas line break near Springville schools.

Suspect captured after high-speed chase, crash in Cedar Falls  KCRG

(Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier) - A high-speed chase that extended through two counties in eastern Iowa Thursday morning ended when the driver crashed into ...

Parents give Dubuque School District an 'F' for equity after newly released reports  KCRG

The sun wasn't even up before a group of people were outside the Dubuque Community School District offices Wednesday morning to give out a report card.

Aging playground to be replaced in Cedar Rapids park  KCRG

A playground in a northeast side park in Cedar Rapids will be replaced starting on Tuesday, city officials said today.

"Skilled trade signing day" recognizes Cedar Rapids students entering workforce  KCRG

Today, SkillsUSA recognized Cedar Rapids students who are helping fill the demand for skilled based jobs.

Warming centers available in Iowa City  KCRG

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - The City of Iowa City is operating warming centers during the extreme cold this week, officials announced Tuesday. Several city-run ...

Single-vehicle crash in Franklin County injures driver  KCRG

A driver on southbound Interstate 35 in Franklin County was injured in a single-vehicle accident on Saturday, officials said.

People in Iowa City clean up after the latest winter storm  KCRG

IOWA CITY, IA (KCRG-TV9)-- Cleaning up after the snow storm kept some people in Iowa City busy. Some used snow blowers, while others got out their trusted ...

Iowa County man found dead in house fire Tuesday morning  KCRG

A homeowner was found dead in a house fire Tuesday morning in Millersburg.

Illegal immigrant sentenced for using fake Social Security card in eastern Iowa  KCRG

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (KCRG) - A Mexican man who used a fake Social Security card to get a job has received a sentence of more than three months in federal ...

Companies help Iowa library put soaked books in deep freeze  KCRG

ASBURY, Iowa (AP) - Hundreds of water-soaked library books in eastern Iowa are in a deep-freeze while officials figure out how to save the publications.

Waterloo authorities find body in burning vehicle following stabbing  KCRG

Authorities in Waterloo said they found a body in a burning vehicle following a stabbing early Friday morning.

Iowa City seeking firefighter candidates  KCRG

The City of Iowa City is looking for people who want to be firefighters.

Dubuque shark pup named Moonga  KCRG

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - After a month-long voting contest, the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque has a new name for its latest ...

Cedar Rapids man facing a dozen charges after chase with police  KCRG

A Cedar Rapids man is facing a dozen charges after police say he led them on a chase in a stolen vehicle.

Winter storm forces schools to delay, postpone IHSSA district contests  KCRG

The winter storm is forcing schools across the state to delay or postpone speech and drama competitions.

University of Northern Iowa cancels classes during extremely cold weather  KCRG

The University of Northern Iowa has canceled classes during the height of the upcoming extremely cold weather, officials announced on Monday.

Dubuque students to compete in wold-wide robotics competition  KCRG

A team of Dubuque high school students will be heading to a world-wide robotics competition in Detroit later this month.

Manchester police: Man stole purse, hit police officer  KCRG

Investigators in Manchester say a man stole a woman's purse and later hit a police officer.

Freezing drizzle causing icy roads  KCRG

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Icy roads have been reported around much of Eastern Iowa Friday afternoon. Johnson County Friday afternoon. The icy conditions ...

Cedar Rapids warning of unsafe travel conditions on some streets  KCRG

The City of Cedar Rapids is warning drivers to stay off some roads because of unsafe conditions due to blowing snow.

Smelling something like rotten eggs? Here's why  KCRG

Many people may have been smelling something like rotten eggs Friday morning.

Judge won't lower bond for dad accused of injuring infant son  KCRG

A judge has denied reducing a $10 thousand bail for a teen accused of severely injuring his son.

Iowa County residents voice concerns about wind turbine project  KCRG

IOWA COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Dozens of residents filed into the Williamsburg Community Center to voice their concerns about Invenergy's Diamond Trail wind ...

Cedar Rapids Kernels host meet-and-greet Tuesday night  KCRG

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will host its annual 'Meet the Kernels' event at Veterans Memorial Stadium Tuesday evening.

Companies looking to hire more new college graduates  KCRG

One of the benefits of low unemployment is that there are lots of jobs to go around.

Name released in fatal Interstate 80 crash in Coralville  KCRG

CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG) -- The Iowa State Patrol has released the name of the man who died in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 Thursday afternoon.

Operation Quickfind: Demarion Williams  KCRG

North Liberty police are searching for 14-year-old Demarion Malice Williams.

Former Maynard teacher loses license for being drunk on the job  KCRG

A former Maynard West Central High School teacher has lost his teaching license after showing up to work drunk last April.

Vehicle backing out of driveway kills pedestrian in Dubuque  KCRG

Dubuque police are investigating a collision that left a pedestrian dead, Saturday morning.

Criminal complaint details alleged sequence of events in Iowa Smoke Shop shooting  KCRG

The criminal complaint filed against Andre Richardson in the mid-May shooting at the Iowa Smoke Shop on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids sheds some ...

'Street ponding' occurs in Cedar Rapids neighborhoods  KCRG

Workers at Cedar Rapids Public Works Department say they're proactively working to remove snow piles blocking storm drain catch basins.

Two killed following weather-related crash in Grundy County  KCRG

Two males were killed following a crash near Conrad, Sunday afternoon.

Marquette man summits the tallest peaks in 49 US states  KCRG

A 66-year-old eastern Iowa man says only Alaska's Denali thwarted his efforts to scale the highest peaks in all 50 U.S. states.

Western Dubuque superintendent reacts to state bill that would allow guns in school parking lots  KCRG

DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) -- A bill that would allow guns in school parking lots has a superintendent questioning how that could impact school safety.

Defending 5A girls state champs Iowa City West knocked out by Waukee  KCRG

Defending Class 5A girls basketball state champions Iowa City West will not be defending their title at next week's tournament after being dealt a loss by ...

Iowa Attorney General's Office reports consumer complaints on the rise  KCRG

More Iowans are submitting complaints to the Iowa Attorney General's Office.

Fewer blood donations due to winter weather  KCRG

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is down 2200 units donations, compared to this time last year.

Cedar Rapids Washington student arrested after gun found  KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -- A Cedar Rapids Washington High School student was arrested after a gun was found as he was being escorted from the ...

Missing Clayton County teenager found safe  KCRG

The teenager who has been missing since January 5 has been found safe, officials said Wednesday night.

Waterloo school to discuss snow days Monday night  KCRG

Waterloo school officials are expected to decide on a plan for snow days Monday night.

Operation Quickfind for Taylor Bell canceled  KCRG

Cedar Rapids police have canceled an Operation Quickfind for 16-year-old Taylor Bell.

Dam removal on Wapsipinicon River could create hazardous ice conditions  KCRG

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - A project to remove a dam from the Wapsipinicon River in Buchanan County may create hazardous ice conditions for ...

Justice Department backs Christian group in U. Iowa dispute  KCRG

The federal government is supporting a Christian group that's suing the University of Iowa after losing campus recognition for denying a leadership position to a ...

Domestic disturbance call leads to drug arrests in Fayette County  KCRG

WAUCOMA, Iowa (KCRG) - Deputies responding to a report of a disturbance led to drug charges for two people in Fayette County, officials said Wednesday.

Salt, water softener salt flying of the shelves  KCRG

As the snow and ice keep building up, salt is dissolving off the shelves.

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week runs from Feb. 22 to March 2.  KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - On Thursday night, 20 Cedar Rapids restaurants will offer a preview of what they're serving up during this year's restaurant ...

Ely woman sentenced for illegal gun possession  KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A woman who pleaded guilty in September to a federal gun charge was sentenced in United States District Court. Melissa Kurth ...

CANCELED: Operation Quickfind: Jonathan Arrieta  KCRG

Cedar Rapids police issued an Operation Quickfind for a 16-year-old boy.

Troopers: cattle missing following crash at I-380, I-80 interchange found near Tiffin  KCRG

Iowa State Patrol said troopers have wrangled six stray cows in a wooded area near the soccer fields outside of Tiffin following a crash Monday night.

Operation Quickfind CANCELED: Shadeya Hodges  KCRG

Police in Cedar Rapids are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager.

Audit finds Iowa City non-profit manager misused more than $500,000  KCRG

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) -- A special investigation done by the state auditor's office has found Sheri Jelinek, the former office manager at the Iowa City Area ...

Iowa City police take local kids in need shopping in Holidays with Heroes event  KCRG

Iowa City police officers volunteered to take local children shopping on Tuesday as part of a community outreach event called Holiday with Heroes.

One hurt in Cedar Rapids shooting  KCRG

Police said at least one person is hurt in a shooting in Cedar Rapids.

Woman pronounced dead following Cedar Falls fire  KCRG

Authorities say a Cedar Falls woman, pulled from a recent fire, has died.

Groups in Cedar Rapids work to decrease youth violence  KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Several students face criminal charges after two separate incidents at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids. Police rarely ...

Fletcher Avenue flood gates closed in Waterloo until further notice  KCRG

The flood gates on Fletcher Avenue in Waterloo will be closed until further notice, city officials announced today.

Naming rights announced for new Coralville arena  KCRG

The next time you head to a game or concert in eastern Iowa, it could be at the new Xtream Arena.

Bags of King Arthur flour recalled due to E. Coli contamination concerns  KCRG

The FDA says it is recalling more than 100000 bags of flour. It says wheat used in the flour is linked to an E. Coli outbreak.

Teacher Store giving away flu kits for teachers  KCRG

The non-profit Teacher Store in Cedar Rapids is making sure teachers have enough supplies in their classroom to help fight the flu. It's the dreaded flu season, ...

Dubuque County Sheriff's Office warns of new phone scam  KCRG

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office said callers involved in a new phone scam are claiming they are from sheriff's department.

Iowa leads the nation in poop produced per square mile  KCRG

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Iowa is famously known for its livestock and farming industry. This leads to another claim to fame, according to calculations done by a ...

Bremer Co. man dies after being thrown from vehicle in crash  KCRG

The Iowa State Patrol said 76-year-old driver of an SUV died in a single vehicle crash in Bremer County Saturday morning.

One hurt in crash on Highway 30 west of Mt. Vernon  KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - One person was taken to the hospital following a crash involving a car and semi on U.S. Highway 30 in Linn County on ...

Lines to Hills water tower frozen; city asks residents to conserve water  KCRG

The City of Hills is asking residents to conserve water after the lines to the city's water tower froze.

Dressing desire causes lighthearted moment at Gillibrand appearance in Iowa City  KCRG

A woman who just needed some ranch dressing for her food at The Airliner in Iowa City caused a lighthearted moment at a campaign appearance for Sen.

Auditor concerned voting reform bill could suppress college voters  KCRG

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Some are calling a voting reform bill now in the Iowa Senate an attempt at suppressing college voters. The Republican-backed ...

Grain bin destroyed in Holy Cross fire  KCRG

On November 17, the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office and Holy Cross Fire/Ambulance were called to 21292 Flannagan Road for a report of a grain bin on fire.

West Union man arrested on multiple child exploitation charges  KCRG

A man was arrested on multiple child sexual exploitation charges on Tuesday, Fayette County sheriffs announced.

Interstate 80 blocked in Coralville due to crash  KCRG

One lane of Interstate 80 is blocked in Coralville due to several crashes.

Iowa City suspends trash collection on Thursday for funeral  KCRG

The City of Iowa City will suspend trash, recycling, and yard waste pickup on Thursday, Dec. 6 in order to allow employees to attend the funeral of a former city ...

Man dies while running from police  KCRG

A 22-year-old man who was in a chase with police has died in a crash in Tama County.

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held in Cedar Rapids  KCRG

For the first time in Iowa history, teens faced off in a youth basketball tournament.

Western Dubuque High School students use classroom skills to help homeless shelter  KCRG

DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) -- A group of students from Western Dubuque High School used skills they learned in a class to help a homeless shelter.

Plows working to clear roads following latest snow storm  KCRG

Eastern Iowans are digging out this morning after the latest round of winter weather dumped more than eight inches of snow in parts of Eastern Iowa.

More patrols hitting the streets ahead of St. Patrick's Day  KCRG

The Linn County Sheriff's Office said drivers will notice more traffic enforcement between March 14 and March 17 for the St. Patrick's Day holiday.

Vaping e-cigarettes among high school students skyrocketing  KCRG

Vaping among high school kids is booming according to an annual federally-funded survey released on Monday.

'He's just a great kid. He's missed': Family, school remember Jake Wilson  KCRG

WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Bruce Wilson carries a wooden cross with him every day. It fits perfectly in his hand and reminds him that his grandson, Jake, ...

Marshalltown man gets 14 years in prison for stabbing father  KCRG

A man has been imprisoned for stabbing his 70-year-old father at the central Iowa home they shared.

University of Iowa professor receives multi-million dollar grant to study cerebellum for therapeutic reasons  KCRG

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Krystal Parker, PHD with the University of Iowa is hoping a $2.5 million dollar grant will help develop new treatments for ...

Linn County needs Republican poll watchers  KCRG

Before the next election in November, Linn County needs more Republicans, specifically, to work at the polls.

Keokuk Co. man charged for unemployment fraud  KCRG

A Keokuk County man is facing charges after authorities say he fraudulently received 26 weeks worth of unemployment benefits.

Woman rescued from Muscatine apartment fire  KCRG

Authorities say a woman is in stable condition after being rescued from an apartment fire in Muscatine.

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