Latest Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier Stories
By Matthew Wilde, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Aug. 5--SHELL ROCK -- Combines are rolling in Northeast Iowa as the oat harvest is well under way. Though two weeks later than normal, farmers are generally pleased with the results. Yield and test weights are considered normal to near normal.
By Jim Offner, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Aug. 4--WATERLOO -- The U.S. needs to diversify its energy sources, as well as fuel types, as the heart of its energy policy, an economist at the American Petroleum Institute said last week.
By Emily Christensen, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Aug. 4--CEDAR FALLS -- A vegetative island in the middle of the Hartman Reserve Nature Center parking lot is getting a makeover that will improve the look of the land and protect the forest surrounding it.
By John Molseed, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Aug. 3--CEDAR FALLS -- Believe it or not, cable television companies and their customers share common ground. They both usually end up paying for networks and channels they don't want.
By Josh Nelson, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 31--INDEPENDENCE -- The Buchanan County Health Center is about to go through its largest growth spurt since its inception.
By Jon Ericson, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 31--WATERLOO -- Things were starting to look up at the George Wyth Lake beach, bacteria tests were shaping up and rarely showing problems for swimmers.
By Emily Christensen, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 28--CEDAR FALLS -- Iowans interested in improving George Wyth Lake can attend a meeting Tuesday to discuss and review a recent water quality study and suggestions for improving the lake.
By Dennis Magee, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 12--DUNKERTON -- The property featured 22 acres of impressive oaks. A few towering examples likely started growing 150 years ago. "There were probably a couple dozen monstrous ones," Bobby Wheeler says.
By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 12--WATERLOO -- State Sen. David Hartsuch, R-Bettendorf, said he will make energy policy the centerpiece of his campaign for the First Congressional District.
By Karen Heinselman, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jul. 11--TRIPOLI -- Squeals emerge from a cluster of bushes and trees. About a half-dozen adolescent girls swat at mosquitoes and snack on raspberries as they poke through underbrush at Cedar Bend Park.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.