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Waterloo’s Yard Waste Site Closes This Weekend

The City of Waterloo’s Yard Waste Site will close for the winter season this Sunday, December 4, 2016, at 6:00 PM.

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Photo By: Elwin Huffman - Waterloo Broadcasting
Photo By: Elwin Huffman - Waterloo Broadcasting
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Wartburg Christmas Concert Celebrates Area Music Community

 

Celebrate the holiday season with one of the most popular Christmas traditions in the Cedar Valley. "Christmas with Wartburg" has been entertaining audiences since 1947.

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“Food For Kids” Event To Be Held In Waterloo

 

Feeding America has created the BackPack Program, which provides backpacks with nutritious meal and snack items to help children get the food they need in the Cedar Valley.

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FREE Christmas Lights Recycling Program Kicks Off In The Cedar Valley

Green Iowa Ameri-Corps is hosting a holiday string light recycling program December 1st through January 8th.

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[Video] The Ultimate Gingerbread House For Cubbie Fans

A  Forest Hills Country Club in Rockford, Illinois, has built the ultimate gingerbread house in honor of the Cubs.

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Consider an Iowa Grown Christmas Tree this Holiday Season

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey again encouraged Iowans to consider choosing a fresh, Iowa grown Christmas tree to decorate their home this holiday season...

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Wahlert Choir Returns From Singing For Pope

The Dubuque Wahlert High School choir has returned home following a once-in-a-lifetime experience, singing in front of Pope Francis at The Vatican.

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Six State Lawsuit Against CA Poultry Cage Rules Rejected

Six states filed a lawsuit to stop California’s new poultry law that prohibits the sale of eggs from chickens that aren’t raised within strict space requirements.

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Ag Bankers Are Increasing Collateral

Midwest Ag bankers continue to raise serious concerns about the farm economy. An Ag Web Dot Com report says the Rural Mainstreet Index has remained below the neutral growth mark for 15 months in a row.

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Farmland Prices May Drop 20 Percent

The price of American farmland may be heading for its first significant drop since the mid-1980s. MetLife Agricultural Finance says that based on certain measurements, market conditions are the worst they’ve been since the Farm Crisis.

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