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Snakes Alive! Cedar Valley kids check out reptiles

Snakes Alive! Cedar Valley kids check out reptiles

This past week, the Grout museum participated in its annual outreach program with two elementary schools in the Waterloo area. Jason Dornbush took a few different constrictor snakes to both Lou Henry and Kittrell Elementary schools. This program allowed students and their families to get an up close look at […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, News
Local receives humanitarian award

Local receives humanitarian award

Waverly native Merry Fredrick has been awarded the Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award from the World Food Prize during the Iowa Hunger Summit. The event took place on on Tuesday, Oct. 14. in Des Moines. Fredrick has been apart of Self-Help International since 1999. When Ambassador Ken Quinn […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, News
Waterloo Community Playhouse

Waterloo Community Playhouse

For the last 98 years, the Waterloo Community Playhouse has been a staple in the Waterloo community. Founded in 1916 by the Waterloo Drama league, the playhouse is Iowa’s oldest and most successful community theater. The playhouse hosts approximately 30,000 patrons each year for their various performances. The playhouse credits […]

by · October 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
Waverly needs more housing

Waverly needs more housing

Waverly recently did a study that found Waverly should expand to include up to four hundred more homes in the next six to eight years to meet needs. The homes needed includes rental housing, first time home buyers, move-up home buyers, downsizes and senior housing. Nearly five thousand people commute to Waverly each […]

by · October 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
Decrease in commodity prices has some growers worried

Decrease in commodity prices has some growers worried

For the first time in several years, growers are having to worry about the price of the grain they are selling. On average, one bushel of corn has fallen to below $4 and a bushel of soybeans has fallen to below $10. This is a far cry from the $9 […]

by · October 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
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