By Beth Malicki. Dozens of Iowa parents and teachers held a sit-in at the Statehouse Wednesday, urging Gov. Kim Reynolds to rethink her law banning mask mandates. The Beyond the Game festival will gather people from across the state and country to celebrate history in the making.
Maple Mae Chestnut turned one Wednesday, she was born in the immediate aftermath of the derecho. By Taylor Holt.
Online Weather Academy. Jobs at KCRG. Weather can impact the physics of baseball. A look back at the derecho's progression across the Midwest.
Some officials believe emergency management in Iowa has structural problems that create delays in relief. Reynolds on decision to prohibit school mask policies. By Phil Reed. Lawns covered in debris, trees down and families, mostly refugees, living in tents was the scene outside of the Cedar Terrace Apartments on Cedar Rapids southwest side following the derecho.
Cedar Rapids baby, born in aftermath of derecho, turns one. By Ethan Stein.
By Jan Ryherd. I9 Investigations. Police arrest 2 in alleged plot to defraud Iowa Lottery. Updated: Aug. Julie Herrstrom was driving south on Highway 17 on her way to meet her daughter for lunch on Aug. Iowa politicians call on Gov. By Cynthia Fodor. By Kristin Rogers. Parents concerned over mask mandate ban hold Statehouse sit-in. A local Waterloo barber is providing free haircuts to students who will be returning to school this fall. Marion business owner moved storefront to Cedar Rapids after derecho.
Waterloo barber providing free haircuts to students. By Fernando Garcia-Franceschini. By Caroline Reevie. By Marcus McIntosh. A line of severe thunderstorms developed and moved across eastern Iowa on Tuesday afternoon, causing a few incidences of wind damage along the way.
Kim Reynolds gives her reasoning for banning mask mandates, even though Iowa's elementary school children are too young for a vaccine. Trees and other debris hit homes and caused damaged windows, doors, walls, and landscape. Updated: 11 hours ago.
Gray DC Bureau. Meet the Team. A recap of the development, devastation, and dissipation of the August 10,derecho in Iowa and the Midwest. Updated: 17 hours ago. Updated: 19 hours ago.
Updated: 20 hours ago. The Chestnut family welcomed a bundle of joy in the midst of a disaster. Check your freezers for recalled chicken that may be contaminated with salmonella enteritidis. Updated: 1 hour ago. A year after the storm, and a Marion business owner moved her business to Cedar Rapids after her storefront was destroyed.
By Brian Tabick. Updated: 3 hours ago. People in Benton County still feeling the effects of the derecho one year later. Final preparations before MLB plays in Iowa. By Lauren Johnson.
About 30 people protested in Iowa City on Wednesday in order to pressure the city and Johnson County to spend its millions in federal pandemic money on those who might have missed out. Storms roll through eastern Iowa, some damage reported. Midway rides undergo inspection ahead of Iowa State Fair. National Map. Student of the Month. John's Big Ol' Fish. Athlete Of The Week.
Non-profits and local businesses who helped feed and support Cedar Rapids after the derecho continue work one year later. Beth Malicki sat down with Gov. Kim Reynolds to reflect on the derecho, the failures and successes immediately following the disaster, and how prepared Iowa is for the next disaster.
Many people are still waiting on contractors to get their homes fixed. By Scott Carpenter. Derecho storm victims still on road to recovery. Possible salmonella contamination le to chicken recall. By Brandi Bachman.
By Associated Press. Updated: 2 hours ago. University of Iowa is only Big Ten school not requiring masks or vaccine. Pinpoint Doppler Radar. Iowa City police arrested a person they say fired a shot at a woman last week. First Alert Weather. Protest held in Iowa City to encourage pandemic money spending. Updated: 10 hours ago. Election .
By Becky Phelps. Woman rides out derecho trapped on the highway. By Libbie Randall.
More than 4, Iowans tested positive in data the state reported in the 7 days from August 5 through August Kim Reynolds on decision to prohibit mask mandates in schools. After the derecho did so much damage across Eastern Iowa, people in the community came together and stepped up. Reynolds reflects on derecho recovery, preparation for next disaster. Weather Radio. Person identified and arrested five days after attempting to shoot a woman in Iowa City.
Updated: 16 hours ago. Updated: 23 hours ago. The final preparations and ball games took place Wednesday before the first every Major League Baseball game played in Iowa. Investigate TV. Latest Newscasts.
Cases have slowed ificantly as vaccines rolled out with just cases since March 1. One year later, some homeowners continue to seek repairs for derecho damage. By Jack Lido. An estimated patrons a day will make their way to the Iowa State Fair carrying coronavirus, health experts report. First Alert Pinpoint Radar.