Elementary school students getting on school bus

Bond Issues Fail in Cedar Falls and Denver; Waterloo PPEL Sails Through

The Cedar Falls Schools $35 million bond referendum fell short on Tuesday night, by a 57 to 43 percent vote. Compared to last December’s failed $118 million referendum, there were more in support of the referendum, but the measure needed a 60 percent supermajority to pass. The money would have gone to build a new


Football, soccer match. A player shooting on goal performing a bicycle kick. Lights on the stadium at night.

Columbus Falls to Heelan

Sioux City Heelan, Class 1A’s No. 2-rated team, advanced to the state girls soccer finals with a 1-0 victory over Columbus. Heelan scored seven minutes into the semifinal match and held off ever Sailor attempt to tie and then take the lead.