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Message Monday - I cannot tell a lie... driving sober saves lives

Monday, February 19, 2018

In honor of President’s Day, we’re speaking this truth – driving sober saves lives. Every day an average of 29 people in the United States die in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. In 2016, U.S. families lost 10,497 loved ones due to someone getting behind the wheel after drinking. That’s about the same number as the population of Pella. Drinking alcohol impairs your brain, which impacts so many functions your body needs to perform when you’re behind the wheel -

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U.S. 63 between Franklin and Newell streets in Waterloo to close March 5 #iatraffic

Friday, February 23, 2018

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Feb. 23, 2018 – A construction project on U.S. 63 between Franklin and Newell streets in Waterloo will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 5, until late November 2019, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. One of the first phases of the project will require demolishing the existing pedestrian bridge so pedestrian access around the project will be reduced. Additional work includes replacement...

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