Coldest Weather of the Season Arriving on Christmas
So far in December, Waterloo-area residents have been spoiled with above normal temperatures in over half the days so this month, highlighted with a record-high of 60* on 12/10. ...but all that is about to change. According to the National Weather Service in Des Moines, Tuesday's high temperatures once again reached the 40s and those temperatures continued through the overnight hours into early We
Rare ‘Spirit Squirrel’ Spotted in Iowa
The Native Americans called them “spirit squirrels." They are not albinos, as their eyes are not pink, but colored the same as a regular squirrel, except for the patches of white. Wildlife experts refer to them as piebald squirrels. This coloration is more common in other animals -- such as cats, dogs, horses, and birds...