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SOFT: IPFW Gets First Win In Home Opener

After 24 road games to start the season, the IPFW softball team returned to its home field for the first time Sunday and the Mastodons promptly snapped its losing streak to win the home opener 6-4 over Western Illinois.

Photo Courtesy: 1st Lt. Ben Parker with the Waterloo Fire Department.

Police: Boys started playground fire in Waterloo

Police said two boys started a fire in a pit of recycled tire material that quickly got out of control and damaged about about half of the wooden playground structure in a downtown Waterloo park.