Cedar Valley News

Mask Mandate on Agenda

The Waverly City Council will meet Monday night at 7:00 over ZOOM. One of the big items on the agenda is a potential mandate for masks to be worn in public buildings. Waverly Mayor Adam Hoffman explains.

Monday Morning Update

The latest coronavirus numbers show that 487,452 Iowans have been tested to this point. 45,724 have tested positive. 33,104 have now recovered while 878 have died. Locally, Bremer County has 88 active cases. Butler County has 17 active cases. Floyd County has 32, which is double the number from Friday. Chickasaw County has 5. Fayette […]

5 Injured in Crash

A crash near Oelwein over the weekend has injured 5, including 3 from the listening area, according to KIMT. The crash was reported around 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of 60th Avenue and W Avenue. A vehicle driven by 29 year old Cierra Browning failed to stop at a stop sign, according to law […]

Waterloo Shooting

Two people have been injured after an early morning shooting in Waterloo on Sunday, according to KWWL. Police received a call of shots fired around 4:00 a.m. They responded to the area of Argyle Street and Logan Avenue. A significant portion of time was spent searching for evidence. No other details have been released to […]

Klamfoth Talks Return to Learn Plan

The Waverly-Shell Rock School Board decided Wednesday night that all students would be required to wear face coverings in vehicles and buildings when they return on August 24th. Superintendent Ed Klamfoth talks about masks. Klamfoth says he understands that children are less susceptible to the virus but says he’s concerned for the adults. Klamfoth was […]

A-R-C Football Schedules

The American Rivers Conference announced this week that their schools would play a conference only schedule for the Fall. All sports except football will have a round-robin style schedule. Football will play a maximum of five games. Wartburg football coach and athletic director Rick Willis explains why. The schedules have not been set but the […]

Big Cuts to Public Universities

The Iowa Board of Regents has approved $65.4 million in cuts to the state’s public universities in the latest blow to their budgets. The Des Moines Register reports that the board unanimously approved a $1.5 billion general operating budget for the schools Tuesday afternoon that includes $727.9 million for the University of Iowa, $629.9 million […]

Compost Facility Reopens After Fire

The Cedar Falls Seasonal Compost Facility will reopen Friday after a brush fire forced its closure earlier this week, according to KWWL. Barriers and signs will be put in place to direct traffic to an unaffected portion of the facility as it reopens at noon today. It will stay open until 8:00 Friday night. The […]

Friday Morning Update

Here are the latest coronavirus numbers for the state of Iowa: 473,725 individuals have been tested to this point. 44,285 have tested positive. 32,483 have now recovered while 865 have died. Locally, Bremer County has 84 active cases. Butler County has 20 active cases. Floyd County has 14. Chickasaw County has 4. Fayette County has […]

W-SR Return to Learn Plan

The Waverly-Shell Rock School Board finalized their return to learn plan Wednesday night. Some of the highlights include mandatory mask wearing and the option for parents to have children 100% in person or remote learning. We will have more details for you Friday morning at 8:30 when Superintendent Ed Klamfoth comes on The Breakfast Club.