Cedar Valley News

Road Closure in Fairbank

 Beginning on Monday, March 27 and continuing through November, weather permitting, drivers on Iowa 281 in Fairbank will need to be aware of road construction work taking place there. Construction crews working with Wicks Construction of Decorah will begin a $4 million project on Iowa 281 which includes installing new water lines in downtown Fairbank […]

Severe Weather Week

Next week is Severe Weather Awareness Week. The Bremer County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, National Weather Service, and Iowa Emergency Management Association have teamed up to promote and highlight the importance of being aware of prepared for different types of severe weather. On Monday, March 27th severe thunderstorms […]

Storage Unit Theft Leads to High Speed Chase

Two people were arrested last week after stealing a vehicle and attempting to break into a storage unit, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Police were called to All Season Self Storage on Logan Avenue on Monday on a report that two people were trying to steal a motorcycle inside a unit. When police […]

Woman Injured in Fire

A fire in Waterloo over the weekend injured one woman, according to KWWL. Crews were called to a residence on Virden Street around 6:00 a.m. Saturday. A woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries, her condition is unknown at this time. The fire was put out in about 20 minutes. The […]

Arrest Made After Pursuit

Thursday evening at 8:42 Cedar Falls Police officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a white Pontiac Grand Prix near the intersection of Sunny Lane and Terrace Drive for a traffic violation. The vehicle did not stop and led officers on a pursuit going into Waterloo before coming back into Cedar Falls. The vehicle […]

Tripoli Variety Show

The annual Tripoli Fine Arts Variety Show can trace its roots back to 1967 and was resurrected in 2009. The show features adults and raises money for the Tripoli schools fine arts programs. Long time cast member Roger Goudschaal shares information about this year’s program.

UNI Gets Grant to Train Psychologists

The University of Northern Iowa has been awarded a federal grant to train more school psychologists, according to KWWL. The $2.5 million grant will be used to develop 15 school psychologists over the next five years. The National Alliance on Mental Illness says 20% of adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 live with […]

Wrench Attack Trial

Trial has begun for a Cedar Falls man who allegedly hit another man with a wrench in dispute over parking at a trailer park, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 49 year old William McBride faces up to five years in prison after being charged with Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury. McBride allegedly approached […]

Local Man Died Hiking in Utah

A Waverly man has died while hiking in Arches National Park in Utah. The family of 56 year old Jeffrey Struck say that he died doing what he loved. Struck graduated from Tripoli High School where he was a State Wrestling placewinner. His funeral will be held on Monday at 11:00 at Redeemer Lutheran Church […]

Teens Arrested for Stealing Car

Two teens were arrested after stealing a car in Waterloo and running from the police on Sunday, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Police received a report of a stolen car from the Hy-Vee Wine and Spirits on Kimball Avenue around 5:30 Sunday evening. They located the vehicle near Falls Avenue and Maxwell Street […]