Cedar Valley News

Chief Responds to Video

Policing is in the national news after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Waverly Police Chief Richard Pursell felt compelled to release a statement on the department’s Facebook page. Soon after that was posted the department say a video was widely shared that featured a complaint about the Waverly police. Chief Pursell then released […]

UNI Not Raising Tuition

The University of Northern Iowa has announced that it will keep its tuition flat again this year, according to KWWL. The move was approved by the Board of Regents in a public meeting Thursday. Concerns about the affordability of higher education as well as the economic downturn and unemployment caused by a global pandemic led […]

Man Facing Other Charges Also Charged in Maple Lanes Fire

A man has been charged with arson in a fire that happened back in February at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, according to KWWL. 29 year old Kevin Soliveras is alleged to have been the one who set that fire that caused extensive damage to the pro shop and restaurant area. He has been charged with […]

Friday Morning Update

The latest coronavirus numbers from the state say that 178,531 individuals in the state have been tested to this point. 20,943 have tested positive. Of those, 12,436 have now recovered. 589 Iowans have died from the virus. Locally, Bremer County has had 71 cases but 61 have recovered. Butler County has had 16 with 12 […]

Peaceful Protests in Waterloo

While protests in response to the death of George Floyd across the nation continued to become violent, including in Iowa City, the demonstration in Waterloo was peaceful, according to KWWL. Protesters in the hundreds marched through the downtown area beginning around 11:00 Wednesday night. It culminated in the city hall parking lot that double as […]

Thursday Morning Update

The latest coronavirus numbers show that 173,112 individuals have been tested to this point in the state of Iowa. 20,565 have tested positive. 12,157 of those have now recovered. 578 people have died from COVID-19 to this point. Locally, Bremer County has officially had 70 cases, 59 of those have now recovered. Butler County has […]

Bremer Co COVID-19 Mentality

The state of Iowa has eased restrictions across the board but COVID-19 is still a threat. Bremer County Health Department Administrator Lindley Sharp explains what Bremer County citizens’ comfort level can be right now. Sharp also encouraged those wearing masks to refrain from touching them and to keep them clean so that they are effective.

Primary Election Results

Here are the Primary Election results from Tuesday. Theresa Greenfield won the Democratic nomination for the US Senate with 48% of the vote. Ashley Hinson won the Republican spot for the US House District 1 with 78% of the vote. The Republican winner in for the US House in District 4 was Randy Feenstra with […]

Wednesday Morning Update

The updated coronavirus numbers for Iowa show that 164,139 individuals have been tested to this point. 20,017 have tested positive. Of those, 11,890 have now recovered. There have been 564 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the state. Locally Bremer County has had 69 cases with 59 recovering. Butler County has had 16 cases 12 of […]

Governor’s Tuesday Press Conference Highlights

Governor Kim Reynolds held a press conference Tuesday at 11:05. The governor began her address by talking about the protests in the state. She says she is committed to moving the conversation forward toward change. She condemned those she says are hijacking the protests to commit violence. She said the National Guard is not being […]