Cedar Valley News

Student Agrees to Private Mediation Instead of Lawsuit

The Wartburg student who sued the college for losing on-campus time during the pandemic has agreed to proceed to private mediation with the school, according to KCRG. Sydney Warner filed the lawsuit in March of 2021 claiming that the value of remote learning provided by the college was less than the value of the on-campus […]

Trial Set for Former Rec Superintendent

Trial has been set for Waterloo’s former recreation superintendent, who is accused of stealing from the city, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 52 year old Mark Gallagher pleaded not guilty to one count of second degree Theft. Gallagher, as manager of the Cedar Valley SportsPlex, is accused of falsifying hours for workers, claiming […]

Waverly Fireworks Ordinance

Fireworks are currently being sold across the state of Iowa. City ordinances vary in the times and dates that one can discharge fireworks. Waverly Mayor Adam Hoffman shares the period you can legal shoot them off in city limits. “…11 p.m.” (:8) Fireworks Rules Hoffman also encourages people to be good neighbors by picking up […]

Fire Displaces Family of 7

A house fire in Waterloo on Saturday has displaced a family of seven, according to KWWL. Firefighters were called to a home on Linden Avenue where they found the house on fire. A family of two adults and five children were able to escape the house unharmed. They are currently being assisted by the Red […]

Crash Sends 3 to the Hospital

A crash at the intersection of Highway 63 and Dunkerton Road on Friday sent three people to the hospital, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. A minivan driven by 32 year old Ashley Burkey of Oelwein was traveling westbound on Dunkerton Road when she went through a stop sign and collided with a pickup […]

Men Arrested for Stealing Panel Wagon

Two men from Charles City have been arrested for stealing a 1947 International Panel Wagon, according to KIMT. Police were called to the area of 340th Street and Ulmus Avenue regarding a possible stolen vehicle. When the officer arrived on scene he found 52 year old Danny Dickhoff and 44 year old Jeremy Scott trying […]

Teen Charged with Stealing Gun

A teenager has been charged with stealing a gun from a home in May, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. The 15 year old was charged with second degree Burglary, Carrying Weapons, third degree Theft, and Trafficking in Stolen Weapons. The teen allegedly entered a home that was for sale on Prospect Boulevard through […]

Nurse Took Pain Pill

A Cedar Falls nurse has pleaded guilty to taking a pain pill intended for a 95 year old who suffers from dementia and chronic pain, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 32 year old Matthew Bowlden was already working at a nursing home when he took a second job at another nursing home. During […]

Butler Co Fair Continues

The Butler County Fair in Allison continues Thursday. There will be Antique Tractors and Machinery as well as Little Hands on the Farm throughout the day. You can take in Texas Tommy’s Wild West Revue at 10am and 4:30pm. Nick D’s Barnyard Show will take place at 10:30am and 4:30pm. You can hear Music by […]

Community Plaza Will Be Demolished

The Community Plaza in Oelwein will be demolished after falling into disrepair, according to KCRG. The building which sits at 25 West Charles Street has cracks in the wall and water issues. The bridge structure underneath is also not sound. The plaza will close on the 30th and will be torn down in the fall. […]