Cedar Valley News

Tiny’s Toy Drive

A local charity, Tinys Toy Drive, is currently accepting donations of money and toys to send to the Stead Family Children’s Hospital at the University of Iowa. Teresa Arenholz explains how you can donate. You can also donate Thursday night at Christmas Greetings on Main, which runs from 6:00-8:00.

Iowa Campaigns Against Teen Vaping

Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced a public service campaign to address increased vaping by Iowa teenagers. The campaign announced Wednesday will focus on social media and information programs for parents and students. The campaign will feature videos targeted at teens on Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other sites. Resources are also planned to be […]

Man Shot in Waterloo

The name of a man injured by gunfire in Waterloo has been released according to KWWL. 28 year old Clifton Jenes was shot Wednesday. His condition is unknown at this time. Police say Jenes was shot at a location on Rush Street. He was taken from there to MercyOne Hospital. No arrests have been reported […]

Help Needed Finding Thief

Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers along with the Cedar Falls and Waterloo Police Departments are asking for the public’s help in locating an individual they believe is responsible for stealing bank cards. According to a Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers Facebook post, the individual took the cards out of vehicles in the W 12th Street and Lexington […]

Man Rescued from River

The name of the man saved from the Winnebago River near Mason City yesterday has been released, according to KIMT. 18 year old Gael Salcedo of Charles City was rescued from the freezing river around 7:30 yesterday morning after his SUV went into the water. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office Salcedo hit […]

Classes Back in Session After Pipe Issues

Classes are expected to be back in session Wednesday at Cedar Falls High School after pipe issues forced an early dismissal yesterday according to KWWL. A few classrooms were left somewhat flooded after pipe issues arose yesterday morning. That was coupled with no heat in the building. While the school reported that it was just […]

Animals Missing

Some animals at the Cricket Hollow Zoo in Manchester may have been illegally removed, according to KMCH. Rescuers arrived on Monday to remove all the animals after a court decided that they were living in deplorable conditions. However, they noticed that several animals were no longer at the zoo. The Animal Legal Defense Fund says […]

Boil Order for Sumner

A boil order has been put in place for the east side of Sumner. Water was shut off Monday afternoon for that side of town after a water main was hit. The boil order will be in effect until further notice for those from Washington Street to the east city limits.

Christmas Greetings on Main in Thursday

One of the most popular events in Waverly will take place Thursday. It is Christmas Greetings on Main. Special Events and Tourism Director from the Waverly Chamber of Commerce Tiffany Schrage describes the night. Christmas Greetings on Main will run from 6:00-8:00 and the theme this year is Light Up the Night.

Woman Charged in Death of Elderly Woman

An arrest has been made in a case stemming from a death in Bremer County back in May. 77 year old Sylvia Schwerin of rural Sumner died on May 30th after being rushed to Community Memorial Hospital the day before. Authorities became suspicious about the death after burn injuries were found on approximately 20% of […]