Cedar Valley News

Mayor Seeks 2nd Term

Waverly mayor Adam Hoffman has announced that he will run for re-election. Hoffman was first elected in 2019 and his current term expires on January 1st.

Altered Shotgun Leads to Arrest

A Waterloo man has been arrested after police found an altered shotgun while checking on an unconscious man, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Police were called to the 100 block of West Mullan Avenue around 8:20 Monday morning. During a search of the 24 year old Justin Barnes’ bag, police found the gun […]

Dress Could Might Be Relaxed

The dress code in Waterloo schools could be significantly relaxed next year if the Board of Education approves the proposed changes, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. In the proposal hoodies, Crocs, an loose fitting bottoms would be allowed when school resumes in the fall. If hoodies are approved, wearing the hood over the […]

Fireworks in Waverly

It is currently legal to sell fireworks in the state of Iowa. The city of Waverly has restricted the use of fireworks to a three day period. Waverly Mayor Adam Hoffman shares the times fireworks use is legal in Waverly.

City Employees Get Raise

Waterloo city employees will receive a 3% raise beginning in July, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. The raise comes as a result of negotiations with employee unions. It will also apply to non-bargaining employees. Some residents were not happy with the raise, including a landlord who argued she could not pass that bump […]

Charles City Man Pleads Not Guilty

A Charles City man has entered a not guilty plea in a violent burglary, according to KIMT. 25 year old Parelle Hayslett is accused of kicking in the front door of an apartment breaking the deadbolt and the frame back on April 25th. Once inside Hayslett tried to force open the door to a bedroom […]

Judge Found Dead in Courthouse

A judge was found dead inside the Black Hawk County Courthouse, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. A cleaning staff called paramedics and sheriff’s deputies after finding a light on in District Associate Judge Jeffrey Harris’ office. He was found inside, unresponsive. The death has been attributed to a medical condition and foul play […]

Chief Says Absenteeism Due to Son’s Brain Tumor

In a press release Waterloo Chief of Police Joel Fitzgerald has responded to calls for him to resign from his position due to his frequent absenteeism and his candidacy for multiple other Chief of Police positions within less than a year of taking the Waterloo job. The release is written in letter form and refers […]

Fairbank Pool Sets New Rules

The Fairbank Aquatic Center has announced new rules to deal with unruly patrons. Any person asked to leave the aquatic center for bad behavior will not be allowed back in that day or the next day that the center is open. If that person is a minor they will also need to complete a form […]

Man Fired Shot After Being Attacked with Bear Repellent

A Waterloo man has been arrested after firing a pistol at a woman who attacked him with bear repellent in the parking lot of a Family Dollar store, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 23 year old Tyler Williams has been in an ongoing argument with 26 year old Kynesha Harrington and her boyfriend. […]