Cedar Valley News

Waverly Pool Likely Closing

The City of Waverly is in a financial pinch and is almost certainly going to close the pool this Summer. Waverly mayor Mark Anderson explains why. The mayor says he is exploring arrangements with The W and other privately owned pools to give kids a place to swim this Summer. There is no such deal […]

Theatre to Receive Money from the City

Waverly mayor Mark Anderson spoke about a couple of Tax Incremental Financing, or TIF, deals that the city is involved in. He said that the theatre project will be receiving money. Anderson said the city will ending its agreement with the Red Fox Inn and that that business has not received any money from the […]

Garage Fire

Waterloo Fire Rescue was called to the 1400 block of Franklin Street Sunday night after a detached garage caught on fire. When crews arrived on scene flames were shooting through the roof. Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to nearby houses and cars. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire […]

Large Field Fire

Waterloo Fire Rescue battled a large field fire along Dunkerton Road Sunday afternoon. The fire originated in a machine shed used for storage and to work on motorcycles. When firefighters arrived on scene they found the building fully engulfed in flames. The high winds allowed the fire to quickly spread to an adjacent field. Homes […]

Large Fire in CF

On Sunday, March 3, 2024, at 8:00 PM, the Black Hawk County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a large metal building on fire as well as a camper at 1601 S. Union Road. First arriving units found a large amount of fire coming from the structure. Crews were advised everyone had evacuated the […]

Cemetery Decorations Must be Removed

The Waverly Leisure Services is reminding the public that winter decorations placed at Harlington Cemetery need to be removed this month. According to Harlington Cemetery rules and regulations, all winter decorations, holly, evergreen, or artificial wreaths that are not placed on concrete foundations or on a flower stand, must be removed by April 1st. All […]

High Speed Chase Arrest

A Wellman man has been arrested for leading police on a high speed chase through Evansdale and Waterloo on Wednesday night, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to pull over a Nissan Altima for a bad brake light around 7:35pm Wednesday. The Altima sped off, however, hitting curbs […]

Mother’s Milk Bank Available in Waverly

The Waverly Health Center now has donor milk available to newborns. Registered nurse and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant Jessica Dewey has been the driving force in setting the program up at the WHC. While the WHC has been a drop off site for the Mother’s Milk Bank of Iowa for years, this program now allows […]

Jeep Upside Down in Ditch

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call shortly after 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday about an upside down vehicle in a ditch about a mile south of Westgate. When deputies arrived on scene they found a green Jeep Patriot Sport on its top but unoccupied. After an investigation, it was discovered that 61 year […]

Arrest for Stabbing Boyfriend

A woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in Waterloo in July, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 31 year old Japreia Jones is accused of stabbing Joseph Joyce Jr. during an argument at the couple’s apartment on July 23rd. Joyce suffered multiple stab wounds including two to the back that penetrated […]