Cedar Valley News

Transportation Items on Agenda

Waverly mayor Adam Hoffman shared the three items on the agenda. As of now, the Bremer Avenue bridge project is scheduled for 2023.

Denver Man Killed in Crash

A Denver man was killed in a crash in Butler County on Friday, according to KIMT. 40 year old Seth Sanderson failed to stop at a stop sign on 280th Street shortly after 4:30 in the morning. Sanderson’s Nissan Rogue collided with a Ford F-150 driven by 58 year old Denis Morrow of New Hartford. […]

Standoff Ends Peacefully

A standoff on West Mullan Avenue in Waterloo ended peacefully early Monday morning, according to KWWL. Police were initially called to the home around 10:30 Sunday night on a weapons violation. When they arrived they learned that a man and a woman were in a dispute and the man was refusing to come out of […]

Cedar Falls Offering Heat Relief

With heat indices expected to hit and exceed 100 degrees this week the city of Cedar Falls has set up three cooling stations. The Cedar Falls Public Library at 504 Main Street may be used to cool off, with a drinking fountain inside the air conditioned building that also features internet access. The Hearst Center […]

Hawkeye CC Bookstore Coming Soon

Hawkeye Community College has accepted a bid to build a bookstore in the Brock Student Center, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. The college held a bid opening in May but no proposals were submitted. This time around four proposals were submitted with Peters Construction’s bid of just over $240,000 being selected. The project […]

Finkenauer to Challenge Grassley

Former 1st District Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer has announced that she will be running for Chuck Grassley’s senate seat. She said in a tweet that after 46 years Grassley has lost touch with Iowa and our Democracy. Grassley has not yet announced if he will seek reelection. An advisor to the Grassley Committe released a statement […]

Council Member Says Mayor Should Divest from Ice Cream Shop

A Waterloo City Council member is calling for Mayor Quentin Hart to divest from his ice cream shop because of a conflict of interest, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Margaret Klein, who in June announced she would challenge Hart for mayor, says it is fundamentally wrong for him to invest in a local […]

Teen Shot

A 15 year old was shot Tuesday night, according to KWWL. Police were called to the 1000 block of Linn St just before 10:00 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived on scene they found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital with what were described as non life threatening injuries. […]

Charles City Man Arrested for Vandalism

A Charles City man has been arrested for vandalizing vehicles at a home on multiple occasions, according to KIMT. 28 year old Jared Jennings showed up at a home in the 400 block of 1st Avenue on July 1st and stole three security cameras before scratching an SUV. Then, on July 10th Jennings returned to […]

Man Faces 24 Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

A Wadena man has been arrested on 24 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. 66 year old Lawrence Reiling was arrested yesterday after a search of his home. In the search investigators seized electronic devices and found images of minors performing sexual acts. Reiling was taken to the Fayette County Jail and is being […]