Cedar Valley News

Tax Free Weekend in Iowa

Back-to-school shoppers will get a bit of a break when the annual tax free weekend starts Friday. Iowa Department of Revenue spokesman, John Fuller Waverly Chamber of Commerce director Travis Tolliver encourages people to shop local this weekend.

Trailer Fire in Cedar Falls

Thursday at 5:57 PM, Cedar Falls Public Safety was dispatched to a residential fire at 700 W Ridgeway Ave Lot #225. Dispatch received multiple calls that the trailer was on fire. Fire crews arrived on scene to flames and smoke showing from the trailer. Fire crews forced entry into the residence and a search confirmed […]

Irish Fest Returns

Iowa Irish Fest is Friday through Sunday in downtown Waterloo. The annual event features music, learning events, sports, family entertainment and food. Tickets are $30 but Iowa Irish Fest committee member Brad Martin says some people get in free.

Teen Arrested with Gun

According to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, a Waterloo teen has been detained after police found him carrying a stolen handgun Tuesday. Police were investigating an ongoing drug and firearm case shortly after noon Tuesday when they attempted to stop Montavious Kentrell Saffold in the 900 block of Grant Avenue. Saffold allegedly tried to run […]

The Falls Closing Early

Due to limited staffing, The Falls Aquatic Center will be closing for the season on August 14, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. The annual Doggie Dip will still take place on August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. To meet State requirements for staffing levels, The Falls must have 16 lifeguards on staff per day. […]

NY Company Buys Network Control

Calero-MDSL announced Tuesday that it has acquired Network control. Financial terms were not disclosed. As part of the deal Network Control owner and CEO Mark Hearn joins Calero-MDSL. Network Control has a facility in Waverly.

Police Receive Raises

According to KWWL, the Evansdale City Council approved a 3% across-the-board salary increase for officers Tuesday night. Current officers will get a $2.16 increase in wages and the starting hourly pay for new hires will go from $22.84 to $25. The Council also agreed to a $5,000 signing bonus for newly hired full-time certified officers […]

More Drug Cartel Arrests in Waterloo

According to KWWL, two more people are facing charges in connection to a money laundering investigation where money was being sent from Waterloo to a drug organization in Mexico. Waterloo Police confirm Samuel Monroe and Rylee Wenman, both from Waterloo, were arrested after three others were arrested earlier in July. The two-year investigation revealed money […]

Doctor Organizing Taylor Bouska Benefit

Pediatric nurse Taylor Bouska is battling stage four colon cancer at a state of the art facility in Arizona. Dr. Stacy Wagner, who works side-by-side with Bouska at the Waverly Health Center, is organizing a benefit and shares some details. To hear the complete interview click below:

Standoff Ends

According to KWWL, Waterloo police were involved in a standoff after an early Sunday morning shooting in Waterloo. Waterloo Police said it started after officers responded to shots fired call on Leavitt Street around 5:40 a.m. Police found damage to three nearby cars and two houses. There are no reports of any injuries. It happened […]