Cedar Valley News

Would-Be Sex Abuser in Custody

A Minnesota man has been taken into custody in Winneshiek County after breaking into two Decorah homes in the span of an hour back in June, according to KWWL. 25 year old Brennan Wohlers allegedly broke into a one home where he armed himself with scissors and cut the dress straps of a sleeping victim. […]

New County Public Health Director Named

The Black Hawk County Board of Health has named a new Public Health Director. Kaitlin Emrich was already serving as the Interim Director after joining Black Hawk County Public Health in 2021 as Deputy Director. She has 14 years of experience in public health, 10 of which in managerial positions. She was previously a Public […]

Inmate Maces More Charges for Assaulting Another Inmate

An inmate in Waterloo has picked up more charges after punching a fellow inmate and stomping on his face, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 50 year old Nersius Artisani punched Anthony Smith in the face, knocking him unconscious on September 14th. Artisani, who was formerly known as Roger Hoffert Jr., then stomped on […]

Trash Car Fire Damages Home

A fire inside a trash can is thought to have damaged a home and a detached garage in Waterloo on Sunday morning, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Firefighters were called to 514 and 516 East Second Street around 2:40 a.m. Sunday. The back of the home and the garage sustained exterior damage. Nobody […]

Charles City Man Arrested for Attacking Woman

A Charles City man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and busting out her car window, according to KIMT. 37 year old Dean Naeve has been charged with first degree Burglary, Domestic Abuse Assault- Strangulation, and fourth degree Criminal Mischief. Police say Naeve physically assaulted the woman around 7:45 p.m. Thursday. That allegedly […]

Missing Young Man Found Deceased

The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that they have located the body of a missing 18 year old from Nashua. Kaden Wilken was last seen in the early morning hours on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office asked the public for help in locating Wilken on Friday. His body was found around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The […]

Chemical Spraying in Cemetary

Chemical spraying for weeds will be taking place at Harlington Cemetery on Tuesday, weather permitting. The city asks citizens to obey closed signs if posted during that time. They also advise that live plants may be affected by the chemicals and should be removed prior to Tuesday to avoid any damage.

$10K for Waterloo Man

A Waterloo man has won $10,000 off of a $2 scratch ticket. Lawrence Hill Sr. purchased a “Money Bag Doubler” at the Prime Vape and Tobacco on Broadway Street in Waterloo. The $10,000 prize is the top prize in the game and Hill’s is the second top prize to be handed out in the game.

Cresco Flag Football Scare Suspect Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

A New Hampton man who threatened violence at a flag football game in Cresco last year has been found not guilty by reason of insanity, according to KIMT. 30 year old Dylan Schnur posted on his Instagram account on October 1st of last year “Bad shooter headed to the football game in Cresco (expletive) Iowa.” […]

Woman Accused of Gun Buying Schemes

A Waterloo woman has been arrested after running eight alleged “straw man” schemes to buy guns, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 27 year old Ladonna Henderson allegedly claimed she was not a drug user and was buying the guns for herself on the purchases between November 2022 and June of 2023. Police say […]