Cedar Valley News

Man Who Killed His Son Stays in Treatment

A Fairbank man who shot and killed his son in 2019 has been ordered to remain in treatment, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 60 year old Daniel Niebuhr shot his son, 36 year old Brock Niebuhr to death at the elder Niebuhr’s rural Fairbank home in 2019 during an apparent mental health episode. […]

Clarksville May Get Mexican Restaurant

Clarksville may be getting a Mexican restaurant, according to KWWL. The owner of a food truck says they are looking to add a brick and mortar location in Clarksville. Jessica Rivera, who owns and operates Maria’s Tacos, says they plan to open the restaurant in the former Clarksville Hometown Grocery on Main Street. Rivera says […]

Arrest in Alleged Assault

A Waterloo man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting another man at his ex girlfriend’s home, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 25 year old Michael Heggebo went to his ex girlfriend’s home on Monday where he encountered Derrius Hollis. An altercation followed, during which Heggebo dropped Hollis on his head on a concrete […]

Plainfield Drug Bust

The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest after a search of a home in Plainfield. The search took place at 307 Division Street on Friday and turned up methamphetamine, THC products, and drug paraphernalia. 41 year old Robert Shadow was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, drug tax […]

Man Awaiting Trial Arrested Again

A man awaiting trial for several crimes in Floyd County has been arrested for stealing a truck and construction trailer in Clear Lake, according to KIMT. 29 year old Nicholas McLeland and an unidentified person stole the truck and trailer from a location in Clear Lake on February 24th before abandoning them in another location […]

Wartburg Hosting Major Concert Outdoors

Something that has been extremely rare across the globe for the last year plus will be taking place Thursday night on the Wartburg campus. A concert will be held on the field south of Wartburg Chapel. The Eli Young Band will be performing with opening guests Arts Fishing Club. The gates will open at 7:00 […]

Man Guilty in Killing

A Waterloo man has been found guilty of killing another man, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 22 year old Raymond Birden Jr. shot Shavondes Martin nine times with two guns in an alley nearly three years ago. Birden believed Martin was among those who killed his brother Otavious Brown in 2016. Martin had […]

Wild Cupcake Drama

A former cupcake decorator who was fired from her job after running over her ex husbands new girlfriend has won a battle for unemployment benefits, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 31 year old Marilyn Meron was fired from Scratch Cupcakery after she told a supervisor that she had run over her ex husband’s […]

Charles City Man Arrested

A Charles City man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into an apartment and threatening the person inside, according to KIMT. 25 year old Parelle Hayslett has been charged with second degree burglary. According to authorities, Hayslett kicked in the front door of an apartment in the 500 block of Hulin Street in Charles City. […]

10 Digit Dialing Mandatory

Beginning this Fall everyone in the 319 and 515 area codes will need to use 10 digits to make all calls from a landline, including local calls. Waverly Utilities Telecom Director Jeff Magsamen explains. A new suicide prevention hotline at 988 will go live in July of 2022, necessitating the move to 10 digits.