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Nashua man dead in fiery crash near Plainfield

Bremer County Sheriff’s deputies identified the deceased as Arthur Penrod, 19, of rural Nashua. He died at the scene, according to deputies.

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-17 15:53:00

Fort Atkinson man killed in tractor rollover

FAYETTE COUNTY -- One man was killed when the tractor he was driving rolled into a ditch Thursday afternoon.Fayette County Sheriff's deputies were called to P Avenue north of Pheasant Road, northeast of St. Lucas, just after 3 p.m. Thursday for a report of a tractor rollover with the driver pinned u

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-17 18:45:00

BREAKING: Nashua man killed in crash

At about 11:04 p.m., deputies discovered a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix engulfed in flames in the ditch. An investigation found that Arthur Penrod, 19, of Nashua, was driving southbound on Highway 218 when the vehicle entered the ditch and hit a cement box culvert.

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-17 15:57:00

Waverly diners want family fare, breakfast

People who dine in Waverly have many different options around town for dining.They can enjoy a buffet at Pizza Ranch, a nice steak dinner at the East Bremer Diner, a burger at the Dirty Dog American Bar and Grill or Sasquatch Jack’s Hideaway Bar and Grill, or even a hearty breakfast at Dell’s Diner.

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-17 17:00:00

Police: Wanted "dangerous" man found, arrested near Clarksville

27-year-old Travis Lee Denney had active warrants first-offense failure to register as a sex offender, aggravated domestic assault, simple domestic assault, interference with official acts, three probation violations and failure to appear. Officers have been searching for Denney since July 31, after

KWWL - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

9 things to do today

Time: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. SaturdayLocation: Downtown Cedar FallsDetails: There will be a 100-mile "Gran" as well as the shorter (50-mile) "Medio" Fondo. Both rides depart from SingleSpeed Brewery on Main Street in the Cedar Falls Downtown District at 8 a.m. The block party (FondoFest) is free and open

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-18 11:00:00

La Porte City residents react to news of Jake Wilson

Jake, a 16-year-old autistic student, was last seen the night of April 7 when he left home for a quick trip to Wolf Creek about two blocks away.

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-17 22:00:00

Man who fled Waterloo police into cornfield apprehended in Clarksville

CLARSKVILLE -- A man who Waterloo police considered dangerous and on the run has been found and arrested in Clarksville.Travis Lee Denney, 27, had active warrants for first-offense failure to register as a sex offender, aggravated domestic assault, simple domestic assault, interference with official

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-18 18:00:00

Human remains found in Wolf Creek; officials stop short of saying it's Jake Wilson

LA PORTE CITY -- A visibly shaken La Porte City police chief Thursday announced that human remains have been found in Wolf Creek downstream from La Porte City.Officials stopped short of saying the remains were those of missing teenager Jake Wilson, 15, who has been missing for more than four months.

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-08-16 21:00:00

Oelwein Middle School renovation: Making better, more active use of space

The Oelwein Middle School got a facelift over the summer with construction crews re-configuring unused space into classrooms and more.The extra room will be needed with fifth-grade moving from Wings Park Elementary School to the Middle School.“We wanted to do this for many years to utilize the unuse

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-18 14:00:00

Waverly’s new zoning admin plans to implement changes

There’s a fresh face at Waverly City Hall and with it, a set of innovative ideas.And they come with a firm handshake and straight talk.With Rachel Leitz, Waverly’s new zoning administrator, what you see is what you get.

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-17 13:00:00

Woman gets probation for forgery, theft

A woman received probation after pleading guilty to forgery and theft charges that stemmed from a series of incidents in November.Tammy Jean Cameron-Amerding, 54, of Waverly, admitted to seven counts of forgery and a single count of third-degree theft in Bremer County District Court. She had been ac


On Assignment with Anelia: Human remains found in Wolf Creek may be La Porte's missing Jake Wilson

Waverly, IARight Now67°RainHumidity:100%Feels Like:67°Heat Index:67°Wind:6 mphWind Chill:67°UV Index:0 LowSunrise:06:17:42 AMSunset:08:10:13 PMDew Point:67°Visibility:2 miTodayThunderstorms likely, especially this evening. Low 64F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%.TonightThunderstorms l

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-16 22:34:00

Teenager's father charged after confrontation with Jake Wilson's parents after news conference

In a dispute recorded by journalists moments after anews conference where authorities announced that they had found human remainsin an area where Jake may have gone missing, Mike Wilson approached Jeremy Neiswonger, pushed him in the head with his hand and yelled.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-08-16 23:59:00


An employee from MidAmerican Energy shuts off the natural gas to a pipeline that was ruptured by a backhoe from Baker Concrete and Excavating on Thursday that was digging along the Cedar River Parkway extension project in the 2600 block of East Bremer Avenue on Thursday, as two members of the Waverl


Wanted fugitive arrested in Bremer County

Black Hawk County sheriff’s deputies, Waterloo police and state troopers searched an area of Highway 63 following a burglary to a home on Bennington Road on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.


2 works of art to be reinstalled at Waterloo parks

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) --Two unsanctioned art pieces previously removed from Waterloo parks will be reinstalled.The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the Waterloo Leisure Services Commission voted unanimously this week to allow the panels created by local artist Bret Miller to return to Liberty


Police ask for public's help in finding driver who knocked over stoplight

CEDAR FALLS -- Police are asking for the public's help finding the driver of a pickup truck who allegedly knocked over a stoplight, causing thousands of dollars in damage.Cedar Falls Police said an unknown driver hit a traffic light on the northeast corner of Third and Main streets in downtown Cedar


Police: Waterloo man poured gas on car while 2 inside

WATERLOO -- A Waterloo man was arrested for arson after police say he poured gasoline on the windshield of his wife's car while she and her sister were inside.Patrick Shawn McGrane, 28, of 2715 Lafayette St., was arrested just after 1 a.m. Wednesy for first-degree arson, a felony.


Alleged Evansdale bike thief arrested for 2017 pick-up truck theft

Michael Douglas Creger, 28, of 1815 Michigan Drive, was arrested Aug. 9 at the jail and charged with first-degree theft.