Here’s a first in Iowa Democratic Party history: In a three-way race for the top spot in the caucuses, two candidates for the party’s nomination end up so close that it takes several coin flips to determine the course of the race.
Despite Winter Storm Kayla dumping about 7 inches of snow in the area Tuesday, 864 Denver area voters made their way to the Denver Community Center to cast their ballots for a $7.2 million bond issue.
A snow storm ripped through the area on Tuesday and Wednesday, at the heels of the Iowa Caucuses, bringing life to a practical standstill.
A former Iowa police officer, who is also a disbarred Iowa attorney, was sentenced on Jan. 21 to two years in federal prison.
Thieves thrive during tax season.
Talk about a nail biter.
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The Waverly City Council consulted with an accountant Monday night to see if there was any room for a bond to either repair or replace the Third Street Southeast Bridge.
Bremer County Sheriff Dan Pickett is running for a second term.
All eyes are on Iowa.
A visitor at the Waverly Health Center turned violent and shot five people on Wednesday morning before Waverly police and Bremer County Sheriff’s deputies killed him in a confrontation.
Will the third time be the charm for the Denver Community Schools on Tuesday?
A pair of incumbents on the Bremer County Board of Supervisors are seeking re-election on Nov. 8.
Tripoli police arrested a pair of residents of that city in separate drug raids on Saturday, Jan. 16.
For a week in September, Waverly will host a statewide event for a second time in 40 years.
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The Waverly City Council on Monday discussed briefly the possibility of establishing a detour of West Bremer Avenue this spring to replace a box culvert near the intersection with Sixth Street as part of the Dry Run Creek upgrade.
The Waverly City Council heard a report Monday night of several options for the repair or replacement of the Third Street Southeast Bridge, which has been closed since February of last year.
Philip Trimble was hoping to hear what presidential candidates would do to help his family.
Once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence, three times is a trend.
Two Republicans on the opposite ends of the lineup for the party nomination stumped in Waverly Monday, urging GOP caucus-goers to help them win Iowa on Feb. 1.
He grew up in the Cedar Valley and after leaving it to build himself elsewhere for a while, Darius Paul Rama Robinson is back in Iowa.
In 2008, about 1,521 area residents took part in the Democratic caucus in Bremer County, almost twice as many as in 2004.
Eleven months and five days after it was closed down, the Green Bridge will be back on the agenda on Monday.
Four years ago, Wes Gade, the current chairperson of the Bremer County Republicans, voted for Rick Santorum at the GOP caucus at the high school.
Some believe that politics and religion should not be talked about at the same table.
Iowa’s senior senator faced a packed Bremer Room at the Waverly Public Library on Thursday to update constituents on what’s going on in Washington, D.C.
There was no snow on the ground on Thursday, but Santa still stopped in Waverly to set in motion a series of celebrations that will culminate with Christmas.
August Hirschkorn has never traveled to Iowa, but presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders changed that.
With the mercury falling near zero Saturday night, more than 400 brave souls ignored the cold and made their way to pack the McCaskey Lyceum inside the Saemann Student Center at Wartburg College to hear the platform of the current Republican front runner in Iowa.
A Waverly pastor who was moved by the plight of the global refugee crisis took on a personal approach to helping solve it.
His dad has always been his role model and as a kid, all Glen Beenblossom wanted was to follow in his father’s footsteps.
The Waverly City Council on Monday approved the reconstruction of a street that runs between the Waverly-Shell Rock middle and high schools, but a possible future project cast a shadow over the discussion.
As winter has finally arrived in Waverly following the Dec. 28 snowstorm, as well as both frozen and liquid precipitation expected today and Friday, a city official requested the public’s help to be sure ice and snow melt are removed in a timely fashion.
As President Obama announced an executive order Tuesday to expand background checks for firearms, a local sheriff says the White House directive will not affect the day to day operations in his office in regards to the issuance of gun permits.
UPDATE: Due to a scheduling conflict, Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) campaign event will not be at the Prairie Links Golf and Event Center. Instead, it will be at the McCaskey Lyceum in the Saemann Student Center at Wartburg College.
A popular Waverly establishment is closed for the month of January because of a situation with the business’ owner.
A man was found dead of a gunshot wound Saturday afternoon in a Nashua residence.
On Feb. 1, Bremer County Republicans and Democrats will head to their designated locations to lobby their fellow party members for the candidate they believe is the most viable choice in their party.
A Waverly-based manufacturing company has filed a suit against one of its former employees alleging that he has stolen proprietary information.
Bremer County Supervisors held their first meeting of 2016 on Monday by approving Tim Neil, the District 2 representative, as the chair for the new year.
On Tuesday afternoon, Chris O’Brien took a bouquet of red roses to Harlington Cemetery.
As tens of thousands of Iowans head to Pasadena, Calif., to witness the Hawkeyes’ first trip to the Rose Bowl Game in 25 years against the Stanford Cardinal on Friday, a Waverly native will be working as a member of the Pasadena Police force.
Those who worried that 2015 is going to be remembered for a snowless Christmas and unseasonably high temps had their minds eased on Christmas Eve.
Christmas Eve was a fairly uneventful time at the Waverly PD.
After a gift-giving holiday season, bulky items start filling containers at recycling centers all over the country.