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Threat investigated at Oelwein High School  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

OELWEIN -- During the morning hours Thursday, the Oelwein Community School District received a report of a nondescript threat of a potential violent act at the ...



UPDATE: Oelwein schools locked down as police search for suspect  WCF Courier

OELWEIN — All Oelwein Community School District buildings were locked down Friday after police notified officials they were looking for a suspect in an ...



Oelwein Middle School renovation: Making better, more active use of space  Cedar Valley Daily Times

The Oelwein Middle School got a facelift over the summer with construction crews re-configuring unused space into classrooms and more.



Trading in textbooks for tool belts: Oelwein students building a house  kwwl.com

OELWEIN, Iowa (KWWL) – One class at Oelwein High School is building an entire house from the ground up, and they hope to have it finished by May so it can ...



OHS students to build third Husky house this school year  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Students in the Building Trade class at Oelwein High School started the first day of school Thursday by getting their hands dirty. The students are wrapping up ...



Special education class in Oelwein running a coffee shop to get "real world" experience  KCRG

For students in a special education class, sometimes real life experience is hard to get in a classroom setting. And at Oelwein High School, that's the idea behind ...



Oelwein Huskies to host Independence Mustangs | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — After a six-year hiatus, the high school football rivalry between the Oelwein Huskies and the Independence Mustangs is set to resume tonight.



Oelwein High School kicks off Homecoming week | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — Oelwein High School (OHS) is prepping for the upcoming week of Homecoming festivities starting this weekend.



West Central High School presents academic awards | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

West Central High School held its annual High School Academic Awards Day on Thursday, May 23. The awards that were presented are as follows:



New dentist comes to oelwein | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — Kevin Imoehl DDS is happy to announce the arrival of his new dental associate Jenna Schares. Dr. Schares was born and raised in Evansdale.



Oelwein Boys State Attendance breaks all state records  Cedar Valley Daily Times

For the last several years, Oelwein has been very well represented at American Legion Boy's State. This year is no exception as 9 young Oelwein High, soon to ...



Bushaw named REALTOR of the Year | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Oelwein businessman and owner of Cornerstone Realtors Travis Bushaw has been named REALTOR of the year at the Northeast Iowa Regional Board of ...



HealthFirst Medical to open next month | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

HealthFirst Medical Park, a healthcare facility that has been more than 10 years in the making, will officially open its doors early next month. This 14000-square ...



Oelwein pharmacist makes changes after inspection | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

An Oelwein pharmacist has been put on 60-day notice to comply with orders from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy or face suspension of his license.



Oelwein Kmart to close after 40 years on Frederick Avenue  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Word began spreading through the Oelwein community late Thursday that local Kmart store employees received letters from the corporate office announcing ...



Keith L. Epp (1957-2018)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

OELWEIN — Keith L. Epp, 61, of Clive, formerly of Oelwein, died Friday, Sept. 7, at Mercy Medical Center.



Oran to celebrate school's century mark | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

ORAN — The Oran Panthers will come to life on the walls of the Oran School Gymnasium Saturday as the centerpiece of the tiny town celebrates its 100th ...



Oelwein Café reinvented with new owner | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Ownership changes are in the near future for a popular local eatery, and along with it the establishment will get a new moniker.



New Dollar Tree expected to open in the fall  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Ground broke last week in preparation for a new retail business in Oelwein to be located on Highway 150 (First Avenue SE) across from Casey's and O'Reilly's.



Oelwein's Crandall will play in Down Under Bowl  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN—Oelwein High School junior Luke Crandall will not only spend his summer preparing for his senior football season, he will also represent Iowa at the ...



Democrats switch out County Board candidates | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

The Fayette County Democrats have a new candidate for county supervisor on the November ballot. They chose Iraq War veteran Ben Hanson of St. Lucas to ...



Draft of rental housing inspection plan for Oelwein quickly draws landlords' criticism  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Rental properties are an inordinate drain on city finances, according to Oelwein officials.



Humach offers positions to employees of closing call center in Oelwein  Cedar Valley Daily Times

UPDATE 10:50 a.m. Friday, July 19 --. Just because the Humach call center in Oelwein will close its doors in early September, doesn't necessarily mean its ...



Fayette County Court News | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Cases Filed. Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Iowa, Waterloo v. Stefan A. Miller, Oelwein, medical debt collection. Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Iowa, ...



Maynard teen 'dearly missed' | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

MAYNARD — As mourners passed slowly by, leaving Kaiden Douglas Estling's graveside *service*, 11 teenagers stepped up to one end of his casket. They each ...



Remembering the tornado of 1968 | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Richard Peshek, now of Mt Vernon, tells about the horrible day 50 years ago when he witnessed the effects of the deadly tornado. Peshek saw a woman buried ...



New clinic to see first patients Oct. 4 | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Regular travelers along Highway 150 South have been watching the progress on the new Oelwein Community Healthcare Foundation clinic. The 14000 sq. ft.



OHS Homecoming parade moving to Thursday | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — The Oelwein High School (OHS) is prepping for the upcoming Homecoming festivities, and after numerous requests and suggestions, OHS will be ...



Maynard teen killed in hit-and-run near Fayette  Cedar Valley Daily Times

FAYETTE — A Maynard teen was struck and killed in a moped/vehicle accident Thursday evening south of Fayette.



New Fayette County Fair queen hails from Hawkeye, again  Cedar Valley Daily Times

WEST UNION — The city of Hawkeye had a pretty good Tuesday night at the 35th annual Fayette County Fair Queen Coronation. The small town of less than ...



A New Chapter: Flowers on Main welcomes new owner  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Several local businesses have made some big changes and marked some big milestones over the past few days, including Flowers on Main. Longtime owner ...



Hazelton nightspot reborn as Fat Boy's Saloon | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

HAZELTON — Patrons of the former Eagles Roost are excited that the Hazleton nightspot has reopened under a new name. Hazleton couple and new ...



Oelwein school board seeking new superintendent after resignation  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

OELWEIN — A search is getting underway for a new Oelwein Community Schools' leader after Superintendent Dan Diercks handed in his resignation to the ...



Robert E. "Bob" Hansen (1935-2018)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — Robert E. “Bob” Hansen, 83, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Oelwein, Waterloo and Smithville, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 12, at NewAldaya ...



Huskies turn back J-Hawks | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

CASCADE—The Oelwein Huskies passed their initial postseason baseball tournament test Tuesday night, downing the Jesup J-Hawks, 6-3, in a Class 2A ...



Pheasant numbers rise in NE Iowa | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Nature lovers and bird hunters have gotten some good news. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports that the pheasant population has increased by ...



FAIR RESULTS: Arlington sheep win big | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

WEST UNION — In the Breeding Sheep competition on Tuesday at the Fayette County Fair in West Union, the Supreme Champion Ewe and Champion ...



Fairbank woman dies after rollover crash | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

A Fairbank woman thrown from a minivan during a rollover accident on Monday has died. Her death is the third regionally in less than a month.



Final Oelwein basketball statistics are announced | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN—Coach Nick Schauf has announced the final statistics for the 2017-2018 Oelwein boys' basketball team.



John A. Hokenson (1952-2018)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — John A. Hokenson, 66, of Waterloo, died Monday, July 16, at Covenant Medical Center.



Buchanan County Court News | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Dissolution. Melissa Alice Gearhart, Independence, and James Kevin Latwesen, Independence. Cases Filed. H & R Accounts, Inc., Moline, Ill. v. Kelly Elizabeth ...



Buchanan County Sheriff's Log | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

A criminal charge is merely an accusation. All persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



New principal at Wings Park | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — Shannon Harrelson has been in a leadership role before which is why being the new principal feels “not much different” than what she has done in ...



Oelwein school board chooses four superintendent semifinalists  WCF Courier

OELWEIN — Four semifinalists for superintendent of Oelwein Community Schools will be interviewed by the Board of Education.



Stabbing victim formerly of Oelwein | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

A former Oelwein High School graduate is recovering in University Hospitals in Iowa City from life-threatening injuries sustained in an attempt on his life early ...



Operation Threshold still taking Energy Assistance applications for LIHEAP  Cedar Valley Daily Times

For persons in Black Hawk, Buchanan and Grundy counties, Operation Threshold began taking applications for this seasons Low-Income Home Energy ...



Special education class runs coffee shop to get real world experience  KWQC-TV6

OELWEIN, Iowa (KCRG) -- For students in a special education class, sometimes real life experience is hard to get in a classroom setting.



Clarksville, Grundy Center win Warrior Relays | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN—The Clarksville girls and the Grundy Center boys claimed the overall track team championships at Monday's Warrior Coed Relays.



Fayette County Court Records | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

For the Record Policy: The Oelwein Daily Register publishes News of Record as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions ...



Area athletes compete at USTA Power Tumbling State Championships  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics students recently competed in the 2018 Iowa USTA Power Tumbling State Championships. Thirty Iowa Clubs attended ...



Prairie View Administrator/ CEO releases statement | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Editor's Note: The following was sent from Prairie View Residential Care Administrator/CEO Laura Van Horn in response to recent cases of staff/client relations, ...



Volga truck festival aims for world record | News  Cedar Valley Daily Times

VOLGA — The 10th annual Volga City Truck Cruise is happening Saturday, Aug. 25 in Volga. This is an all-day festival event with gates opening at 7 a.m. ...



Stecklein takes over PV baseball program  Quad City Times

Since graduating from high school, Derek Stecklein has been associated with some knowledgeable baseball minds.



New principal named to lead Carver Academy  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — A George Washington Carver Academy administrator will be the middle school's new principal.



Area prep bowling and basketball | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Cougars earn win. SUMNER—The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar girls posted a 1954-1776 bowling win over the Waukon Indians Friday. Emma Pitz turned in ...



Oelwein FFA earns honors at NE Districts | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Oelwein FFA members proudly represented their chapter at the NE District Convention on Saturday, March 10, at Waukon High School.



County attorney gives credence to maintaining local office  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Editor's note: Fayette County Attorney Wayne Saur has responded to the Jan. 31 news article regarding county supervisors discussion on moving the county ...



Tiny Dancer | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Dancers from Steil's Studio of Dance will host a competition preview night Sunday, Feb. 11 at the Williams Center for the Performing Arts. The curtain goes up at ...



2 CNAs charged with sexual exploitation | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

The Fayette County Sheriff has charged 2 CNAs from Prairie View Management Facility near Fayette, with sexual exploitation after they allegedly developed ...



Learning to Lead: Oelwein students attend conference, receive awards  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Many Oelwein students were in attendance at the recent Business Professionals of America (BPA) Conference held in Des Moines from Feb. 18-20.



Father, school Say Oelwein teen who took his own life wasn't bullied  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Allegations that bullying played a role in an Oelwein teenager's suicide prompts family and school leaders to speak out. On Tuesday, the father of Dustin ...



Johnny Rogers Show coming to the Coliseum | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN – The Johnny Rogers Show “Buddy and Beyond: The History of Rock-n-Roll, is coming to the Oelwein Coliseum on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. The show will ...



June & Johnny | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Oelwein Celebration Renewed, Inc. will present “June's Got the Cash, a musical tribute to Johnny Cash and June Carter, Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in the ...



Special Olympics team hosts Pizza Ranch fundraiser | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Special Olympics teamed up with Oelwein Pizza Ranch for a fundraiser on Monday, April 23.



Oelwein Community Healthcare Foundation is a third of the way to goal of $1.5 million  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — The Oelwein Community Healthcare Foundation gave an update on its planned health services/outpatient and women's clinic to more than 200 ...



Oelwein students travel through Teen Maze | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Oelwein students traveled to Upper Iowa University in Fayette to experience a Teen Maze. Organized by Helping Services for Youth and Families and the ...



Discount Adventureland tickets available to support Dollars for Scholars  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Area residents will once again have an opportunity for fun, saving money and supporting a good cause this summer. Oelwein Dollars for Scholars is happy to ...



Wapsie Valley Warriors bow out in overtime | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN—Wapsie Valley's Warrior boys wrapped up the 2017-2018 basketball campaign with a 69-57 overtime loss to the Edgewood-Colesburg Vikings in a ...



New school staff reports for duty | News  Cedar Valley Daily Times

New members of the Oelwein Community School District staff for the 2014-15 school year will include the following:



Paying it Forward: West Central fifth grade takes part in Project Jack  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Fifth grade students at West Central Elementary in Maynard felt especially proud of themselves Tuesday afternoon, and for good reason. The students took a ...



Huskies, J-Hawks win district openers | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN—The Oelwein Huskies and Jesup J-Hawks garnered Class 2A boys' district basketball quarterfinal wins Monday night.



Buchanan County Courthouse News | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

For the Record Policy: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. In *service* to the public's ...



Doralee “Dori” Schwake (1952-2017)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

OELWEIN — Doralee “Dori” Schwake, 65, of Oelwein, died Friday, May 26.



Oelwein will welcome 11 new teachers this year | News  Oelwein Daily Register

OELWEIN - Oelwein students will have be greeted by 11 new teachers and one new administrator when they return to school, Wednesday, Aug. 27, to start the ...



Williams Wellness Center gets pumped for fall | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — There are a lot of ingredients that go into creating a consistent exercise program—having goals, being prepared, being disciplined, and staying ...



Area Wartburg students named to fall term dean's list  Cedar Valley Daily Times

WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 496 students who were named the 2017 fall term dean's list.



New superintendent named at West Central, Sumner-Fred  Cedar Valley Daily Times

MAYNARD - The West Central Community School Board has announced that Fred Matlage has accepted the shared superintendent position with ...



Pheasants Forever Banquet set for Feb. 17 | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE - This year's Pheasants Forever Sponsor Banquet will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 at Bill's Pizza and Smokehouse in Independence.



Oelwein cagers sweep North Fayette Valley | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN—The Oelwein basketball teams swept both ends of Saturday's non-conference doubleheader from the North Fayette Valley TigerHawks, winning the ...



Oelwein Laundromat equipped for business | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN – The White Water Laundromat opened its new location last week Thursday on South Frederick Avenue. The former laundry business was located on ...



Shelby Cummings (1944-2015)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

OELWEIN -- Shelby Cummings, 70, of Oelwein, died Thursday, Jan. 8, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital, Waterloo.



Oelwein FFA Chapter is ranked seventh in the State  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN - The Oelwein FFA Chapter was proudly represented by individuals within the chapter at subdistricts on Feb. 21.



New Covenant Clinic to open in Oelwein next month  Cedar Valley Daily Times

A new Covenant Clinic location in Oelwein will employ two health care providers already very familiar with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare and the local ...



Fayette County Courthouse News: Dec. 19, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2017 | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

MARRIAGES. Glen Dale Hackley, Hawkeye, Kristina Alexander Mironycheva, Dubai, on Dec. 23 in West Union. Thomas Ray Lott, Wadena, Kimberly Robin ...



Going bald never meant more at Wapsie Valley  Cedar Valley Daily Times

In May of 2017, Wapsie Valley sixth grader Brody Kleitsch was diagnosed with the bone cancer Osteosarcoma. Although he fought the cancer, he lost his leg ...



Sherrets running for second term as mayor | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — Oelwein Mayor Peggy Sherrets confirms she is running for re-election. Sherrets turned in her nomination papers and affidavit to the county auditor's ...



Hootenanny Jammers will play every Friday at the Coliseum  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN - The Hootenanny Jammers will be playing at the Oelwein Coliseum Ballroom from 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday night, unless another event is scheduled.



Enroll in the Buchanan County Leadership Development Program  Cedar Valley Daily Times

BUCHANAN COUNTY - Leadership is invaluable to any business, organization or community and fostering new community leaders helps individuals stay on top ...



Ground-breaking event for new hotel | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN – A new 40-room privately financed hotel will be located at 421 Rock Island Road in Oelwein.



Jennifer Hunziker (1976-2017)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

FAIRBANK -- Jennifer Ann Albrecht Hunziker, 40, of Fairbank, died Friday, Jan. 13, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, from complications of Lyme disease.



Railroad Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of Hub City  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN – Hub City will be alive and humming once again this weekend with Heritage Days underway.



Donald Barker (1946-2017)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO -- Donald Wayne Barker, 70, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, March 21, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital.



Authorities looking for woman in meth case | Oelwein Daily Register  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN — The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an Oelwein woman, Norma Rae Quario, 30, who is wanted in connection ...



Rogers' Ag Service sold to Grain Bin Supply  Cedar Valley Daily Times

AURORA – Roger's Ag *Service* LLC held a customer appreciation/open house in Aurora, Iowa on March 30. They announced to their 330 attendees that they ...



Iowa Red Bull takes command of 34th Infantry Division  Cedar Valley Daily Times

Brig. Gen. Benjamin J. Corell, Deputy Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard, assumed command of the 34th Infantry Division “Red Bulls” during a ...



Media Timeout: New Barnstormers voice knows team well  DesMoinesRegister.com

Joe Stasi has served the franchise through various media outlets, including television, since it was re-born in 2008.



Bryan Heavy Equipment is now area Bobcat dealer  Cedar Valley Daily Times

OELWEIN – Bryan Heavy Equipment Inc., is now into its second year of business and has recently acquired the area Bobcat dealership.



Hazleton's annual parade, Flea Market and more June 8 and 9  Cedar Valley Daily Times

HAZLETON — It's that time of year for small-town weekend celebrations throughout northeast Iowa. Always the first one of the “Days weekends” is the Hazleton ...



Ice/Snow Fun Day is Jan. 14 at Fontana  Cedar Valley Daily Times

HAZLETON – An Ice/Snow Creations Fun Day will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m. to noon at Fontana Park near Hazleton.



Student of the Month: September Finalists  KCRG

KCRG-TV9 announced three finalists for its Student of the Month for September. The winner will be featured in a story on the KCRG-TV9 Morning News at the ...



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