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his is your guide to Black Hawk County and Waverly. Whether you’re new to the Cedar Valley or a longtime resident, we hope you’ll hold on to this guide for the next year to use as a reference tool for community services, government, education and leisure activities. Our goal is to make it easy for you to find your way around the area as

well as provide a comprehensive guide to commonly asked questions. We have updated last year’s information. While we have made every effort to be thorough and accurate, there are bound to be omissions. If you find an error or have a suggestion for a category we may have missed, let us know. We also welcome your ideas on how to make this product more use-

ful and comprehensive. Contact Editor Nancy Raffensperger Newhoff at 291-1426 or; or Catherine Kittrell at 291-1462 or If you are an advertiser and would like to be involved in next year’s guide, call 291-1497 or contact your Courier advertising representative. LEFT: The first wave of swimmers hit the water as the Accel Triathlon gets underway at George Wyth State Park in Waterloo.

Hampton running back Devin Anderson tries to escape Northern Iowa’s Bryce Douglas behind the line of scrimmage.


The Wells Fargo team and coach pass by during the Sturgis Falls parade in Cedar Falls.

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The Leading manufacturer of bulk material handling equipment for 100 years!

Welders Fabricators Maintenance and Assembly

NOW HIRING Mid-iowa Cooperative is expanding We are looking for strong candidates to fill open positions;

CDL Drivers, Grain Handlers, and Millwright Maintenance


Send resume to: Mid Iowa Cooperative, Attn: Brian L., PO BOX 80, Beaman, IA 50609 or to request an application call 641-366-3236

5800 Nordic Drive P.O. Box 308 • Cedar Falls, IA 50613 Ph: (319) 277-7501 • Fax (319) 277-2318

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The Iowa Northland Regional Transit Commission is looking for a full-time bus driver to work day hours, Monday-Friday. Starting pay is $13.85/hour. Possession of a Class C CDL with passenger endorsement preferred, but will assist the right candidate with obtaining license. Call (319) 233-5213 or e-mail for more information and to request an application. eoe.

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TRAIN DISPATCHER - WATERLOO IOWA Position requirements: Train Dispatchers are responsible for receiving and transmitting track warrants, messages, compiling information, directing train movements, preparing reports and scheduling crews. In addition the successful applicant will perform car accounting and clerical duties. Applicants must be able to operate computer devices and auxiliary equipment. Qualified candidates will be required to pass rules exams. Dispatchers must be able to identify and distinguish colors displayed on

American Color Imaging has an immediate opening in our dye sublimation department. This area is responsible for printing on a variety of products, including metals, phone cases, coffee mugs and ornaments. This position will be responsible for operating various presses and printers, as well as the laser cutter. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and make this section of the business their own. It is crucial to understand the dye sub process and how each step effects color and quality. The ideal candidate needs to have strong multi-tasking skills and be capable of handling tight deadlines and high volume. This person is self-motivated, highly detail oriented, professional, and organized with effective verbal and written communication skills. This position requires standing for the majority of the shift.

Shipping American Color Imaging, a professional photo printing lab, is currently seeking a shipping clerk. Duties include: checking products for defects and accuracy, packaging products for shipment, using scanners to track and send orders, and creating shipping labels for products. This is a physical position which requires standing and lifting up to 20 lbs. Attention to detail is a must. Hours can extend into the evening during the fall busy season.

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a video monitor and video display in order to read track labels, switch indicator lights and other safety sensitive indications. Applicants should have superior interpersonal and analytical skills, be able to speak clearly, read and understand operating and safety rules, exercise good judgment, analyze problems and take corrective action. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong aptitude for utilizing information systems and thrive in a fast-paced, pressure-filled work environment with changing priorities. Multi-tasking is a must. Dispatchers do not work a standard 40-hour work week. Shift will be primarily 2nd and 3rd and include weekends and holidays. For more information on The Iowa Northern or to complete an application online please visit Interested applicants can also submit an application to or fax application to 319-232-1996, or mail to: Human Resources, Iowa Northern Railway Company, 201 Tower Park Drive, Suite 300, Waterloo, IA 50701.

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Director of Retail Sales Full-time Position Available inWaterloo Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa, Inc. is currently looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and forward thinking leader to join our team as the Director of Retail Sales. The Director of Retail Sales reports to the Vice President of Retail with significant latitude for independent actions within the scope of the mission, guiding principles, values, ethics and strategic goals of Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa, Inc. This position oversees retail store activities through the direct supervision of Store Managers and the Regional Retail Manager. The Director of Retail Sales is responsible for the smooth flow of donated goods from collection to the sales floor including, but not limited to, receiving, production, security, safety, loss prevention, inventory control, and merchandising. This position provides vision, leadership, direction and supervision to all aspects of the Retail Department. Qualifications include: High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or other field preferred, or a minimum of 5 years retail, restaurant, or other service industry management experience. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills; computer proficiency; positive attitude, confidence, resourcefulness, and enthusiasm; and the ability to handle and maintain confidential information. Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa, Inc. offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for advancement. Pre-employment background checks and drug test required for all Team Members. To apply, please visit to complete our online application. You may also apply in person at: 2640 Falls Avenue Waterloo, Iowa 50701 319-234-4626 Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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NOW HIRING GENERAL LABORER - WATERLOO IOWA Position Requirements: This entry level position is responsible for cleaning and prepping flat cars for John Deere Tractor loading. Cleaning and housekeeping of all assigned areas in or around Linden Yard and Bryant Yard. Assisting with servicing and maintaining diesel locomotives in accordance with federal and company regulations. Help with testing, inspecting and properly assisting with equipment and machinery.

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The location of work performed (frequently out-of-doors) and the tools and material used in the surrounding work-place, expose the incumbent to the following conditions on a regular basis: weather, heat (from locomotives), water (from snow, ice and locomotive cleaning operations), oil, grease, and battery acid, noise (from machinery) and fumes. The job requires the individual to follow standard safety procedures, be alert, and take necessary precautions (e.g., wearing/using protective clothes and equipment) to avoid possible injuries. High school graduate or equivalent required. Must have a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 violations in the last 3 years and no major violations.

For more information on The Iowa Northern or to complete an application online please visit Interested applicants can also submit an application to or fax application to 319-232-1996, or mail to: Human Resources, Iowa Northern Railway Company, 201 Tower Park Drive, Suite 300, Waterloo, IA 50701 Competitive pay rate and benefits package included.


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Now Hiring The Waterloo Community School District is seeking qualified candidates.

The Track Laborer is a member of a crew responsible for maintaining, repairing, and replacing rails, ties, switches, and ballast, using hand tools and operating heavy equipment. Duties in this position include but are not limited to: replacing defective ties and rails, correcting deviations in track surface, repairing railroad crossings, clearing brush, vegetation, snow etc. from right-of-way, and loading, unloading and distributing track material. Applicant must be able to work on and around heavy and moving machinery. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk to accomplish tasks particularly for longer distances. Perform heavy work, lifting/carrying of up to 100 pounds, eye-hand coordination as well as ability to grasp. Responsible for performing duties and working hours as scheduled, including overtime, holidays, nights, weekends and travel as

Technology Support Specialist AA or BA in technology or related field; experience with computer servicing, networks, and software, as well as troubleshooting a variety of technologies; critical thinking and communication skills. Install, maintain, and troubleshoot computer hardware, peripherals, and software; mentor staff regarding technology; maintain accurate records in helpdesk system. To apply for these positions please visit our website at:

The Waterloo Community School District is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

necessary. The work location will be in both Butler and Manly, Iowa. The work performed (frequently out-of-doors) and the tools and material used in the surrounding work-place, expose the incumbent to the following conditions on a regular basis: weather, noise, vibrations, dust, and pollen. The job requires the individual to follow standard safety procedures, be alert, and take necessary precautions (e.g., wearing/using protective clothes and equipment) to avoid possible injuries. High school graduate or equivalent required. Must have a valid driver’s license with no more than 3 violations in the last 3 years and no major violations.

For more information on The Iowa Northern or to complete an application online please visit Interested applicants can also submit an application to or fax application to 319-232-1996, or mail to: Human Resources, Iowa Northern Railway Company, 201 Tower Park Drive, Suite 300, Waterloo, IA 50701 Competitive pay rate and benefits package included.


John Deere, the world’s leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment, currently has the following opportunities available at the John Deere Waterloo Works in Waterloo, Iowa: ☛ Factory & Foundry Electrical Machine Maintenance ☛ Foundry Mechanical Machine Maintenance ☛ Tool & Die Maker ☛ Machine Hand Apply online at Choose USA • Choose Wage & Production Opportunities • Choose U.S. Jobs National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) accepted. A drug screen will be part of the pre-employment process. John Deere is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Meskwaki Health Clinic in Tama, IA is looking for a Substance Abuse Counselor who can contribute patient centered care in our clinic. Facilitate and provide counseling to individuals, families and groups on an outpatient basis. Perform assessments, intakes, and make referrals as necessary. Formulate treatment plans, chart progress and develop aftercare programs following inpatient treatment. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, criminal justice or human services. Minimum of 4 yrs. of work experience in substance abuse area. Possess certification as CADC, IADC, IAADC or obtain within 1 yr. of hire. We offer an excellent benefits package. Must pass background check. Salary: DOQ. Apply at or email your resume & salary expectations via email to or fax to 641-484-8478.

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Position Summary The Sr Manufacturing Manager will lead their business unit in developing and executing manufacturing processes to achieve shared objectives across the facility. This role will measure safety, quality, delivery and cost performance while leveraging data to drive continuous improvement efforts for their respective business unit. In addition, the Manufacturing Manager is responsible for driving results through efficiency gains, balancing capacity to demand, managing labor, and developing and leading a diverse team. Key Accountabilities • Develop and execute strategies for safety quality, delivery and cost initiatives for respective business unit • Champion a high commitment and performance culture by actively communicating MBCI’s vision, mission and values – anchored in MBCI’s Four Basics and 6 for Success • Champion MBCI’s Zero Injury Mission through demonstrated commitment to the Always Aware program, site specific safety plans and targeted MBCI initiatives • Establish, improve, sustain and report KPI performance; leverage data to prioritize actions and drive continuous improvement • Drive customer satisfaction through strict adherence to product specifications, open communication, and timely follow-up • Develop and manage business unit operating budget; ensure achievement of financial objectives • Identify and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. • Recruit, manage and continuously develop the business unit leadership team, engineering, quality and other support staff to achieve departmental and plant objectives • Interpret and enforce company policies, rules, and safety regulations and quality methods to supervisors and employees • Analyze and resolve work related issues/problems/complaints, and/or assist production supervisors in solving work related issues/problems/complaints

Key Competencies • Plans and aligns; plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals • Communicate effectively; develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences • Instills trust; gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity • Build effective teams and drive engagement; build strong teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization win • Drives result; consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances • Ensures accountability; holds self and others accountable to meet commitments • Interpersonal Savvy; relates comfortably and builds relationships with people across levels, functions, culture and geography • Decision Quality; makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information Education & Experience • BS in Engineering, Business or a related required; advanced degree or professional manufacturing certification(s) preferred • 7+ years leadership experience with a large manufacturing organization • Proven track record of building a team, managing change, streamlining processes and driving safety, quality, delivery and cost improvements • Strong working knowledge and application of lean manufacturing principles; furniture industry experience preferred • Strong analytical, problem solving, delegation, and conflict resolution skills. • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Organizational Relationship Position reports to General Manager.

To apply, please submit resume to: Lisa Atchison-Charleston at

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Waterloo City Hall and Police Department


McKenzie Greve, left, and Paige Bergmann make pine cone and peanut butter bird feeders during a water conservation event.

ELECTED OFFICIALS‌ U.S. SENATORS Charles Grassley, Waterloo office, 531 Commercial St., Suite 210, 232-6657; Washington, D.C., office (202) 224-3744; Joni Ernst, Cedar Rapids office, 111 Seventh Ave. SE, 365-4504; Washington, D.C., office, (202) 224-3254, www. U.S. REPRESENTATIVES Abby Finkenauer, Waterloo office, 521A Lafayette St.; (319) 364-2288; Washington, D.C., office (202) 225-2911; Steve King, Washington, D.C., office, (202) 225-4426; STATE SENATORS Eric Giddens, D-Cedar Falls, Senate District 30, 230-0578; Bill Dotzler, D-Waterloo, Senate District 31, 296-2947; Craig Johnson, R-Independence, Senate District 32, 334-2413, craig.johnson@ Jeff Edler, R-State Center; Senate District 36, (641) 751-5902; STATE REPRESENTATIVES Pat Grassley, R-New Hartford, House District 50, 983-9019; pat.grassley@ Bob Kressig, D-Cedar Falls, House District 59, (515) 281-3221; Dave Williams, D-Cedar Falls, House District 60, (515) 281-3221; dave.williams@ Timi Brown-Powers, D-Waterloo, House District 61, (515) 281-3221; timi. Ras Smith, D-Waterloo, House District 62; (515) 281-3221; Sandy Salmon, R-Janesville, House District 63, (515) 281-3221; sandy.salmon@ Dean Fisher, R-Garwin, House District

72, (515) 281-3221; dean.fisher@legis.

OFFICES‌ LOCAL Auditor’s Office, (Black Hawk County Courthouse), 316 E. Fifth St., Waterloo, 833-3002 Black Hawk County Extension Office, Waterloo, 234-6811 Bremer County Extension Office, Tripoli, 882-4275 Clerk of Court, Black Hawk County Courthouse, 833-3331 District Court, Waterloo (Black Hawk County Courthouse), 316 E. Fifth St., 833-3332

319-429-5546 621 Sycamore St Waterloo, IA 50703


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Downtown Waterloo. Human Services, Dept. of, Waterloo area (Black Hawk County), 1407 Independence Ave., Waterloo 291-2441 Judicial Department, Clerk of District Court, Waverly, 352-5661; Natural Resources, Dept. of, Manchester office, (563) 927-2640 Public Defender, adult division, 304 First National Building, 607 Sycamore, Waterloo, 291-2535; juvenile division, 229 E. Park Ave., Waterloo, 291-2595 Public Safety Division, Bureau of Drug & Narcotic Enforcement, 277-4601; Communications Division, 277-4761; Investigation Division, 277-4601 State Patrol, Cedar Falls office, 1510 W. First St., 266-2677 Transportation, Dept. of, Waterloo office, 1875 E. Ridgeway Ave., 233-3055; Waverly office, 3001 E. Bremer Ave., 352-1045 Workforce Development Center, Waterloo office, 3420 University Ave., 2359864; Waverly office, 1221 Fourth St. S.W., 352-3142 VOTER INFORMATION You are eligible to vote if you are a U.S. citizen, will be 18 years of age by the date of the election, are a county resident and are registered to vote. To register: You may register to vote at the city clerk’s offices in Cedar Falls, Dunkerton, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale, Gilbertville, Hudson, La Porte City or Raymond, or at the County Election Office at the county courthouse — or by using a voter registration form available at any of those offices. Voter registration forms also are available at DOT drivers’ license stations. Registration closes 11 days before most elections. Mail-in registrations must be postmarked 15 days before the election.

ELK RUN HEIGHTS On Election Day, qualified voters may record, at their new polling place, a change Elk Run City Hall of name, address or party. Contact the 5042 Lafayette Road Election Office at 833-3007 in advance of 232-0020; election day for additional information. Mayor Tim Swope Your registration will remain valid unEVANSDALE less: You have changed your name or Evansdale City Hall address or you have been convicted of 123 N. Evans Road a felony and have not had your rights of 232-6683; www.evansdale.govoffice. citizenship restored. com. Absentee ballots/voting absentee: Forms are available at www.sos.iowa. Please see GOVERNMENT, Page 16 gov or the Election Office. For more information, call the Election Office, 833-3007.

CITIES‌ CEDAR FALLS Cedar Falls City Hall 220 Clay St. 273-8600; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday Mayor: Jim Brown 268-5119 City Council: Cedar Falls has a mayor-council form of government. The council consists of seven members, two atlarge (representing the entire city) and one from each of the five wards, elected for terms of four years. City elections are nonpartisan and take place in odd-numbered years. The City Council meets on the first and third Mondays of each month in the Cedar Falls City Hall Council Chambers, 220 Clay St., at 7 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and also broadcast on cable channel 15. DUNKERTON Dunkerton City Hall 200 Tower St. 822-4247; Mayor Edward Jessen


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• All services are free & confidential • Our mission is to assist individuals, families, friends and neighbors through the trauma of violent crimes • Services include: Survivor support, Assistance with Crime Victims Compensation and victim impact statement forms, Liaison with law enforcement, funeral homes, and prosecution, counseling, Homicide Survivors Support Group • Counties served: Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Calhoun, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Humboldt, Kossuth, Pocahontas, Webster, Wright 3510 Kimball Ave Suite G, Waterloo, Iowa 50702

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Black Hawk County Courthouse in Waterloo.


CITY COUNCIL The council comprises a mayor and seven council members, elected by ward From 15 and at large. They set city policy. Meetings are open to the public and are held at 5:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers, Mayor Doug Faas second floor of City Hall, on Mondays, mayordougfaas@ except the fifth Monday. GILBERTVILLE City Council members can be reached Gilbertville City Hall through the mayor’s office. 1320 Fifth St. WAVERLY 296-1822; 200 First St. N.E Mayor Mark Thome 352-9211; HUDSON Mayor Dean Soash Hudson City Hall 525 Jefferson St. CITY COUNCIL 988-3600; The seven-member City Council meets Mayor George Wessel the first, third and fourth Monday of the JESUP month at 7 p.m. at the City Hall. Jesup City Hall COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND 791 Sixth St., P.O. Box 592 BOARDS (319) 827-1522; Contact City Hall at 352-4252 for inMayor Larry Thompson formation on contacts for city boards LA PORTE CITY La Porte City Hall COUNTY‌‌ 202 Main St. BLACK HAWK COUNTY 342-3396; COURTHOUSE Mayor David Neil 316 E. Fifth St. RAYMOND Raymond City Hall Elected officials Elected officials are 101 First St. county attorney, auditor, board of super232-6153; visors, recorder, sheriff and treasurer. Each serves a four-year term. (All offices Mayor Gary Vick are located in the courthouse, and office WATERLOO hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted.) WATERLOO CITY OFFICES 715 Mulberry St. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 291-4323; www.cityofwaterlooiowa. Brian J. Williams com. Room B-1 833-3001 Mayor Quentin Hart Office of the mayor, City Hall, 715 Mulberry Street, 291-4301 AUDITOR’S OFFICE Grant Veeder

Room 213 833-3002 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Suite 203 833-3003 Board meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays. RECORDER’S OFFICE Sandie Smith Room 208 (319) 833-3012

Collects real estate transfer tax; issues hunting and fishing licenses; registers and titles boats, snowmobiles and ATV’s; conducts federal and state tax lien searches; issues marriage licenses; register births, death and marriage certificates; assist in passport applications. TREASURER’S OFFICE Rita Schmidt (R) Room 140 833-3013 Re s p o n s i b l e fo r t h e re c e i p t ,

management, disbursement, financial reporting, bonds and investment of all money paid to the county. The duties of the treasurer are dual capacity: property tax division and motor vehicle division. Property taxes may be paid in two installments. The first half is due Sept. 1 and becomes delinquent Oct. 1. The second half due March 1; delinquent April 1. Please see GOVERNMENT, Page 20

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CEDAR FALLS COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION On The Web: 123 W. 4th St or 420 Viking Rd. Cedar Falls

To us, it’s more than real estate. It’s home. (319) 277-2121 “Commercial or Residential”

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319-415-4345 Steve S. Conrad

999 Home Plaza Suite 220, Waterloo, IA 50701

STEVE S. CONRAD, Lockard Realty Steve has been ln the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area for over 50 years. With an extensive background In construction, development and commercial real estate he has helped several businesses find the perfect location for their business.

Steve will use his extensive background in the industry to take the time to find what you need most from him and get you the best deal. He is not all business all the time though, he will make time to make you feel comfortable and laugh throughout the process.

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• Second Hand Store • Used Furniture • Kitchenware • Books • Canning Jars • Antiques • Custom Made Rugs & Much More! NOW NO OPEN

Detweiler Grocery A Large Assortment of Grocery Items From Canned Goods to Toiletries Fresh Produce in Season Flowers & More! Friday & Saturday Whispering Pines Baked Goods Available

William & Ada

1543 Fairbank Amish Blvd., Hazleton MON-SAT 8AM-5PM Closed Sundays & Holidays 319-332-9022


Bulk Food Store & GreenhouSe Hours: Monday & Tuesday 8-5, Wednesday Closed, Thursday – Saturday 8-5

1126 Denison Ave., Fairbank, IA 50629 Wilma & Anna Mast

Carter DisCount GroCeries Household items,Weed eaters, Misc.Groceries & toiletries also available

Huge Variety of 12” Hanging Baskets $19.95 each, Wave Petunia 4-packs $2 each, Planters, Bedding Plants, Vegetable & Onion Plants, Annuals, Perennials. Bring in your baskets and we will pot them for you! New For This Year Fruit Trees, Shade Trees & More! Rhubarb, Blueberries, Grapes, Raspberries, Strawberry Plants & Asparagus Roots. Fall Mums, Asters & Pumpkins. Bulk Food Store • Many Different Kinds of Flours Jams & Jellies • Quality Hand-Stitched Quilts & Crafts Young Living Essential Oils

Henry & Mary Beth 1401 140th St., Fairbank OPEN MON-SAT 8AM-5PM 1153 Carter ave, Fairbank Located 1 Mi. south of Fairbank off of HWY 57 Mon-Wed, Fri 8AM-7PM• Thu & Sat 8AM-5PM



• Bulk Foods • Will do Special Orders • Jams & Jellies on baked goods • Baked Goods & • Big variety of oils for Coffee Mon. - Sat., 8-5 cream cheese mints

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Hunter Creek Greenhouse Large Assortment of Hanging Baskets Planters • Bedding plants Tropicals • Pre-Annuals SeaSonal open Mid-april Thru June Closed on Sundays

1231 Grant ave. Hazleton, Iowa 50641

1148 Fairbank Amish Blvd. • Hazleton, IA 50641


Discount Grocery LLC

• Canned Goods • Boxed Dinners • Candy • Household Items • Toys • Toiletries • Footwear and Much More!

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A Yoder’s M Large Assortment of Grocery Items: I S H

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GOOD FURNITURE IS NOT CHEAP...CHEAP FURNITURE IS NOT GOOD! Handcrafted Solid Wood Furniture Poly Lawn Furniture Housewares Crafts • Variety There is No Place Just Like This Place Anywhere Near This Place, So This Must Be... “The Place”


DiscounteD Meat on the 1St anD 3rd Saturday of each Month Featuring the Largest Lawn Chair in the Area!

1458 130th Street, Hazelton

Samuel & Martha Gingerich H n, Iowa I 1620 110th Street,, Hazelton, 50641

Monday-Saturday 8-5

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OTHER COUNTY OFFICES CONSERVATION BOARD 1346 W. Airline Highway 433-7275 Black Hawk County Conservation Board maintains 37 areas totaling approximately 8,200 acres, including river accesses, wetlands, wildlife areas, campgrounds, bike trails, geologic sites, retreat center and nature center. HEALTH DEPARTMENT 1407 Independence Ave., Waterloo 291-2413 VETERAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION Pinecrest building, first floor 1407 Independence Ave., Waterloo 291-2512


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SERVICES‌ ‌ANIMAL LICENSE The city clerks’ offices handle the licenses for dogs and cats. IN WATERLOO: Any owner of a dog or cat within the city limits is required to license their pet the first of each year, or at any time a pet has come into the possession or ownership of the applicant or if a pet has reached the age of 6 months. Pat Bowlsby Off-Leash Dog Park, annual or daily fee. IN CEDAR FALLS: City ordinance requires all dogs and cats 4 months old or older be licensed by Jan. 1. Paw Park permits.

DRIVER’S LICENSE‌ Immediately upon establishing residency, new residents must obtain an Iowa driver’s license. Apply for or renew driver’s licenses at Waterloo Driver’s License Station, 2060 Crossroads Center Suite 103, Waterloo, 50702, 235-0902.

VEHICLE REGISTRATION‌ New Iowa residents must title and register leased or owned vehicles or road trailers in Iowa within 30 days after establishing residency. Contact the Black Hawk County Treasurer’s Office,


Anglers work the water at George Wyth State Park in Waterloo. 833-3013, 316 E. Fifth St., Waterloo, or Waterloo, 833-3012, area retail outlets the Waterloo Driver’s License Station, or at 235-0902, 2060 Crossroads Center PROPERTY, REAL ESTATE Suite 103, Waterloo; or Waverly County TAXES‌ Treasurer’s Office, 415 E. Bremer Ave., It is the county treasurer’s duty to 352-0164. collect all taxes, which include real HUNTING, FISHING estate, mobile homes, special assessLICENSES‌ ments, buildings on leased land, equipContact the Black Hawk County ment assessed as real estate, utilRecorder’s Office, 316 E. Fifth St., ities and grain handlers. Taxes are

segregated in taxing districts, and the amounts collected are apportioned to the various funds: state, area schools, ag extension, assessor/ appraiser, county, corporate entities and townships. Cities located in Black Hawk County: Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Dunkerton, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale, Gilbertville, Hudson, La Porte City, Raymond and a portion of Janesville and Jesup.

Unincorporated towns include Dewar, Eagle Center, Finchford, Glasgow, Washburn and Voorhies. The townships in Black Hawk County are Fox, Union, Mount Vernon, Washington, Bennington, Lester, Cedar Falls, East Waterloo, Poyner, Barclay, Black Hawk, Orange, Cedar, Lincoln, Eagle, Big Creek and Spring Creek. Property taxes may be paid in two installments. The first half is due Sept. 1 and becomes delinquent Oct. 1; the second half is due March 1 and becomes delinquent April 1. Delinquent interest accrues at the rate of 1.5 percent per month, rounded to the nearest dollar with a minimum of a dollar. Payments may be mailed to the Black Hawk County Treasurer, 316 E. Fifth St., Waterloo 50703. A secured drop box available for payments is located in the parking lot near the northeast corner of the courthouse. It may be used during and after office hours. For information pertaining to all taxes, call the Black Hawk County Treasurer’s Office at 833-3013.

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CEDAR FALLS 221 W. Sixth St. 266-4734 DEWAR 5916 First St. 232-5493 DUNKERTON 713 S. Canfield Road 822-4400 GILBERTVILLE 1320 Fifth St. 296-1720 HUDSON 410 Jefferson St. 988-3329 JANESVILLE 401 Main St. 987-2137 LA PORTE CITY 408 Chestnut St. 342-3045 RAYMOND 111 Commercial St. 232-6244 WAVERLY 124 Second S.E. 352-4395


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To report a gas leak: (800) 595-5325 WATERLOO REGIONAL AIRPORT WASTE REMOVAL‌ Located at 2790 Livingston Lane in the To report a power outage: (800) WATERLOO Midport America Industrial Park. Go to 799-4443 Garbage pickup: Picked up once a CEDAR FALLS week. The city has an automated garCedar Falls Utilities UTILITIES‌ bage pickup service. Call 291-4553 for Municipally owned utility company of- more information. WATERLOO Bulk pickup: Call 291-4455 for fering gas, electric, water and cable TV MidAmerican Energy General information, customer ser- and internet services to Cedar Falls residents. Contact CFU at 266-1761. vice, billing: (888) 427-5632 Please see SERVICES, Page 23

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information. Recycling: All recyclables must be clean and free of hazardous materials. Lids need to be removed and containers rinsed, dry and empty. Do not tie together or bag recyclables. Materials accepted at drop-off centers: cardboard-paperboard (flattened) of cereal boxes, brown paper bags and six-pack cartons, mixed office paper, newspapers and magazines, empty metal cans, clean foil (pie tins, foil covers), clear, empty glass containers, grades 1 through 7 empty plastic containers. These sites do not accept garbage, grease, paint, lubricants, liquids, appliances, construction and demolition materials, carpeting, dead animals, sharp objects (such as hypodermic syringes), Styrofoam, plastic bags, motor oil and waste oil filters and batteries. Curbside cart program: This voluntary program is designed to assist residents with yard debris removal and collection of recyclables. For more information on ordering a blue cart, call Waste Management Services at 291-4553. A schedule is available of when the city will pick up recyclables and when it will pick up yard waste. Containers will be collected on your regular garbage day but by a different vehicle. Carts should be placed curbside, 4 feet apart, by 6 a.m. garbage day. No glass is allowed in the blue carts. For information on where prohibited items may be properly disposed of, call Waste Management Services at 291-4553. A yard-waste drop-off site for citizens of Waterloo is located at 625 Glenwood St., open from April through November, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CEDAR FALLS Garbage pickup: Provided once a week. Residents have a choice of three sizes of automated containers. Residents should place carts by the curb before 7 a.m. on their scheduled garbage day. Yard waste: The city collects leaves and yard waste during designated weeks each spring and fall. Bulk items: The city provides a large item pickup weekdays. Residents must call the Public Works Department at 273-8629. Transfer station: Located at East 15th and State streets, open for yard waste only from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays. Solid waste and small quantities of yard waste may be brought to the transfer station from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturdays excluding holidays. Recycling: The recycling drop-off center next to the transfer station in the 1500 block of State Street. Items accepted: cardboard, newsprint, magazines, tin cans, plastic (No. 1 through 7), glass, office paper, plastic


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grocery bags and phone books (May-August). All containers should be clean and labels removed. The city also operates remote recycling sites. WAVERLY Garbage pickup: Garbage is picked up once a week. If you are unsure of the day your garbage is picked up, call 352-9065. Yard waste: The city’s Yard Waste Site is located at 2800 Fifth Ave. N.W. Leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, trees, branches and brush are accepted at no

charge. (The Bremer County Landfill does not accept yard waste.) The Yard Waste Site also accepts large bulky items that are not to be picked up by the city’s garbage trucks. There is a fee for disposal of these items. Hazardous waste: Bremer County has a Regional Collection Center for household hazardous materials located at the Bremer County Landfill, 2049 200th St., Waverly. Recycling: The Recycling Center, 2800 The Cedar Valley SportsPlex in downtown Waterloo. Fifth Ave. N.W.

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EDUCATION‌ ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY PUBLIC SCHOOLS‌ CEDAR FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS Administrative Center Superintendent: Andy Pattee 1002 W. First St. 553-3000 Board of Education: Regular meetings are at the Administration Office, 1002 W. First St., on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. CEDAR FALLS SCHOOLS ELEMENTARIES: Aldrich 2526 Ashworth Dtive 553-3020 Cedar Heights 2417 Rainbow Drive 553-2855 Hansen 616 Holmes Drive 553-2775 Lincoln 321 W. Eighth St. 553-2950 North Cedar

2419 Fern Ave. 553-2810 Orchard Hill 3909 Rownd St. 553-2465 Southdale 627 Orchard Drive 553-2900 JUNIOR HIGHS: Holmes 505 Holmes Drive 553-2650 Peet 525 E. Seerley Blvd. 553-2710 SENIOR HIGH: Cedar Falls High School 1015 Division St. 553-2500 Dunkerton Community Schools 509 S. Canfield St. Dunkerton 50626 822-4295 Superintendent: James Stanton (retiring) Board of Education: Regular meetings are in the school ICN room, 509 S. Canfield, at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month.

Board Room, 136 S. Washington St., at 6 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Hudson High School 245 S. Washington Hudson 50643 988-4226 Hudson Elementary School 136 S. Washington, P.O. Box 240 Hudson 50643 988-3239 JESUP COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 531 Prospect St. Jesup 50648 827-1700 Superintendent: Nathan Marting JEFF REINITZ, COURIER STAFF WRITER Jesup High School Landon Wallace, fourth grade, makes his way to his 531 Prospect St. room for the first day of classes at Bess Streeter Aldrich Jesup 50648 Elementary in Cedar Falls on Aug. 23. 827-1700 Jesup Middle School 531 Prospect St. Hudson, 50643 Evansdale Jesup 50648 988-3233 (See Waterloo Community 827-1700 School District) Jesup Elementary School Superintendent: Anthony Voss HUDSON COMMUNITY 531 Prospect St. Board of Education: Regular SCHOOL DISTRICT Jesup 50648 136 S. Washington St. meetings are in the Central Office 827-1700


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UNION COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT District Office 200 Adams St. La Porte City 50651 342-2674 Superintendent: Kristine Morris School Board generally meets at 6 p.m. on the third Monday of the month in the Board Room located in the district office at Union High School. Union High School 200 Adams St. La Porte City 50651 342-2697 Union Middle School 505 West St. Dysart 52224 476-5100 La Porte City Elementary 515 Fillmore St. La Porte City 50651 342-3033 Dysart-Geneseo Elementary School 411 Lincoln St. Dysart 52224 Please see EDUCATION, Page 27

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476-7110 WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Education Service Center 1516 Washington St. Waterloo 50702 433-1800 Superintendent: Jane Lindaman 433-1800, ext.10174 School and Community Relations Director Tara Thomas 433-1803 Board of Education: Generally meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Board Room of the district’s Education Service Center, 1516 Washington St. (Board may meet only once during June and July at 5 p.m.). Meetings are open to the public. ELEMENTARIES: Becker 1239 Sheldon St., 50701 433-2180 Cunningham 1224 Mobile St., 50703 433-2600 Highland 812 Idaho St., 50703 433-2630 Irving 1115 W. Fifth St., 50702 433-2800 Kingsley 201 Sunset Road, 50701 433-2210 Kittrell 1304 Oregon, 50702 433-2910 Lincoln 302 Cedar Bend St., 50703 433-1990 Lou Henry 312 Rachael St. 50701 433-2860


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1138 Central Ave., Evansdale, 50707 433-1534 MIDDLE SCHOOLS: Bunger 157 S. Roosevelt Road Evansdale, 50707 433-2550 Carver 1505 Logan Ave., 50703 433-2500 Central 1350 Katoski Drive, 50701 433-2100


Students are welcomed as they arrive on the first day of classes at the newly opened Royal Legacy Christian Academy in Waterloo on Sept. 4. Hoover 630 Hillcrest Road, 50701 433-2830 HIGH SCHOOLS: East High 214 High St., 50703 433-2400 Expo Alternative 1410 Independence Ave., 50703 433-1930 West High 425 E. Ridgeway Ave., 50702 433-2700 WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Administration Building 1415 Fourth Ave. S.W. Waverly 50677 352-3630 Superintendent: Kelly Blake Board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Administration Building. Carey Elementary School 220 Ninth Ave. N.W. Waverly 50677 352-2855 Southeast Elementary School 809 Fourth St. S.E. Waverly 50677 352-3582 Shell Rock Elementary School 214 N. Cherry St. Shell Rock 50670 885-4311 West Cedar Elementary 221 15th St. N.W. Waverly 50677 352-2754 Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School 501 Heritage Way 352-3632 Waverly-Shell Rock High School 1405 Fourth Ave. S.W. Waverly 50677 352-2087 Greenview School alternative high school at Bremwood Campus 352-9273 Central Rivers Area Education Agency


Cedar Falls’ Logan Wolf (10) raises the trophy after the Tigers repeated as champions in the Class 4A boys’ state basketball final March 8 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. 1521 Technology Parkway Cedar Falls, 50613 273-8200, (800) 542-8375 Central Rivers AEA provides services to children, families and educators in partnership with area public and private schools.


The East High School marching band takes part in the Bands Across the Prairie competition at Prairie High School in Cedar Rapids on Sept. 29.

234-6593 St. Edward School 139 E. Mitchell Ave. 233-6202 Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta 3225 W. Ninth St. 232-6592 Columbus High School 3231 W. Ninth St. 233-3358 CEDAR FALLS St. Patrick School 615 Washington St. Cedar Falls 50613 277-6781 Gilbertville Don Bosco High School 405 16th Ave. Gilbertville 50634 296-1692 Immaculate Conception Center 311 16th Ave. Gilbertville 50634

296-1089 St. Joseph Center 6916 Lafayette Road Raymond 50667 233-5980 LUTHERAN St. Paul’s Lutheran School 301 First St. N.W. Waverly 50677 (319) 352-1484 Valley Lutheran School 4520 Rownd St. Cedar Falls 50613 266-4565 elementary, middle school, high school NONDENOMINATIONAL Royal Legacy Christian Academy 715 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, IA 50703 (319) 595-1097 Elementary, with plans to add more grades in coming years

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FESTIVALS‌ FRIDAY’LOO‌ Every other Friday, May through September — 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Lincoln Park, downtown Waterloo, 291-2038 The event showcases talent from an eclectic lineup of local, regional and touring performing artists and features a variety of food vendors. KOKZ-COOL 105.7 FOURTH STREET CRUISE‌ May 25 — Downtown Waterloo, 234-2200 A flashback to days of cruising down Fourth Street. Hundreds of classic cars cruise through downtown streets from noon to 4 p.m. with food, beverages and fun for all. Show and Shine Car Show on May 24 on the National Cattle Congress grounds. MOVIES UNDER THE MOON‌ Every other Friday, June, July and August Overman Park, Cedar Falls Bring blankets and lawns chairs. Movies start around 9 p.m. Snacks available for purchase. MY WATERLOO DAYS‌ June 3-9 Downtown Waterloo, 291-2038, visit Communitywide festival with fun for all ages. Parade, musical entertainment, races, children’s events, lighted boat parade, 5K walk/run, “People in the Park,” movies on the Cedar, crafts, games, bubble soccer tournament.

LA PORTE CITY LIONS FESTIVAL OF TRAILS‌ June, to be announced Main Street Parade and fireworks, live bands, car show, 5K run, food and fun. COLLEGE HILL ARTS FESTIVAL‌ June 21-22 23rd and College streets, UNI campus, Cedar Falls, 277-4972 Juried arts festival showcasing Midwest artists presenting original works and offering demonstrations in various media. STURGIS FALLS CELEBRATION & CEDAR BASIN JAZZ FESTIVAL‌ June 28-30 Overman Park, Sturgis Park, Tourist Park, Gateway Park in Cedar Falls The sound of bands playing jazz,

country, rock-n-roll and blues music fills the air in city parks. Other features include a parade, street fair, carnival, talent contest and continuous entertainment. Also take advantage of visiting the various museums and historical points of interest in Cedar Falls. RIVERVIEW GOSPEL SING‌ July 10-13 — Riverview Conference Center, Cedar Falls, 268-0787 Nightly concerts feature the best in gospel groups. Special concerts feature popular nationally known groups. JAYCEES GREATER WATERLOO OPEN‌ July 18-21 — Waterloo golf courses The Waterloo Open is the largest and longest-running professional tournament in Iowa. Go to

BREMER COUNTY FAIR‌ BLACK HAWK COUNTY 4-H & FFA July 28-Aug. 3 at the fairgrounds in FAIR‌ Waverly. July 23-27 — National Cattle Congress A variety of family activities, includ- Grounds ing farm truck and tractor pulls, kids day, Exhibits and farm animals raised by scrambles and pie auction. Black Hawk County 4-Hers. BBQLOO & BLUES TOO‌ IOWA IRISH FEST‌ July 19 and 20 Lincoln Park, downtown Waterloo, Aug. 2-4 404-7308 There will be BBQ for sale, blues bands Please see FESTIVALS, Page31 and other activities.


The My Waterloo Days Parade rolls through downtown Waterloo. | BRANDON POLLOCK PHOTOS, COURIER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER‌

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Skiers with the Waterloo Waterhawks water ski team perform at Eagle Lake in Waterloo.

The Lions Club 10-person bicycle rolls into the Parkade during the Sturgis Falls parade in Cedar Falls.

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Lincoln Park and downtown area of Waterloo, 233-8350 or (800) 728-8431 Iowa’s only large-scale Celtic festival boasts three stages of music and entertainment, Celtic gifts, food, highland games, cultural events, 5K Run/ Walk, outdoor mass, whiskey tasting. OLD TIME POWER SHOW‌ Aug. 16-18, Antique Acres, 7620

The 23rd annual Juneteenth Peace Walk moves down Adams Street on the way to Sullivan Park in Waterloo.

Waverly Road, Cedar Falls, 987-2380 Step back to a time of steam engines, threshing and old-time fun. Live demonstrations, museum, tractor pulls, Parade of Power, flea market and lots of food. CEDAR VALLEY PRIDEFEST‌ Aug. 23 and 24 — 300 block of W. Fourth Street, Waterloo This event features live music, food and beverage vendors, information booths, female impersonators, comedians and more. ARTAPALOOZA ON MAIN‌

Sept. 7 — Downtown Cedar Falls, 277-0213 Local juried art show. NATIONAL CATTLE CONGRESS EXPO‌ Sept. 12-15 — National Cattle Congress Grounds, Waterloo, 234-7515 Four-day fair with carnival rides, midway, entertainment, livestock shows, rodeo and exhibits. NORTHEAST IOWA STEEL GUITAR‌ Oct. 25-27, Electric Park Ballroom, Please see FESTIVALS, Page 33

Amelia and Melina Gotera perform as the duo Amelia and Melina on stage at Cedar Valley Pridefest in Waterloo.

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The Kud Kolo dancers perform during Culture Fest at the Waterloo Center for the Arts in Waterloo.

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ARTS & CULTURE‌ HISTORICAL/MUSEUMS/ CULTURAL CENTERS‌ ANTIQUE ACRES 7610 Waverly Road, Cedar Falls, 987-2380 The history of agriculture is told through this extensive collection of restored and preserved antique items, saw milling and farm machinery. A modern campground is available. Open May through October. Old-time Power Show is Aug. 16-18; BEHRENS-RAPP FILLING STATION Visitors Information Center 221 W. First St., Cedar Falls, 266-5149; This restored gas station also is an information center for visitors to the area. Open May through October. BREMER COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM 402 W. Bremer Ave., Waverly, 352-1309; Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum occupies a roadside inn, built in 1864 from native timber and brick from a local kiln. Open May through October.


Noah Maina, 3, plays at the Waterloo Center for the Arts in March. DAN GABLE INTERNATIONAL WRESTLING INSTITUTE AND MUSEUM 303 Jefferson St., Waterloo, 233-0745, Features Olympic, collegiate and professional wrestling history and home to Waterloo native Dan Gable, 1972 Olympic

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Ice House Museum in Cedar Falls. COURIER FILE PHOTO


Students from Orchard Hill Elementary clap as the WCF Symphony performs at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in March. The history and memorabilia of the Cedar Falls Municipal Band, in operation since 1891, is displayed in this historic band hall. Band plays every Tuesday from June through August at 7:30 p.m. in Overman Park. Museum is open by appointment, 266-9736. JOHN DEERE TRACTOR & ENGINE MUSEUM 500 Westfield Ave., Waterloo, 2926126; The mission is to educate visitors about the history of tractor and engine design and manufacturing in the Cedar Valley. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM 205 W. First St., Cedar Falls, 266-5149; Built in 1909, the schoolhouse is equipped with blackboards, books, a potbelly stove and turn-of-the-century furnishings. Open May through mid-October. PHELPS YOUTH PAVILION 225 Commercial St., 291-4490 RIVERLOOP AMPITHEATRE AND EXPO PLAZA 225 Commercial St., 291-4490 SILOS & SMOKESTACKS 604 Lafayette St., Waterloo, 234-4567; Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area, comprising 37 counties in Northeast Iowa, was formed to support the interpretation of the region’s heritage

to its residents and visitors. Silos and Smokestacks is dedicated to preserving, promoting and celebrating America’s agricultural heritage. Through a network of sites, programs and events, S&S interprets farm life, agribusiness and rural communities past and present. UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ART Kamerick Art Building, UNI campus; 273-2077; A number of galleries and exhibits, with regular talks and events. VICTORIAN HOME AND CARRIAGE HOUSE MUSEUM 308 W. Third St., Cedar Falls, 266-5149; The oldest Cedar Falls museum, this 1861 Civil War-era home features antique furnishings, fashions and memorabilia documenting the area’s early history. This museum also houses the famous O-scale Lenoir Train Exhibit. Open through February-December. WATERLOO CENTER FOR THE ARTS 225 Commercial St., Waterloo, 2914490; www.waterloocenterforthearts. org. The Waterloo Center for the Arts tries to stimulate inquiry and dialogue and connect people through the arts. On offer are free galleries featuring works from permanent collections and changing exhibitions, classes and programs for all ages, a children’s museum, free concerts and festivals, school and group tours, a gift store and cafe and indoor and outdoor rental facilities.

GROUT MUSEUM DISTRICT 503 South St., Waterloo, 234-6357; Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. BLUEDORN SCIENCE IMAGINARIUM 322 Washington St., Waterloo, 234-6357 GROUT MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND SCIENCE 503 South St., Waterloo, 234-6357 RENSSELAER RUSSELL HOUSE MUSEUM 520 W. Third St., Waterloo, 234-6357 SNOWDEN HOUSE 306 Washington St., Waterloo, 234-6357. SULLIVAN BROTHERS IOWA VETERANS MUSEUM 503 South St., Waterloo, 234-6357

MUSIC‌ METRO COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION 233-2204; www.concertassociation. net/waterlooia/ Mary Potter, 1416 W. Fourth St., Waterloo 50702. Locally directed group brings music and dance acts to the area. Season memberships available for adults, students and families. METROPOLITAN CHORALE A Cedar Valley adult community chorus since 1954. Email: Please see ARTS & CULTURE, Page 36

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Presenting a fall and spring concert each year — open to all interested singers. UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 273-2024, Offering a variety of music, including band, orchestra and choral concerts in more than 200 yearly performances by students, faculty and visiting artists. WATERLOO-CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, 8201 Dakota St., Cedar Falls, 2733373; One of Northeast Iowa’s cultural assets, the symphony brings musical performances to the metro area. Highlights include a holiday and spring pops concert, classical concerts, chamber concerts and family concerts. Performances are at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts

Center as well as other venues. WARTBURG COMMUNITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Wartburg College, Waverly, 352-8691; Since 1952, Waverly has been one of the smallest communities in the country to support a symphony orchestra. WATERLOO MUNICIPAL BAND RiverLoopAmpitheatre, 225 Commercial St., 273-2118; Established in 1926, gives outdoor concerts at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in June and July. CEDAR FALLS MUNICIPAL BAND Established in 1891, Cedar Falls Municipal Band is Iowa’s oldest concert band. Open-air concerts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in June and July at Overman Park band shell, with additional Labor Day concert and Sturgis Falls performance. Second and Franklin streets, Cedar Falls. Also runs Iowa Band Museum, 203 1/2 Main St., 266-1253; www.cedarnet. org/cfband.


Guests check out displays at the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum in Waterloo.


A view of the five-level Phelps Youth Pavilion PlayScape.


The Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.


A steam-powered tractor gets rolling during the 54th annual Old Time Power Show at Antique Acres in Cedar Falls.

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Windows & Doors

The Pella Showroom

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LAW ENFORCEMENT / FIRE DEPARTMENTS AGENCIES‌ IOWA STATE PATROL Post 9 1510 W. First St., Cedar Falls 266-2677 BLACK HAWK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 291-2587 225 E. Sixth St., Waterloo Emergency, 911 Administration, 291-2587 Dispatch, 291-2515 BREMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 111 Fourth St. N.E., Waverly 352-5400 CEDAR FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT 273-8612 220 Clay St. Emergency, 911 Dispatch, 291-2515 DUNKERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 107 W. Main St. 822-4211 ELK RUN HEIGHTS Patrolled by the Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office, 291-2515 EVANSDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT 911 Evans Road 232-6682 GILBERTVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT 419 14th Ave. 296-9601, 291-2515 HUDSON POLICE DEPARTMENT 525 Jefferson St. 988-4405 JESUP POLICE DEPARTMENT 791 Sixth St. 827-1919 LA PORTE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT 202 Main St. 342-2232; non-emergency dispatch, 342-2236


Mitch, a former Waterloo Police Department K-9 patrol and narcotics officer, is shown in this undated photo provided by JEFF REINITZ, COURIER STAFF WRITER‌ Waterloo Police. Mitch died in From left, Evansdale Police Chief Jeff Jensen, Cedar Falls Police Chief Jeff Olson, Hudson Police Chief Jeff retirement Dec. 26, 2018. Marsh, Iowa State Patrol Lt. Brian Beenen and Black Hawk Sheriff’s Capt. Mark Herbst during a Peace Office Memorial Service in Waterloo. Emergencies, 911 Non-emergencies, 291-2515 WAVERLY POLICE DEPARTMENT 111 Fourth St. N.E. 352-5400


RAYMOND FIRE DEPARTMENT 911 WATERLOO FIRE RESCUE, UNDER PUBLIC SAFETY 425 E. Third St. Emergency, 911 Nonemergency, 291-4460

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WAVERLY FIRE DEPARTMENT Emergency, 911 123 First St. S.W., 352-5521 ROAD CONDITIONS (800) 288-1047

FIRE DEPARTMENTS‌ CEDAR FALLS FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT 220 Clay St. 273-8600 Ambulance Service/Sartori Memorial Hospital, 911

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DUNKERTON FIRE & AMBULANCE DEPARTMENT 911 ELK RUN HEIGHTS Fire and ambulance protection is with the city of Waterloo, 911 EVANSDALE FIRE & AMBULANCE DEPARTMENT 911 Non-emergency, 233-6930

GILBERTVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT Ambulance service provided by Evansdale Fire Department, 911 RAYMOND Non-emergency, 296-2816 Patrolled by the Black Hawk County Sheriff ‘s Office, 291-2515 HUDSON FIRE & AMBULANCE DEPARTMENT WATERLOO POLICE DEPARTMENT 911 715 Mulberry St. 291-4340 Non-emergency, 988-3322

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Clubs and OrganizatiOns



Black hawk Button Club Meets last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 207 W. Louise, Waterloo. The purpose of the club is to promote the education, preservation, art, beauty and history of buttons. Anyone interested is welcome to come and learn more.

Call anna 415-7550 or Jeanine 266-3070.


CiVil/seRViCe Established in 1973, CVC is one of the oldest and largest cycling clubs in NE Iowa, catering to road and trail riders of all abilities. Membership is only $25/year and open to everyone. Come ride with us!

“You served us now let us serve you!”

1407 Independence Ave., Waterloo, IA, 50703




Cedar Valley Gymnastics academy

319 291-2512

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We offer recreational gymnastics for ages 2-18. We also offer competitive gymnastics for boys and girls level 3-10 and all levels of Xcel.


Quota International of Waterloo Meets 4th Tuesday of each month6 PM dinner. Service projects include promoting healthy hearing, vision screening, assisting disadvantaged women and children, Cops ‘N Kids Reading Program, Quota Care Bears for children in local hospitals, and more. Many opportunities and benefits of membership. Sandy Lawry 415-7912

League of Women Voters of Black Hawk/Bremer Counties The League of Women Voters is a national, grassroots, non-partisan political organization founded in 1920. Its members--men and women, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents—work to inform the public through Candidate Forums, our website & Facebook pages. We register voters, and advocate for policies that strengthen our democracy. Join us! Cherie Dargan, President • •

histoRiCal Cedar Valley Civil War Roundtable Meets 7:00 PM the third Thursday, September through June, at Memorial Hall, 104 W. 5th St. Waterloo. All topics of the Civil War Era. Public always welcome. Call 266-1185.

3201 Venture Way Cedar Falls, ia 50613 319-260-2121 or 319-464-5763 Sno Hawks Snowmobile Club the club has been providing a wonderful winter recreation opportunity for over 40 years. We offer trail rides for members & guests, help maintain snowmobile trails, raise funds for charity & participate in activities of the state association. Meetings are held the 1st thursday of the month september thru april. all snowmobilers are welcome. For meeting times & more info, contact: stanley Wolf 319-296-3604 or Dick Melick 319-231-0819

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Clubs and OrganizatiOns SeniorS Newel Post seNior Day services aND resPite Providing support for seniors and caregivers since 1975. 1108 Tiffany Place, Waterloo. 319-234-1391.

Social ServiceS

Youth & Adult Grief Services: Provides counseling, support groups and education on dying, death and grief for the entire community. The goal is to help family members, friends and children cope with the death of a loved one.

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North star commuNity services Providing quality services for people with disabilities since 1975. 3420 University Ave, Waterloo. 236-0901 or 888-879-1365.

Black Hawk Gem and Mineral Society For everyone interested in the earth sciences, rock collecting, fossil collecting, and the lapidary arts. We meet the second Tuesday of the month at the Waterloo Center for the Arts at 7:00 PM (Club does not meet in July and August). President: Tom Blume 319-239-7269 Treasurer: David Malm 319-266-6433.


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Oscar (Grant Tracey ) is kicking Felix (Erik Mueterthies) out in a scene from Cedar Falls Community Theatre’s “The Odd Couple.”


Jon (Henry Edsill) and Tess (Karla Koch) in a scene from ‘Marjorie Prime’ at Waterloo Community Playhouse.

‌ lack Hawk Children’s B Theatre

Cedar Falls Community Theatre

Hope Martin Theatre in the Water- Oster Regent Theatre, 103 Main loo Center for the Arts, 225 ComSt., Cedar Falls mercial St., Waterloo 277-5283; 235-0367 or 291-4494; www.wcpLampost Theatre &

Waterloo Community Playhouse Hope Martin Theatre in the Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo 235-0367 or 291-4494;

Sturgis Youth Theatre University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls 273-6381;

Theatre UNI

fee Co.

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls

204 W. Seerley Blvd., Cedar Falls




In a scene from Theatre UNI’s ‘Legacy of Light,’ from left, Voltaire (Jakob Reha), Emilie du Chatelet (Dani Schmaltz) and Saint-Lambert (John Schaffer).

Society of St.Vincent de Paul

Waterloo diStrict council

Help Us Help Others 320 Broadway St, Waterloo, IA 50703 (319) 232-3366

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LIBRARIES‌ ‌The Waterloo and Cedar Falls public libraries are two valuable assets for residents in the metro area.; website, Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Waterloo Public Library‌ 415 Commercial St., Waterloo 50701; phone, 291-4480; email, askus@waterloopubliclibrary. org; website, www.waterloo.lib.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; (Labor Day through Memorial Day) 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Founded in 1896, the Waterloo Public Library began service in two rented rooms, one on the east side and one on the west side of the Cedar River. In 1906, the library moved to its new Carnegie buildings, which saw extensive remodeling and additions over time. The library’s current building, constructed in 1938, began as Waterloo’s post office and federal building. It served as such until 1979 when the post office was relocated. In 1977, Waterloo voters approved a $3.65 million bond issue to renovate the building for use as a library. The Waterloo Public Library now houses a large collection of books, numerous magazines and an ever-growing collection of videos, DVDs, books on CD, audio CDs, along with downloadable audiobooks and eBooks. It also provides free Internet access and computer classes and has a staff of librarians ready to answer questions. To get a library card, fill out a short application form and show staff members an ID containing your name and current address. There is no fee to get your first card.

Hudson Public Library‌

401 Fifth St., P.O. Box 480, Hudson 50643; phone, 988-4217; email,; website, Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Janesville Public Library‌

227 Main St., P.O. Box 328, Janesville 50647; phone, 9872925; email, janesvillelibrary@; website, Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 to 11 a.m. and noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday; 1 KELLY WENZEL, COURIER STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER‌ to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Cathy McRoberts and Debbie Henn work together sewing clothing for premature babies at the Hive in the Saturday. Waterloo Public Library.

one of the oldest libraries in Iowa, incorporated in 1859 by the Cedar Valley Horticultural and Literary Association. In 1877, W.C. Bryant moved to secure a vote of the city to make the library forever free and to be controlled by the city. Cedar Falls applied for and received a Carnegie grant, and on Aug. 25, 1903, the finished building was accepted by the City Council. Cedar Falls voters approved a $3.25 million bond issue October 2001 to help finance the construction of a larger building. CFPL, which moved into a new home at the same location in March Cedar Falls Public 2004, now houses a large collection Library‌ of books, as well as magazines, books 524 Main St., Cedar Falls 50613; on CD, videos, CDs and downloadable phone, 273-8643; email, cedareBooks and audiobooks. There is no; website, fee to obtain a library card; fill out the application and present an ID with Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon- your current address. day-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to AREA LIBRARIES‌ 5  p.m. Saturday; (September Denver Public Library‌ through May) 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Cedar Falls Public Library is 100 Washington, Denver 50622;

Jesup Public Library‌

mer); 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday; 721 Sixth St., P.O. Box 585, Jesup 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Satur- 50648; phone, 827-1533; email, day.; website, Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday Evansdale Public Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Library‌ Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 123 N. Evans, Evansdale 50707; 8  p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. phone, 232-5367; email, eplib@

phone, 984-5140; email,; website,

Dike Public Library‌

133 E. Elder St., Dike 50624; phone, 989-2608; email,; website, Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Riverview Ministries is a Christian organization providing uplifting conferences, concerts, and events. Home of the Cedar Falls Bible Conference and Riverview Gospel Sing • Campgrounds • Cabins • Meeting facilities holding 10-1200 people • A great place for conventions, retreats, reunions and family get-togethers

Dunkerton Public Library‌

203 E. Tower St., P.O. Box 249, Dunkerton 50626; phone, 822-4610; email, dunkpublib@; website, www. Hours: 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (8 p.m. in sum-

Riverview Conference Center

439 N. Division Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

(319) 268-0787 •


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La Porte City (Hawkins Memorial Library)‌ 308 Main St., La Porte City 50651; phone, 342-3025; email,; website, www. Hours: 8  a.m. to 4  p.m. Monday; 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

New Hartford (Elizabeth Rasmussen Martin Memorial Library)‌ 406 Packwaukee, P.O. Box 292, New Hartford 50660; phone, 983-2533; email, sue@; website, Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Shell Rock (Benny‌ Gambaiani Public Library)‌


Camden McCulloch, 2, plays with toy wooden trains at the Waterloo Public Library.

104 S. Cherry St., Shell Rock 50670; phone, 885-4345; email,; website, www. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Monday and Friday; noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Waverly Public Library‌ 1500 W. Bremer Ave., Waverly 50677; phone, 352-1223; email,; website, public-library Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Saturday; (September through May): 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.


Kelly Stern has gone from teacher to librarian and is now the director of the Cedar Falls Public Library.


Aleeya Peters shows off her Princess Peach outfit for judges during the LitCon youth costume contest at the Cedar Falls Public Library.

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Worship 10:00 AM - Summer 9:00 AM

Cedar Falls ChurCh oF Christ 2727 W. 4th St. Cedar Falls, IA Sunday Worship 10am Sunday School for all ages: 9am 319-266-6763

Central Christian ChurCh 3475 Kimball Avenue Waterloo, Iowa 50702 (319) 234-6231 Worship Service: Sunday 9:30 a.m. www.

trinity ameriCan lutheran ChurCh 605 West 4th Street Waterloo, Iowa 50702 (319) 235-6269 Worship Service: Sunday 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 during school year Communion 1st & 3rd Sundays Worship Service Thursday 6:00 p.m.

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Come Worship With Us! Cedar Valley Church Directory

Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

IMMANUEL MMANUEL LUTHERAN 4820 Oster Parkway Cedar Falls, IA Church: 319-260-2000 Sunday Worship: 8:30 am and 11:00 am Wednesday: 5:30 pm

Sunday worship services at 9 & 11 am 10 am blended worship services, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Cedar Heights Community Presbyterian Church At the corner of Rainbow & Rownd 2015 Rainbow Drive, Cedar Falls

Presbyterian (USA)

first FIRST Presbyterian PRESBYTERIAN church CHURCH 902 Main St., Cedar Falls 902 Main St., Cedar Falls 277-3930 277-3930

Blended Style Worship - 10:30 am Sunday School for all ages – 9:00 am Summer: Worship only –- 10:30 10:00 am Blended Style Worship am Wednesday Kids Program - 6:00am pm Summer: Worship only– 10:00

United Methodist

ST. TIMoTHYS UNITED METHoDIST CHURCH An Inclusive Congregation 3220 Terrace Dr., Cedar Falls 266-0464 Like us on facebook: Sunday School – 9:00 a.m. Sunday worship – 10:15 a.m.

Presbyterian (USA)

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Downtown Waterloo 505 Franklin Ave. 233-6145 Worship Service: 10:00 a.m. Sunday Supper every Sunday Night 5:00 p.m. Handbells and Sanctuary choirs meet Wednesday night. Christian education for all ages throughout the week.

Lutheran (Mo. Synod)

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH 1024 West Eighth Street, Waterloo, IA 319-235-6705 Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Bible Study 10:30 a.m Summer Mid-week Worship Mondays – 6:30 p.m.

Lutheran ELCA

Prince of Peace Lutheran church 4031 Lafayette Road Evansdale, IA 319-233-1452

Service Times: Traditional 8:45 a.m. Contemporary 11:15 a.m. Adult & Child Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Evening 6:30-7:30 p.m. POP's Disciples for youth 4 years old - 5th grade

Lutheran ELCA


4000 Hudson Rd., Cedar Falls 266-3541

2812 Willow Lane, Cedar Falls

Traditional Worship – 8:30 a.m. Education Hour – 9:45 a.m. Contemporary – 11:00 a.m.

Summer Hours (6/1-8/31) No Education Hour Traditional Worship – 8:30 a.m. Contemporary – 10:30 a.m.

Christian Science


701 W 6th Street, Cedar Falls, lA 319-268-1240

Sunday Morning Service 10:00 a.m. Sunday School is from 9:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Christian Science Reading Room Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.


Prayer Concerns -- 10:10 to 10:40 AM Worship -- 10:45 AM

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