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President Barack Obama (above right) salutes as he disembarks Air Force One at the Waterloo Municipal Airport on Jan. 14. United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker (above left) joins the president during his visit to Cedar Falls Utilities. Student reporters from Cedar Valley Today covered the president's visit live.— Rut Nastiti/CEDAR VALLEY TODAY

Wartburg students report on President Obama’s visit to Cedar Falls and rural broadband

  As President Barack Obama touched down in Air Force One last Wednesday and drove to Cedar Falls Utilities to speak on the importance of broadband Internet access, eight Wartburg students reported live. Lucas Wendland, Kaitlyn Williams, Rut Nastiti, Calyn Thompson, Jeanne Edson and Kristina Alexsander all covered the president’s […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, News
Cedar Valley Today anchor Ashley Davis (right) live onset with an interview guest, Corrie Ramige. —Jeanne Edson/TRUMPET

‘Cedar Valley Today’ preps for Christmas

“Cedar Valley Today,” a student produced morning TV show at Wartburg College, is preparing for their live Christmas Greetings on Main special.

by · November 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
Iowa KidsNet hold Adoption Friday Event in Waterloo

Iowa KidsNet hold Adoption Friday Event in Waterloo

November is National Adoption Month and Iowa KidsNet is bringing awareness by holding an Adoption Friday celebration on Friday, Nov. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Black Hawk County Courthouse on 315 East Fifth Street in Waterloo. “What we will be doing is celebrating adoptions of 14 families […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
STEM expo showcases science and math to kids

STEM expo showcases science and math to kids

On November 13, the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center was filled with young, aspiring scientists. The second-annual STEM expo was being held to show children all of the options available to them in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. There were over 75 exhibitors present to showcase their […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
Garth Brooks Influences Positivity in Osage Cancer Patient

Garth Brooks Influences Positivity in Osage Cancer Patient

Osage resident Teresa Shaw self diagnosed herself with cancer in June earlier this year. When she got a mammogram, the tumor was not visible due to dense tissue, so she got an ultrasound finding out the tumor was actually 2 inches. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer,” Shaw said. “Invasive […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community
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