Author Archives: Mark Morris

Cedar Falls Council to Meet in Special Session Thursday on PSO Program

Cedar Falls Council to Meet in Special Session Thursday on PSO Program

The Cedar Falls City Council will hold a special meeting this Thursday evening to consider fully implementing the public safety officer model.     A 5-2 vote to set the 6 p.m. meeting came at the end of a lengthy work session yesterday(Mon), updating council members on the City’s public safety program.     Public Safety Director Jeff Olson…Read more »

Waterloo to Spend More Money on Parking System; Morrissey Calls for Discussion on Removing Meters

Waterloo to Spend More Money on Parking System; Morrissey Calls for Discussion on Removing Meters

Waterloo (3rd Ward) Councilman Pat Morrissey last(Mon) night brought up the idea of removing downtown parking meters, during a discussion about replacing parking ramp equipment. Waterloo City Council members voted 6-1 to approve a $186,000 contract with Park-Inc. of Des Moines to provide and install a new parking control and payment collection system at the…Read more »

Waterloo’s Allen Hospital Grows Telemedicine Offerings

Waterloo’s Allen Hospital Grows Telemedicine Offerings

UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital will expand its use of telemedicine with the addition of six board-certified physicians to its hospitalist team. Telehospitalists will work with local physicians and providers to on inpatient care for patients between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. The program begins Feb. 25 and follows the introduction of telepsychiatry services…Read more »

Waterloo Woman Shot in Stomach while Entering Car

Waterloo Woman Shot in Stomach while Entering Car

Waterloo police say a woman was shot outside her apartment building over the weekend. 21-year old victim Jordyn Harper-Chambers had gone out to her car parked in the 3600 block of Ravenwood Circle just after 5:45 Saturday evening when she was struck by a bullet. It hit in the abdomen, and she was taken to…Read more »

Kohl’s Lays Off 250 Corporate Employees

Kohl’s Lays Off 250 Corporate Employees

Kohl’s Corp. has laid off 250 employees.  The company made the announcement last week. The Menomonee Falls-based retailer, which has a store in Cedar Falls, is reorganizing its corporate structure to move toward its “ambitious growth agenda,” Kohl’s CEO Michelle Gass said in an email to employees shared with the Wisconsin State Journal.  “Over the…Read more »