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Roger Heller Obituary

Roger Lee Heller, 82, of Waverly Iowa passed away on Saturday night, October 28, 2017, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. Roger was born on July 28, 1935, in Fonda, Iowa, the son of Hulda Henrietta (Mack) and Cleo Donald Heller. He attended school in Fonda and at nine years of age, started working […]

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Thank you

We would like to thank Bruce Finnegan of A to Z Auto Service for your donation in memoriam of Dannette Hildebrand (1967-2017). Your gracious donation will provide transitioning veterans with a warm place to lay their heads at night and a support system that leads to self-sufficiency and wellness. Sincerely, Rally Point Cedar Valley Veterans […]

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Waverly transitional shelter will have changes

By Jordee Kalk, KCRG-TV9 | Posted 6:09 PM, Oct 17, 2017 | Updated Tue 11:50 PM, Oct 17, 2017 WAVERLY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — A shelter specifically for people who’ve served in the military is celebrating a milestone. The LZ Phoenix House in Waverly has helped 30 veterans find permanent housing. Marine Corps veteran Tony Richmond […]

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Waverly homeless vets shelter earning its wings

PAT KINNEY pat.kinney@wcfcourier.com Oct 16, 2017 From left, Matt Haugan, Bob Sable, Neal Jarnagin and Jacob Farran. All are volunteers at the LZ Phoenix veterans homeless shelter in Waverly. WAVERLY – A nonprofit volunteer-run shelter for homeless veterans is slowly building a reputation for itself in Bremer County. Called LZ Phoenix, the four-bedroom house, located […]

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Dannette “D” Hildebrand

CLARKSVILLE – Dannette “D” Hildebrand, 49, of Clarksville, Iowa, died in an automobile accident Tuesday, September 12, 2017. She was born December 10, 1967 in Cedar Falls, daughter of Emery L. and Delaine S. Hildebrand Griffith. She married Robert Biretz in 1989 and they later divorced. She met her Life Partner, Bruce Finnegan in 2008. […]

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Electrical short in fish tank causes small fire at vet shelter

by ERIC VANSICKLE, news@waverlynewspapers.com Aug 30, 2017 The lone resident in the LZ Phoenix veterans transitional housing center had a rude awakening early Thursday morning when a small fire was set off by an electrical unit near a fish tank in the living room. Bremer County Veterans Affairs Director Neal Jarnagin explained on Friday morning […]

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LZ Phoenix seeking new site

Veteran transition shelter considers options as Waverly Homes expands by Anelia K. Dimitrova The veterans shelter in town is looking for shelter. LZ Phoenix, the facility which opened in September of 2015 to house veterans in transition, will need to relocate by the end of January because Waverly Homes, the non profit which owns the home […]

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506 Cafe opens again Aug. 1

WAVERLY – The 506 Cafe will open again on Tuesday, Aug. 1, after a break in July, at the Waverly Senior Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Grilled gourmet burgers, scalloped potatoes, clam chowder and macaroni salad will be served along assorted desserts. June’s 506 Cafe lunch brought in the most diners so far […]

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Dine out monthly for a good cause in Waverly

By Dave Franzman KCRG TV9 | Posted: Tue 4:51 PM, Apr 04, 2017 | Updated: Tue 6:53 PM, Apr 04, 2017 WAVERLY, Iowa (KCRG TV9)- Diners in Waverly have a new lunch option. It’s one that hopes to blend something that tastes good with supporting a good cause. But if you missed the grand opening […]

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