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Iowa City ponders City Carton’s next move

IOWA CITY — With the sale of City Carton Recycling to Phoenix, Ariz.-based Republic Services earlier this year, city officials are left wond ... »

Hidden art: Depression-era mural to return to life in Cedar Rapids City Hall

CEDAR RAPIDS — Come the end of April, residents will see the main reason workers on two occasions — the last time some 50 years ago & ... »

Cedar Rapids loses $2.7 million in housing funds to Council Bluffs

CEDAR RAPIDS — Nearly $3 million in grant funds awarded in January to a downtown housing proposal that fell apart won’t be staying in ... »

Iowa City Fire Department reshuffling with loss of training facility

IOWA CITY — With Riverfront Crossings District development providing several examples of new construction, one related casualty has been the ... »

Cedar Rapids has moved beyond flood recovery, Corbett says

CEDAR RAPIDS — In his sixth State of the City address, Mayor Ron Corbett on Wednesday leaned on a pop music hit from 1972 to say that the cit ... »

Overland seeks District 2 Cedar Rapids council seat

CEDAR RAPIDS — Scott Overland, vice president of investments at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, is running for the District 2 seat on the City Co ... »

Smoke-free casino bill gets hearing, little more

DES MOINES — A House subcommittee spent about 15 minutes Tuesday hearing the pros and cons of a bill seeking to authorize up to two new gamb ... »

Iowa City departments looking to restructure duties for added efficiency

IOWA CITY — Several job duties are being eyed for a reshuffling in a handful of Iowa City departments.

It’s a move officials sa ... »

Marion council questions nicotine ban in parks

MARION — Smokers, don’t think you’ve puffed your last cigarette or tossed your last butt in a Marion park. Yet.

City Cou ... »

Cedar Rapids again installs dead crows in park’s trees as crow deterrent

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s been some 20 years since then-local veterinarian Russell Anthony stumbled on the idea of placing crow coffins in ... »

Rain damage required $275,683 in fixes at Cedar Rapids City Services Center

CEDAR RAPIDS — The final tally is in.

A 5-inch downpour last April 13 during construction of the garage shop area of the City Service ... »

Marion considers nicotine-free parks

MARION — Next week, City Council members will discuss approving a recommendation from the Marion Park Board to make city parks nicotine-free ... »

No apartments after all: Kubias project is halted

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s not every day that $2.7 million slips through your hands.

In effect, that is what happened to Hobart Histor ... »

New Cedar Rapids gateway sign will cost less than expected

CEDAR RAPIDS — A new gateway sign to welcome southbound motorists on Interstate 380 to Cedar Rapids will cost $90,000 less than the city ... »

Proposed bill in Iowa Senate would abolish Iowa City’s 21-ordinance

IOWA CITY — A proposed bill to allow 19- and 20-year-old adults into drinking establishments has the potential to abolish the city's nearly f ... »

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