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Cedar Rapids residents weigh in on west-side flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — About 120 residents who care about the coming flood protection system in and near the Time Check neighborhood in northwest Ce ... »

Cedar Rapids, consultant seek fresh input on Time Check flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials and engineering consulting firm HR Green Inc. will conduct a neighborhood workshop on Thursday evening in nort ... »

Renderings detail big downtown changes in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — The latest designs for Iowa City’s massive downtown renovation project detail widened sidewalks, enhanced overhead lighti ... »

Coralville council to discuss Iowa Bicycle Coalition lease

CORALVILLE — The Iowa Bicycle Coalition could be moving into Coralville’s transit hub as soon as next year.

The Coralville City ... »

Durant considers banning pets from parks

DURANT (AP) — An eastern Iowa city may ban pets from its parks because of complaints about owners failing to pick up after their dogs.

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Jury rules against CR council member in slander suit

CEDAR RAPIDS — As a City Council member in 2011, Don Karr slandered a local homebuilder during a vigorous council debate on the construction ... »

Iowa City Council takes steps toward offering TIF money for Lucky’s Market

IOWA CITY — The city council has approved the first step in providing tax increment finance assistance to a Colorado-based grocery store.

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Iowa City Council terminates The Wedge’s downtown lease

IOWA CITY — After six years of serving up pizza by the slice, the Wedge Downtown has closed its doors.

The Iowa City Council approved ... »

New rec center in NW Cedar Rapids is on the way

CEDAR RAPIDS — No flood-recovery project in the city has had more twists and turns than replacing the flood-ruined and now-demolished Time C ... »

Cedar Rapids plans to spend $1.5 million more in LOST funds for northwest rec center

CEDAR RAPIDS — The City Council this week is slated to approve the spending of an additional $1.5 million in revenue from an earlier 1-perce ... »

Former Cedar Rapids council member’s comments go on trial this week

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mayor Ron Corbett and members of the City Council are among a long list of people slated to testify this week in what will be ... »

City Circle Acting Company merging with Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

CORALVILLE — A City Council vote Tuesday cleared the way for a local acting company to merge with Coralville’s 3-year-old performing ... »

North Liberty moving forward with special census

NORTH LIBERTY — The City Council has approved a special census that, when completed, could add hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to ... »

Indian Creek Nature Center wants 78 acres of city-owned land

CEDAR RAPIDS — Indian Creek nature center wants to acquire 78 acres of city land for free that it currently leases for $1 a year and has man ... »

Disease balancing act: Experts walk the line between informing and scaring the public

IOWA CITY — Television crews stalked a Dallas apartment last week where a man from Liberia became the first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. s ... »

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