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Downtown Cedar Rapids aims for place on National Register of Historic Places

CEDAR RAPIDS — The heart of the downtown could secure a place by summer on the National Register of Historic Places.

“What ... »

Iowa City council delays decision on cottages

After months of public discussion, gatherings, and committee meetings, the Iowa City Council's formal discussion on the two remaining Dubuque Stree ... »

More than 6 years of talk about flood control in Cedar Rapids nearing end

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials and their engineering consultants have been talking about the possible alignment and look of a coming flood-co ... »

Cedar Rapids gives up majority hold on Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization

CEDAR RAPIDS — Under pressure from federal and state transportation agencies, Cedar Rapids has agreed to give up its majority voting positio ... »

Cedar Rapids to spread some house reconstruction funding to city’s outskirts

CEDAR RAPIDS — New housing developments on the city's outskirts will benefit from federal disaster dollars that once had to be spent exclusiv ... »

North Liberty moves forward with sewer line despite landowner’s lawsuit

NORTH LIBERTY — Gary Weinman walked through his prairie on a frigid afternoon Friday with warm memories.

“It would just put a s ... »

Iowa City Council to vote on Tate Arms preservation, height bonus

IOWA CITY — The owners of property near the Tate Arms Building are seeking approval for a height bonus to build next to the historic Iowa Ci ... »

City of Cedar Rapids drops fight with FEMA over consultants

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials have thrown in the towel in their dispute with the Federal Emergency Management Agency over high-priced fees f ... »

North Liberty to consider letting urban chickens stay for good

NORTH LIBERTY — Daniela Williams has been raising chickens at her home in a subdivision on the north side of town for about a year.

He ... »

Cedar Rapids tightens ordinance on cell towers near homes

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cellphone companies will face a tougher time here when they try to erect tall cell towers near neighborhoods of single-family ... »

Iowa City allocates $20,000 toward temporary homeless shelter

IOWA CITY — Plans to create a temporary shelter to help the area homeless population avoid dropping winter temperatures received a big boost ... »

Iowa City charter review commission to host public meeting

IOWA CITY — Iowa City residents are encouraged to attend the second public comment meeting to help potentially reshape the Iowa City Charter ... »

Developers target Kingston Village for two housing projects

CEDAR RAPIDS — A push for more housing in the city’s center is getting a boost from two building proposals in Kingston Village across ... »

Tiny Bertram won’t let farmer leave

BERTRAM — Worry about sewage plant odor has prompted this 300-person town on Cedar Rapids’ eastern border to get its way with its big ... »

Mayor, city manager return from ‘tough’ task in D.C.

CEDAR RAPIDS — Flood control for the city is a three-legged stool when it comes to funding, according to Mayor Ron Corbett.

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