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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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Iowa City Council votes against public hearing for cottages

IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Council has voted down a request to speed up the process of setting a public hearing to discuss historic landmark ... »

Council to vote on funding rebate for Sabin Townhome project

IOWA CITY — Plans are moving forward for an Iowa City project that would wrap 28 townhouse condominiums around a parking ramp with room for ... »

Third, and final, artist for Pedestrian Mall public art project to present Monday

IOWA CITY — With the third and final candidate scheduled to visit Iowa City on Monday, officials are nearing the point of choosing which art ... »

Cedar Rapids leaders embrace Uber despite ordinance uncertainty

CEDAR RAPIDS — Uber, the taxi-like service that connects riders to drivers via an app on their mobile phone, began business in Cedar Rapids ... »

Developer seeks demolition permits for Iowa City cottages

IOWA CITY — With demolition permit applications submitted and conflicting structural integrity reports for three mid-19th century cottages s ... »

Future of a Cedar Rapids casino heads to the Iowa Legislature

CEDAR RAPIDS — State Sens. Wally Horn and Dan Zumbach told a news conference on Tuesday morning that they will co-sponsor gaming reform legi ... »

Zoning application withdrawn for cottage property

IOWA CITY — The rezoning application that »

Iowa City Council approves TIF rebate for Marketplace development

IOWA CITY —, The Iowa City Council has given the green light to a $1.75 million tax increment finance rebate aimed at securing an anchor ten ... »

Cedar Rapids’ ‘FIDO’ goose-chasing device not working as expected

CEDAR RAPIDS — A gadget meant to scare geese away from the McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids is working, but not quite as well as expecte ... »

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