Cedar Rapids

7 Cedar Rapids projects get tax breaks

CEDAR RAPIDS — Six housing projects and an office/retail project were pushed ahead this week as the City Council agreed to property tax break ... »

Olson seeks re-election to Cedar Rapids council

CEDAR RAPIDS — City Council member Scott Olson is seeking re-election to a four-year term in District 4 on the city’s west side.

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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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

No luck for now with D.C. funding request for Cedar Rapids flood control project

CEDAR RAPIDS — In early December, Mayor Ron Corbett and City Manager Jeff Pomeranz went to Washington, D.C., seeking to get mention of the c ... »

Bring your smartphone to Cedar Rapids State of the City

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mayor Ron Corbett is going out to the edge for his sixth State of the City speech.

With an expected luncheon audience o ... »

Advocate in Cedar Rapids pushes expansion of Iowa’s medical cannabis program

CEDAR RAPIDS — Maria La France, a driving force behind the state’s medical cannabidiol act that passed last year, is ready to expand ... »