Cedar Rapids

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 ... »

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 ... »

Cedar Rapids sells former parks office on 42nd Street NE

CEDAR RAPIDS — The City Council this week agreed to sell a city-owned office building at 3601 42nd St. NE that had housed the city’s ... »

Cedar Rapids council backs three TIF deals

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three tax increment financing or TIF incentives were endorsed this week by the City Council.

The projects that will ben ... »

City plans to extend exclusivity pact with casino investors

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials haven’t given up on the Cedar Crossing Casino.

The City Council on Tuesday is slated to add two y ... »

No council support for new Wal-Mart store in Cedar Rapids, mayor says

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fights over issues in Cedar Rapids require someone on the city council to be for something and someone to be against it, Mayo ... »

Cedar Rapids police propose change to security camera ordinance

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department is proposing an amendment to the city code which would require more businesses to have sur ... »

Cedar Rapids parking permits to see rate hike

CEDAR RAPIDS — Monthly permit rates at several Cedar Rapids public parking facilities are set to increase beginning Jan. 1.

The increa ... »

Eastern Iowa business owners notice new property-tax break

CEDAR RAPIDS — No business owner has a shorter walk to pay a property-tax bill in person than Ken Davidson.

Davidson’s Auto Sho ... »

Audit: FEMA should have contributed $10.8 million less to new Cedar Rapids library

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Federal Emergency Management Agency contributed $10.83 million more than it should have for the city’s new, $46 mi ... »

Cedar Rapids fall leaf collection changing to every-other week

CEDAR RAPIDS — Leaf vacuum collection in Cedar Rapids is changing from an every-week to an every-other week schedule this fall, city officia ... »

More plaintiffs join class-action lawsuit over Cedar Rapids traffic cameras

CEDAR RAPIDS — A class-action lawsuit challenging automated traffic cameras in Cedar Rapids has been expanded to include six more plaintiffs ... »