Cedar Rapids

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 ... »

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.

Thatȁ ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

Historic Mott Building in Cedar Rapids getting new life

CEDAR RAPIDS — History was headed under the bus 20 years ago when Linn County purchased the riverfront Mott Building — one of the old ... »

Cedar Rapids completes purchase of casino property

CEDAR RAPIDS — The City Council on Tuesday finalized the purchase of land from casino investors that it had approved in July.

The coun ... »

Cedar Rapids extends contract with lobbying firm in effort to secure flood protection money

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids City Council on Tuesday extended its contract with a lobbying firm to help secure federal money for the city ... »

Greene Square project gets go-ahead from Cedar Rapids council

CEDAR RAPIDS — Greene Square Park’s transformation into Greene Square got the green light on Tuesday from the City Council.

The ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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