Cedar Rapids

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 ... »

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 ... »

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