Cedar Rapids

Council picks up tab for Highway 100 ramps

CEDAR RAPIDS — City Council members Tuesday night denounced the Iowa Department of Transportation for its decision to stick the city with the ... »

Allies looking to continue work transforming Cedar Lake

CEDAR RAPIDS — Advocates for the transformation of Cedar Lake just north of downtown Cedar Rapids have found new friends that matter.

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$5.6 million added to Highway 100 expansion

CEDAR RAPIDS — Construction is well underway on the long-awaited, 7.5-mile, $200 million project to extend Highway 100 from Edgewood Road NE ... »

Downtown Cedar Rapids aims for place on National Register of Historic Places

CEDAR RAPIDS — The heart of the downtown could secure a place by summer on the National Register of Historic Places.

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More than 6 years of talk about flood control in Cedar Rapids nearing end

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials and their engineering consultants have been talking about the possible alignment and look of a coming flood-co ... »

Cedar Rapids gives up majority hold on Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization

CEDAR RAPIDS — Under pressure from federal and state transportation agencies, Cedar Rapids has agreed to give up its majority voting positio ... »

Cedar Rapids to spread some house reconstruction funding to city’s outskirts

CEDAR RAPIDS — New housing developments on the city's outskirts will benefit from federal disaster dollars that once had to be spent exclusiv ... »

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.

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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 ... »

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