County Government

Linn County Supervisors give money to Marion alley art project

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County’s supervisors are spreading around the $500,000 from the sale of the historic Mott Building across the Ced ... »

Iowa City to convert streetlights to LED over next four years

IOWA CITY — The City of Iowa City and MidAmerican Energy have signed an agreement to convert the city’s roughly 4,000 street and pede ... »

Atmosphere improving at Iowa City Ped Mall

IOWA CITY — Things are looking up at the Ped Mall, one of Iowa City’s premier gathering places.

“It’s a much frie ... »

Marion library board wants to move ahead on mixed-use project

MARION — It could be change again, as soon as next spring, for the Marion Public Library when a new building could be under construction, of ... »

Cedar Rapids sets hotel/motel tax allocation for next three years

CEDAR RAPIDS — In early 2010, just-elected Mayor Ron Corbett convened members of the local arts and cultural community to warn them that the ... »

Interactive kiosk to be installed at Johnson County veterans memorial

IOWA CITY — Johnson County officials are moving forward with plans to install an interactive kiosk at the county’s veterans memorial. ... »

Iowa City church requests judicial review of Chauncey rezoning

IOWA CITY — The local battle between Iowa City’s Trinity Episcopal Church and a 15-story tower planned for construction next door is ... »

Unionized Linn prosecutors secure 7.45% wage boost

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fifteen assistant Linn County attorneys, who have organized into a new labor union bargaining unit to improve their pay, secu ... »

Johnson County looks to hire local food planner

IOWA CITY — Johnson County wants to hire someone to coordinate the growing number of local food efforts in the county.

County supervis ... »

With growth, new study looks at passenger rail

IOWA CITY — Creating passenger rail from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids will get another look.

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway, or C ... »

Cedar Rapids takes on vacant, neglected properties

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dora Lorenc and Bill Ingledue have created something of a fortress paradise with a sprawling garden, strawberry and raspberry ... »

North Liberty is looking for a few good census takers

North Liberty’s special census will officially begin August 1 and area residents are being sought to help carry out the citywide population ... »

North Liberty endures growing pains as Highway 965 undergoes improvements

By far the largest reconstruction effort in fast-growing North Liberty, the Highway 965 project has reached another turning point.

Weather pe ... »

Cedar Rapids backs bank loan to keep Westdale project going

CEDAR RAPIDS — The $90 million-plus Westdale Mall transformation project got a new dose of City Council financial backing Tuesday night to k ... »

Cedar Rapids council endorses official flood control plan

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s a vote that has been a long time in the making.

During the Cedar Rapids council meeting Tuesday evening it ... »