Linn County Area

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 ... »

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 ... »

A year after son’s death in C.R. flash flooding, father seeks to prevent future tragedies

CEDAR RAPIDS — Today marks the last of a year of firsts for Mark Blake that no one would wish on any parent.

A first Thanksgiving and ... »

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 ... »

Loebsack endorses Vernon for 1st District nomination

DES MOINES — A day after one of her competitors dropped out of the race, Monica Vernon landed the endorsement of next-door U.S. Rep. Dave Lo ... »

Linn County officials: Let us set our own pay

CEDAR RAPIDS — All five Linn County supervisors want the Legislature to get rid of county compensation boards.

Sen. David Johnson, a ... »

On ADA anniversary, retiring Harkin promises to stay in the fight

IOWA CITY — Although he’s seen steady progress since the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Sen. Tom Harkin’s adv ... »