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4 hrs ago | The Gazette
A wandering moose that has spent parts of the last three months in Iowa was spotted Thursday morning in southeast Cedar Rapids.
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Should PBS receive government funding?
6 hrs ago | The Gazette
One perk of being president of the National Association of Counties is that you can bring the organization's annual conference to your city.
10 hrs ago | The Gazette
More than two dozen protesters rallied over the current minimum wage outside a McDonald's on Riverside Drive in Iowa City Thursday.
10 hrs ago | The Gazette
The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Thursday to approve specifications and the cost estimate for a new Secondary Roads building.
12 hrs ago | KCRG
Wednesday the Iowa Flood Mitigation Board approved a 20-year funding plan for the city of Cedar Rapids.
17 hrs ago | The Gazette
Owens was collecting pieces as a hobby - going to estate sales and thrift shops - for many years before deciding he could turn his hobby and eye for design into a full-time gig.
18 hrs ago | KCRG
If the kids running out the doors at Grant Wood Elementary School looked excited at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, it might be because they were coming off of a 2.5-hour school day.
Calling the Iowa Legislature "addicted to gaming at the budget level," a Sioux City lawmaker is calling for a moratorium on gambling licenses.
A judge denied a new trial Wednesday for Amy Parmer, who was convicted in the 2010 death of 17-month-old Kamryn Schlitter.
At the Statehouse in Des Moines, the still-young Iowa Flood Mitigation Board on Wednesday approved in total the requests of the four Eastern Iowa communities to use a portion of the incremental growth in state sales tax in their cities over as much as 20 years to help fund flood protection projects.
It's become legendary in Iowa. This summer, Sports Illustrated college football writer Stewart Mandel named coach Kirk Ferentz of Iowa one of the five worst coaches in the nation.
The City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a request to provide $15,000 to Diversity Focus, a Cedar Rapids-based organization, to revive FasTrac .
The results are in for the Cedar Rapids City Council At-Large Runoff election. Ralph Russell and Susie Weinacht are the winners.
Police are cracking down on gun violence. When Chief Wayne Jerman took the office at the end of last year, he made it his number one priority.
In an increasingly electronically connected world, author and journalist Richard Louv believes that a new generation of joystick-wielding, mouse-clicking thumb typists have become too disconnected from nature for their own good.
SHERIFF LOGO.032300.LWW - This newly modified logo on a Linn County Sheriff's car will be the standard identification on all sheriff's cars throughout the state of Iowa.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issued an air quality advisory Tuesday after elevated fine particle pollution levels were recorded in several cities.