4 hrs ago
The Dysart Reporter
Beats, Burgers, Brats, Brews & Bicycles
You may have seen some excitement and fun happening on Main Street in Dysart on Saturday, and it was for a wonderful cause! The event titled "Beats, burgers, brats, brews and bicycles" was set up as a fund-raiser type event to help raise money and bring awareness to The Old Creamery Nature Trail.
8 hrs ago
The Dysart Reporter
Sandra S. Svoboda, 73
Sandra Sue Svoboda, 73, of Marion, died Friday, August 22, 2014, following a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Last defendant pleads to lesser charges in Latasha Roundtree fatal shooting
Family of Alleigha Church-Green, 20, now of Canton, Ohio, ask a Linn County Sheriff's deputy if they can hug her after her plea hearing at the Linn County Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Thursday, August.
Coggon railroad bridge will require minor repairs after fire
Mark Hallman, spokesperson for Canadian National Railway Company, which owns the rail line, said the bridge would need some 'relatively minor' repairs and did not anticipate any major delays.
The Washington Post
Is Ben Carson running for a bigger bully pulpit?
Ben Carson, a surgeon and bestselling author, receives applause after speaking Monday at a Republican fundraiser at the Marriott in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Iowa DOT: I-380 speed cameras dona t comply with rules
Traffic moves north on Interstate 380 between the sign where the speed limit drops to 55 MPH and the speed cameras near Diagonal Drive in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Fire damages office in Cedar Rapids
A police officer patrolling through the southeast side was the first to report smoke and flames coming from a building in the 1500 block of Second Avenue.
Emerging Cedar Rapids comprehensive plan shows off greenway features, responsible growth
In two sessions on Wednesday, city officials unveiled the emerging aspects of the plan , showing the public how it is incorporating ideas shaped, in part, from comments that have come in since March .
Cedar Rapids Unveils EnvisionCR Draft
By Heather Hubbs , KCRG-TV9 The City of Cedar Rapids is looking to the future and they are giving you a chance to say what you want in your community.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Cedar Rapids council targets synthetic drug sales as false advertising
Sellers here of synthetic drugs with murky, changing chemical recipes that are falsely packaged as incense, potpourri, plant food or bath salts don't need to wait for a big federal drug sting and investigation before they're confronted by law enforcement.
Flood protection takes steps at CRST site, amphitheater entrance
A groundbreaking ceremony is held for the new CRST world headquarters between First Street SE and the Cedar River in downtown Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, July 23, 2013.
Cedar Rapids drivers back near top ten in safest city rankings
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- If you had to rank Cedar Rapids drivers in terms of safe driving and avoiding accidents what would you say? One national insurance company says drivers here do extremely well compared to national averages.
Cedar Rapids schools looking for volunteers
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Garfield Elementary students Anna Cejka-Emig, 10 and Petra Noble, 9, pay attention to German vocabulary written on the board that Herr Johnson pronounces aloud.
Traffic Alert: Crash reroutes traffic on I-380
The crash happened between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Southbound traffic is being diverted to 965 at the Swisher exit.
IRI Names Susan E. Bennett as Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Information Resources, Inc. , a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced today that Susan E. Bennett has joined the company as executive vice president and general counsel.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Man hurt after cargo van goes off the road in Linn Co.
An Ely man was injured Monday night after his cargo van went off the road and hit several trees.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Cedar Rapids schools may shift models for mental health services
If Cedar Rapids school board members approve new agreements with the Iowa Department of Human Services and the Abbe Center for Community Mental Health, school-based therapy largely will be replaced in favor of assessments and consultations.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The scene outside Palmer Lutheran Health Center on Jefferson Street in West Union
A shooting incident that involved a police officer Saturday morning at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union is currently under investigation.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Cedar Rapids property owners lose properties in synthetic marijuana case
A couple who is accused of selling synthetic marijuana has lost four of their properties in a civil forfeiture to the government.
Judge gives probation to defendant in Latasha Roundtree's fatal shooting
A 24-year-old involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of Latasha Roundtree apologized Friday in a soft, quivering voice, saying he was "very sorry for his actions" that night.