2 hrs ago
Two injured in Linn County crash
A one-car crash has injured two people in Linn County. It happened around 1:45 p.m. Monday in the 4500 block of Otis Rd. SE.
6 hrs ago
New Linn hog confinement proposal brings out angry neighbors
One thing hasn't changed about a rural Linn County farmer's plan, now revised, to operate an expanded hog confinement operation east of Center Point.
18 hrs ago
The Des Moines Register
Cedar Rapids police are investigating an assault that sent a 72-year-old man to the hospital.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Police: 72-year-old man assaulted in Cedar Rapids
Police said officers were called to the scene at Park Court and 2nd Avenue southeast shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday.
The Flame Room
The door between the bank and the theater opened onto a food related business more often than anything else.
From the ground up: Soggy, rainy conditions are stressing plants
Water extremes are starting to become the norm in Iowa. It is important to know what to do to counter the side effects of drought as well as excess water.
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Are we safer? Communities working...
That's the message in Cedar Rapids from Mayor Ron Corbett - fresh off new flood scares here and in Iowa City - at the five-year anniversary of the city's historic 2008 flood.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Escaping Abduction: Sending Kids a Message
As awareness of abduction cases rises, authorities are fielding more calls about suspicious activity.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
John Smith and Barry Boyer join casino investor group board of directors
Two well-known corporate executives, John Smith and Barry Boyer, have joined Steve Gray and Drew Skogman on the board of directors of the casino investor group Cedar Rapids Development Group LLC. Gray, founder of Gray Ventures Partners LLC, explained on Thursday that the investor group of more than 170 investors has "several big decisions" to make ... (more)
Land line 911 service disrupted Thursday for Alburnett, Robins
Maintenance work will cause a one-hour disruption in Enhanced 911 land line service Thursday night for two eastern Iowa cities.
Center Point man injured in rollover crash
The Linn County Sheriff's Office says a 55-year-old Center Point man was injured in a rollover crash on Wednesday night.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Passenger injured in Linn County motorcycle crash
A Cedar Rapids woman is being treated for what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries after a motorcycle accident Tuesday night.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Public has spoken on casino issue
After 61 percent of referendum voters approved the first step toward a Cedar Rapids casino on March 5, Scott Stines, a "no" member, was quoted as saying he'd be at the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission when the time came .
United Way Feeds Kids for Free During the Summer
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa-- There are nearly 12,000 children in Linn County who take advantage of the free and reduced lunch program during the school year.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Luminaria Ceremony Relay For Life
Three images along the walking trail at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids around 9:15 PM, Friday, June 7, 2013 during the emotion-invoking Luminaria Ceremony.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Denisse Rauda wrote a new blog post: From the ground up: Plant a windbreak ---- the right way
Iowa is well known for its wind. Electric utilities are even building wind farms to capture it for electricity.
Todd Dorman wrote a new blog post: Cedar Rapids hopes to join the...
In one respect, these are clubby affairs. Lots of lawyers, casino executives and government types in dark suits huddle in private conversations, all the while sizing up other suits huddled in other conversations.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Driver in Critical Condition Following Highway 13 Crash
A head-on crash near Central City this morning critically injured one person. The Linn County sheriff's office says a pick-up and mini-van collided on Highway 13 just after 10 a.m., Friday.
Vanessa Miller wrote a new blog post: Eastern Iowa's biking, walking...
This seasons' flooding has forced some commuters to find creative detours, add miles to their routes and spend more time behind the wheel - or handlebars.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Drug trial ends in mistrial because of juror misconduct
A trial for a man accused of making methamphetamine ended in a mistrial earlier this week because a juror knew a witness, didn't tell the court and talked to the witness outside the courtroom during a break.