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Yesterday | KCRG

Still Working On It: The Highway 1 Detour Near Mount Vernon

For the thousands of drivers who zip down Highway 1 between Martelle and Mount Vernon each day, there is a bridge that probably takes a half-second to go past.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, IA, Martelle, IA, Poweshiek County, IA, Lisbon, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KCRG

Authorities Locate, Interviewing Shaun Hogan

Officers from Linn and Buchanan Counties and the Division of Criminal Investigation work the scene where a woman's body was found several hours earlier on Linn-Buchanan Road northeast of Walker on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Walker, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

WOC-AM Davenport

Man Sought In Connection W/ Death Investigation & Amber Alert

State criminal investigators say a woman found dead in Linn County, Iowa on Wednesday night was the mother of three girls who were the subjects of an Amber Alert.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IA

KCRG

Marshals arrest fugitive in Cedar Rapids

The Linn County Correctional Center on May's Island in downtown Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KCRG

Volunteers Clean Up Toddville; Linn Residents Can Get Tree-Cutting Help

Mike Goldberg, director of the Linn County Emergency Management Agency, said this week that he has put on hold an idea to call in state support to help clean up storm damage in hard-hit Toddville after residents and Palo contractor Mark Ralston and his crew donated time and did much of the work on July 4. At the same time, Goldberg announced that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toddville, IA, Palo, IA

KCRG

Officials Find Woman's Body Near Walker

Officials investigate at the scene where a woman's body was found near Walker Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Walker, IA, Buchanan County, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KCRG

Marion Man Coordinates Overseas Bulletproof Vest Donations

Bill Graham is a retired police officer from Baton Rouge, Louisianar. He served in the force for 15 years, until he retired to Marion and became a pastor.

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Related Topix: Marion, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA

KCRG

Center Point Close to Goal for Library and Community Center, But Deadline Looms

CENTER POINT, Iowa- Supporters of a combined new library and community center in Center Point are very, very close to having all the money they need to start a $2.8-million dollar project.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Center Point, IA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KCRG

Toddville Residents Will Get Cleanup Help a Lot Sooner than Expected

TODDVILLE, Iowa- The hard-hit community of Toddville in Linn County is going to get some storm cleanup help a lot sooner than expected.

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Related Topix: Toddville, IA, Palo, IA

KCRG

Woman Hit, Killed on Highway in Walford

The Linn County Sheriff's Office confirms a 44-year-old woman was hit and killed on Highway 151 in Walford Thursday.

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Related Topix: Walford, IA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KCRG

Linn County Supervisors Talk 151 Detour, Damage Cleanup

A large hole is seen in a bridge along Highway 151 over Cross Creek after flash flooding weakened the structure in Fairfax, Iowa, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, IA, Weather, Iowa, Cedar Rapids, IA

KCRG

Tree Service "Busy Signal" Frustrates Linn County Couple

LINN COUNTY, Iowa- As Eastern Iowans continue to clean up the debris from Monday's storms, many are getting frustrated trying to reach some of the most popular people in the area.

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Related Topix: Viola, IA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KCRG

$1 Million Bond Set For Cedar Rapids murder Suspect

Shawn A. Crowley makes his initial court appearance via video conference with attorney Tyler Johnston at the Linn County Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cedar Rapids, IA

KCRG

Thousands Of Power Outages Remain In Corridor

Insulators for a breaker switch sit in the rain at Alliant Energy's new Saints Run Substation at 29th Avenue NE and Center Point Rd. NE on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, in northeast Cedar Rapids.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Albia, IA

WOWT-TV Omaha

One Killed | One Missing After Storms Roll Through Iowa

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says strong winds blew through the small community of Fairfax on Monday and caused extensive damage to a building that trapped a man.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KCRG

Wind Collapses Fairfax Building, Kills One

A fatality related to severe weather occurred at this structure near Highway 151 in Fairfax on Monday June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Fairfax, IA

KCRG

Overnight Rains Lead to Flash Flooding; Highway 1, Highway 151 Closed

Rain Sunday night and into Monday morning dropped three inches or more on many parts of eastern Iowa.

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Related Topix: Weather, Iowa, Asbury, IA, Dubuque County, IA, Fairfax, IA

Sun Jun 29, 2014

KCRG

Motorcycle Strikes Car, Rider Injured

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.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Mini-bike crash injures one in Linn County

Sheriff's deputies say a man was injured after a back yard crash involving a mini-bike.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Motorcyclist suffers non-life threatening injuries in crash

A Cedar Rapids man was transported to Mercy Hospital after rear-ending a Kia Sorento at the intersection of Highway 13 and Barber Street in Central City around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Central City, IA

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