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  1. Thunderstorms bring flooding to streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KCRG

    The National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Warning at about 1:30AM for Benton, Iowa, Johnson and Linn County until 7:30AM Wednesday. In Cedar Rapids, reports of flooding on Edgewood Rd. NE.


  2. Johnson County officials not happy with "backroom dealings" by regional planningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... and Cedar counties voted to allocate the funds based on a scoring system the group uses while the other four counties Benton, Iowa, Jones and Washington chose to ignore that scoring system. Supervisor Janelle Rettig says the vote has "tainted" their ...


  3. Area groups unite to help homelessRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | Vinton Today

    Benton-Iowa Decat, Clickstop Cares and the Starfish Women's Group will be recognizing students who have beaten the odds to succeed by graduating from high school while living in foster care, living on their own or who are homeless, and who may not otherwise be able to celebrate their accomplishments. It is anticipated that the group will help 15 graduates this year in both Benton and Iowa County.


  4. Fox on the Fairway to be performedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Washington Evening Journal

    All Harp Player profits will be donated to the nonprofit organization HACAP, which provides a variety of anti-poverty programs, collaborating with community partners to build local means to sustain long-term individual and family progress to self-sufficiency. HACAP serves a six-county region in southeast Iowa: Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington counties.


  5. Washington community theater comedy to benefit HACAPRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... long-term individual and family progress to self-sufficiency. HACAP serves a six-county region in southeast Iowa: Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington counties. Other organizations will be pitching in to help raise additional money for ...


  6. Jennifer Kasal named 6th Judicial District Employee of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Tama News-Herald

    ... has been named Employee of the Year in the 6th Judicial District. Along with other court employees from Tama, Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn counties, she will be recognized on Monday, Feb. 15 in ceremonies at the Linn County Courthouse in ...


  7. Creative Corridor Survey OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | KCRG

    People willing to give their opinion on what is happening in the Corridor and what they would like to see happen are encouraged to take a survey to help develop Iowa's Creative Corridor Regional Vision Rising. The survey is open to anyone living in the Corridor which consists of Linn, Benton, Iowa, Cedar, Jones, Johnson and Washington.


  8. Requests made for county fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... The current budget is approximately $741,000. Last year, Mini Bus provided 71,610 rides and traveled 300,899 miles. "Benton, Iowa and Jones counties are in our region also," she said. "Those counties are similar in size to us. Those provided from ...


  9. Sarah L. ShafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 |

    ... and wife Florence of Great Bend, Kansas, and Cal Shaffer and wife Dorothy of Ottawa; brother-in-law, Larry Reeves of Benton, Iowa, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her five siblings, Georgia Fisher, Lois Blackburn, Bill ...


  10. Sleet to Transition to Snow This EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | KCRG

    ... of Transportation declared tow bans for several counties in the TV9 viewing area, including Buchanan, Linn, Benton, Iowa, Johnson and Poweshiek until further notice. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire TV9 ...


  11. Tama Co. SupervisorsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Northern-Sun Print

    ... represents the Ioewa Valley Rural Community and Development (RC&D) board. Rilling's district covers Tama, Poweshiek, Benton, Iowa Linn and Johnson counties. The State By Ways project was one of Rilling's projects. Bernie Lowe was present to give a ...


  12. Washington wrestling opens year at HLVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington wrestling team opened its season at a quad meet at HLV. Results from the meets against Benton, Iowa Valley and HLV are below.


  13. Tama County meeting on art, history, culture is Oct. 12Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    ... The Iowa Valley RC&D will specifically focus on the rural communities in Tama County, the Meskwaki Settlement, and Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Linn and Poweshiek over a period of two years. Those unable to attend but interested in participating please ...


  14. Communities hosting REAP meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Upcoming REAP meetings include: today at the Kent Park Conservation Education Center in Oxford for residents of Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington counties. Meetings resume Tuesday at Starr's Cave Nature Center in Burlington for ...


  15. Hacap seeks community helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... food reservoir in Cedar Rapids. That center serves a six-county district that includes Washington, Johnson, Linn, Benton, Iowa and Jones counties. Emergency has turned into necessity. The Washington HACAP office now receives between 150 and 160 ...


  16. Washington's Ministerial Association is seeking the community's help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... faster than it can meet demand. A not-for-profit, HACAP provides services to the impoverished in six Iowa counties: Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington. Stiles said the association has raised more than $3,000 from local churches and ...