Cedar Rapids Weather
CEDAR RAPIDS — Without I-JOBS and other state assistance, Cedar Rapids would be in chaos rather than recovering from nearly $5.5 billion in damage to public and private property from flooding in 2008, according to Monica Vernon, a city council mem Read More »
DUBUQUE — Things could get confusing if you’re driving in downtown Dubuque next week. That’s because the city is changing several one way streets to two ways.
Starting at sunrise on Monday, traffic can go both ways on 9th, 10th, 11th and Pi Read More »
IOWA CITY — Iowa City will explore new regulations on taxicabs following a series of alleged assaults on riders several months ago, but changing how companies classify drivers’ employment status likely won’t be one of them.
City Council mem Read More »
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A 9-year-old boy in northwest Iowa has been accused of severely injuring a Chihuahua dog.
Storm Lake police say the incident happened Saturday night. The boy is accused of picking up the dog and slamming it into the g Read More »
FORT DODGE (AP) — A jury has found a Fort Dodge man guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting of a teenager at a party.
The Messenger reports the Webster County jury reached the verdict Tuesday in the trial of 28-year-old Derrick McElroy Read More »
DES MOINES — Ballooning amounts of ticks, mosquitoes and poison ivy are invading Iowa because of climate change, and the increase will bring higher rates for disease, according to a Read More »
CEDAR FALLS (AP) — The Cedar Falls City Council has approved a six-month moratorium blocking the conversion of single-family homes into rental properties.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the council voted 6-1 in favor of the ban.Read More »
People living near animal farm operations have to deal with the smell, but some technology could cut back on the odors. One researcher says it’s an added cost and hopes it won’t have to be added to too many situations.
Today’s crop progress Read More »
IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s field hockey players have released a statement supporting former coach Tracey Griesbaum, who was fired earlier this month.
The players told the student newspaper, the Daily Iowan, that Griesbaum’s firing was “unfair a Read More »
JESUP — A proposed change to city regulations about sidewalks brought out strong opinions Tuesday night.
Currently, the city does not require new subdivisions to build sidewalks, and many homes do not have them in front of the property.< Read More »