As the Cedar Rapids school board was briefed Monday night on a $224 million facilities plan shuttering ... »
There's suddenly talk of putting water quality on a fast track to early passage at the Iowa Statehouse when lawmakers ret ... »
There were two mayoral victory parties in Cedar Rapids Tuesday night, but only one victor. ... »
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley's recent remarks on the estate tax are getting lots of attention. Just Google 'booze.#x201d;
#x201c;I think not having the estate tax recognizes the people that are investing,#x201d; Grassley, R-Iowa, said, ... »
Want to spice up a sleepy City Council runoff campaign? Toss in a swastika.
In this case, the swastika appears on a mural in the Cedar Rapids City Council Chambers, painted in 1936 when the building was a federal courthouse. It decorates a Native ... »
It seems clear Cedar Crossing Casino 1.0, the original, the classic, #x201c;the big one#x201d; as it's been called, is dead by the water. Iowa's Racing and Gaming Commission left faint hope for a smaller downtown casino, someday, but not a glitzy, spraw ... »
People who agree on all sorts of things can still get tangled up in prickly partisan politics.
A description of your Thanksgiving dinner? Nope. It's Cedar Rapids' mayoral runoff.
As the Dec. 5 vote looms, attorney Brad Hart continues to ha ... »
Are you ready for some football? You'd better be if you're watching Ron Corbett's campaign for governor.
His book, #x201c;Beyond Promises,#x201d; is filled with tales of his days playing for powerhouse Newton High School, including a state title ... »
DUBUQUE - Iowa's Racing and Gaming Commission slammed the door on three proposed Cedar Rapids casinos Thursday. This was no surprise.
Commissioners nailed up a #x201c;Market Saturated! Keep out!#x201d; sign. And #x201c;No Cannibals Allowed.#x201d ... »
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said this week she hopes there will be room for income tax cuts in next year's state budget blueprint. But it may depend on what Congress does on tax reform.
So the leader of a state that's endured a series of painful budget ... »