Cedar Rapids Girl Scout reaches pinnacle of scout achievement Lydia Mullins received every badge and award and took every journey at the Junior level

Eleven-year-old Lydia Mullins of Cedar Rapids has received every badge, taken part in every journey, and received all the awards available to Junio ... »

Clayton County Genealogical Society has new building

ELKDADER — The Clayton County Genealogical Society has a new home.

To celebrate, the group will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p ... »

Student of the month volunteers, stars in pageants

HIAWATHA — Madison Williams is preparing for her close-up.

At a dance studio here, where she has classes twice a week, Madsion is prep ... »

Cedar Rapids Boys and Girls Club participants using MobyMax

A new program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids aims to help students improve their skills in certain subjects.

A $5,000 grant gav ... »

Iowa City steel drum band marks first year

IOWA CITY — When her kids attended West High, Barbara DeGroot discovered the school’s steel drum band.

From that day forward, e ... »

University of Iowa Sailing Club celebrates 50th anniversary

SOLON — A group of friends, young and old alike, gathered Sunday at Lake Macbride to spend time on the water celebrating the 50th anniversar ... »

Oak Hill Cemetery Association working to raise money to repair historic Cedar Rapids site

The Oak Hill Cemetery Association is working to raise money for repairs at the historic Cedar Rapids site.

A goal of $20 per burial has been ... »

Antique shows hope to fill void left by longtime Hanson’s Grove show

Three area antique shows hope to pick up where Solon’s former Hanson’s Grove antique show left off last year when it closed for good ... »

Veterans, public safety officials get help with home repairs in Washington County

When it comes to home repairs, veterans and public officials in Washington County are eligible for free assistance.

Volunteers with the Washi ... »

Two quilt shows under one roof this week in Cedar Rapids

The Machine Quilters Showcase and East Iowa Heirloom Quilters are coming together to host their annual events this week in Cedar Rapids.

Lind ... »

“This is My Brave” show focuses on mental illness

“This is My Brave,” a collection of monologues, poetry, essays and music focused on mental illness, debuts Friday at the Coralville Cen ... »

Teen named ‘youth of the year’

CEDAR RAPIDS — The local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club once again is the home of the organization’s State Youth of the Year.

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Cedar Rapids Farmers Market celebrates milestone with new twist this year

The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market is celebrating its 10th year this summer with a new twist.

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, ... »

Half-century of tending family trees: Genealogical Society of Linn County turns 50

The Geneological Society of Linn County is marking its 50th anniversary with a special emphasis on the roots of Grant Wood.

A group of 25 peo ... »

Nepalese in Iowa coordinate earthquake relief efforts

Early Saturday in Iowa City, Uttam Gurung learned his hometown — the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu — had been devastated by a massive 7 ... »