Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids council backs campaign finance reform movement

CEDAR RAPIDS - Without comment, the City Council this week unanimously added the city's name to a list of some 550 cities and counties and 16 states c ...

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Cedar Rapids to take on changes to downtown rail crossings

CEDAR RAPIDS - All isn't going to be quiet on the Fourth Street rail track in downtown Cedar Rapids.Even so, the City Council this week took a next st ...

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Cedar Rapids going to court to keep traffic cameras

CEDAR RAPIDS - The city will sue the Iowa Department of Transportation to keep the city's network of traffic enforcement cameras in place.The City Cou ...

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Cedar Rapids Council backs $15 million Smulekoff’s redevelopment

CEDAR RAPIDS - History got only good news Tuesday at City Hall. First, a recommendation from the city's Community Development Department to demolish ...

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Cedar Rapids smoking ban in parks takes step ahead

CEDAR RAPIDS - On a 9-0 vote, the city's Parks, Waterways and Recreation Commission on Tuesday recommended that the City Council ban the use of tobacc ...

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Cedar Rapids arborist: Treat ash trees you want to save

CEDAR RAPIDS - City arborist Todd Fagan on Tuesday put his latest thoughts on the emerald ash borer more succinctly than ever.Fagan told the city's Pa ...

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Section of Cedar Rapids City Hall mural recreated

CEDAR RAPIDS - An image that was likely removed from a Depression Era mural because of its message has been restored at the recommendation of city off ...

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Cedar Rapids releases list of 33 street projects for 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS - City officials on Wednesday announced the streets that city will fix this year in the city's Paving for Progress program, which is bein ...

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Appeal state order on traffic cameras, Cedar Rapids mayor says

CEDAR RAPIDS - Mayor Ron Corbett said Friday he will back a police recommendation to appeal last month's state order to move two city traffic enforcem ...

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7 Cedar Rapids projects get tax breaks

CEDAR RAPIDS - Six housing projects and an office/retail project were pushed ahead this week as the City Council agreed to property tax breaks over 10 ...

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Olson seeks re-election to Cedar Rapids council

CEDAR RAPIDS - City Council member Scott Olson is seeking re-election to a four-year term in District 4 on the city's west side.Olson, a commercial Re ...

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Hidden art: Depression-era mural to return to life in Cedar Rapids City Hall

CEDAR RAPIDS - Come the end of April, residents will see the main reason workers on two occasions - the last time some 50 years ago - painted over a G ...

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Cedar Rapids loses $2.7 million in housing funds to Council Bluffs

CEDAR RAPIDS - Nearly $3 million in grant funds awarded in January to a downtown housing proposal that fell apart won't be staying in Cedar Rapids for ...

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Cedar Rapids has moved beyond flood recovery, Corbett says

CEDAR RAPIDS - In his sixth State of the City address, Mayor Ron Corbett on Wednesday leaned on a pop music hit from 1972 to say that the city's long ...

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Overland seeks District 2 Cedar Rapids council seat

CEDAR RAPIDS - Scott Overland, vice president of investments at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, is running for the District 2 seat on the City Council, an ...

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