The Izaak Walton League led efforts in the watershed, collaborating with Cedar Rapids staff in some locations
Articles Tagged: Cedar River
Local Government Jan. 6, 2023 8:44 pm141d ago
Among a wave of U.S. cities redesigning their municipal flags, Cedar Rapids’ recently revamped flag was deemed one of the 25 best new designs in the nation. The previous flag was considered one of the worst in the nation before its 2021 redesign.
Crashes Jan. 5, 2023 4:45 pm142d ago
Human remains that were found in the Cedar River last week have been identified as Erik Spaw, a Cedar Rapids employee who went missing last summer.
News Dec. 30, 2022 4:51 pm148d ago
Hunters made the discovery near the water treatment facility on Friday.
Local Government Dec. 13, 2022 4:19 pm165d ago
“You don’t often get the chance to reprogram 130 acres in the middle of your city,” council member Tyler Olson said of the effort to craft a greenway plan to transform the 130-acre space along the west side of the Cedar River.
Environmental News Dec. 13, 2022 2:54 pm165d ago
This marks the first time the DNR has proposed to withdraw such a plan.
Local Government Oct. 11, 2022 6:10 pm228d ago
Cedar Rapids is one step closer to protecting Czech Village from rising Cedar River waters with a massive $27.2 million pump station that will transport rainfall runoff from Czech Village over a levee and into the river.
By Maria Kiuper - Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
News Oct. 3, 2022 5:00 am237d ago
Route goes from Janesville to near La Porte City
News Sep. 29, 2022 10:15 am240d ago
This is the fourth person rescued from the Cedar River so far in 2022.
History Sep. 29, 2022 8:42 pm240d ago
Plant operated on Cedar River from 1917 to 1970s Cedar Rapids Electric Light and Power began offering electricity in Eastern …
News Sep. 14, 2022 10:28 am255d ago
Two people who went missing in the Cedar River this summer have yet to be found, despite continued search efforts.
Local Government Aug. 21, 2022 8:00 am280d ago
In a walking tour of Cedar Rapids flood infrastructure with Iowa Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, city officials said they plan to seek $50 million through the DOT’s Bridge Investment Program to fund the reconstruction of the Eighth Avenue bridge.
Government & Politics Jul. 28, 2022 9:56 pm303d ago
The city of Cedar Rapids hopes to receive a $50 million boost for flood protection under a bill that passed the U.S. Senate Thursday.
By Jessica and Rob Cline, - The History Center
History Jul. 26, 2022 7:59 am306d ago
Effort to build flood protection along the Cedar led to legal fight in early 1900s
Local Government Jul. 22, 2022 1:28 pm309d ago
The IEDA board gave final approval to awarding Cedar Rapids $9 million to boost development in Cedar Rapids’ urban core, funding new recreational amenities and infrastructure that will support the area’s growth.