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I’m the Public Safety Reporter for The Gazette. I’ve always enjoyed writing and decided to be a newspaper reporter after my sophomore English teacher encouraged me to join my high school newspaper. I love news-style writing because it’s concise and straight forward. This job is great because I spend my days talking to people and sharing important and interesting stories. When I’m not at work I can usually be found playing card games or watching movies with my family.
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Latest Articles by Emily Andersen
Fires Dec. 8, 2022 5:09 pm54d ago
Firefighters responded to the scene of a fire in a mixed use commercial building in southwest Cedar Rapids on Thursday afternoon. A spokesman said the building was damaged “extensively, if not catastrophically.”
Business News Dec. 8, 2022 6:00 am55d ago
Grow Therapy, a New York-based company that helps therapists with the paperwork involved in running a private practice, will be expanding to 22 new states, including Iowa.
Business News Dec. 7, 2022 5:21 pm55d ago
Affordable House Network sold two low-income apartment properties in Cedar Rapids as part of a strategic plan to focus more resources on family housing, according to Four Oaks’ Debbie Craig.
Crime and Courts Dec. 6, 2022 6:55 pm56d ago
The Iowa Humane Society is working with the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office to offer a $5,000 reward for anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of the person who shot a cat with a crossbow in October.
History Dec. 2, 2022 6:00 am61d ago
Mallory Huntimer and her grandfather were the first people to land at The Eastern Iowa Airport after the runway was redone in 2010. Twelve years later, she landed on the runway again as a professional airline pilot.
News Dec. 1, 2022 3:25 pm61d ago
The Iowa Home Grant will pay to construct six new houses in Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity’s territory, which includes Linn and Benton counties. It’s one of 16 home grants that were announced by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday.
Community Nov. 29, 2022 8:02 am63d ago
The Domestic Violence Intervention Program in Iowa City is hosting a gift drive through Dec. 24 that will benefit domestic violence survivors who have used the program’s services this year.
Crime and Courts Nov. 28, 2022 6:15 pm64d ago
The Kirkwood Regional Center in Coralville went into lockdown for about 10 minutes Monday morning after reports of an armed robbery in the area, according to an alert sent to Kirkwood students Monday.
Crime and Courts Nov. 26, 2022 6:00 am67d ago
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office will use the $1.7 million it was rewarded in the second round of ARPA funding to add 12-14 medical isolation cells to the Linn County Jail, which should help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the jail.
News Nov. 25, 2022 6:00 am68d ago
Food pantries are used to seeing ebbs and flows in the demand for their services, but in the last few years that demand has been growing consistently, and some Cedar Rapids food banks are struggling to keep up.