A terminal upgrade project has now received nearly $49 million in federal funding this year.
As some school board members question whether police in schools promote a safer learning environment, city officials are unanimous in their backing of school resource officers. The school board has a work session Wednesday to guide its impending vote on school resource officers.
After a legal dispute between the land owners and the initially proposed developer, a local developer is looking to transform the long-vacant Loftus Lumber site into a mixed-use facility featuring market-rate rental units and retail space.
With COVID-19 shaking up the businesses that make up Cedar Rapids’ urban core, city leaders contemplate what factors create a vibrant downtown. “This is an opportunity for us to re-imagine what we want our downtown to look like,” Mayor O’Donnell said
One of the recommendations of the Gather Here Recreation Master Plan is to close the downtown pool at Robert A. Lee Recreation. The Iowa City Council is faced with many questions as it begins discussing the plan, including invest in the pool or use that money to add a warm water pool at Mercer Aquatic Center.