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MARION - Six-year-old Journey Burns is excited to show off her bicycle skills at Starry Elementary when the school launches the All Kids Bike program next month. ...

CEDAR RAPIDS - Horizons, A Family Service Alliance has shifted its mental health services to Covenant Family Solutions of Marion....

MARION - Marion residents will have the opportunity to question City Council and mayoral candidates at a candidate forum Tuesday and Wednesday night at Linn-Mar High School....

MARION - A new developer is relocating two houses constructed in the 1800s to be the neighbors of a carriage house, and build a 19-unit apartment complex in Marion. ...

MARION - After years of anticipation and planning, city leaders will break ground on a new fire station in Marion on Wednesday at noon....

MARION - The city announced Monday that it named a former Federal Bureau of Investigation employee as its new police chief....

MARION - An after-school care center - stocked with art supplies and video games in brightly painted rooms - that opened this school year could make a dent in the shortage of child...

Saturday's Dog Fashion Show was presented by the City of Marion and Apple Creek Kennel.

MARION - Marion police are launching a voluntary program in which homeowners and businesses can register their surveillance cameras to help combat crime in Marion....

MARION - New roofs are expensive, and Granger House Victorian Museum caretakers want their community to know one is needed to protect the historic home....

MARION - The city of Marion opened an online survey Tuesday with the hopes of learning more about life in the city....

MARION - Uptown Marion is in its 'awkward teenage years,' director Brooke Prouty likes to say....

MARION - After hearing neighbors express concerns, the Marion City Council decided Tuesday to pivot on long-term plans for expanding the municipal airport....

MARION - Prospect Meadows named Tim Strellner as its next chairman of the board of directors Tuesday....

The Marion Fire Department responded to a fire at Villa's Patio Mexican restaurant early Saturday morning according....

Editor's note: The 6.6-acre Orlan Love Prairie, which honors the former Gazette reporter and columnist, was dedicated Tuesday in a ceremony hosted by the Monarch Research Project a...

MARION - A Marion assisted living facility was evacuated Monday morning after a carbon monoxide alarm was tripped because of a faulty boiler. ...

MARION - An upcoming Marion Public Library Pride Month event has sparked controversy with some area residents....

CEDAR RAPIDS - A 16-year-old girl said being sexually assaulted nearly two years ago destroyed her independence and confidence. She feels 'betrayed and alone' and hasn't recovered....

CEDAR RAPIDS - A third defendant pleaded not guilty Tuesday in the 2014 robbery and fatal shooting of a 51-year-old Marion man - a case federal prosecutors say is eligible for the ...

MARION - The long-imagined gateway bridge into the city of Marion now has a design, thanks to Marion artist Cara Briggs Farmer....

  Despite the soggy ground, hundreds flocked to the 27th annual Marion Arts Festival Saturday at Marion Square Park. About 50 artists displayed their works....

As the Marion Police Department faces an internal personnel investigation, Chief Joseph McHale warned his employees Wednesday to not retaliate against any co-workers who complain o...

CEDAR RAPIDS - If Mayor Pete can run, why not Mayor Snooks?...

MARION - No rain has been leaking into the 1848 Granger House Victorian Museum, and caretakers are hoping to replace the failing cedar roof before that happens....

MARION - When Marion Fire Station No. 2 went into service in 1991, firefighter Deb Krebill spent the first night there. ...

A teenager who sexually abused three kindergartners in 2016 at a Marion school was released last month from the Iowa State Training School for Boys and faces no more court supervis...