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News in Linn County, Iowa
ISU, Cedar Rapids announce partnership
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:01:44 -0800
Iowa State University and the City of Cedar Rapids have announced a new partnership. Iowa State is creating a research and extension liaison position.
Linn sheriff sergeants go on pay offense
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:33:19 -0800
CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County’s five supervisors want to get rid of county compensation boards, the members of which are hand-picked in each county by elected officials to recommend the...
Property owners focus of meeting as Mount Vernon/Lisbon bypass gets underway
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:15:54 -0800
MOUNT VERNON — Property owners along Highway 30 in Linn and Cedar County can learn how much of their land will be needed for a Mount Vernon-Lisbon bypass set for construction later this decade at an open forum on Thursday in Mount Vernon. The Iowa Department of Transportation estimates it will cost $4.5 million to acquire 242 acres from 43 parcels in Linn County and 133 acres from 10 parcels in ...
Iowa teacher accused of improperly touching child
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 06:16:40 -0800
A north Iowa kindergarten teacher is facing a criminal charge following accusations he inappropriately touched a child under the age of 14.
Woman to serve prison time for selling synthetic drugs
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:47:12 -0800
An Iowa woman was selling more than make-up and cell phones out of her stores and now she's headed to federal prison.
Bus tickets bought for needy families
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:28:22 -0800
The Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board is using their donations to help families get around. Funds from their 7th annual fundraiser were used to buy 650 Cedar Rapids bus tickets for Linn Co. families.
County pledges $500k for city's redevelopment project
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:16:36 -0800
Cerro Gordo County supervisors have pledged $500,000 to help Mason City with a downtown redevelopment project.
Driver hits gate, pipe goes through woman
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:31:22 -0800
A woman is at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics following a car crash in which a pipe went through her pelvis.
Foliage, birds, conifers are seminar topics
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 02:30:00 -0800
From blueberries and birdhouses to straw bale gardening, you'll find a wide variety of topics — 27 in all — at the "Art of Gardening in Muscatine County" seminar March 14.
Linn County officials: Let us set our own pay
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:15:00 -0800
CEDAR RAPIDS — All five Linn County supervisors want the Legislature to get rid of county compensation boards. Sen. David Johnson, a Republican from Ocheyedan in far northwest Iowa, agrees, and he has submitted a bill to do just that. Johnson, a one-time newspaper editor in West Branch, said Monday that the county compensation board is essentially “a game” that provides a layer of obfuscation ...