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News in Linn County, Iowa
Linn County offering free STI testing
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:19:25 -0700
CEDAR RAPIDS — In an effort to reduce Linn County’s high sexually transmitted infection rate, the health department will offer free testing throughout April. The free chlamydia, gonorrhea and rapid HIV testing will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at Linn County Public Health, 501 13th St. NW in Cedar Rapids. A 2014 report put out by the county health department showed that STIs account ...
Linn County to charge cities for dispatch services
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:56:30 -0700
Linn County plans to charge cities for dispatch services so that it can pay for more dispatchers to handle the increasing amount of 911 emergency calls.
'Complicated investigation:' Cedar Rapids police talk shooting
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:50:12 -0700
A Cedar Rapids man is letting people know he's OK after he said he was shot three times by police over the weekend.
Lawmaker talks Wiccan priestess invocation offer
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:43:24 -0700
In a little more than a week, there will be a first at the Iowa Statehouse.
UPDATE: Cedar Rapids man identified in officer-involved shooting
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:16:22 -0700
A 28-year-old BMW salesman was identified as the man shot by police in Cedar Rapids over the weekend.
O’Malley feeding Iowa Democrats’ ‘hunger’ for new leadership
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:47:46 -0700
CEDAR RAPIDS — Martin O’Malley senses a “tremendous hunger” among Iowa Democrats for new leadership that recognizes that despite the gains made since 2009, there’s...
Congressman Rod Blum opening Cedar Rapids office
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:53:48 -0700
Congressman Rod Blum is opening an office in Cedar Rapids.
Curiosity saved a cat, authorities say
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:12:00 -0700
A northern Iowa couple who grew suspicious upon seeing a man toss a duffel bag into a river have rescued the cat they found inside the bag.
BREAKING NEWS: Driver in ’13 crash that killed Marengo native gets 30 years
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 06:36:08 -0700
By BRIAN RATHJEN In May 2013, the daughter of the longtime pastor for a Marengo congregation was killed in a car accident near Central City in rural Linn County. The driver of the car that struck her vehicle, 27-year-old Brandon Schaul of Cedar Rapids, was charged in her death and the serious injury of Denny’s […]
What is mountain biking?
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:18:48 -0700
Editor’s note: Michelle Barker works for the International Mountain Bicycling Association as a Region Director for the Upper Midwest. Her role is to forward IMBA’s mission in Iowa,...