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Marita May of Cedar Rapids plays an Irish tune on the violin in the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival float at the SaPaDaPaSo parade in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The parade wound its way through the streets of Cedar Rapids for the 43rd time this St. Patrick's Day. (Rebecca F. Miller/The ...

The Cedar Valley Humane Society is allowing teachers to adopt a pair of guinea pigs or a rabbit at no charge. Some of the animals up for adoption were rescued from a home in Vinton, Iowa, after hundreds were found living in overcrowded conditions. Teachers interested in adoption must bring their school ...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -- Cedar Rapids Police are investigating after a body was discovered on the city's southwest side Sunday afternoon. Authorities had blocked off an area near 505 33rd Avenue SW around 2:45 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018 after finding a dead body outside an overflow ...
This October 1944 photo shows women assembling TCS radios for the U.S. Navy at Collins Radio Co. in Cedar Rapids. Collins hired its first women production workers in February 1942 during World War II. This photo was part of a 2001 display at The History Center. (Collins Radio Co. photo) This ...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a man's body has been found on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids. The body was found around 2:45 p.m. Sunday outside an empty commercial building that is used to handle overflows from a homeless shelter. Officials are investigating what they say is an ...
An Indiana man was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance after police were called to a Cedar Rapids residence, according to a media release from the Cedar Rapids Police Department. At approximately 9:20 a.m. Saturday, dispatch received a 911 call from a caller who gave the ...
While chilly temperatures and drizzles of rain greeted Eastern Iowa this morning, thousands are still expected to descend on downtown Cedar Rapids for the annual St. Patrick's Day SaPaDaPaSo Parade. The parade steps off at 1 p.m., and with 100 entries, it's expected to run until 2:30 or 3 p.m. Several ...
Ken DeKeyser, the new development services manager for the city of Cedar Rapids, stands in front of the UFG Insurance expansion site in downtown Cedar Rapids. DeKeyser's job is to help developers navigate city permits and permissions — such as helping UFG find a way to add a temporary parking lot ...
Rod Blum, R-Dubuque, is on a billboard on Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids. The left-leaning Mad Dog PAC paid for it and said it's the 22nd nationwide plastered with messages against Republicans and “any other elected official who is protecting the Trump regime.” The PAC's founder is Claude Taylor, who ...
Cedar Rapids police officers responded to 2125 Westdale Drive SW, Apt. 7, at 10:47 p.m. Thursday for “numerous” reports of shots fired, according to the criminal complaint. The seriously wounded man, who police later identified as Isaac Chatman, 32, was found at that residence. There was no update on ...


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