FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Cedar Rapids

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a disaster recovery center in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday. Individuals impacted by the Aug. 10 derecho can submit documents for their disaster assistance application at the site. The disaster recovery center is located at the parking lot between Kernels Stadium and Kingston Stadium, 950 Rockford Rd SW. People […]

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Judge orders Linn County to void 50,000 absentee ballot request forms

A district court judge has ordered Linn County Auditor Joel Miller to nullify about 50,000 absentee ballot request forms, siding with Republican groups that alleged Miller overstepped his authority by sending out request forms with pre-filled voter information. The Trump campaign, Republican Party of Iowa and two national Republican campaign committees filed three separate lawsuits […]

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Cedar Rapids schools to start on Sept. 21, with majority of middle and high school students online

Cedar Rapids students will start the school year nearly a month later than what was originally anticipated. Late Wednesday night, the Cedar Rapids Community School District (CRCSD) announced Sept. 21 as the new first day of school. Elementary school students will have either in-person or online learning, based on what families chose earlier this month […]

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