The Cedar Rapids convention center and arena is now the Alliant Energy Power House

People driving along First Avenue in downtown Cedar Rapids will soon see a new name on the city’s convention center and arena — Alliant Energy Power House. City officials announced the 12-year naming rights agreement at a press conference Friday […]

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Gov. Reynolds will apply for federal disaster assistance on Monday

Gov. Kim Reynolds will be submitting an application to the federal government on Monday, asking President Trump to issue a major disaster declaration for storm-damaged areas in Iowa. Reynolds made the announcement during a press conference in Cedar Rapids, one […]

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Local officials declare State of Emergency as more than 100,000 Linn County residents remain without power

Linn County residents continue to feel the impact of the derecho that moved through the state on Monday. The Linn County Board of Supervisors declared a State of Emergency for the county during its Wednesday meeting. Shortly after, Marion Mayor […]

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