New mini-golf course opening in Cedar Rapids on Friday

Whether you call it mini-golf, putt-putt or something entirely different, there’s good news — a new 18-hole course is opening up to Cedar Rapids just in time for another sunny weekend. The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is hosting […]

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City of Cedar Rapids is expanding its Rollin’ Recmobile program to also include a neighborhood resource center

The City of Cedar Rapids will add a mobile Neighborhood Resource Center to its Rollin’ Recmobile van. The addition is possible after the city received a $10,000 grant from the National League of Cities. Cedar Rapids was one of eight […]

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Cedar Rapids will launch the Rollin’ Recmobile program later this month

The City of Cedar Rapids is launching the Rollin’ Recmobile later this month to bring a variety of family-friendly activities to the community. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department canceled youth programs that were scheduled to start in June due […]

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Another Linn County resident tests positive for COVID-19; Cedar Rapids closes its playgrounds

On Wednesday morning, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including six in Johnson County and one in Linn County. The new cases bring the state’s total number of Iowans who […]

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Cedar Rapids City Council considering restrictions on smoking in city parks

On Tuesday, the Cedar Rapids City Council will consider taking introducing restrictions smoking in the city’s parks. It would not be a total ban, like the one passed by Iowa City in last year that prohibited the use of smokeless tobacco, smoking or vaping in all city parks.


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