New cooling center for downtown Cedar Rapids announced, as library remains closed after fire

The main branch of the Cedar Rapids Public Library normally serves as the city’s downtown cooling center during hot weather such as Iowa has been experiencing, but the building has been closed since a fire last week. CRPL announced a […]

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Linn County launches financial assistance program to help residents facing eviction or utility shutoffs

Linn County residents facing eviction or falling behind on rent can apply for financial assistance through the county’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). The county announced on Monday it is working with Waypoint and HACAP to administer rent and utility […]

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