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CEDAR RAPIDS – Effective Thursday, May 24th, westbound traffic on 1st Avenue East will be reduced to one lane between 4th Street and 5th Street for utility work. Work is expected to take three (3) days. Traffic may experience delays... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Wichita police say no shots were fired at a strip mall near 21st and Woodlawn, but a rock did hit a business' window. Police were called to investigate the possibility of shots fired around 11 a.m. They say two Sedgwick County deputies were inside a restaurant in... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Metro Pursuit
The North Liberty Community Library is thrilled to welcome author Alastair Heim at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018, for a storytime with the author followed by a book signing. Alastair Heim is the author of the picture books... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The calendar might show it’s only May, but the temperatures will feel like summer this week! As you contemplate sharing your time outdoors this summer with your pet, please take these precautions to decrease the chance... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Cedar Rapids Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in the identification of several theft suspects involved in stealing thousands of dollars in tools from a business in southwest Cedar Rapids. The three suspects forced... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY -- Effective on Friday, May 25, 2018, the Court Hill route will detour from Court Street to Kenwood Drive and back to Friendship Street due to speed hump installation work taking place on Friendship Street. The bus stops... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
The Jayhawks, an American alternative country and country rock band, and Blitzen Trapper, an experimental country/folk/rock band, will headline Iowa City’s RAGBRAI celebration on Friday, July 27, during free outdoor concerts in Downtown Iowa City. The Jayhawks, from the Twin... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Come celebrate digital art at the Iowa City Public Library during the Iowa Arts Festival. The Library will officially open the new Digital Media Lab from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. Located where the Computer Lab... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Time to break out the sunscreen and bathing suits. City Park pool will open to the public on Saturday, June 2, 2018 and the spray/splash pads at Wetherby, Fairmeadows, and Tower Court Parks will open Saturday, May 26, 2018. The... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Cedar Rapids, IA -- Effective immediately, Wiley Blvd has been re-opened to two-way traffic: both northbound lanes have been restored; southbound traffic is reduced to one lane. Hoover Elementary can now be accessed via Wiley Blvd from either the north... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Spirit AeroSystems Monday broke ground on the expansion to its new global digital logistics center. Meanwhile, west of Wichita in Colwich, ground broke on a new ethanol production facility. The future home of the New Element Biofuel facility in Colwich is a $175-million project expected to bring in more jobs... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Metro Pursuit
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The public is invited to a special presentation hosted by the City of Cedar Rapids and the Iowa Chapter of the Urban Land Institute on Wednesday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Public... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department will turn on the splash pads in the parks on Saturday, May 26. Splash pads are located at Cedar Valley Park, Cleveland Park, Daniels Park, Hayes Park, Hidder Park,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer OK, so I was shopping at Walmart after work, I didn't feel like cooking upon returning home and I didn't want to stop at a fast food joint spending too much for too little either, so what was the plan? Pick up a frozen dinner entree at... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Metro Pursuit
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By Mike Thayer OK, so I was shopping at Walmart after work, I didn't feel like cooking upon returning home and I didn't want to stop at a fast food joint spending too much for too little either, so what... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer OK, so I was shopping at Walmart after work, I didn't feel like cooking upon returning home and I didn't want to stop at a fast food joint spending too much for too little either, so what was the plan? Pick up a frozen dinner entree at... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Bachelor on the Cheap
The American Trucking Associations estimates that America will need 90,000 new truck drivers on the road every year for the next decade to keep up with transport and shipping demands. Some of the issues at the root of the problem... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
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Let the fun begin! The amusement rides in City Park, will open to the public Saturday, May 26, 2018, and remain open daily, weather permitting, from 1-7 p.m. through Sunday, August 19, 2018. The schedule changes in late summer. Rides... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
The Iowa City Police Department has recently received several reports of illegal transactions on bank customers’ accounts that could be related to skimming activity. Bank customers are reminded to take precautions when using their credit or debit cards at an... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, on Friday May 25, 2018, Friendship Street will be closed to through traffic from Court Street to Brookside Drive. A detour route will be posted utilizing Kenwood Drive and Court Street and access to all... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
Are you ready to rock? The Iowa City Public Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program, Libraries Rock!, will be held June 1 through August 11. Pre-registration begins May 24. You may begin logging books on June 1, but prizes won’t be... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
Join us to celebrate the kick-off of the Summer Reading Program. There is a program for everyone (children, teens, and adults)!… Read on Date May 24, 2018 Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Location Coralville Public Library 1401 5th St. Coralville, IA... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
A crime spree unfolded at multiple locations Sunday in N. Wichita. Late Sunday afternoon, a 35-year-old man drove away from a disturbance near 17th & Oliver, taking his 47-year-old girlfriend's car without permission; she notified authorities that he was on drugs. via www.knssradio.com Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Metro Pursuit
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Sidewalk, intersection reconstruction, and traffic signal replacements will occur this summer on 1st Avenue East. Starting this week, sidewalk improvements will begin between 34th Street and 36th Street. Traffic traveling northbound will experience lane reductions for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier