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By Mike Thayer So I'm in the market for a riding lawn mower for my property at beautiful Lake Viking. The property is 1.5 acres and so a push mower just isn't going to get the job done and why push a mower when I can ride in luxury, right?... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Bachelor on the Cheap
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Scattergood Friends School is seeking a bus driver with CDL and bus driver designations for daily morning and afternoon bus routes between our campus in West Branch and a pick-up/drop-off location in Iowa City. Candidates must be reliable, punctual, and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Due to road closures for the Iowa City Downtown District Block Party, Coralville Transit will not serve the following stops all day on Saturday, July 24, 2021: Downtown Iowa City interchange (stop #0001) Iowa Memorial Union (stop # 0125) Macbride... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – July 21, 2021 – Cedar Rapids residents are encouraged to register and plan events to celebrate National Night Out 2021 on Tuesday, August 3. National Night Out is an annual event that promotes police-community partnerships and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Park, tune in on your car radio, and enjoy a Drive-in Movie at the Coralville Library.… Read on Date July 23, 2021 Time 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM Location Coralville Public Library 1401 5th St. Coralville, IA 52241 Cost Free and open... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
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How do they compare to traditional flour tortillas? By Mike Thayer I've been on a gluten free kick as of late, trying to keep my intake of wheat down. It's not that I'm gluten intolerant, but I do seem to feel better when I'm not eating so much regular bread,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Bachelor on the Cheap
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – On Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 6:19 a.m. the City’s Joint Communications Center received a report of a single vehicle accident at the Hawthorne Hills Apartment Complex located in the 2200 block of C Street S.W.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Coralville Courier
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IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, beginning on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, lanes of traffic will be shifted on eastbound Benton Street near its intersection with Orchard Street to facilitate underground utility work in the area. It is anticipated that normal... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Coralville Courier
On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 4:10 a.m., Iowa City Police responded to the 500 Block of S. Scott Boulevard for a report of multiple gunshots. Upon arrival, police found over 50 shell casings indicating multiple weapons were fired.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Coralville Courier
Weather permitting, beginning on Monday, July 19, 2021, pavement repairs will impact traffic at the following locations: East Jefferson Street (Governor Street to Evans Street) – reduced to one lane of traffic East Bloomington Street (Dodge Street to Lucas Street)... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coralville Courier
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IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, on Monday, July 19, 2021, Garden Street will be closed to traffic between Friendship Street and Muscatine Avenue to facilitate the removal of a tree in the area. It is anticipated that normal traffic will... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coralville Courier
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On Tuesday evening, August 3, all Coralville neighborhoods are invited to take part in the annual National Night Out. Whether you know your neighbors or not, National Night Out is one night a year for neighbors to connect while strengthening... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control has dogs and cats dreaming of the holiday season. Little do they know that Christmas is coming early! From July 17-30, 2021, you can find the pet of your dreams... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Construction on the 1st Avenue East floodgate is anticipated to begin on Monday, July 19, 2021. Designed to protect to the 2008 flood volume, the gate will be a roller gate similar to the one already... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coralville Courier
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Starting on Monday, July 19, 2021, sanitary sewer and pavement improvements will begin on 20th Street NE. The road will be closed between B Avenue NE and A Avenue NE until approximately the end of August. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2021 at Coralville Courier
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Bridge Under the Bridge will be holding a Community Block Party this Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. (set up begins July 16, 2021 at 10:00 p.m.) until 9:00 p.m. (tear down ends by... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2021 at Coralville Courier
Free Craft Kit for grades 1-3 includes tangrams with prompts and word puzzles.… Read on Date July 14, 2021 Time 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location Coralville Public Library 1401 5th St. Coralville, IA 52241 Cost Free for Grades 1-3 Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2021 at Coralville Courier
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NORTH LIBERTY – The Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) is seeking nominations for its 2021 Forty Under 40 class. These annual awards recognize 40 leaders under the age of 40 who have made a significant impact in their business and community... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2021 at Coralville Courier
Teens 7th-12th grade create your own faux Neon Sign, complete with working lights using EL wire and canvas.… Read on Date July 19, 2021 Time 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location Online 1401 5th St. Coralville, IA 52241 Cost Free for Teens,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2021 at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – A SE-side neighborhood is being considered for the National Register of Historic Places. The Bever Woods neighborhood was surveyed in 2019 and was found eligible for the National Register. A neighborhood meeting is planned for Wednesday,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2021 at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer About a month ago, I wrote about the need for a shed. Now that I have my customized kayak for fishing at beautiful Lake Viking, I need a shed at the lake property to keep it in. So I've been doing some homework online and checking things... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2021 at Bachelor on the Cheap
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By Mike Thayer I've posted a number of product and service reviews on this site ranging from cookware to hotels. Those reviews talk of quality, availability and most importantly price, a.k.a., spending money wisely. Then it hit me, why not do a review on money - investing to be more... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Bachelor on the Cheap
Novel Conversations is a book group at the Coralville Public Library that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction.… Read on Date July 15, 2021 Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location Zoom 1401 5th St. Coralville,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Coralville Courier
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Celebrate friends, family, and neighbors with a block party festival on 5th Street on Saturday, August 14! Coralville’s 5th Street Social celebrates the street dances of the 1950’s by featuring music, food, local brews, children’s activities, and a classic car... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Coralville Courier
Join us on the Library Lawn for games & activities.… Read on Date July 31, 2021 Time 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Location Coralville Public Library Lawn 1401 5th St. Coralville, IA 52241 Cost Free and open to the public Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2021 at Coralville Courier