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CEDAR RAPIDS — Americans are spending more at restaurants and bars than on groceries. It’s the first time since the U.S. Department of Commerce started keeping track of the numbers in 1992.
In March, people eating out spent $52 Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says it would be a “mistake” for an eastern Iowa city to use additional fuel tax revenue to hire staff instead of spending directly on road and bridge work.
Branstad says Monda Read More »
NEVADA (AP) — A Boone man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl has been arrested.
Des Moines television station KCCI on Monday reported 19-year-old Traviss Graham is charged with third-degree sexual abuse, indecent contact w Read More »
ALLAMAKEE COUNTY - Allamakee County is holding a series of town-hall meetings this week on the upcoming bond vote for its jail.
The special election for the $5.1 million bond referendum is May 5.
Leaders will use the money to build a p Read More »
WATERLOO — Three men were arrested after a fight inside a Waterloo convenience store led to several shots being fired Monday.
According to a release from the Waterloo Police Department, officers responded to Prime Mart, 508 Broadway S Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Freedom Festival parade has a new route this year.
Planned construction in Greene Square Park is displacing the annual event, which will run through the NewBo and Czech Village neighborhoods instead of downtown. A Read More »
GARNER - Closing arguments are scheduled Monday in the trial of a former Iowa lawmaker accused of sexual abuse.
Henry Rayhons is accused of having sex with his wife while she had dementia. Prosecutors say Henry’s wife, Donna, didn Read More »
IOWA CITY — Three days after an Iowa City school board member said he will not run for re-election this year, a parent who ran for the board in 2013 has announced his second candidacy.
Jason T. Lewis, 43, said Monday he will run in th Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Sitting empty more than six years because of a lack of funding, the Anchor Center — a residential treatment center for parolees and probationers with mental health and substance abuse issues — is finally open. Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Apartment dwellers beware: Economic experts believe your rent will go up this year because more people are hunting for rental properties.
According to commercial property tracker Reis Inc., rent has gotten more and more expens Read More »
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