Waypoint Services in Cedar Rapids is fielding more than 200 calls a day from people looking for rent assistance or help with moving costs. In order to qualify for the assistance, an individual or family must be facing eviction or homeless and living with a family member or friend.
The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The West End Shops are off of 6th Avenue, on the edge of Uptown Marion. They opened on July 10 as an opportunity for businesses that are too large for farmers markets, but not big enough for a larger commercial space.
Families Helping Families of Iowa is focusing on getting kids ready for school. However, the virus is causing challenges to its annual back-to-school fundraiser, instead holding it online to social distance.
Officials for the Cedar Rapids Community School District released some of the results of a survey of district families on Monday, as well as a few more guidelines that the district will follow when classes resume in the fall.
A man being held in the Scott County Jail on a sex offender registry violation charge is a person of interest in the case of a missing 10-year-old Davenport girl, according to a motion filed in district court by his attorney on Monday afternoon.