Linn County has been selected to receive $250,000 per year from the CDC over 5 years for violence prevention. The county was one of just 8 jurisdictions in the nation to receive the PREVAYL funding, which stands for Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives.
Two downtown housing projects received a major funding boost from the State of Iowa today when the Iowa Economic Development Authority announced redevelopment tax credits for Brownfield and Grayfield sites.
Global supply chain issues are impacting businesses in Eastern Iowa. Bimm Ridder in Cedar Rapids makes apparel items like screen printed shirts for pro baseball and minor league hockey teams. Company President Gary Ficken told us the demand for products is high, but the supply is a whole other story.
Drew Blahnik will return to court in December on a motion for a new trial. Blahnik was convicted of Second Degree Murder for killing Chris Bagley in July. He was also convicted of Abuse of a Corpse and Obstructing Prosecution.
Two Iowa State University crew club members were participating in their first practice on the water when they drowned in March after their boat capsized in strong winds, according to newly released investigative findings.
The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls is accepting applications for paid bell ringers
Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 at 10:56 AM CDT
By KCRG Staff
Those interested can apply in person at The Salvation Army office.
The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $150,000 in grants from the Linn County Board of Supervisors Legacy and Community Attraction Fund to five non-profit organizations that work to foster and support long-standing, new, and diverse community events in Linn County.