A Cedar Rapids-based Tree Removal company says some businesses are being accused of price gouging during clean-up from last month’s derecho. But the owner says it’s because they’ve been mistaken for another company with the same exact name.
A state court judge says he will rule before the end of the day Friday on whether to halt enforcement of a state law that prohibits county election officials from using information readily available in the voter registration database to fill in missing information on a voter’s absentee ballot request form.
The 14-day positivity rate of testing for the novel coronavirus in Dubuque County is above the threshold for a potential shift to online-only learning for schools there, but the absentee rate at the county’s largest school district is not yet high enough according to state rules.
Law enforcement officials in Cedar Rapids are noting a dramatic increase in reported vehicle thefts to date in 2020 and are reminding residents of the steps they can take to avoid being the next victim.
The Senate Homeland Security and Senate Finance Committee released on Wednesday an 87-page report revealing millions of dollars in questionable financial transactions between Hunter Biden, his associates and foreign individuals.
Many families in Cedar Rapids are still dealing with not having internet or cable and that’s caused some troubles for families in the Cedar Rapids Community School District as the first day of school kicked off Monday.