At Kirkwood Community College, officials recently made the decision to allow students to come back to classes in person, starting this fall, after finishing the spring semester virtually due to the ongoing 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.