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Two people hurt in two shootings in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Two separate shootings hurt two people on Tuesday night in Cedar Rapids. This is according to Cedar Rapids police. The first shooting happened in the area of Park Avenue and 16th Street Southeast at 6:45 p.m. Police said one person had non-life threatening injuries. The...
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North Liberty woman arrested after search warrant reportedly turns up drugs

A North Liberty woman was arrested after a search of her residence in May allegedly turned up evidence of dealing drugs. Police executed a search warrant on 24-year-old Kelsey Harrington’s home May 19th. A strong odor of marijuana was allegedly detected, with marijuana paraphernalia located in the living room, master bedroom, and spare bedroom. Methamphetamine paraphernalia was also reportedly discovered in Harrington’s garage.
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Barrel House Restaurants bring in robots to fill gaps in staffing

Linn County — The future has arrived in Eastern Iowa. Both Barrel House Restaurant locations in Cedar Rapids and in Marion have begun using robots in their daily operations. Cedar Rapids Barrel House Restaurant General Manager Shawnen Youngman tells Iowa's News Now they locations are struggling to hire a full staff.
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Grassley visits Monticello factory

Linn-Mar downs Prairie 8-5 and 3-1 to clinch a share of the MVC Mississippi Division title. Zach Johnson feeling confident, back in front of home fans at the John Deere Classic. Lisbon twins Tyson and Tyler Scott’s biggest competition is each other. New data published by the Iowa Department...
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Fireworks spark stress for some heading into holiday weekend

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -Many will celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks but they are already sparking stress for some. ”The noise it sounds like an attack with weapons,” explained Jim Neal, Board President at the Freedom Foundation in Cedar Rapids. The organization helps veterans in the community and while Neal is a Navy veteran himself and isn’t bothered by fireworks, he says several other veterans are.
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Vilsack returning to Iowa for infrastructure announcement

ELY, Iowa — Secretary of Agriculture and former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack will be in eastern Iowa Tuesday for an announcement about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Sec. Vilsack plans to release details on funding for a new program to boost economic growth and lower carbon footprints while increasing the use of renewable agriculture materials.
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Camp Courageous Announces Board Elections

The Camp Courageous Board of Directors announced the election of the following officers and members for the 2022-2023 term. The Chair of the Board of Directors is Amy Rouse. Amy is on the staff at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids and has been a lifelong Camp Courageous volunteer. The...
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Vilsack announces $10 million grant program to develop new uses for ag waste

ELY, Iowa — U.S. agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack, during an eastern Iowa visit Tuesday, announced a $10 million initiative to help farms and businesses find uses for waste byproducts. The grant program is one piece of President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure law, passed in November. Vilsack said the initiative will help build a bio-based […] The post Vilsack announces $10 million grant program to develop new uses for ag waste appeared first on Kansas Reflector.
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USDA invests $10 million in bio-based products pilot program

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of bio-based products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials, creating new revenue streams for farmers.
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$36M apartment/commercial building could be on its way to NewBo

A new 5-story, mixed use building with rooftop patio could be on its way to NewBo in Cedar Rapids. DOMOV LLC is proposing a $36 million property at 900 3rd Street SE. The building would include covered parking, 186 residential apartments and 11,000 square feet of commercial space. Tuesday, Cedar...
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