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Police investigating after incidents with students at Linn-Mar football game

MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - Law enforcement officials in Marion notified the public on Saturday of apparent rumors involving weapons at a high school football game on Friday night. The Marion Police Department, in a post on the agency’s Facebook page, said that it was following up on social media posts about, and incidents at, Linn-Mar High School’s football game on Friday evening. Officials said that police dealt with three incidents with students at the game, some of which involved reports of weapons.
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Asian Fest returns to NewBo in Cedar Rapids

KCRG-TV9's Brian Tabick was at the park on Saturday morning and tells us what some people think of the proposed renovations. KCRG-TV9's Mollie Swayne was in Dubuque on Saturday, she spoke to activists rallying against Public Measure number one. Groups organize neighborhood clean-up event in Dubuque. Updated: 7 hours ago.
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MP Band Has Good Weekend

The Mount Pleasant High School Marching Band had a very successful Saturday at two competitions in Marion. In the morning at Linn-Mar High School they placed third in a very competitive class 3A and received a caption award for Best Color Guard. In the evening the Panther Marching Band competed at Marion High School and won every award possible, taking top honors in 3A and winning caption awards for Best Color Guard, Best Winds, Best Drumline and Best Drum Majors. The evening was highlighted by Mount Pleasant winning the honor of Best Band in all classes.
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Sunny and windy on Sunday

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -We’re waking up to sunshine and temperatures in the 50s across Eastern Iowa this morning. Sunshine will stick around for the entire day, allowing high temperatures to rise into the 70s. However, the biggest story today will be the wind with winds greater than 30 mph possible today. You’ll need to hold onto your hat! Temperatures tonight will be seasonal, cooling into the mid to upper 40s.
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Marion residents are excited about Marion Square restoration plans

MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - Several people were listening to music and shopping at local vendors Saturday during the Marion Square Market, but starting next year the park could look very different. The Marion City Council approved the use of nearly $7 million of ARPA to be used to renovate Marion...
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APhA-ASP Flu Shot Clinic at Hy-Vee

3600 10th Ave, U.S. 151 Ste B 3600, Marion, IA 52302. College of Pharmacy student members of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) will host a flu shot clinic at the Hy-Vee in Marion. The public is welcome. Clinic time is 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Individuals with...
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Marion moves forward with city square plans

The officer went to a nearby hospital for treatment and has since been released. Two Iowa nursing homes run by "Good Samaritan Society" are closing. A location in Postville as well as one an hour west of Des Moines will end their services on November 19th.
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Cedar Rapids PD make arrest, stemming from Mistrial

Cedar Rapids — Friday night, the Cedar Rapids Police Department (CRPD) announced they've made an arrest on charges stemming from Mistrial. As the result of an investigation associated with an August 2022 mistrial, Nakia Long, 23, of Cedar Rapids was arrested on charges of Perjury and Fraudulent Practices. On...
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A nearly seven-million dollar overhaul of Marion City Square to include an outdoor ice skating area. Worker hurt after attack at Anamosa State Penitentiary. The officer went to a nearby hospital for treatment and has since been released.
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Fugitive Caught In Cedar Rapids After Chase

(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- A man's facing charges after Cedar Rapids Police say he led them on a chase, with children in his S-U-V. Police say 33-year-old Andre Corbett is facing multiple charges after a chase in southwest Cedar Rapids around 7:30 last (Thursday) night. The chase ended in the 300 block of 6th Avenue SW, after officers performed a felony traffic stop. Police say a woman and four juveniles were in the S-U-V with Corbett. Corbett was a fugitive of the U-S Marshal's Office and Black Hawk County.
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Worker hurt after attack at Anamosa State Penitentiary

A nearly seven-million dollar overhaul of Marion City Square to include an outdoor ice skating area. Two Iowa nursing homes run by "Good Samaritan Society" are closing. A location in Postville as well as one an hour west of Des Moines will end their services on November 19th.
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Watch: Emily Schrad interviews an organizer for Asian Fest

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Emily Schrad interviewed Emma Nemecek, one of the organizers of Asian Fest. Asian Fest is at NewBo City Market on Saturday, September 24th from 12:00 p.m. until 8 p.m. The event includes local food vendors, a kid zone, live performances, and a fashion show.
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Soft opening date set for Marion Public Library

MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - The new Marion Public Library is set for a “soft” opening on Nov. 15. It comes more than two years after the project’s groundbreaking. The Library Board of Trustees voted on the date for the soft opening, but said work still needs to be done on things like railings, access and security.
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Linn County Izaak Walton League celebrates Hunting and Fishing Day

Cedar Rapids — Saturday morning, the Linn County Izaak Walton League Chapter sponsored a special event to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day in Cedar Rapids. It will be a family -oriented day, with fun and educational activities designed to introduce people, young and old, to the outdoor sports while teaching them about the important role that hunting and fishing play in Iowa’s wildlife conservation programs.", said Bill Grams, spokesperson for the Linn County Chapter in Saturday's Press Release. "It’s a perfect opportunity to create a better public understanding of hunting and fishing and to create a better public awareness of the important role that outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen have played in conservation and improving our natural resources.
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Walk to End Alzheimer's kicks off in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids — Saturday morning, the Alzheimer’s Association invited residents to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's at the McGrath Amphitheater. Registration opened at 8 a.m., with the walk taking place at 9 a.m.. Alzheimer’s isn’t stopping and neither is the Alzheimer’s Association. Families...
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Murder trial for Jacqueline Holmes begins after mistrial in May

The murder trial for Jacqueline Holmes began September 20 after judge called for a mistrial over concerns over the jury being tainted earlier this year. Holmes is charged with murder in the stabbing death of her fiancé Tremaine Williams at an apartment complex in southwest Cedar Rapids on March 4, 2020.
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CRPD warns drivers to lock your car to avoid being a victim

That's the message Cedar Rapids Police are pushing this Friday after a number of police reports of cars being ransacked. According to a Facebook post by the department these aren't a case of, "smash and grab." Guns, phones, sunglasses, cash and computers are being stolen from unlocked vehicles. The CRPD's...
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