Did you know that the city where you live is actually the hometown of a few quite famous people? We knew a couple, but it wasn't until we started really digging in that we realized that some really famous folks call Cedar Rapids their hometown. Check out our list below and let us know if we missed anyone!
Jamie Lynn Spears has been spending a lot of time rehearsing lately, as she readies for her big tour. It includes a stop at the CMA Music Festival this weekend, and the Taste of Country Music Festival and Country Jam USA in the next few weeks. Four weeks from tonight, the show comes to downtown Cedar Rapids
More than seven tons of hummus and dips have been recalled nationwide due to possible bacterial contamination.
Massachusetts-based food manufacturer Hot Mama's Foods announced that it has voluntarily pulled several dip products from store shelves due to concerns about possible contamination by listeria, a potentially life-threatening food-borne bacterium...
The picture above still almost brings me to tears, nearly six years later. It was taken June 13, 2008 and the building which houses our studio(s) is at right in the distance (the one with all the windows). Today, the back and forth battle between the City of Cedar Rapids and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has one going in favor of our city.
Just after 5pm this evening, we were alerted to a situation at the Kohls off Collins Rd. on the North East side of Cedar Rapids. Customers and staff were being evacuated, as squad cars raced in, the parking lot was cleared, and the area was taped off.
With a new bank robbery reported this morning at the Hills Bank in downtown Cedar Rapids, Police officers need your help to put a stop to this strange occurrence. There have been 3 occurrences this week, although there's no word yet on if these are connected. Here's what we do know.
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