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Author: Cindy Hadish | April 20, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Finishing touches take time when you’re working on a 50,000-square-foot building. With less than three months to go, artists, electricians and others are pushing ahead to meet the July 14 reopening date for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. “It’s the last-minute ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | April 20, 2012 | No comments

The Greenest Building, film and panel discussion Sat Apr 21 2012 - 5 - 7 pm CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids, www.legionarts.org Free will donation The screening will be followed by a panel discussion This acclaimed documentary examines the problems inherent in the anticipated demolition of over ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosting Big Magic Breakfast
Author: Heidi Reynolds | April 18, 2012 | No comments

Author: Emily Busse/SourceMedia Group News | April 16, 2012 | 1 comment

The unsolved disappearance of famed pilot Amelia Earhart has remained a mystery for 75 years. And although one group of researchers sparked recent media furor over what they call a major breakthrough in the search for Earhart’s wreckage, a different group of researchers with Eastern Iowa ...

Author: Dave Rasdal | April 13, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — In the 1997 movie about the Titanic, rereleased last weekend in theaters, two men from the salvage crew doubt old Rose’s story. In fact, one of them checked her out, learned she was an actress and claims she’s a liar. "Her name was ...

Author: Heidi Reynolds | April 12, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for the 7th annual Big Magic Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. All community members are invited to attend this one-hour inspirational event to learn more about the mentoring program that is ...

Bowling Fundraiser to Help Local Athletes Receive Concussion Test
Author: Jessie Diesing | April 4, 2012 | No comments

Spanda Inc., a local non-profit supporting optometry and other health care needs locally and around the world, will be hosting its first ever “Frame by Frame” bowling tournament. The tournament will be held at May City Bowl, 1648 Trent St SW, on Sunday, April 22, ...

Scholarships for Black Students Way to Give Back to Community
Author: Dave Rasdal | April 4, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bill Hood has had a fondness for Cedar Rapids since 1970, when he came to town to become director of the Jane Boyd Community House. So he wants to give back. Which is why he and his wife, Gwendolyn, have established three ...

April Fools; Not Really
Author: Dave Rasdal | March 30, 2012 | No comments

With the weather already playing warm temperature jokes on us, it might seem that April 1 has come and gone. Not so. Check your calendar. April Fools’ Day is Sunday. So, be prepared. Three years ago, Shirley Mills of Keota was not. Her son, Bob, who was ...

Author: Dave Rasdal | March 28, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — The feel of rolling thunder on the rails, the smell of creosote from the ties, the wail of a fading whistle. Darren Ferreter can close his eyes to relive the days his father hauled him off to experience the wonder of life-size trains. Or, ...

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