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News in Linn County, Iowa

Fire Destroys Linn County Machine Shed
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:03:58 -0700

LINN County, Iowa - Crews from seven departments responded to a machine shed fire Tuesday morning south of Prairieburg. Firefighters were still on the scene in the 4500 block of Prairieburg Road as of 5 p.m. Investigators say farm equipment was inside the building, which was destroyed.

Linn County Teen Facing Charges Following Stabbing
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:36:14 -0700

ALBURNETT, Iowa - The Linn County Sheriff's office said a 16-year-old boy is facing charges after stabbing another teen in the leg. The would is superficial and non-life threatening, according to deputies. They said the suspect was taken to the juvenile detention center.

Headstones Vandalized at Historic Linn County Cemetery
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:42:24 -0700

CENTRAL CITY, Iowa - The recent vandalism of dozens of headstones here at Oak Hill Cemetery in Central City has been the talk of the town lately, both because of the age of the culprits, and the age of the headstones that were knocked over.

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:18:40 -0700

COUNCIL BLUFFS — A contingent of people from Washington County were in the meeting where the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted 4-1 today to deny a gaming license to a firm wishing to build a $164 million casino in Linn County. Washington County Riverboat Foundation president Patty Koller and member Ed Raber attended the meeting, held at the Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs, and were ...

Linn Auditor catches likely violation
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:26:57 -0700

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa’s heavily used absentee voting system is open to irregularities and sloppy shortcuts that actually are violations of law, said Joel Miller, Linn County auditor and...

Crop Report Shows More Farmers May Switch to Soybeans, Cut Back on Corn
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:53:52 -0700

LINN COUNTY, Iowa - The “corn rush” of recent years appears over as more farmers are reacting to declining corn prices. The first United States Agriculture Department (USDA) crop report of the new year showed farmers plan to switch more acres to soybeans.

Church Hopes to Keep Congregate Dining Site in Ely
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:26:43 -0700

ELY, Iowa - ELY, Iowa - A Linn County church is trying to save a congregate dining site in Ely from closure. Earlier this month, Horizons Meals on Wheels announced budget cuts were forcing the closure of five congregate dining sites in Linn County, April 30th.

Friday'Loo announces 2014 live music schedule
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:21:46 -0700

Friday’Loo, which takes over Lincoln Park in downtown Waterloo each summer, has announced this year's lineup for entertainment.

Linn Supervisor Barron calls State of the County address “bittersweet”
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:18:47 -0700

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn Supervisor Lu Barron on Thursday gave the annual State of the County address, calling it a “bittersweet” moment as she prepares to the leave the job at the end of the year after 18 years in office. About 150 people, including county elected officials, some county employees and other local elected officials, attended the event at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood ...

Commission to Announce Decision on Linn County Casino Today
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:03:10 -0700

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - In a matter of hours, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will announce if Cedar Rapids should have a casino. The announcement is expected late this morning but could come as late as this afternoon.