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News in Linn County, Iowa

Gaming Commission sued over Cedar Rapids casino decision
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:09:00 -0700

CEDAR RAPIDS | Eugene Kopecky, a retired Cedar Rapids attorney and one-time Linn County attorney, is taking on the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission in an effort to obtain a clarification on the law as it applies to issuing casino licenses in Iowa.

Small Business Administration reps in Cedar Rapids Monday with disaster loans
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:02:12 -0700

CEDAR RAPIDS — Beginning Monday, U.S. Small Business Administration representatives will be available at the Linn County Emergency Management Agency on the Kirkwood Community College campus to discuss low-interest federal disaster loans for Iowans who had damage to real estate or personal property in recent storms and flooding. Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz said Cedar Rapids residents ...

Cedar Rapids attorney sues Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:12:18 -0700

CEDAR RAPIDS — Eugene Kopecky, a retired Cedar Rapids attorney and one-time Linn County attorney, is taking on the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission in an effort to win a state gaming license for a Cedar Rapids casino. Kopecky filed a lawsuit this week in Linn County District Court against the commission and the four of five commission members who voted April 17 to deny a state gaming license to ...

State finds 100 deceased persons are still on county voting list
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:20:36 -0700

One hundred deceased voters have been removed from the Wright County voter registration list.

Five in Custody After Shots Fired, High-Speed Chase Through Two Counties
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:39:08 -0700

SOLON, Iowa — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says five people are in custody after chasing a vehicle into Johnson County Wednesday night. Linn County Deputies say the driver of a pickup truck matching a truck involved in a shots fired incident in Cedar Rapids refused to stop. Officials from both Linn and Johnson counties describe the chase that ended in Solon as high-speed, but haven’t given ...

Iowa panel sued for rejecting Cedar Rapids casino
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:27:34 -0700

Former Linn County Attorney Eugene Kopecky has sued the Iowa Racing Gaming Commission over its rejection of the proposed Cedar Rapids casino.

Washed-out Bertram bridge considered structurally deficient
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:05:02 -0700

Of three Linn County bridges damaged in Monday’s flooding, only one is on a federal list of structurally-deficient bridges. The picturesque, red-arched Ely Street Bridge that washed into Big...

Attorney sues Iowa panel for rejecting casino
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:38:10 -0700

CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Former Linn County Attorney Eugene Kopecky has sued the Iowa Racing Gaming Commission over its rejection of the proposed Cedar Rapids casino. Kopecky says he wants a court to force the commission to reconsider its decision and approve a license. On April 17 the commission rejected the $164 million proposal, saying it would harm existing casinos. But Kopecky says the ...

Iowa Racing and Gaming sued for rejecting Cedar Rapids casino
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:59:04 -0700

Former Linn County Attorney Eugene Kopecky has sued the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission over its rejection of the proposed Cedar Rapids casino.

Nonprofit's tractor stolen as organization hopes to grow
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:00:06 -0700

Throughout Linn County, sandwiched between businesses, you'll find urban gardens created by Feed Iowa First -- a nonprofit working to get fresh vegetables to those in need. After months of fundraisers the group bought a tractor, allowing volunteers to do more work in less time. This week that tractor was stolen -- but a new one is on the way.