UPDATE: This information was sent from the DNR, with the discovery of a second leaking ethanol car. Here is more sent Wednesday, May 22, 2013: CHARLES CITY – The Canadian Pacific Railroad’s attempts to recover three ethanol cars and three locomotives east of Charles City were hampered by soggy, unstable ground Tuesday night.
Monthly archives for May, 2013
Linn County Conservation sent the following about free admission being offered for military personnel and their families this summer at Wickiup Hill Learning Center. Others in Eastern Iowa include: African American Museum of Iowa Cedar Rapids Museum of Art National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library Granger House Museum Wilder Memorial Museum Benton County Historical […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s been a fun weekend to be Czech, or at least spend time in Czech Village, where the annual Houby Days festival is taking place. Houby, the Czech word for mushroom, takes center stage during the celebration, along with other Czech traditions, such as the Parade of Kroje, or folk costumes. Trophies […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – It doesn’t always ring true, but this year’s Czech Village Houby Days will coincide with the peak of Iowa’s morel mushroom season. Sometimes, the season has long passed before the annual mid-May celebration takes place, or few of the mushrooms are found before the festival has ended. That timing is significant, as […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – Cool things were happening on a cool weekend in Eastern Iowa. Within blocks of each other in southeast Cedar Rapids, customers flocked to the annual Brucemore plant sale, while volunteers helped plant a community garden on Bever Avenue in the Wellington Heights Neighborhood. Brucemore’s sale centered around the historic Lord & Burnham […]