CEDAR RAPIDS – You can’t yet (legally) keep a bee hive in your backyard in Cedar Rapids, but you can take a class to learn how to be a beekeeper. Iowa has seen an uptick in beekeeping classes that are offered throughout the state, with a record 27 courses that will be held in the […]
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Month: December 2015
“Large canine” shot in Iowa; animal’s DN
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is trying to identify an animal shot by a hunter in northwest Iowa. A coyote hunter shot the animal in Osceola County on Sunday, the DNR reported on Dec. 8, 2015. Read more about the report from the DNR: A large canine shot Sunday morning by a coyote hunter […]
Report: asbestos removal at Washington H...
UPDATE (Dec. 7, 2015) The agenda item on asbestos has been postponed until January or February. Kelli Book, attorney for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, said school district officials are meeting with the DNR and Abatement Specialties is being allowed the same opportunity. The Cedar Rapids School District issued a response to the report. […]
DNR to hear comments on pipeline through...
The Iowa Utilities Board heard comments about the proposed Bakken pipeline that would run diagonally through Iowa; now it’s the Department of Natural Resources’ turn. Public comments can be made during the upcoming DNR meeting from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 16, 2015, in Des Moines. The pipeline would cut through 18 counties in Iowa and Gov. […]
“Tears in her eyes” as holiday tradition
By Cindy Hadish/For Radish Magazine CEDAR RAPIDS — The power of traditions, especially during the holidays, became particularly apparent to Dell Mills during a “Svatý Mikuláš” celebration, a Czech version of St. Nicholas Day. While a visitor and her daughter enjoyed the event, at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, […]