CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The location for the new magnet school in Cedar Rapids, City View Community High School, was revealed during the Feb. 27, 2023, School Board meeting. Dan DeVore, principal of the forthcoming magnet school, said the school will be located in the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance building, 501 First St. SE. […]
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Month: February 2023
Master gardener program digs into prairi...
The Johnson County Master Gardeners Continuing Education 2023 program is set for Sunday, March 5, 2023. The free program is open to the public, but registration is required by Sunday, Feb. 26, and seating is limited. Three presenters will cover prairies, gardening and trees. Read on for more from the Johnson County Master Gardeners: IOWA […]
Photos: A sold-out Winter Gardening Fair...
HIAWATHA, Iowa — Hundreds of gardeners gathered Saturday, Feb. 18, for the 2023 Linn County Master Gardener’s Winter Gardening Fair. This year’s event at the Kirkwood Regional Center in Hiawatha, featuring headliners such as Iowa PBS gardening show host Aaron Steil, completely sold out. See photos from the 2022 Winter Gardening Fair Iowa gardening experts […]
Coyote hunters kill mountain lion in Iow...
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that hunters shot and killed a mountain lion that had been in Eastern Iowa since last spring, but was never considered a safety issue. Mountain lions are not currently protected in Iowa, said Vince Evelsizer, furbearer and wetland biologist for the DNR, so the shooting was considered […]
Garden forum highlights Iowa’s native ro
The next Second Sunday Garden Forum will feature Johnson County’s Roadside Vegetation Manager, Chris Henze. Learn about this upcoming event, which also will be livestreamed, from Project GREEN: IOWA CITY — Project GREEN and the Iowa City Public Library will offer another Second Sunday Garden Forum on Feb. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., at […]