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Residents worry Rompot will meet same fa...

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Cargill plans to demolish a home in the Rompot neighborhood near the industrial railyard the ag giant is constructing that displaced a prairie pollinator zone. More: See “before” and “after” photos of the Prairie Pollinator Zone According to City Assessor records, Cargill bought the 1,000-square-foot, single-family home in August for $150,000 […]

Cedar Rapids parish works to overcome de...

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church is preparing a post-derecho comeback by hosting its popular festival, Czech Goulash Day, on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, after a one-year absence. Like many places in Cedar Rapids, the church sustained damage during the August 2020 derecho, including a severe hit to its Glovik Parish Center. The […]