Cedar Rapids can be proud of teen-ager Aaron Bissell, who will be going to Hollywood on this season of American Idol. Aaron, 17, a senior at Cedar Rapids Washington High School, was shown earning his golden ticket on the show last night (Jan. 21, 2015) from auditions in Minnesota.
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KALONA – Evan Gingerich counted 58 pairs of purple martins in a colony at his home last year. “They’re just neat to have around,” he said, citing the birds’ “cheerful chatter” and appetite for insects. Gingerich is one of the founders of an annual Purple Martin Workshop, now in its eighth year. The event is […]