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Second Cedar Valley Business Sues Leslie Hospitality

A second Cedar Valley business is suing Leslie Hospitality for work that was done but not paid for. Invision Architecture of Waterloo claims in a suit filed last week that the Omaha-based would-be purchaser of the Ramada Hotel and the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, both in downtown Waterloo, hired it in September of last…read more »

Resident Injured in Cedar Rapids Garage Fire

Authorities say a man was injured in a fire that destroyed a detached garage at his home in Cedar Rapids over the weekend. Firefighters were dispatched to 4311 Jacqueline Lane a little before 4 p.m. Saturday. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says Aaron Wyatt was working on a vehicle in the garage when the blaze…read more »

24/7 Wall Street Study Lists Waterloo-Cedar Falls as Worst Metro Area in the Country for Blacks

“No U-S metro area has larger social and economic disparities along racial lines than Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa.” Those are the exact words of a report published in USA TODAY, from a study done by 24/7 Wall Street, which made its determinations based on eight socio-economic measures – crime, economy, education, environment, health, housing, infrastructure and…read more »

Highway-58/Viking Road Intersection to Close Sunday Night

This coming Sunday night at 9 o’clock the intersection of Highway-58 and Viking Road in Cedar Falls will be closed for traffic signal and traffic control work.   It’s being done to facilitate the switch of northbound traffic onto the new ramp pavement over the winter months.   58 will be closed between Ridgeway and Greenhill. …read more »

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