Latest Cedar Rapids Stories

2009-12-11 09:59:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With construction completed, Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), has initiated commercial operation of its first owned-and-operated wind farm in Iowa.

2009-09-16 07:00:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Genencor, a division of Danisco, officially opened the doors on its new Grain Processing Applied Innovation Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

2009-09-04 11:09:34

Research on the geophysical aspects of flooding could be key to developing new, real-time flood warning and forecasting systems.

2009-08-17 10:45:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Mr. Peter Paisley was named General Manager for KGAN-TV (CBS 2) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mr.

2009-06-12 15:11:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 a.m. on Saturday church bells will mark the one-year anniversary of one of the largest disasters in U.S. history based on damage to public facilities.

2009-06-11 11:07:00

The EPA has registered MicroGuard antimicrobial alloys for sale with public health claims.

2009-06-10 14:56:00

6-Year Federal Investigation Results in 26 Convictions, Forfeiture of Over $7 Million, and Sharing of Over $4 Million in Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines Areas CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 24, 2003, a corner drugstore in Dubuque, Iowa, dispensed 90 diet pills to a California woman based upon an Internet prescription from a doctor in Mississippi.

2009-03-27 09:32:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL quarterback Kurt Warner and his wife, Brenda, will join more than 500 Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps*State and National and AmeriCorps*VISTA members and alumni to help build 20 Habitat for Humanity houses, June 14-20, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as part of the annual Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon.

2009-02-05 11:23:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TitanTV today announced CheckDTV.com, a digital television (DTV) education site now available for consumer use.

2008-10-08 03:00:11

By Palser, Barb Citizen media's agility during the Iowa floods offers a lesson to traditional journalists. On Friday, June 13, Denise Clark drove to an emergency shelter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to find out how she could help her flooding community.

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