Cedar Rapids warns of cooking fires

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids is stressing cooking fires during Fire Prevention Week. City fire department spokesman Greg Buelow no…

Newton man dies in salvage yard accident

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says a 42-year-old Newton man died in an accident at a salvage yard. The Des Moines R…

Volunteers sought for Cedar River cleanup

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Several groups are working together to clean the banks of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids Parks Oper…