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  • CR Redevelopment Proposals

    Cedar Rapids is now accepting redevelopment proposals for the Knutson Building, among other properties.
  • Created in the Corridor: 85 Decibel Monks

    Timothy Tack is the force behind Tack-Fu Productions and 85 Decibel Monks, based in Iowa City. You can listen to and download their instrumental hip-hop music and learn more about this creative team by following the above link to their website.
  • Created in the Corridor: Security Coverage/Steve Gray

    Security Coverage is a white label software and service provider to internet, broadband and MSO providers throughout the country. You can read more about the Cedar Rapids company's products by following the above link to Security Coverage's website.

    Steve Gray, Chief Executive Officer, first invested in Security Coverage nearly ten years ago. He also has invested in several other Corridor companies and you can read more about Gray's business background here:  http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=348245&privcapId=42411347
  • EntreFest 2014

    Find out more about EntreFest 2014, in downtown Iowa City.
  • Medical Marijuana: Stories of Hope (Part 2)

    The above link will take you a listing of all the states that have legalized medical marijuana. You can find each state's laws, rules, requirements and medical conditions for which patients can obtain medical marijuana.  You will also find additional resources on the site including the list of states with pending legislation.

    Here are some additional links that can answer a number of questions:

    Why is marijuana a Schedule 1 Drug?
    http://ivn.us/2013/04/25/why-is-marijuana-a-schedule-i-drug

    Why is marijuanaillegal?
    http://www.drugwarrant.com/articles/why-is-marijuana-illegal
  • Face of Cannabis

    The "Face of Cannabis" project aims to raise awareness and facilitate change amid use of medical marijuana oil.
  • Created in the Corridor: Bimm Ridder Sportswear

    Bimm Ridder Sportswear of Cedar Rapids produces fan apparel for major and minor league baseball, arena football, hockey and basketball teams throughout the United States and Canada. They also provide merchandise for Iowa's three public universities and Drake.  You can learn more by following the above link to the company's website.
  • Created in the Corridor: Rapids Reproductions

    Simply put, Rapids Reproductions does everything from blueprints to fine art to 3D printing. You can learn more about their products and services by following the above link to the company's website.

    In addition, the company owns and operates Printartandphotos.com where you can upload photos and see them matted and framed online before you even order them. The art prints are museum quality with a 200 year permanence under glass.
  • Help Out TotalChild

    TotalChild is Four Oaks' program meant to help children and families, making stronger families, homes, neighborhoods, and communities.
  • Olivia Evans, Lyme Disease

    To learn more about Olivia Evans, the teenager whose story was shared on the 4/18/14 CBS2 News at 5, see the resources below:
    Facebook page:

    https://www.facebook.com/thegreenribbonfamily

    Family blog:

    http://greenribbonsorgreenlemons.blogspot.com/

    Fund Raiser:

    http://www.gofundme.com/lymielivi


  • Created in the Corridor: TaxACT

    TaxACT was founded in Cedar Rapids and has assisted with more than 45 million e-filed Federal returns.  Want to learn more about TaxACT's free and deluxe services? Follow the above link to the company's website.
  • Historically Black College and University Tour

    To learn more about the Historically Black College and University Tour, email George Ramsey at iowa.collegetour@gmail.com.

  • Created in the Corridor: Jim's Instrument Manufacturing

    Jim's Instrument Manufacturing in Iowa City has been designing and producing highly precise, machined components for medical and industrial purposes for more than forty years.  You can learn more by following the above link to the company's website.

    In addition, founder and owner Jim Rogers recently opened Plexicraft, LLC, a new business that provides custom engraving, etching and full-color sublimation for personal and promotional purposes. For more information click here: http://www.plexicraft.com
  • I Too Am Iowa

    Ashley Lee, the woman behind, "I Too Am Iowa," is planning to take more pictures at the IMU River Room from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on March 25th. The event is open to anyone of color who would like to share their message.
  • SXSW Cares Fund

    The SXSW Cares Fund will help people affected by the tragic events of March 13, 2014 and future possible events. The funds will be disbursed to those most affected through a community-based process to be created by representatives of SXSW, the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Austin with the Austin Community Foundation.
  • Iowa City Community School District

    The Iowa City Community School District is conducting a community engagement process to gain input related to school attendance areas. This is a multi-year process that will include various opportunities for community input. The District is committed to having the school community involved in Attendance Area Development, and information regarding the process can be found on this page.
  • Created in the Corridor: Hotel at Kirkwood Center

    The Hotel at Kirwood Center in Cedar Rapids is one of only three AAA Four Diamond Hotels in Iowa and the newest teaching hotel in the Western Hemisphere. It's also rated #1 in the market by Trip Advisor. To learn more about the facility and its Class Act Restaurant follow the above link to the hotel's website. In addition, if you'd like to learn more about Kirkwood Community College's Hospitality Arts Programs, click here: http://www.kirkwood.edu/hospitality
  • Iowa City Streets & Traffic Engineering

    Potholes in Need of Repair319-356-5181 (call 356-5275 after hours or weekends)
  • Plum Organics Baby Food

    Voluntary Recall
  • Created in the Corridor: J-TEC Associates

    J-TEC Associates produces flow meters for internal combustion engine air-intake, exhaust and crankcase blow-by flow measurement. Customers include Caterpillar, Ford Motor Company, Mercedes Benz, BMW, NASCAR and the U.S. Military. The above link will take you to the company's website.
  • PFLAG Contact Information

    PFLAG Cedar Rapids is the local chapter of  PFLAG National, a group that promotes awareness and understanding for the LGBTQ community.

    Email:

    PFLAGLCB@gmail.com

    Meeting Information:

    PFLAG meets on the 2nd Thurs of the month at7pm at Grantwood AEA, all are welcome.

  • Eastern Iowa Airport

    Check flight status
  • Iowa Department of Transportation

    Snow Plow Tracker
  • Created in the Corridor: Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids

    If you have an idea for a business but don't know how to get started, Startup Weekend Cedar Rapids provides a great opportunity to test your idea while building a network of like-minded people. The event will be held February 28 - March 2. Click the above link to learn more, register and get started!
  • Created in the Corridor: Frontier Natural Products Co-op

    Frontier Natural Products Co-op produces and distributes hundreds of 100% natural and organic food and personal care products under three different brands: Frontier, Simply Organic and Aura Cacia. You can shop and learn more about this company Created in the Corridor by following the above link to its various websites.
  • Senator Charles Grassley Request

    Presses for Transparency on President's Executive Orders
  • Travel Iowa

    Information about lodging, dining and attractions in Iowa.
  • Waypoint Services for Women, Children & Families

    Waypoint helps individuals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa who are homeless, in poverty, victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, or in need of child care.
  • Created in the Corridor: Small Town Non-Profits

    Non-profit organizations can be vital partners in economic development, especially in small Iowa communities where local governments have limited resources. Three good examples can be found in the heart of Cedar County. Follow the above link to the non-profit group working to restore the historic Hardacre Theatre in Tipton. The other two links below will take you to the Facebook pages of the Spear House and Barn Bed & Breakfast and the new Heartland Sports Complex, also in Tipton.

    Heartland Sports Complex:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/389085894528157/

    Spear House and Barn Bed & Breakfast:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/103463991001/
  • Created in the Corridor: ClusterFlunk

    A new social media site with an ironic name, ClusterFlunk helps college students improve their learning efficiency by allowing them to easily connect with other students in the classes in which they are enrolled. Just follow the above link to ClusterFlunk's website. It's free!
  • Created in the Corridor: We Create Here

    There are several initiatives, organizations and individuals who are collectively working to make Iowa's Creative Corridor a vibrant region to live, work and play. It's all about making new things happen. In addition to the above link, here are just a few more available resources to help you join the conversation and share your creative ideas:

    http://creativecorridor.co
    http://crvault.com
    http://www.seedhere.org
  • Cedar Rapids Police Dept. Hiring

    The Cedar Rapids Police Department is now hiring new full-time officers.
  • Created in the Corridor: Centro, Inc.

    North Liberty-based Centro, Incorporated is the largest custom rotational molding company in North America...and it's about to become even bigger. To learn what sets Centro apart, follow the above link to the company's website.
  • Shelter House

    How you can help
  • Winter Safety

    Driving tips and survival kit information.
  • Project Holiday Volunteers Needed

    The Project Holiday food distribution is an enormous undertaking. Greet clients, distribute and bag food items, help families to their cars . . . even direct traffic in our parking lot!

    Grab your family, co-workers, and friends to volunteer with you or sign-up for a shift and meet new people. Children volunteering must be in 7th grade or above and we require one adult per two children.

  • Created in the Corridor: Cedar Graphics

    Hassan Igram has been the owner and operator of Cedar Graphics in Hiawatha since the 1980s. His father actually launched the company in Cedar Rapids under a different name in 1955. The above link will take you to the company's website where you can learn about all the products and services they offer to companies and individuals across the country.
  • Created in the Corridor: Mobile Demand

    Mobile Demand is a growing Hiawatha company that's showing success in securing more of the rugged tablet PC market in the U.S. and abroad. Follow the above link to the company's website.
  • Created in the Corridor: Music Loft/Craig Erickson

    Craig Erickson not only runs the independent Music Loft in Cedar Rapids, he's an international guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer, performer and teacher. To learn more follow the above link to Craig's website.
  • Four Oaks PUSH-CR

    Partners United for Supportive Housing-Cedar Rapids (PUSH-CR) are currently working to furnish apartments for the homeless. Household items are being collected to help more than 125 families. The first drop-off date is Saturday, November 16. Individuals or companies wishing to contribute items to PUSH-CR may do so by following the link for a list of needed items and drop off times/locations.
  • Created in the Corridor: Blendcard

    Blendcard is a new gift, loyalty and incentive card that consumers can use at a wide array of retailers in the Corridor. It's also a great marketing tool for small business owners. To order or register your Blendcard follow the above link to the company's website. You can also find them on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/theblendcard and Twitter, https://twitter.com/blendcard.
  • Helping Typhoon Haiyan Victims

    Organizations where residents can donate to help typhoon victims in the Philippines.

  • Surprising Foods with Trans Fat

    I thought it would be fun to bring to your attention some of the most surprising foods that, despite what their labels say, actually do contain some amount of trans fat per serving. Here now are 10 of those foods...
  • Car Booster Seat Reviews

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests 31 of this year's booster seat models.
  • Created in the Corridor: Tanager Place Research Center

    Tanager Place takes mental health research to a new level thanks to a generous gift from a longtime advocate. To learn more follow the above link.
  • Fox News Poll Shows Disapproval Of Congress

    See why voters are unhappy with congress over the Obamacare standoff.

  • Iowa Women's Leadership Event: Giada Delaurentiis

    Lunch with Food Network chef and entrepreneur Giada Delaurentiis. 11:30am on November 11th at Kirkwood Hotel.

  • Created in the Corridor: Trade Show Marketing

    Trade Show Marketing does exactly what its name implies; help companies put their best foot forward at trade shows. Whether you're looking for a simple banner or a large island display, Trade Show Marketing can help. Visit their website by clicking on the link above.
  • Iowa Sex Offender Registry

    Find out where registered sex offenders are living in your area.
  • Created in the Corridor: Creative Week

    Creative Week is an initiative in Iowa's Creative Corridor to explore, promote and celebrate all that we create here; ideas, jobs, art, theater, businesses and so much more. To learn about the Creative Corridor Project and Creative Week click the above link.
  • Quitline Iowa

    Iowa's free nicotine replacement program.
  • Created in the Corridor: O'Brien's Own Gourmet Granola

    Rick O'Brien grew up in Center Point and after 20 years in the military returned home and started a business with his wife, Belinda. O'Brien's Own Gourmet Granola is growing so fast that Rick recently resigned from Rockwell Collins to devote all his attention to the family company. Follow the above link to their website where you can learn more and even order their products!
  • Created in the Corridor: North Cedar Recycling / Cedar Poly

    North Cedar Recycling processes waste from all over the Midwest with 80% coming from industrial sources. Learn more by following the above link to the company's website.

    The same family founded Cedar Poly in Tipton, a company that recycles plastics.
    Cedar Poly's website is http://www.cedarpoly.com
  • Contacting Congress

    Click here to find contact information for your local representative.
  • Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk

    Get the specific brands and models being recalled for fire risk.
  • Created in the Corridor: Simply Soothing / Bug Soother

    Bug Soother is an all-natural insect repellant created in Columbus Junction, Iowa. It continues to grow in popularity and is being sold in all 50 states. You can learn more about Bug Soother and Simply Soothing's other products by following the above link to the company's website.
  • Linn County School District Voting Information

    To learn more about the various mill levy and candidates in several upcoming Linn County school districts, just click the link. The election is September 10th.

  • Johnson County School District Voting Information

    To learn more about the various mill levy and candidates in several upcoming Johnson County school districts, just click the link. The election is September 10th.

  • HACAP Food Pantry and Support Information

    If you would like to know more about the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program's assistance programs, click the link.

  • Created in the Corridor: Backrow Studios

    Backrow Studios is an Iowa City-based company that has produced three feature length films in its brief three year history. Writer and director Joe Clarke like to focus on comedies and his latest movie, "The Formula" stars local actors, a few from the 2nd City Improv Group in Chicago and three Hollywood names. You can learn more about Backrow Studios and purchase DVDs of their films by following the above link to Backrow's website.
  • 2012 Crop Insurance Payout Information

    Iowa ranked 2nd in the nation in 2012 for the amount of money paid out in crop insurance, much of it related to last summer's drought. See how the payments broke down in each of Iowa's counties by clicking this new resource.


  • Johnson County Jail Commentary

    Tell Johnson County supervisors what you would vote for, in the next Johnson County Jail.
  • Becoming An Outdoors Woman

    To learn more about the Becoming an Outdoors Woman camp, "BOW" click here.
  • Running for Iowa City City Council

    Iowa City is now accepting candidate paperwork for anyone wanting to run for an open seat on the city council. Papers are due by August 29th
  • Created in the Corridor: Higher Learning Technologies

    Higher Learning Technologies was formed by three University of Iowa students who are creating study guides and test-prep applications in the health sciences. Learn more about the Coralville company by following the above link to its website.
  • Welfare Payment Study

    See how some people on welfare are making more than those who are punching the time clock.
  • Inspire Downtown Iowa City

    People in Iowa City can give their opinion on anything in the city, and leaders will see it.
  • Recycle More Linn County

    Recycle More Linn County is a collaborative effort between City Carton Recycling, the Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency and the City of Cedar Rapids, to increase recycling in Linn County.

  • 21 Makes Sense Campaign

    Iowa City leaders could send the 21 Ordinance, which bans anyone under 21 years old at bars after 10:00pm, back to voters in November.  21 Makes Sense is a group of city and University members who are working to keep the rule in place.
  • Johnson Co. Jail/Courthouse Public Input

    The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will hold seven public input meetings on how to deal with the need for more space at the County Jail and County Courthouse. You can also give your input online.

  • Created in the Corridor: Infinity Contact

    Infinity Contact is a Corridor company that finds success in a unique way. It tells its clients a lot about their own customers. Learn more about this growing Cedar Rapids sales and marketing firm by following the above link to Infinity Contact's website.
  • IOWA AMBER ALERTS

    Click here for the latest information on Amber Alerts issued in the State of Iowa
  • Created in the Corridor: Clickstop

    Clickstop is an internet retailer that sells thousands of products under several different brands. The Corridor Business Journal has recognized Clickstop as one of the fastest growing companies in the Corridor five years running. And Clickstop's own employees call it the Corridor's Coolest Place to work. Learn more by following the above link to Clickstop's website.
  • Renew Iowa Driver's License Online

    You can now renew your Iowa drivers licenses online.

    To use it, you must be between 18 and 70-years-old, a US citizens and your license can't be expired for more than a year.       

    You can use it only for every *other renewal because you will eventually need to update your photo.
  • Created in the Corridor: Kinseth Hospitality Companies

    You many not recognize the name but chances are you've slept in one of their beds! Kinseth Hospitality Companies build, own, manage and provide services to more than 80 hotels in 13 states. It's the largest hotel company in Iowa and it's located in North Liberty. You can learn more about KHC by following the above link to the company's website.
  • Created in the Corridor: Circle Computer Resources

    Circle Computer Resources in Cedar Rapids provides IT, internet and wireless internet, broadband and other technology solutions to businesses across the country. Learn more by following the above link to CCR's website.
  • National Weather Service River Levels


  • The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


  • 50 Worst Charities in the U.S.

    Report from the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting on America's worst charities.
  • Duane Arnold Energy Center Emergency Plan

    For information on the Duane Arnold Energy Center "Emergency Action Plan", including how notifications are sent, where evacuation routes are located or how to contact emergency management agency information - simply click the link.
  • Created in the Corridor: Cedar Ridge Winery/Distillery

    After just 12 years in business, Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery in Swisher already produces 52 different products. And it's about to release one more. Following on the heels of its popular Cedar Ridge Bourbon Whiskey, Cedar Ridge will soon release Iowa's first Single Malt.  To learn more about this growing Corridor Company click on the above link.
  • Iowa Flood Information System

    Find out which creeks, lakes, or rivers in Iowa are being reported as flooding
  • Worst Cities for Allergy Season


  • Veterans Affairs

    Plan to Eliminate the Compensation Claims Backlog
  • Farm Rich Recall

    Some items in your freezer could be tainted with E. coli.  Check your UPC numbers here.
  • Red Cross Month

    The month of March has been declared "Red Cross Month." Click the link above for more information on the work being done by the Red Cross right here in Eastern Iowa.
  • Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival "Medallion Hunt 2013" Details


    Learn how you can participate in the hunt for a medallion with the 2013 Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival logo and schedule of events by simply clicking this link!
  • 2013 East-Central Iowa Safety & Health Conference


    The "2013 East-central Iowa Safety & Health Conference" will be kicking off at the Hotel Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids later this morning. For more information on what organizers plan to do please check out the link above.
  • Iowa Department of Transportation


    Driving tips and survival kit information.
  • IOWA DMV Documents list for "Deferred Children"


    The Iowa State Department of Transportation has put together a list of document that the children of illegal immigrants must have in order to apply for a driver's license in the Hawkeye state. Click the link to find the list!

 
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