This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood remains. Healthy individuals are encouraged to make a blood donation appointment now. But what about those who’ve…

Robins Police, Robins Fire, Hiawatha Police, Linn County Sheriff’s Rescue, and Area Ambulance, along with Lifeguard Air Care responded to a report of a personal injury accident in the 2800 Block of Wildflower Road at approximately 11:20 a.m. Saturday April 24th.

Cleanup from the August 2020 derecho will enter the final phase in unincorporated Linn County this month. In addition to completing the right-of-way debris pickup following the Nov. 9, 2020 deadline, Linn County is providing two additional ways for rural residents to dispose of derecho veget…

Hiawatha, Robins, Cedar Rapids, and Marion residents packed the Hiawatha Community Center Oct. 30 for an open house hosted by Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization. The open house was held to gather input and feedback from the public.

Hiawatha City Offices will be closed Thursday, November 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday

Though Christmas is still more than a month away, there are plenty of groups working hard to make sure those in need have a nice holiday.

To most, Mexican, Italian and American cuisines are miles apart. But not to Papa Juans Stephanos Restaurant and Pizza U Design owner Steve Van Fleet, who recently added back his finest Italian menu items after removing them six months ago.

Chris Lembeck, owner of Optimized Wrestling Systems, is hoping to produce a whole new breed of wrestlers. And hes doing it with help from a concept that teaches discipline and respect, as well as strategic wrestling moves.

The 16th Annual Hiawatha Bike Ride Around Iowa (HiBRAI) will be held Aug. 18-19, continuing a 16-year tradition that benefits Hiawatha summer programs.

John Mangold, owner of Twisters Gymnastics, recently opened another business in close proximity to Twisters current location on Tower Terrace Road. Sandlot Sports, 4655 Tower Terrace Road, not only offers sand volleyball, but a variety of other fun sand sports, as well as other popular sports.

Inflation is the normal state of affairs in the U.S. economy. Most economists consider an annual increase in the cost of living of two or three percent per year to be a manageable level of inflation.

Hiawatha residents are invited to Sherman Pond on North Center Point Road every other Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m., and every Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m., to watch the Eastern Iowa Model Yacht Club members race their remote-controlled model yachts.

Summer is finally here; swimming, biking, and family vacations are just a few of the fun activities that are typically planned during the summer months.

The Hiawatha History Committee is compiling a book of Hiawathas history and is asking for the communitys help as it searches for photos or information about the first days of Hiawatha.

Members of the Hiawatha Fire Department gathered at the Hiawatha Public Library to show off their cool gear and emergency vehicles Friday, June 8.

With the school year coming to an end, kids are most likely thinking about fun things they can do this summer, while parents are probably wondering how they can keep their kids busy for three months.

Getting your child to read during the summer break from school can be challenging, but it can be easier when he or she have incentives and are properly motivated.

The Hiawatha Public Library (HPL) today announced it has raised $1.52 million of its $2 million Make Room for Imagination capital campaign goal. More than 200 individuals, businesses and foundations have contributed to the campaign, including The Hall-Perrine Foundation, which recently award…

The Hiawatha Lions Club presented the Hiawatha Public Library with a $10,000 check for the librarys capital campaign. The presentation of the check was made to the library during a short ceremony May 1.

The Hiawatha Farmers Market, which opened for the season April 29, has a new feature this year that will help people on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program eat healthier.

Hiawathas annual bike rodeo was held May 18 at Guthridge Park. Bike safety information and lessons were taught by members of the Hiawatha Police Department. Ben Harkness, a technician with Northtowne Cycling and Fitness, shared information about bicycle maintenance.

It might have been a bit chilly the morning of Saturday, May 12, but that didnt stop friends and neighbors from gathering at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hiawatha for the Marys Meals 5K Run/Walk.

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you provide some tips on how to choose a good estate sale company who can sell all the leftover items in my mothers house? Inquiring Daughter

Swings in the stock market can cause emotions to run high, particularly for investors who are approaching retirement. And for good reason. Recent research from Ameriprise Financial revealed that the biggest financial setbacks American investors have experienced in their 50s through their 70s…

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Iowa (NAIFA-Iowa), has announced that Kyle B. Zimmerman, CFP of Securian Advisors MidAmerica in Hiawatha is one of four outstanding advisors under the age of 40 who have been recognized with the Four Under Forty Award.

The Hiawatha Library hosted Abraham Lincoln (Kevin Wood) April 9 as he presented a history lesson with a twist with: A New Birth of Freedom.

The Stoney Point YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds andbodies active at the annual YMCAs Healthy Kids Day, the Ys national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families on Saturday, April 21. Healthy Kids Day is an opportunity …

Remember when we were kids and gym class consisted of dodge ball, basketball, and other fun activities? It was the best part of the day, besides recess, and we all looked forward to releasing a little energy after sitting all day.

Although the snow has slowed down Hiawatha construction plans a bit, the weather forecasters are calling for milder temperatures the rest of the month, which will enable those projects to move forward.

Members of the HiCrew Kiwanis joined others Sunday, April 8, to prepare meal kits for Take Away Hunger, a local nonprofit, to help ease food insecurity in the Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, and Marion communities.

When I see what some of the White House cabinet secretaries are paying for a little remodeling, it makes me wish I lived closer to the nations capital. When House Oversight and Government Committee chair Trey Gowdy noticed that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wanted $139,000 for a door, he was…

Iowa farmers and businesses could be deeply affected by a trade war ignited by President Trumps recent threats to impose tariffs on steel and other products from China.

In todays world, many families rely on more than one strategy to save for the costs of their childrens education. Whether your children are getting ready for kindergarten or graduation, capitalizing on tax-saving opportunities can help make college a financial reality.

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any senior-friendly devices that you can recommend for video calling? I live about a days drive from my 83-year-old father and would like to see him more often, but he doesnt use a computer, tablet or a smartphone. Searching Susan

Kindred at Home Hiawatha announced on November 29 that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2017 Home Care Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 12 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agen…

Crilley Law Offices, PLLC of Hiawatha is pleased to announce that they have hired Daniel Morgan of Marion as an Associate Attorney. Morgan is a 2017 graduate with honors from the University of Iowa College of Law. He has opened a general practice of law including probate, family law, crimina…

The Board of Directors of First Federal Credit Union, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has announced an agreement to accept the members of Eaton Employees Credit Union (EECU), Spencer, Iowa, in a merger agreement approved by the National Credit Union Administration and the Iowa Division of Credit Unions.…