The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has approved a $2 million investment of American Rescue Plan money on an innovative Excluded Workers Fund for “payments to workers who were ineligible for previous relief programs” such as unemployment insurance or stimulus checks.

Do you believe in miracles? Minnesota upset Wisconsin Saturday, 23-13, so Iowa will play Michigan this Saturday in Indianapolis. It was hard for me to root for Minnesota but good job Gophers. The Wolverines are favored by 10 which isn’t a surprise the way they handled Ohio State.

NORTH LIBERTY — The City of North Liberty recently updated snowmobile rules and routes ahead of the winter season. The update limits snowmobile use to the designated route, generally in the city right-of-way along Ranshaw Way (Highway 965) from northern city limits to Dubuque Street, Scales …

Rose Marie Kasparek, 90, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Solon, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with Fr. Charles Fladung presiding. Burial was in Oakland Cemete…