Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett announced that he would challenge Governor Kim Reynolds for the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 2018 gubernatorial race.
Put this under the category “Bound to Happen”, as two separate liberal activists “happen” to announce separate, individual plans of seeking Sanctuary City status in their respective Eastern Iowa cities of Iowa City and Cedar Rapids . The Cedar Rapids Gazette article reports the motivation of the two movements being different (separate but equal?), but […]
(In case you missed it and don’t have time to read the complete transcript.) Moderator: Welcome to the Coe College Gubernatorial Debate. Opening jabs, gentlemen. Chet Culver: Coe College is the best college in Iowa, except for the others. Terry Branstad: President what’s-his-name is best college president ever. Culver: Cedar Rapids has the best mayor […]
Des Moines, for the most part, dodged a real bullet. The downtown levies held, and we didn’t see nearly the amount of flooding that occurred in 1993. I was saddened to hear that the Birdland Levy didn’t hold flooding North High School and the businesses and residents of the Birdland Neighborhood. Cedar Rapids and Iowa […]