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Window workshop aids in derecho recovery
23
Jul 2022

Window workshop aids in derecho recovery

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Kat Armstrong spent the bulk of Iowa’s hurricane-strength derecho gripping the storm door of her home..

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Save CR Heritage to host window workshop with newly revived neighborhood association
04
Jul 2022

Save CR Heritage to host window workshop with newly revived neighborhood association

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Nearly two years after a hurricane-strength derecho devastated a large swath of Iowa, some residents still..

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Petition drive surpasses goal; firm leading CR School District planning to be recommended for next new school contract
05
May 2022

Petition drive surpasses goal; firm leading CR School District planning to be recommended for next new school contract

UPDATE: The special Cedar Rapids School Board meeting has been set for 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2022, at the Educational Leadership & Support Center,..

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History fans line up for Save CR Heritage tour at edge of downtown Cedar Rapids
30
Apr 2022

History fans line up for Save CR Heritage tour at edge of downtown Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Save CR Heritage kicked off its 10th anniversary celebration with a tour that highlighted historic churches and other buildings at the..

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Petition calls for Garfield Elementary closure to be heard by Cedar Rapids School Board
10
Apr 2022

Petition calls for Garfield Elementary closure to be heard by Cedar Rapids School Board

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – Save CR Heritage, with a coalition of school supporters, is launching a petition drive to place the..

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New life sought for BetterLife building in Cedar Rapids
09
Dec 2021

New life sought for BetterLife building in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – The BetterLife site in Cedar Rapids is back on the market after Kwik Star officials backed out..

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Saving an early 1900s home: Photos from the J.E. Halvorson House dedication
17
Oct 2021

Saving an early 1900s home: Photos from the J.E. Halvorson House dedication

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Building “saves” have become increasingly rare in Cedar Rapids, but Save CR Heritage and the community..

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Donors and volunteers thanked as Save CR Heritage dedicates early-1900s J.E. Halvorson House
15
Oct 2021

Donors and volunteers thanked as Save CR Heritage dedicates early-1900s J.E. Halvorson House

Note: Cedar Rapids Historian Mark Stoffer Hunter will lead walking tours of the neighborhood surrounding the J.E. Halvorson House, 606 Fifth Ave. SE, on Oct...

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Final Hour: Cedar Rapids walking tour offers last glimpse of history as demolitions loom
09
Oct 2021

Final Hour: Cedar Rapids walking tour offers last glimpse of history as demolitions loom

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In an ironic twist, as Save CR Heritage prepares to dedicate its first-ever headquarters in an..

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A dying breed: Skilled fourth-generation plasterers repair J.E. Halvorson House in Cedar Rapids
03
Oct 2021

A dying breed: Skilled fourth-generation plasterers repair J.E. Halvorson House in Cedar Rapids

Note: The J.E. Halvorson House will be dedicated Oct. 15, 2021, with tours of the home and neighborhood walking tours led by Cedar Rapids Historian..

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