BOONVILLE — Wayne Harmon, owner of Starr Pines farm in Boonville, helps a family from Columbia select a Christmas tree on Wednesday.
Dogs big and small spent time at the Bear Creek Nature Area on Thursday, meeting other canines and romping through the pond.
One adult, who received minor burns while trying to put out the fire, and one child, who was treated for smoke inhalation, were taken to University Hospital.
A small fire was found in a bedroom and was extinguished within minutes. The fire caused $15,000 worth of damage.
COLUMBIA — A house fire that caused approximately $175,000 in damage to a home in south Columbia on Monday was caused by a cigarette butt toss…
Capt. Brad Nelson, patrol bureau commander, and Zim Schwartze, former director of the Office of Emergency Management and Public Safety Joint Communications are candidates to become the next Cedar Rapids Chief of Police.
A comprehensive investigation by the Milken Institute found Columbia to be the fourth-best small metropolitan area to age in.