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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Mowing Roadside Vegetation Prohibited Until July 15 to Protect Roadside Habitats

Roadside Mowing Prohibited

The Linn County Secondary Road Department and the Linn County Conservation Department remind county residents that state law prohibits mowing roadside vegetation in the rights-of-way or medians on any primary highway, interstate highway, or secon...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Read our Latest Week in Review

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The Friday Week in Review for May 20, 2022 is now available.

Read the Week in Review to find out the latest County news, important services, recaps from the Board of Supervisors' meetings, and more!

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Top 5 Things to Know About Voting in the Primary

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The June 7, 2022 Primary election is rapidly approaching and Linn County Elections wants you to have the information you need in order to cast your vote. Here are the top 5 things to know about voting in the June 7 Primary:

1.    Redistri...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Bridge Replacement Project to Begin on Hollenbeck Road

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A bridge replacement project is scheduled to start the week of May 23 on Hollenbeck Road. The project is expected to last 3-4 months.  

 

Hollenbeck Road will be closed to all traffic at the bridge location. A detour will be posted for thi...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Linn County Offices Closed May 30 for Memorial Day

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Linn County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. 

The following services will continue to operate:

  • Juvenile Detention and Diversion Services
  • Mental Health Access Center
  • The Sheriff’s Office wi...
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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Criminal Charges Filed in Connection with Back-to-Back Homicides in January 2022

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The Linn County Attorney’s Office, in cooperation with the Cedar Rapids Police Department, has filed criminal charges against Kazius Childress, 20, for killing Cordal Lewis on January 27, 2022, in the 300 block of 31st Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids, Linn...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health. 

Now's the time to check into resources for yourself or for anyone you know who may be struggling. The long battle wi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

May is Building Safety Month

Outline of a house for Building Safety Month 2022

As we prepare ourselves for the increased severity and frequency of natural disasters, building safety is even more important. 

Disaster mitigation through the adoption and enforcement of building codes is one of the best ways for communities to p...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

700 Trees Planted in Wanatee Park on Arbor Day

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With help from the Conservation Corps Iowa, Linn County Conservation planted more than 700 native trees in Wanatee Park on Arbor Day, April 29, 2022. The new trees are part of years-long reforestation efforts following the 2020 derecho that caused signifi...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Linn County Secondary Road Department Herbicide Applications to Begin May 9

Herbicide Applications to Begin May 9

Starting May 9, the Linn County Secondary Road Department will begin conducting roadside spot herbicide application for noxious weeds, brush, and bare-ground treatment. The project is expected to run through mid-September.

Noxious weed application will tak...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

5 Sustainability Tips to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is every day

Linn County is committed to environmental sustainability and resource protection and working towards a more environmentally just future. Everyone can invest in our planet and make a difference.

Here are 5 easy things you can do at work or at home:

Eat local...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Board of Supervisors Awards First Round of ARPA Funding

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors today awarded the first round of funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars it received from the federal government. ARPA funding is meant to speed up the United States' recovery from the economi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Linn County Unveils Redesigned Website

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Linn County is pleased to announce that today it has officially launched its redesigned website. The new LinnCountyIowa.gov is easier to use and features a variety of enhancements to improve the customer experience and make doing business online with the ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Deadline Set for Open Burning of Derecho Vegetative Debris in Urban Service Area

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Residents who live in unincorporated Linn County within the half-mile buffer zone around the cities of Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha (zoned as Urban Services Residential - USR) have until June 30, 2022 to openly burn any vegetative debris remaining from ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Dust Control Signup Now Open

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Dust control sign up is now open for residents in unincorporated Linn County. 

Residents can sign up for dust control in the following ways:

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