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Manchester Library Holds First Ever “Libcon”

Manchester Library Holds First Ever “Libcon”

The first ever “Libcon” was held Saturday at the Manchester Public Library.  “Libcon” is a take off on the popular “Comicon” events held throughout the country.  Several artists were on hand displaying and selling comic-related items.  Jeff Dyer of Dubuque is a writer who is helping keep the “Peanuts” comics alive.  Boom Studios started a

Moser School of Dance Scholarship Winner

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics student Katie Boeding was awarded the 2014 Kevin Ballenger Memorial Scholarship at the USTA Power Tumbling National Championships in Louisville Kentucky. Out of a field of 39 seniors and college students vying for the scholarship, Katie was selected by the voting coaches at Nationals to receive this honor. Katie

Fire at CC Recycling in Cedar Rapids

Officials with the Linn County Public Health Department say air quality on the southwest side of town should not be impacted now that responders have controlled a fire that broke out along 41st street Friday morning. According to KCRG TV and the Gazette, firefighters responded to reports of a large fire with thick, black smoke

Prevent Tragic Heatstroke Accidents

As summer is in full-swing, parents and caregivers of young children must remember the importance of NOT leaving children in locked vehicles. Every year, children die from being left in hot cars. According to the nonprofit safety group Kids and Cars, more than 600 US children have died from overheating in a parked vehicle since

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