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Dancing Away The Stigma receives award
by DJ Kauffman Correspondent · December 6th, 2017
"Through all my experiences working with individuals with special needs, I began to see a stigma where people believe that individuals with disabilities are not as capable as those without disabilities," said Linn-Mar senior and Dancing Away The Stigma visionary Kaleb Cook.

Strategic goals for upcoming years in Robins
by Article Submitted By Mayor Chuck Hinz · December 6th, 2017
Every other year, shortly after the Municipal Elections, the Mayor, City Council and City Staff meet with Jeff Schott of the University of Iowa, the Institute of Public Affairs, to perform a Strategic Goal Planning for the upcoming two-year term.

Three re-elected to serve Robins
by Staff Report · December 6th, 2017
On Tuesday November 7, 2017, Robins voters re-elected Chuck Hinz as Mayor and re-elected City Councilors Brad Sevcik and Don Norton.

Family memories of Alice Marie Maxfield
by Report submitted · December 6th, 2017
I think often of the older generations of my family. My father's parents both died the year I was born. I know only what others have told me about their lives.

Events to keep you busy during the winter months at the Marion Public Library
by Report submitted · December 6th, 2017
New Prices
in Book Store!
The library's Friends group is excited to announce new less expensive prices on all book store merchandise just in time for your holiday shopping! Beginning this month, all hardcover books are just $2 each; paperbacks are $1. Come in and stock up!

Family meals are beneficial for the whole family
by Metro Creative News Source · December 6th, 2017
Families who resolve to spend more time together may reap a host of benefits. One of the easiest ways to enjoy family company is to dine together - with researchers saying it's one of the most important things parents and other caregivers can do for children.

Civic Club Scholarship applications available
by Report submitted · November 9th, 2017
Information and application forms for the 2018 Robins Civic Club Scholarship are available online at Paper copies are available at Robins City Hall or Linn-Mar, Kennedy, Xavier, and Alburnett high schools. Up to three $500 scholarships will be awarded to the high school seniors selected and paid directly to their attending college/university.

O'Hara dream turns into project to benefit Robins residents
by Nancy Grindle Correspondent · November 9th, 2017
Daniel P. O'Hara of Robins was one of 14 students to receive the Uncommon Student Award at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum on October 14, 2017. The proposal Daniel presented at that time is for a multigenerational playground to be added to East Knoll Park.

Water Quality: Thinking Local open meeting
by Report submitted · November 9th, 2017
"Water Quality: Thinking Local," a public meeting co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Johnson and Linn Counties, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, at the Coralville Public Library, 1401 5th St. in Coralville. Three water quality experts will speak, followed by a question and discussion period. The public is invited to the open session in the library's Jean Schwab Auditorium.

A Family of Scouts
by Nancy Grindle Correspondent · November 9th, 2017
Daniel and Cavan O'Hara were honored at a joint Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Saturday, November 4, at St. Mark's Church.

Area students to be represented at All-State Music Festival
by Report submitted · November 9th, 2017
A multitude of students from the Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Cedar Rapids Xavier and Linn-Mar high schools were accepted to the Iowa All-State Band, Choir, or Orchestra. The Iowa All-State audition process was held in Independence, Iowa on Saturday, October 21. The 71st Annual All-State Musical Festival Concert will take place at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa on Saturday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m.

First Federal Credit Union opens new Westdale office
by Report submitted · November 9th, 2017
First Federal Credit Union's new branch office has opened its Westdale location in Cedar Rapids. Located at 3810 Westdale Parkway SW, the office is part of the newly developed Westdale regional shopping center on the corner of Williams Boulevard and the entrance to Westdale Drive.

Three area students take Top Honors in Uncommon Student Scholarship Program
by Report submitted · November 9th, 2017
Saturday, Oct. 14 was Presentation Day at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum for 14 high school seniors in the Uncommon Student Awards program, sponsored by the Hoover Presidential Foundation.

Around the Fire Hydrant
by Article submitted by the City of Robins Fire Department · July 10th, 2017
I want to thank everybody that attended our pancake breakfast. I also want to thank all the volunteers, city council members, residents, and family members of our department in helping us out on this event. It is not possible to do this without your help. This year the weather was a little soggy and our numbers were down, but the money that we received in donations is still going towards the ATV. We are still pursuing grants to finish the project.

Enjoy summer programs at the Marion Public Library
by By Jo Pearson Assistant Director · July 10th, 2017
Summer Reading for Adults Underway!
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