Natalie Morris, KCRG

Natalie Morris


Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

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Past articles by Natalie:

Blood centers ask for more donors as hospitals sit at one day supply of some blood types

Hospitals are in crucial need of blood. Blood centers across the country are reporting declines in donations in recent weeks. → Read More

Show You Care Spotlight: Brothers make short films to connect with other refugees

For two brothers, creating videos has a bigger purpose than just entertainment. → Read More

Starting over: What’s next deciding on a new Marion mascot?

Mascot committee leaders will meet Wednesday to discuss the next steps for a new school mascot, and they’re starting from the beginning. → Read More

SaPaDaPaSo ‘drive-thru’ parade to take place Saturday at Hawkeye Downs

After cancelling for the first time ever last year because of the pandemic, the annual SaPaDaPaSo Parade will go on this year. → Read More

Linn County buildings to remain closed to public

Linn County Supervisors are talking about how the county buildings should reopen and when. → Read More

During Colon Cancer Awareness Month survivor shares his story

Last year, more than 140,000 new cases of colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, were reported in the U.S. → Read More

Cedar Rapids airport health screenings yet to keep any passenger from flight

More than a month ago, the airport started the ‘Travel Well’ screening program to detect passengers infected with COVID-19. → Read More

Marion business owner reminds customers to mask up when asked

A Marion small business owner says he is struggling to enforce a mask mandate in his store, despite signs and simply asking customers to mask up. → Read More

Iowa DNR: More than 100 geese died due to extreme winter conditions

It’s been more than a week since the Iowa DNR started investigating reports from residents about sick and dead geese near the dam of the Iowa River in Coralville. → Read More

Community Health Free Clinic helps 65 and older schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments

On Tuesday, the clinic opened up a phone line to help those people schedule an appointment and get on their vaccine waitlist. → Read More

Marion Independent School District approves new mascot name

The Marion Independent School District is officially saying goodbye to their current Indians mascot after the school board approved a new name Monday night. → Read More

More than 1,100 boxes given to area families at “Together We Achieve” food giveaway

Together We Achieve aims to distribute 12,000 food boxes to the community this year. → Read More

Cedar Rapids native experiencing Texas winter storm: ‘I’ve never experienced anything like it’

After living in Cedar Rapids for 40 years, Sharlyn Guthrie and her husband are no stranger to dangerous winter storms. But the couple said their home in Texas just can’t handle the cold brought by recent winter storms. → Read More

Grubhub driver reminds people to clear pathways of snow after falling multiple times while on deliveries

A local Grubhub driver wants to remind people to clear their walkways, stairs, and driveways before they place an order for delivery. → Read More

Parents of students in Iowa City weigh options as districts offer in-person learning

Some school districts are back to fully in-person learning Tuesday, under a new state law that went into effect this week. → Read More

Record amount of homeless found sleeping outside during winter street count

The director of housing services at Waypoint said said they found 19 people sleeping outside during the annual count. → Read More

Six months after the derecho: River of Life Church still without a sanctuary

Architectural drawings are in the works for a new sanctuary, but insurance numbers are still not complete from the storms damage. → Read More

Snow plow drivers are clearing everything they can before the next snowfall

With several rounds of winter weather, snow plow drivers are clearing everything they can before Thursdays next snowfall. But dealing with consistent winter weather like this year comes with consistent repairs. → Read More

Area nonprofits create a simplified, one-number rent and utility assistance system

The United Way of East Central Iowa has teamed up with multiple area nonprofits to help people with additional rent and utility assistance. → Read More

Frontier Co-op provides virtual learning help for employees’ kids during work day

One business in Norway is making sure parents have a solution for when their kids can’t go into school when COVID-19 cases rise. → Read More