CR NEWS NOW: Get the Message

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Subscribe to CR NEWS NOW to receive short messages from the City of Cedar Rapids delivered directly to your mobile phone or email inbox. You can choose to receive a text, email or both.

How to Subscribe

  1. Register your mobile phone number or email address using our subscription website.
  2. Enter your name, time zone and zip code.
  3. Choose how you would like to receive messages: text, email or both.
  4. Select the message group you would like to receive information from.
  5. Click here to complete these easy steps.  

Select the types of messages you want to receive, including:

  • Garbage collection schedule changes
  • City job openings
  • Requests for bids or proposals
  • Recreation program announcements
  • City Council meeting notices
  • Bus route updates
  • City announcements
  • and more. 

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