It's been a staple of the commute through the "S" curves in Cedar Rapids for years, but it's disappeared.

For years, there's been a lighthouse positioned next to the flag on the island in the middle of Cedar Lake, near the railroad tracks. Over the weekend, cruising out of town on Interstate 380, I looked over at it as I often do. However, this time it wasn't there! Has it been removed for repairs? Has it been stolen?

That lighthouse has become part of the fabric of Cedar Rapids. Now, let's find out where it went...

Julie James