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Pre-RAGBRAI event to honor late master bike builder

Cycling aficionados will honor an under-the-radar but highly regarded custom bike builder who died on RAGBRAI last year, in conjunction with the an ... »

Iowa insurance division plans to liquidate CoOportunity Health

DES MOINES — The Iowa Insurance Division on Friday hammered the next-to-final nail into CoOportunity Health's coffin.

Iowa's Insuranc ... »

Lightning struck Lisbon woman, twice: How she moved on

When the lightning hit the first time, Beth Peterson is sure she died.

An Army specialist stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., she was walking o ... »

REVIEW: ‘Anything Goes’ mostly easy to love

I was worried Wednesday during the opening moments of the touring production of “Anything Goes” that steamed into the Paramount Theat ... »

Cancers related to obesity a growing concern

Iowa has a higher than national average rate of certain cancers associated with obesity, according to a new American Cancer Society report.

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Documentary: You may have a hereditary disease, would you want to know?

When Jamie Parish was 25, she made a wrenching decision: to get tested for the genetic condition that causes Huntington’s disease.

It ... »

Review: Caribbean Kitchen

At the Caribbean Kitchen, the jerk chicken is smoked for several hours in pimento wood, harvested from the allspice tree.

Owner and chef Pa ... »

Hy-Vee to host charity event with Bachelor Chris Soules

CEDAR RAPIDS — Chris Soules is coming to Cedar Rapids.

Hy-Vee will sponsor the charity event “Cocktails with Chris and ‘ ... »

Iowa City service gives cloth diapers to families in need

IOWA CITY — Many parents say using cloth diapers is much less expensive than using disposable ones.

But some people have difficulty p ... »

Iowa City Bike Library reopening in new digs

IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Bike Library is reopening in a new location this weekend.

The non-profit operation diverts bicycles from the ... »

Museum to showcase 181 baseballs signed by world leaders, baseball greats

Randy Kaplan, a government affairs specialist from New York, never leaves home without a baseball.

After all, he said, “you never kno ... »

REVIEW: The Duhks show eclectic mix of musical influences

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Duhks returned to CSPS, 1103 Third St. SE, on Sunday with the Canadian band’s eclectic mix of musical influences o ... »

Hundreds gather downtown in Cedar Rapids to remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

Photos to the right are of Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities elsewhere in the Corridor

CEDAR RAPIDS — As people ... »

Our Hero
Our Hero Yesterday the Washington High School pool was named after our grandpa, Coach Jim Voss! We always knew our grandpa w ... »
60 with BLING!
60 with BLING! Guess what?? DENISE ERNSTER is turning the BIG 60 on Jan. 21st! Please shower her with birthday wishes by sending her ... »
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