Prohm, Iowa State ready for Spain with simple approach

DES MOINES — Steve Prohm scanned his team itinerary, checking out the dates — and to a lesser extent the opponents — of Iowa S ... »

White assigned back to Kernels, Westphal promoted

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Kernels and parent Minnesota Twins announced Monda ... »

Jury keeps death penalty as possibility for Colorado movie gunman Holmes

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes, the gunman in the Colorado movie massacre, could face the death penalty after jurors found on Monday that ... »

Kozak murder trial will be reset, may also be moved out of Johnson County   

IOWA CITY — The trial for a former Coral Ridge Mall security guard accused of killing 20-year-old Andrea Farrington in June will likely be r ... »

Newstrack: Life flowers at former hub of city government


The city of Cedar Rapids changed its form of government on Jan. 1, 2006. A part-time council with a professional city manager repl ... »

Former President Carter has elective surgery on liver

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter underwent an elective surgery at Emory University Hospital and his prognosis is “excellent” for a ... »

Report shows some progress, room for improvement in Iowa’s STEM program

DES MOINES — A new report gives a mixed review of Gov. Terry Branstad’s initiative to encourage more student interest and better perf ... »

Time Machine: The parking meter

CEDAR RAPIDS — The first parking meter, the Magee-Hale Park-O-Meter No. 1 was installed in Oklahoma City on July 16, 1935.

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State paid nearly $19.6 million to settle claims in fiscal 2015

DES MOINES — Efforts to resolve construction issues at the state's new maximum-security prison in Fort Madison caused a sizable spike in the ... »

Boulder police: Taser barb missed former Iowa City High student

BOULDER, COLO. — A Taser discharged to subdue a former Iowa City High student who was acting erratically missed, authorities there said last ... »

Iowa City once hosted its own ‘Masters’

Editor’s note: This is a continuing series of Eastern Iowa sports history “Time Machine” articles. Mark Dukes worked at The Ga ... »

It’s time to go bowling

Editor’s note: Lane Lafler is a director the Cedar Rapids USBC Bowling Association Board.

By Lane Lafler, community contributor

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Pansegrau gets hands on long-sought crown

CEDAR RAPIDS — After years of perseverance, Justin Pansegrau won his first Cedar Rapids Men’s City Amateur on Sunday at Ellis ... »

Profile: Professor of psychology and psychic medium Kerris Dillon hears ‘other side’

Kerris Dillon has heard voices her whole life.

Some might think she’s crazy — and she says she wishes she were. But Dillon cont ... »

Four-man race at QB for UNI

CEDAR FALLS — The quarterback battle storyline isn’t exactly a new one in college football — or pro football, or high s ... »