After Sept. 1 schedule ruling, Iowa schools prepare for possible calendar shift

DES MOINES — The school year appears headed for a significant shift.

A new state education department edict may force districts to st ... »

OFF THE MAP: Entrepreneur renovating several buildings in Chelsea

CHELSEA — Jodi Phillip has been busy this year.

The longtime co-owner of 2-Jo’s Farm in Van Horne has been renovating several b ... »

Iowa left searching for answers

DES MOINES — The postgame rhetoric from Iowa players and coaches belie the team’s actions on the court.

In the wake of a 56-44 ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport officer attains rare master firefighter certification

CEDAR RAPIDS — A public safety officer at The Eastern Iowa Airport has attained certification as an airport master firefighter, one of 27 ou ... »

Dixon nets a record; Hawks win a thriller

DES MOINES — Melissa Dixon netted a school-record 10 3-pointers, and the Iowa Hawkeyes needed every last one of them.

Samantha ... »

Emails: Company works to protect camera use

CEDAR RAPIDS — An automated traffic camera company that collects millions of dollars from lawbreaking motorists worked behind the scenes to ... »

Iowa National Guard prepares to help in West Africa

WASHINGTON, Iowa — The panic that flared when Ebola burst upon the national consciousness this fall has largely subsided, according to soldi ... »

Obtaining healthcare coverage not easy for all in Iowa

Isaiah Newsome likes to play sports and hang out with friends, like any 17-year-old. But most of the time these activities are cut short as his bod ... »

Take control of what you can

Editor’s note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa’s 99 counties to raise mon ... »

Two New York police officers ‘simply assassinated’ in Brooklyn

NEW YORK — A man who posted anti-police rants online shot dead two New York City policemen as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, an attac ... »

McKay brings energy for Cyclones in debut

DES MOINES — When Iowa State Coach Fred Hoiberg wanted more energy on the floor, all he needed to do was look to his left, down the b ... »

Truck drivers, nuns unite against human trafficking

CEDAR RAPIDS — Nuns and truck drivers may not seem the most obvious of partners. But in Cedar Rapids, they’re working together to fig ... »

Latham: Caucuses more important than Iowa straw poll

JOHNSTON — If it comes down to a choice between precinct caucuses and the Iowa GOP straw poll, U.S. Rep. Tom Latham is squarely on the side ... »

The holiday season is a decorator’s dream

CEDAR RAPIDS — Christmas reigns at the Minor and Suzanne Barnes home on Cottage Grove Lane in southeast Cedar Rapids. The holidays are king ... »

Iowa’s offense sinks to new low against UNI’s defense

DES MOINES — Iowa’s perimeter shooting Saturday night was as slow and aggravating as the Wi-Fi signal inside Wells Fargo Arena. Then ... »

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