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Time Machine: Bloom County House

IOWA CITY — Iowa had its own controversial cartoonist for a short time in the 1980s. Berkeley “Berke” Breathed started drawing ... »

Homers & Gomers

HOMERS — What’s going right


Lawmakers question funding for ISU experiment station

DES MOINES — As lawmakers this week continue to debate how to fund Iowa’s public universities, some are asking whether nearly $30 mil ... »

Stand united against terrorism

To the editor:

Why were President Barack Obama and his Attorney General Eric Holder quick to condemn the injured policeman in Ferguson, Mo., ... »

Avoid a ticket by following the law

To the editor:

I am puzzled by the resistance and anger directed toward the speed cameras. Speed limits have been established for a long time ... »

Fan expected more from Iowa Hawkeyes

To the editor:

A few observations from a grandma who enjoys watching the Iowa Hawkeye football team.

I expected more from the TaxSlaye ... »

Iowa State comes up short against Oklahoma State Cyclones get big pin from Gadson, but its not enough

AMES — Kyven Gadson shot in on Luke Bean, catching him off guard and quickly throwing him to his back. Seven seconds later, Gadson st ... »

Cyclones will try to put road loss behind as Texas comes to town Late night film study may reveal answers

AMES — Walking off the plane in Iowa after suffering a road loss to Texas Tech, the Iowa State men’s basketball team spurned a ... »

Ask: CR Super

The search is on for a new superintendent for the Cedar Rapids Community School District. What are the qualities yo ... »

The long road to average

Iowa is no longer a leader in the nation for funding K-12 education. In fact, Iowa now funds K-12 education less than the national average by $1,61 ... »

Political Cartoon

Down to the wire

The horse race that is college football recruiting has turned for home and is headed to the finish line.

With signing day coming up on ... »

Political Cartoon

‘The Best American Nonrequired Reading’: Compilation includes range of writing

Each year, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt publishes its “Best American Series,” a set of books collecting notable work published in the la ... »

Looking to the future: Succession planning family-owned businesses

CEDAR RAPIDS — Richard and Faith Miene began thinking about who would own and operate Miene’s Septic Service after their son, Rick, h ... »

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