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Home prices increase in the Corridor

The uneven recovery of the housing market was evident last month in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Corridor.

The average price of a Cedar Rapids ... »

Morrissey leaving Prairie for Arizona

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mike Morrissey is heading west.

The Cedar Rapids Prairie football coach has resigned to take the head coaching job at D ... »

USDA plans annual cattle survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will survey more than 40,000 cattle operations nationwide next month.

As cattle prices have rebounded and ... »

Safety goal of the speed cameras

To the editor:

I believe that the intention of the speed cameras was to slow down traffic on the S-curve and prevent accidents and deaths, wh ... »

Ask: Looking Ahead

As we enter 2015, what is the biggest issue facing communities in Eastern Iowa? What would make this a better place ... »

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 ... »

Graph: Iowa football assistant salaries under Kirk Ferentz

In the graph below, you can see the salary progression of every football assistant coach under Kirk Ferentz.

Click a coach's name to see hi ... »

Scranton woman appointed to Iowa Board of Regents

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad appointed Sherry Bates of Scranton to the Iowa Board of Regents on Monday.

Bates, 62, an Iowa State U ... »

State department seeks to ban hands-on use of mobile devices while driving

DES MOINES — Traffic cameras would be banned and any hand-held use of mobile phones while driving would be illegal under bills filed ahead o ... »

Juvenile in Four Oaks Independence escape accused of hitting man with car

INDEPENDENCE — One of the three juveniles who ran away from the Four Oaks facility in Independence earlier this month is also accused of hit ... »

Hawkeyes shot down by own shooting, so far

The Iowa men’s basketball team shot 46.3 percent from the field last season, which was pretty good.

It was 65th-best in the nat ... »

Blum announces key staff appointments

Campaign staffers Paul Smith and John Ferland will serve as Iowa 1st District U.S. Rep.-elect Rod Blum’s chief of staff and district directo ... »

Girls’ basketball standings, through Dec. 20

Area girls basketball standings, through Saturday, Dec. 20


Iowa City High 4-0 6-2

Cedar ... »

North Liberty man arrested after wrong-way drunken drive on Highway 218

IOWA CITY — A North Liberty man is accused of driving drunk the wrong way up Highway 218 and avoiding police who were trying to stop him.

Merry Christmas to all! And now some fake carols.

So I’m out of the office this week, investigating the claim that people actually want to spend more time with their families. I smell Pulitz ... »

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