Life & Accent

Faith and family: Five generations of one family married at small church in Prairieburg

Czech and Slovak Choral Society forming

Cedar Rapids native hoping to cast spotlight on little-known composers of his heritage


Hawkeye fans will see Children’s Hospital taking shape

Kid captains highlight its work

IOWA CITY — Treytun Garcia ideally would never see the inside of the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital.

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From the pantry: Peach crisp satisfies summer cravings, crunch with less butter

Summer is the time of cravings — the kind of cravings that really can’t be satisfied any other time of the year.

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People and Places

Former Independence ballroom to be inducted into state hall of fame

The Gayla Ballroom opened in 1955, burned down in 1983

INDEPENDENCE — The Gayla Ballroom, an Independence landmark from its 1955 opening until it burned to the ground in 1983, will be inducted...

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‘Borderline’: 1970s noir’s still dark in audiobook telling

The Bob spot: Cedar Rapids man is seeing America, one bookstore at a time

Bob Manson visited more than 30 indie bookstores last year


Win tickets to Iowa Festival of Beers on Aug. 31

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