Life & Accent

Grande dame

Couple has spent 46 years bringing turn-of-century Cedar Rapids home into 21st century

Author Kerry Weber speaks of personal merciful journey at Mount Mercy University

Book is on self-defined challenge on Corporal Works of Mercy


Iowa City Miles for Myeloma to be held Oct. 5

Walk remembers friends, raises funds

IOWA CITY — On Oct. 5, hundreds will gather to walk and to remember two childhood friends.

Their lives ran parallel. Doug Cummins and...

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Inside the Better Homes and Gardens test kitchens

Des Moines-based publisher stays modern by tracking food trends

DES MOINES — Just like Vogue magazine wouldn’t show last season’s handbags, Better Homes and Gardens strives for recipes that...

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People and Places

Cedar Rapids man dreams of building an ‘incredible violin’

“I remember dad saying that a violin is closest to the human voice”

CEDAR RAPIDS — The shrill, yet beautiful, soprano song coaxed by a professional musician drawing a bow against a violin’s strings,...

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‘California’ dreaming: Author Edan Lepucki to visit Iowa City

Wine, dine and meet romance authors at Fireside Winery

Area authors of other genres will attend


'Summerland Project' ready to film Cedar Rapids

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