Life & Accent

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

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

Inside the Better Homes and Gardens test kitchens

Des Moines-based publisher stays modern by tracking food trends

Health

Iowa doctor returns from Ebola-impacted Sierra Leone

Information deficiencies, poor infrastructure feeding outbreak

DES MOINES — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is being fed by fear, mistrust, stigma and information deficiencies among people dealing...

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Food

From the pantry: Pop these pastries for portable breakfast

Did you know Pop Tarts have been around 50 years?

I was surprised to discover the age of this breakfast pastry and laughed at the irony as...

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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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Books

‘Little House’ star launches cookbook tour at Iowa City, Cedar Rapids libraries

Standing-room-only crowd welcomes Gilbert

‘Dear Boy’: Weber’s memoir doesn’t let readers in enough

Hoopla

'Summerland Project' ready to film Cedar Rapids

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