Life & Accent

Book fest reminds Iowans of Scottish heritage

Iowa Book Festival events start Oct. 1

Iowans in Great War featured in Masonic Museum exhibit

Exhibit will feature WWI-era items from museum’s collection

Health

Type 2 diabetes rate declines — for some

Iowa matches national trends

After growing steadily for nearly two decades, the rate of Type 2 diabetes among American adults appears to have stalled, according to a...

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Food

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 couple opens LGBT-affirming church

Pastor says he wants all to know ‘they are loved’ by God, no matter who they love

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Rev. Tony White and his partner, Scott Niskanen, know what it’s like to be turned away from the church, and from...

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Books

‘Landline’ calls on time travel for fun plot

Ellroy an impressive engineer in “Perfidia”

Hoopla

Theatre Cedar Rapids goes 'Into the Woods'

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