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

Health

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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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 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

‘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

Hoopla

'Summerland Project' ready to film Cedar Rapids

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