Life & Accent

Meskwaki powwow marks 100-year anniversary

“We’ve had to fight to keep being a tribe”

Quadriplegic man’s art reflects life’s journey

Accident paralyzed University of Iowa student when he was 7

Health

Liberia shuts schools, quarantines communities in bid to halt Ebola

Americans battling disease said to be in serious condition

Liberia announced on Wednesday the quarantine of a number of communities and the closure of schools across the country, the toughest measures yet...

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Food

From the pantry: Cucumber makes for a refreshing summer sip

Scorching hot summer days require lemonade. It’s a simple truth. This tart and sweet sunny-colored drink is both refreshing and quenching...

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People and Places

Kalona resident to share stories from recent trip to Iran

Group hopes to continue discussion on topics of peace

Corben Boshart is hoping to continue a dialogue that started more than 6,000 miles from his hometown of Kalona.

Boshart traveled to Qom,...

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Books

‘Team Seven’: Teen coming-of-age story scores

Our state fair

Photos, essays capture spirit of Iowa State Fair

Hoopla

Bistro on the River to open in downtown Cedar Rapids

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