Artists bring awareness to overlooked issues

To the editor:

You are to be commended for the in-depth discussion of academic freedom on the art work dispute at the University of Iowa. Dis ... »

Geraldine Sperry
GERALDINE SPERRY Marengo Geraldine Elizabeth Sperry, 94, of Marengo, passed away at Rose Haven Nursing Home on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Funeral Ma ... »
Let districts schedule according to local needs

As one who cares deeply about education, I find Governor Branstad’s effort to eliminate local control over school calendars to be both overr ... »

Pearl Schuldt
PEARL SCHULDT Cedar Rapids Pearl Schuldt, 93, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital. Per her wishes, she ... »
Muriel Hamilton
MURIEL HAMILTON Sigourney Muriel Hamilton, 90, of Sigourney, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Manor House Care Center in Sigourney. Muriel wa ... »
Dorothy Williams
OELWEIN Dorothy A. Williams, 84, died Wednesday evening, Dec. 24, 2014. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein. »
Lloyd Sperfslage
LLOYD SPERFSLAGE Prairieburg Lloyd Sperfslage, 77, of Monticello, formerly of Prairieburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at the Monticello Nursin ... »
Enforcing start date law is the right move

I applaud Gov. Terry Branstad and the Iowa Department of Education for their decision to enforce current Iowa law by discontinuing the practice of ... »

Roy Olson
ROY OLSON Oxford Roy A. Olson, 89, Oxford area farmer, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. ... »
Robert Shultice M.D.
ROBERT SHULTICE, M.D. Cedar Rapids A graveside committal was held at Altoona Cemetery on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, for Robert Shultice, M.D., who ... »
Variena Potratz-Hofer
SUMNER Variena E. Potratz-Hofer, 81, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. S.K. Rogers Funeral Home, Sumner. »
Robert Shultice M.D.

Cedar Rapids

A graveside committal was held at Altoona Cemetery on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, for Robert Shultice M. ... »

Samuel Lewis
CENTER POINT Samuel B. Lewis "Junior," 89, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Center Point. »
Jonathan Gruber overlooked in media

To the editor:

Well, finally Jonathan Gruber made the pages of your so-called newspaper. But it took a cartoonist to beak the ice. To your cr ... »

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