My Biz: Kalona business specializes in food container replacement lids

KALONA — A conversation about missing food container lids has turned into a growing business — shipping about 600 plastic lids out each ... »

Change the law, Governor Branstad

Gov. Terry Branstad says his critics are change averse.

On education funding, mental health system reforms and other issues, the governor tol ... »

Raymond Lefebure
RAYMOND LEFEBURE Cedar Rapids Raymond E. Lefebure passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the VA Hospital in Iowa City of congestive heart fai ... »
William Ranshaw
WILLIAM RANSHAW Cedar Rapids William A. Ranshaw, 87, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Cottage Grove Place. Services with military ... »
Mason City’s Meyer ‘a special player’

DES MOINES — Some dates stand out in a person’s life.

Makenzie Meyer recited one without delay.

“September ... »

Eye company wealth for road wear, repair

To the editor:

Yes, the 10-cent per gallon fuel-tax increase is needed, as your editorial explains (“Patching the gap,” Feb. 2 ... »

Jake Mussig
MAQUOKETA Jake W. Mussig, 84, died Sunday, March 1, 2015. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »
Lee Bowden
LEE BOWDEN Independence Lee C. Bowden, 76, died March 1, 2015, at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence. Visitation: 1 to 4 p.m. March ... »
Will Joni Ernst be my senator, too?

Dear Senator Ernst,

As the new Congress gets moving one of my heartfelt questions is whether you will be my senator, too. I know that legally ... »

Craig’s dream-come-true shot lifts West


DES MOINES — Dani Craig knows comebacks. And in the greater scheme of things, a 14-point deficit isn't so forboding.

“ ... »

Former Tama County man to serve 4 years in federal prison for unlawful re-entry

A Mexican citizen who unlawfully re-entered the U.S. after being deported in 2010 for convictions of child endangerment and domestic abuse assault ... »

Concealed weapons permits: Protect the public’s right to know

Iowans deserve to know what actions government takes on our behalf, affecting our lives and using our money. That’s why we have laws requiri ... »

Richard Miller
WILLIAMSBURG Richard J. Miller, 64, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Powell Funeral Home, Williamsburg. »
Work together to shut down puppy mills

To the editor:

There are more than 200 puppy mills in Iowa. Animals are being cruelly treated and laws are not being enforced.

We need ... »

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