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Evelyn Powers
EVELYN POWERS Cedar Rapids Evelyn E. Powers, 79, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. There will be no services. Inurnment: Cedar Mem ... »
Terese Snyder
TERESE SNYDER Marion Terese Bridget (Walsh) Snyder, 73, of Marion, formerly of Des Moines, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Marion. Cremation ... »
Norman Wilkerson
NORTH ENGLISH Norman E. "Tib" Wilkerson, 85, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, North English. »
Duane Nollsch
DUANE NOLLSCH Iowa City Duane Arthur Nollsch, 90, of Iowa City, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. ... »
JUSTIN AMENT Marion Justin B. Ament, 35, of Marion, passed Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Due to circumstances beyond the family's control and the holid ... »
Jerald Wyatt
JERALD WYATT Cedar Rapids Jerald D. Wyatt, 73, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A visitation will be Satur ... »
Clifford Henderson
CLIFFORD HENDERSON Marion Clifford J. Henderson of Marion ended his nine lives on earth at St. Luke's Hospice on Dec. 16, 2014. Visitation will ... »
Adolf Zuber
ADOLF ZUBER Marengo Adolf J. Zuber, 98, of Marengo, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Rose Haven Nursing Home, Marengo. Funeral services: 11 a.m ... »
Harlan Brinkman
HARLAN BRINKMAN Wyoming Harlan "Whitey" Brinkman, 91, of Wyoming, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Anamosa. Funeral Mass will be 10 ... »
Cutting corners in Marion

So it looks like 2015 will be the year of the roundabout in Marion.

Steady now. Don’t get dizzy.

Marion City Engineer Dan Whitl ... »

Community, private colleges overlooked

To the editor:

Did the Iowa Board of Regents intentionally establish a funding plan designed to create more inefficiencies in Iowa’s h ... »

Thomas Green
THOMAS GREEN Cascade Thomas J. Green, 62, of Cascade, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque. Friends and relatives of Tom m ... »
Address disparities before issues arise

Cedar Rapids faces a well-documented crisis of racial disparity. Like other sectors of society, our criminal justice system is proven to be disprop ... »

John Bailey
JOHN BAILEY Anamosa Dr. John Bailey, 86, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at his home following a sudden illness. A celebration of his life will be ... »
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