Report: Germanwings co-pilot rehearsed crash on outbound flight

PARIS — The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet in the French Alps rehearsed the fatal maneuver on the morning of t ... »

Roy Quaas
ROY QUAAS Alburnett Roy Quaas, 92, of Alburnett, died Monday, May 4, 2015. Funeral service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 8, at Alburnett United Method ... »
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Investing in Iowa wind energy is worth the effort

Although Iowa leads the nation in wind energy production and the economic benefits are notable, there is considerable untapped potential.

Las ... »

Andrew Pettit
ANDREW PETTIT Cedar Rapids Andrew Eldon Pettit passed away Friday, May 1, 2015, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, Iowa, where he resided ... »
Mary Waterman
MARY WATERMAN Cedar Rapids Mary Louise Waterman, 58, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuessday, May 5, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center following complications ... »
Meet The Kernels - Vavra

Name: Trey Vavra

Number: 33

Position: First Base

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 185 pounds

Age: 23 ... »

Find your daily dose of Mallard online

To the editor:

The Gazette is considering bringing Mallard Fillmore back, despite poor ratings in the annual comics survey.

Mallard w ... »

My Biz: Bass Family Farms prospers with CSA, country store

Chris Bass has always been a fan of springtime, although he’s not one to sit around and watch as the trees bloom and flowers grow.

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Lois Thompson
LOIS THOMPSON Cedar Rapids Lois May Thompson, 83, passed peacefully Sunday, May 3, 2015, with family by her side. She was born May 29, 1931, in ... »
Cynthia Starr
OTHER DEATHS Cynthia "Cindy" Marie Starr, 70, of Birmingham, died Monday, May 4, 2015. Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Fairfield. »
Karen Nelson
KAREN NELSON Cedar Rapids Karen Kay Nelson, 65, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Services: 10 a ... »
Bike lane on Boyson not a safe decision

To the editor:

The city of Cedar Rapids has decided to put a bike lane on Boyson Road. The bike lane would extend from C Avenue east to conne ... »

George Kydd
GEORGE KYDD Guttenberg George E. Kydd, 77, of Guttenberg, formerly of Marion, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque. C ... »
Despite not being declared candidate, Walker pulls ahead of Iowa GOP caucus field

DES MOINES — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has jumped out to a strong lead among likely Iowa Republican caucus participants, with an 8 percent ... »