Do not eliminate the arts in our schools

To the editor:

On May 9, the Iowa Large Group Music Festival was held at various sites across the state. The festival features the curricular ... »

Drivers deserve tickets when speeding

To the editor:

Regarding the May 10 article “Is C.R. getting national rep as speed trap?”

As for the fact that a good per ... »

For one D.C. day, veterans from Eastern Iowa see all they can see

When you see the sights in Washington with an Honor Flight, you get the full motorcade experience. Wherever we went, our three-bus caravan had a Pa ... »

Taylor answers; Decorah prevails

DES MOINES — Amanda Taylor gave up the lead, and questions raced across her mind concerning her response.

“I thought, &# ... »

Monticello runs, watches, wins distance medley

DES MOINES — The anchors ran by, the seconds ticked away, and the Monticello Panthers waited to see how that intersection would turn ... »

Mary Arterberry
MAQUOKETA Mary Arterberry, 90, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »
Kwik Star entering Cedar Rapids market

Kwik Star, a regional convenience store chain that typically has stores in smaller Eastern Iowa communities, is planning two Cedar Rapids locations ... »

One killed, another hurt in fiery Interstate 80 crash involving semi

IOWA CITY — One person was killed and another injured in a fiery crash on Interstate 80 in Iowa City Friday morning.

The crash happene ... »

David Ottesen
DECORAH David L. Ottesen, 78, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Fjelstul Funeral Home, Decorah. »
Iowa QB Beathard cuts his hair for a cause

IOWA CITY — Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard earned the nickname “Sunshine” from Hawkeye fans because his long, flowing h ... »

Free speech not always appreciated

To the editor:

Recently, there appeared a letter from Delaware County decrying the lack of sweet speech c ... »

Dorothy Lenway
DOROTHY "DOT" LENWAY Cedar Rapids Dorothy "Dot" R. Lenway, 93, formerly of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at University Pa ... »
Lisa Stodola
CEDAR RAPIDS Lisa Stodola, 26, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of St. Louis, Mo., died Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. »
Uphill, downhill lies

Editor’s note: Steve Charters is in his 13th year as a pro at Twin Pines Golf Course. Born and raised in Cedar Rap ... »

Iowa to join interstate distance learning compact

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill into law Friday that he expects will help lower costs and streamline participation in distanc ... »