Afghan officials prepare comment amid reports of Taliban leader death

The Washington Post

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials said Wednesday they were examining unconfirmed reports that the leader of th ... »

No highway funding deal, but Iowa’s Grassley sees progress

CEDAR RAPIDS — Congress won’t complete work on a highway funding bill before it leaves Washington for its August recess, but Sen. Chu ... »

Amy Driver
AMY DRIVER Oxford Junction Amy E. Driver, 35, of Oxford Junction, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Her funeral service will be held at 10 a. ... »
Emotional week includes state quarterfinal win

DES MOINES — The last week has been an emotional roller coaster for the Cedar Rapids Kennedy baseball team.

Instead of properly ... »

Grassley sponsoring bill to restrict ISIS profiting from sale of antiquities

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sen. Chuck Grassley wants to put the “moral authority of criminal law” behind stopping ISIS from funding terror ... »

Klein to be arraigned next month

IOWA CITY — Steven Klein, suspected of killing his girlfriend nearly 20 years ago, is scheduled to be arraigned next month.

According ... »

Iowa City High graduate killed in Boulder officer-involved shooting

BOULDER — A 2010 Iowa City High School graduate was shot and killed by police and Colorado after he allegedly attacked officers.

Accor ... »

Judicial system failed abused child

To the editor:

Is anyone else as sorely disappointed in our judicial system as myself after reading Shelly Johns is receiving probation afte ... »

Marc McBride
VICTOR Marc David McBride, 67, of Hartford, formerly of Victor, died Thursday, July 23, 2015. Iowa Cremation. »
Iowa City West puts it together offensively to win 4A quarterfinal

DES MOINES — It’s really not supposed to work this way.

You don’t go from not hitting a thing to hitting everything. Exc ... »

Joann Bender
JOANN BENDER Iowa City Joann B. Bender, 72, of Iowa City, died unexpectedly Friday, July 24, 2015. A gathering for family and friends will b ... »
Apache planning Texas facility

Apache, an employee-owned Cedar Rapids company, is planning a new distribution and production facility in Dallas.

Apache fabricates and dist ... »

A new marriage or an old moped, 2015 Hawkeyes could be one of these

CHICAGO — Austin Blythe got married this summer. You ask him about it, and the senior center breaks into a genuine grin, not one of t ... »

My Biz: BJ Trickey carries on Westdale Bowling Center family dynasty

One could say that BJ Trickey is part of a bowling dynasty.

“I’ve been in bowling all my life,” he said. “It is m ... »

William Bauer
DYERSVILLE William A. Bauer, 66, died Monday, July 27, 2015. Kramer Funeral Home, Dyersville. »