Ground Floor: Cedar Rapids business sells better hearing for a better life

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jennifer Reekers and Diana Kain want people to be as proactive about their hearing health as they are about having their eyes ... »

Gene Davis
GENE DAVIS Vinton Gene L. Davis, 87, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab in Vinton. Funeral services will be held at 11 ... »
Harold Fish
HAROLD FISH Cedar Rapids Harold W. Fish, 94, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Northbrook Care Center. Harold's request was to ha ... »
UI employees aim to get more ‘SHUTi’

IOWA CITY — Being sleepy at work — something millions of Americans experience regularly — can be challenging, annoying, or eve ... »

Merlin "Butch" Raub
MERLIN "BUTCH" RAUB Dysart Merlin "Butch" Raub, 88, of Burlington, formerly of Dysart, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Blair House in Burlin ... »
Connie Soppe
JESUP Connie M. Soppe, 51, died Saturday, May 23, 2015. White Funeral Home, Jesup. »
CR parks full of weeds, swamps

To the editor:

It’s past time for the city of Cedar Rapids to put money in other places rather than downtown. Everyone knows about the ... »

Joan Covington
CEDAR RAPIDS Joan Covington, 76, died Monday, May 25, 2015. Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. »
Mary Maher
MARY MAHER Mechanicsville Mary L. (Crock) Maher, 97, formerly of Mechanicsville, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Clarence Senior Living, Clarenc ... »
Climate change talk is about details

To the editor:

Global warming alarmists are fond of labeling skeptics as deniers and claiming that the science is settled. Yet, I don’ ... »

Wendy Francy
WENDY FRANCY Oelwein Wendy R. (Cue) Francy, 47, of rural New London, Iowa, formerly of Oelwein, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at the University of ... »
Janet Rix
INDEPENDENCE Janet L. Rix, 77, died Saturday, May 23, 2015. White Funeral Home, Independence. »
Two pieces of Cedar Rapids history face different endings

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two 100-plus-year-old buildings will hear about their fates Tuesday. One is set for new life while the other may face demolit ... »

Brad Lint
GARRISON Brad D. Lint, 44, died Sunday, May 24, 2015. Phillips Funeral Home, Vinton. »
Obamacare offers many benefits

To the editor:

After reading an article about the benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare, the stud ... »