Iowa City, three other area districts chosen for teacher leadership program

Four Corridor school districts will begin receiving state money for teacher leadership programs over the next two years, the Iowa Department of Edu ... »

U.S. listeria outbreak causing four deaths tied to caramel apples

Four people have died and 26 people have been hospitalized due to a listeria outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... »

Jerry Buol
JERRY BUOL Cedar Rapids Jerry Lee Buol, 67, of Cedar Rapids, died suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids. A Celeb ... »
Terry Stoll
ANAMOSA Terry Stoll, 60, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa. »
Arrest made in Thursday afternoon bank robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department is giving a hat tip to citizens who provide officers with information which led to the arre ... »

Jerry Haas
LAMONT Jerry D. Haas, 56, died Monday evening, Dec. 15, 2014. Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence. »
Iowa jobless rate falls to 4.3 percent

More Iowans were working last month, sending the state’s jobless rate down to 4.3 percent from 4.5 percent in October.

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Therese Donley
THERESE DONLEY Cedar Rapids Therese Bernadine Donley, 60, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will ... »
Patricia Edwards
PRESTON Patricia A. "Patty" Edwards, 64, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »
Calendar call undermines local control

Deciding when a school year starts is a decision that should be left to local school boards, not the Iowa State Fair Board.

That seems like a ... »

James Clark
INDEPENDENCE James V. "Vic" Clark, 84, died Thursday morning, Dec. 18, 2014. Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence. »
Bernice Clarke
BERNICE CLARKE Cedar Rapids Bernice R. Clarke, 84, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, ... »
Manufacturers, craft brewery plan projects

Three Cedar Rapids business projects were approved Friday for state financial assistance by the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board.

Ap ... »

Anthony Komisar Sr.
ANTHONY KOMISAR SR. Cedar Rapids Anthony G. "Tony" Komisar Sr., 78, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, following an extende ... »
Taking aim at Olympics

IOWA CITY — Black ice skates — with a sharpened blade on both sides for clean edges, laced up tightly with swift fingers, fitt ... »

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