Stacey Cyphert
STACEY CYPHERT Iowa City Stacey Todd Cyphert, 56, died peacefully Saturday, March 28, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in the ... »
Mary Ellen Hageman
OSSIAN Mary Ellen "Tootie" Hageman, 67, died Saturday, March 28, 2015. Schluter-Balik Funeral Home, Decorah. »
Max Rider
MAX RIDER Marengo Max R. Rider, 63, of Marengo, died suddenly Saturday, March 28, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Private graveside ... »
Jean Wilkins
CEDAR RAPIDS Jean Bice Wilkins, 94, of Yerington, Nev., formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, March 26, 2015. Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home, Yerington, Nev. »
Time Machine: The birth of flight

Finley P. Dunne, a Chicago writer transplanted to New York, wrote in the American Magazine in 1909, “I doubt if the Wright brothers would ev ... »

Communication: a two-way street

Thomas Jefferson wrote, “An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic.” I believed this to be t ... »

James France
JAMES FRANCE Tipton James Robert France, 75, of Boulder Junction, Wis., and Tipton, died March 28, 2015, at home after a long battle with cance ... »
Positive change difficult to achieve

To the editor:

Regarding Phil Alexander’s March 22 column “What’s the best way to share our causes?”:

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Loren Westfall
LOREN "TOOTIE" WESTFALL Lone Tree Loren J. "Tootie" Westfall, 78, of Lone Tree, passed away in his home surrounded by family on Saturday, March ... »
John Clark
JOHN CLARK Coralville John Charles Clark, 72, of Coralville, died suddenly Friday, March 27, 2015, at his home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated ... »
Roy Yelder
ROY YELDER Iowa City Roy Lee Yelder, a longtime area businessman, died this past week of natural causes in his home. A time for family and frien ... »
Lorenz Andresen
LORENZ ANDRESEN Atkins Lorenz Lewis Andresen, 69, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids following a lengthy illnes ... »
City only interested in making money

To the editor:

If the City of Cedar Rapids was interested in safety, they would have photo radar signs that are 4 x 8 with blinking lights on ... »

Antonette Stuessel
ANTONETTE "TONIE" STUESSEL Marion Antonette Teresa "Tonie" Stuessel, 66, of Marion, passed at her home surrounded by her family following a cou ... »
Medicare dictates health needs

To the editor:

For many years I have used a common blood pressure medication called “Amlodipine Besylate 5 mg” twice a day. Aro ... »