Elizabeth Warren is the voice we need

To the editor:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the crucial voice missing from the 2016 presidential race. Hardworking Iowans, like me, are looking f ... »

U.S. established as a secular Republic

To the editor:

In regard to Steve Hufferd’s May 13 letter “We have a right to pursue happiness”:

Why is Hufferd as ... »

Edward Reif
EDWARD REIF Marion Edward "Ed" C. Reif, 80, of Marion, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, surrounded by his family. Services are pending with Teahen Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids. »
Kevin Annis
KEVIN ANNIS Central City Kevin Dale Annis, 53, of Central City, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at his home. Funeral service: 11:30 a.m. Sa ... »
Joel Crawford
JOEL MARSHALL CRAWFORD Marion Joel Marshall Crawford, 26, of Denver, Colo., and formerly of Marion, passed away on May 25, 2015, as a result of ... »
Jaime Heneghan
JAIME HENEGHAN Garrison Jaime F. Heneghan, 64, of Garrison, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Memorial visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at ... »
Dorothy Halverson
MCGREGOR Dorothy Halverson, 87, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, McGregor. »
Betty Daringer
OELWEIN Betty I. Daringer, 93, died Sunday morning, May 24, 2015. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Homes, Oelwein. »
Mardelle Clendenen
OELWEIN Mardelle E. Clendenen, 91, died Thursday morning, May 28, 2015. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein. »
Lawmakers wasting time, resources

To the editor:

Wake up, Iowans! The legislative agenda for the next few years has been determined by ALEC with their penny wise, pound-foolis ... »

D. Kerkman
AGNES KERKMAN Cedar Rapids D. Agnes Kerkman, 87, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away peacefully with all of her grandchildren by her side on Wedn ... »
Nathan Means
NATHAN MEANS Cedar Rapids Nathan Alan Means, 41, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the Mercy Hospice House after an extended battl ... »
No threat of government shutdown, Iowa leaders say

DES MOINES — For weeks the Iowa Capitol chambers have been mostly empty, with only top leaders working daily on the state budget.

Yet ... »

Richard Ortberg
RICHARD ORTBERG Manchester Richard H. Ortberg, 87, of Mary Esther, Fla., formerly of Manchester and Oelwein, Iowa, passed away on May 27, 2015, ... »
Harlan Schwarting
HARLAN SCHWARTING Williamsburg Harlan Arthur Schwarting 68, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, surrounded by his family at the University of ... »