Verna Simmons
VICTOR Verna Simmons, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Smith Funeral Home, Victor. »
Donald Hendrickson
DONALD HENDRICKSON Washington Donald Dean Hendrickson, 83, of Washington, Iowa, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Halcyon House in Washington. ... »
Carolyn Reilly
CAROLYN REILLY Cedar Rapids Carolyn Lee Reilly, 65, of 1124 16th Ave. SW, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Cl ... »
Marjorie Bowers
CEDAR RAPIDS Marjorie Bowers, 87, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids. »
MONICA REED Cedar Rapids Monica Dynette Reed, 44, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Allen Hospital in Waterloo from a sudden illness. Monica wa ... »
Allies looking to continue work transforming Cedar Lake

CEDAR RAPIDS — Advocates for the transformation of Cedar Lake just north of downtown Cedar Rapids have found new friends that matter.

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Gary Ash
GARY ASH Postville Gary Roger Ash, 76, of West Union, formerly of Postville, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in West Union. Visitation will be held ... »
Iowa school start dates now set by edict from above

So the Iowa Department of Education has launched No Butter Cow Left Behind.

Of course, the department has a different name for what it rolled ... »

Electing regents is not the answer

The idea that politics and cronyism should not be part of the state Board of Regents selection process is a no-brainer. Determining the best path t ... »

Marie Kreeb
MARIE KREEB Dyersville Marie E. Kreeb, 97, of Dyersville, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville after a brief illness. Fr ... »
LaVonne Krafka
LAVONNE KRAFKA Belle Plaine LaVonne Evelyn Krafka, 86, of Belle Plaine, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. LaVonne Junge was born Aug. 28, 1928 ... »
Alan Kepler
ALAN KEPLER Elberon Alan Craig Kepler, a.k.a. "Porky" and "Big Guy," 59, entered into rest Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospital in Ceda ... »
Thomas Chukas
THOMAS CHUKAS Cedar Rapids Thomas J. Chukas, 90, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Sun Lake ... »
Dennis Pfiffner
DENNIS PFIFFNER Cedar Rapids Dennis A. Pfiffner, 74, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illnes ... »
Mark Barnhart
MAQUOKETA Mark Barnhard, 52, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »
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