Sandra Boone
WEBSTER Sandra Elaine Boone, 58, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, North English. »
Safety goal of the speed cameras

To the editor:

I believe that the intention of the speed cameras was to slow down traffic on the S-curve and prevent accidents and deaths, wh ... »

Charles Ehrig
MANCHESTER Charles "Chuck" Peter Ehrig, 88, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Leonard-Muller Funeral Home and Crematory, Manchester. »
Louise Goldblatt
LOUISE GOLDBLATT Cedar Rapids Louise K. Goldblatt, formerly of Sioux City, Iowa, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at the age of 85 in Cedar Rapid ... »
Merle King
MAQUOKETA Merle L. King, 75, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »
Ask: Looking Ahead

As we enter 2015, what is the biggest issue facing communities in Eastern Iowa? What would make this a better place ... »

After Sept. 1 schedule ruling, Iowa schools prepare for possible calendar shift

DES MOINES — The school year appears headed for a significant shift.

A new state education department edict may force districts to st ... »

E. Vail
SIGOURNEY E. Colleen Vail, 94, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Powell Funeral Home, Sigourney. »
Donald Saxton
DONALD SAXTON Oxford Donald H. Saxton, 75, lifelong resident and former mayor of Oxford, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at the University of Iowa ... »
BENJAMIN MICHALEC 2/24/1945 - 12/22/2000 It has been 14 years since you left us, and this poem sums it up! A thousand times we needed ... »
Christina Smith Cruz
TOLEDO Christina Lucille Smith Cruz, 37, of Eldora and formerly of Toledo, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo. »
Kathryn Harris
KATHRYN HARRIS Cedar Rapids Kathryn Alice Harris, 93, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Heritage Nursing & Rehab, Cedar Rapids. ... »
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Lois Weihe, Ph.D.
LOIS WEIHE, PH.D. Coralville Lois Sabine Weihe, Ph.D. 79, of Coralville, died at home Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, with her children by her side. A ... »
Alfred Van Dee
NORTH ENGLISH Alfred F. Van Dee, 96, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, North English. »
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