Virginia Evans
VIRGINIA EVANS Davenport Funeral services and Mass of the Christian Burial for Virginia M. Evans, 83, of Davenport, formerly of Big Rock, will ... »
McKay brings energy for Cyclones in debut

DES MOINES — When Iowa State Coach Fred Hoiberg wanted more energy on the floor, all he needed to do was look to his left, down the b ... »

Susan Soden
SUSAN SODEN Marion Susan Kay Soden, 65, of Marion, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a b ... »
Truck drivers, nuns unite against human trafficking

CEDAR RAPIDS — Nuns and truck drivers may not seem the most obvious of partners. But in Cedar Rapids, they’re working together to fig ... »

Grace Haines
SIGOURNEY Grace Mae Haines, 95, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney. »
Regina Mere
REGINA MERE Olin Regina "Gina" Mere, 44, of Olin, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Anamosa after a courageous battle with cancer. Her ... »
Time Machine: Dale’s Fruit Market

CEDAR RAPIDS — New Pioneer Co-op has opened its organic food store at 3338 Center Point Rd. NE in Cedar Rapids, which once was the site of a ... »

Sally Mason refills DI’s dance card

Don’t forget to enjoy the dance.

That’s the advice my first newspaper editor offered nearly every time I left to do an intervie ... »

Political Cartoon

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Farming practices had to change

To the editor:

I could not let John Braumann’s Nov. 21 letter “Gestation crates should be banned” go unanswered.

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Screen printing companies work for a variety of clients

CEDAR RAPIDS — Screen printing has been around for several years, it but has been gaining a do-it-yourself popularity in recent years.

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Patricia Schenk
LISBON Patricia A. Sizer Schenk, 81, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Morgan Funeral and Cremation Choices, Mount Vernon. »
Iowa businesses have edge in China

CEDAR RAPIDS — In the aftermath of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Iowa in February 2012, there were expectations that his 30 ... »

Richard Lloyd-Jones
RICHARD LLOYD-JONES Iowa City Richard "Jix" Lloyd-Jones, longtime resident of Iowa City, died of leukemia on Oct. 7, 2014. A memorial service ... »
Scott Beaty
SCOTT BEATY Cedar Rapids Scott D. "Steele" Beaty, 45, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan ... »
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