Youngbear to be sentenced next week in federal court

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 21-year-old Tama County man convicted of killing his 17-year-old friend last year on the Meskwaki Settlement will be senten ... »

PHOTOS: Marion Boys Track Invitational

MARION — Teams from around Eastern Iowa met for the Marion Boys Track Invitational on Monday. The teams involved were:

• Centra ... »

Curtis Winger
CEDAR RAPIDS Curtis O. Winger, 77, died Sunday, May 3, 2015. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids. »
Ground Floor: Revolution Realty Team makes use of cutting-edge technology

CEDAR RAPIDS — About three years ago, Rob Stiles was at a crossroads. After several years in sales and management positions in the telecommu ... »

Ronald Allen
GARWIN Ronald Clark Allen, 71, died Sunday, May 3, 2015. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama. »
Cedar Rapids Fire Department equipment stolen

CEDAR RAPIDS — Training equipment has been stolen from the Cedar Rapids Fire Department.

According to a post on the department’ ... »

Cedar Rapids Toyota moving, expanding

Looking to expand its service facilities, Cedar Rapids Toyota is planning a $5 million expansion of the former Volkswagen/Lithia building at Boyson ... »

Republican Mike Huckabee announces he will run for U.S. president in 2016

HOPE, Ark. — Republican Mike Huckabee entered the race for his party’s presidential nomination in 2016 on Tuesday, looking to break o ... »

Branstad defends fertilizer plant amid layoffs

DES MOINES — As one Democratic state legislator railed against layoffs during construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County, ... »

Prairie hammers it at home


CEDAR RAPIDS — The Prairie Hawks weren't perfect. But they were more than good enough to win their home meet.

“It's k ... »

Branstad tries to revive regent’s funding model

DES MOINES — With the legislative session going into overtime with no agreement on a state budget, Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday he will & ... »

Claretta Yoder
WELLMAN Claretta M. (Widmer) Yoder, 95, died Sunday, May 3, 2015. Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona. »
Cheryl Grinna
DECORAH Cheryl A. Grinna, 70, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Fjelstul Funeral Home, Decorah. »
Iowa City school district still uses lunch data as part of determining school boundaries

CEDAR RAPIDS — It was six months ago that the U.S. Department of Agriculture ruled the Iowa City Community School District’s use of f ... »

Operation Backpack faces funding shortage for next school year

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Corridor agency that provides food to children and families in need lacks enough money to continue one of its programs duri ... »