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Area programs turn used license plates into money for local charities

Iowa drivers go through a lot of license plates.

Every month, Johnson County Treasurer Thomas Kriz’s office collects hundreds of used ... »

PFLAG plans to continue bibliotherapy program

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids chapter of PFLAG is examining the initial impact of its bibliotherapy program.

The program, which bega ... »

Health benefits of a low cholesterol diet

Cholesterol is a soft, waxy, fat-like substance found in your body’s cells and bloodstream. Your body produces cholesterol naturally, and th ... »

Medical cannabis info meeting Jan. 28

Iowans 4 Medical Cannabis will present an informational program on how Iowans might benefit from a medical cannabis program at 7 p.m. Wednesday in ... »

Medical Cannabidiol card application available

Iowans suffering from chronic epilepsy can now apply for a medical cannabidiol registration card, public health officials announced Monday.

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Miss Iowa kicking off series on diversity

Nina Yu still remembers the moment that stung, a moment when she was made to feel she shouldn’t be proud of who she is.

“I reme ... »

Robins sixth-grader takes runner up prize in national writing contest

CEDAR RAPIDS — Joanne Lee, a sixth-grader at Regis Middle School in Cedar Rapids, recently received a guitar and CD signed by pop star Taylo ... »

‘The Best American Nonrequired Reading’: Compilation includes range of writing

Each year, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt publishes its “Best American Series,” a set of books collecting notable work published in the la ... »

Happy 80th Birthday Papa!
Happy 80th Birthday Papa! February 4th Keep On Bikin' — Love, Your Family »
Frank and Jennie Smith 60th Wedding Anniversary
Frank and Jennie Smith 60th Wedding Anniversary Frank and Jennie Smith celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on January 15 in Blu ... »
Thank You
Thank You The Family of Marilyn Slater would like to extend our Thanks to everyone who sent cards or flowers, or contributed to her mem ... »
Smith - San Martino
Smith - San Martino Delia Sibilla San Martino and Ian Michael Smith were married on December 23rd, 2014 at hotelVetro in Iowa City. ... »
Happy 16th Birthday Michael Olesen
Happy 45th Birthday Nicki Louvar Have a great day! — Love, The Louvars and Raitts »
Dale J. Slager
Dale J. Slager 3/7/1923 -1/27/2014 Like you said — everything is going to be alright. — Love you and miss you, Your family »
Thank You From The Zerbas
Thank You From The Zerbas To Papich-Kuba, American Legion Post #727, Valley View Baptist Church, Wilbert Vaults and William Harnish: ... »
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