CoOportunity to leave Iowa Health and Wellness Plan

DES MOINES — CoOportunity Health will withdraw from the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan — which provides health care coverage to low-income adults — next month, the Department of Human Services said.

The state has arrange [...]

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Jack and Dee Kintzle Celebrate 50 Years

Jack and Dee Kintzle Celebrate 50 Years Jack and Dee (Kula) Kintzle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Kirkwood Hotel. They were married on October 17th, 1964 at St. Joseph's [...]

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Caron 50th Anniversary

Carson 50th Anniversary Bob and Sandy Carson celebrated their 50th Anniversary on October 12th. Their children are Sheri (Ryan) Jeffery and Scott (Diane) Carson. They have three grandchildren, Allison Carson and Taylor and Carson J [...]

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90 Years and Still Throwing Ringers!

90 Years and Still Throwing Ringers! Please help Gary celebrate: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 - 4 p.m., Zentmire Hall, Iowa County Fairgrounds, Marengo, IA. Cards welcome: Gary Hinrichs 303 W. May St. Marengo, IA 52301

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Duster 60th Anniversary

Duster 60th Anniversary John and Shirley were married on October 23rd, 1954. Their love and commitment are an inspiration to us all. Their children are Deb Secor, Ron Duster, Sherryl Duster and Pam O'Neill. The family is celebratin [...]

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Piecing together a story

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sandra Dallas is not a quilt novelist.

“That’s a very specific genre,” she explains.

“I’m just a novelist that happens to like quilts.”

Dallas, a New York Times be [...]

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‘A Quilt Club For Christmas’: ‘Pickle Club’ prequel worth the wait for Dallas fans

It’s been 20 years since author Sandra Dallas wrote The Persian Pickle Club, and fans have been hoping for a sequel ever since. Dallas has done one better with her latest book, A Quilt for Christmas (St. Martin’s Press, $17.99), a Ci [...]

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Our mom turns 85! October 19th Cards may be sent to: Norma Ritchie 2501 Hwy. 13 Apt. 306 Marion, IA 52302 — Love, Your Family

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Happy Golden Birthday Megan!

Happy Golden Birthday Megan! 19 on the 19th We love you! — Mom and Dad

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Thank You

Thank You A very special "Thank You" to our family and friends who honored us with phone calls, gifts, beautiful cards and notes for our 50th anniversary. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. — Norm and JoAnn Mathis

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Happy 90th Birthday Byron Morehead

Happy 90th Birthday, Byron Morehead Byron will celebrate his birthday with an open house at the Oakland Church of the Nazarene, 3000 42nd St. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 from 1 to 4 p.m. Monica Shroeder, R [...]

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The Public is Invited to "Opus 13"

The Public Is Invited to "OPUS 13" An Hour of Organ & Piano Duets Presented By Betty Debben, Organ & Diane Beach, Piano Sunday, October 26th at 3 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 2200 40th Street NE, Cedar Rapids, IA This [...]

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Happy 50th Anniversary

Happy 50th Anniversary Happy Golden Anniversary to Richard and Carole Swanson, who celebrated 50 years of marriage on October 10th. Their family includes two sons, Eric and Aaron Swanson, both of Marion, IA. They celebrated the event wit [...]

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Kids in the hood

Our six easy costumes all start with a hoodie and can be turned back into plain sweatshirts after Halloween.


Simple craft foam shoe covers and oversize eyes transform your child into a prince of an amphibian.

Start [...]

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Celebrating Life at 70!

Celebrating Life at 70! Joan (Koob) Koppes of Cascade, IA will be celebrating her 70th birthday at a private family dinner. Joan will be 70 years old on Sunday, October 27, 2014. Joan has been blessed with 7 children, 17 grandchildren an [...]

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