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U.S. listeria outbreak causing four deaths tied to caramel apples

Four people have died and 26 people have been hospitalized due to a listeria outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... »

Iowa City taqueria changes name after trademark infringement

An Iowa City Mexican restaurant isn’t going anywhere, but its name has.

La Michoacana, a taqueria and meat market tucked in a strip m ... »

Beating the holiday blues

It's supposed to be the season to be jolly — but not everyone feels like celebrating this time of year.

“It's normal (for some ... »

United Way raises $11 million, surpasses 2014 campaign goal

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than 630 people gathered at the DoubleTree hotel on Thursday to learn if United Way of East Central Iowa reached its $11 ... »

REVIEW: ‘Sister Act’ good for the soul

CEDAR RAPIDS — “Sister Act” is habit-forming. We fell in love with the movie in 1992, and a nearly full house at the Paramount ... »

State gets $43 million to build Accountable Care Organization

The U.S. Department of Human and Health Services is awarding Iowa up to $43.1 million over the next four years to build upon its Accountable Care O ... »

Workers install restored Clayton County Courthouse clock

ELKADER — After four months, a prominent feature has returned to the downtown area of the Clayton County seat.

In August, workers remo ... »

My Biz: Devotay focuses on fresh, local food

Having worked in food service his whole life, Kurt Michael Friese made it a goal to open his own restaurant before he turned 35.

That goal w ... »

Sweeten up the holidays with Christmas candy

For many years I’ve made cookies for the holidays. Lots and lots of cookies. For gifts, for parties, sometimes just to have around the house ... »

Cedar Rapids group honoring Mandela with celebration this Saturday

It has been just over a year since Nelson Mandela died, and one Cedar Rapids organization wants to keep his legacy alive.

Wake Up for Your Ri ... »

Iowa Humane Alliance launching spay/neuter shuttle service

CEDAR RAPIDS — In the past six years, cats displaced by the Floods of 2008 have multiplied in neighborhoods most affected by the floodwaters ... »

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics designated as Ebola treatment facility

IOWA CITY — As part of the state’s preparedness efforts, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has agreed to work as an Ebola ... »

Iowa City “Do You Belong Here?” exhibit asks questions about acceptance, belonging

Do you belong here?

That phrase is the name of a new exhibit on display at Public Space One in Iowa City through Jan. 25. The show features s ... »

Corridor food pantries see growing demand

Demand for Corridor food pantry services has gone up over the years — mirroring the rest of the state, according to those on the front lines ... »

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday Happy 90th Birthday Mom from your family December 18, 2014 — Liz, Kathy, Joan, John, Erik, Grace, Kyle, Evan and Maria »
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