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Man can’t walk, but he can fly

MARION — Mark Upah thought he was having lunch with his parents on Oct. 23.

His confusion, then, when he pulled up to the Marion Airpo ... »

UIHC feels ‘very well prepared’ for Ebola

IOWA CITY — Infectious disease experts at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics said Tuesday that they’ve been honing procedur ... »

Harkin calls for CDC outposts worldwide to protect U.S. from Ebola, epidemics

CEDAR RAPIDS — Rather than combat Ebola with politics, Sen. Tom Harkin called for establishing outposts of the Centers for Disease Control a ... »

Two flu strains already circulating in Iowa

DES MOINES — The state’s flu activity still is low, but two strains of the virus are already circulating, public health officials sai ... »

State health insurance costs to jump $40 million in 2015

DES MOINES — Rising health insurance premiums for state employees will cost taxpayers an extra $40 million under a two-tiered program approv ... »

Quarantined nurse in New Jersey can go home

NEW YORK — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone was being allowed to go to her home state of Maine after New Jersey forced her ... »

‘Relatively Indolent But Relentless’: Journal of journey through cancer treatment turned into graphic novel

Matt Freedman began a handwritten journal on Oct. 3, 2012. The visual artist, who is a graduate of the University of Iowa, filled four pages each d ... »

Centenarian plus four
Centenarian plus four Help her celebrate one more. Send a letter to her door. Alice Akers is 104. 3344 Victor Ave. Coggon, IA 52218 »
Happy Halloween...Birthday...Retirement
Happy Halloween ... Birthday ... Retirement All in one day! Congratulations Kathy Moody on 30 years of service for Iowa Lumber Dea ... »
50th Wedding Anniversary
50th Wedding Anniversary Dennis and Verlee (Dietrich) Scheel of Rogers, AR, formerly of Keystone/Van Horne, IA, were married November 7 ... »
Happy 60th Wedding Anniversary to John and Trudy Stewart!
Happy 60th Wedding Anniversary to John and Trudy Stewart! You are an inspiration to us all! We love you! — Your Children and Grandchildren Cards may be sent to: 177 Braybrook SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 »
Manchester corn maze incorporates nursery rhyme

Editor’s note: Each week we target a town on a map of Eastern Iowa and go there in search of a story. We hope to discover and share stories ... »

Cheese, Whiskey & This Guy - All Things That Age Well!
Cheese, Whiskey & This Guy — All Things That Age Well! Merle Wardenburg is celebrating 90 years on Oct. 31st. Cards may be sent to 7556 Via de la Siesta, Scottsdale, AZ 85258. He'd love to hear from his old friends. »
Smith 70th Anniversary
Smith 70th Anniversary Donald and Rose Smith will celebrate 70 years of marriage on October 31st, 2014. Donald and the former Rose Ko ... »
Hinz 60th Anniversary
Hinz 60th Anniversary Sylvester (Sy) and Joanne (Batt) Hinz of Cedar Rapids, IA will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a fa ... »
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