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International writers’ stories take stage at UI

IOWA CITY — South African writer Sabata-mpho Mokae’s story of a young black man unjustly shot down by police is a distinctly South African tale. But Americans might recognize elements of their own experiences in Mokae’s writin [...]

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Inflatable pyramid to be erected Friday on Ped Mall

IOWA CITY — A group of artists plans to inflate a 40-foot wide, 12-foot tall pyramid Friday on Iowa City’s Pedestrian Mall, and they want you to step inside.

“The People’s Pyramid” art installation is a col [...]

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Review: ‘Lost Boy Found’

AMANA — “Lost Boy Found” proves you don’t need theatrical sleight of hand when a story is really, really good and really, really compelling.

This play, written by Thomas P. Johnson of South Amana, is based on the [...]

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Illustrator’s fanciful art coming to Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — For children’s book author and illustrator Peter Sis, inspiration comes from his experiences as a traveler and immigrant to the United States.

“Everything is about going places and finding places,” [...]

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Happy 80th Birthday!

Happy 80th Birthday! After patrolling 1-80 for so many years the "Silver Bullet" reached "80" on September 10th. "Tickets" may be sent to: Donovan Wright P.O. Box 776 West Branch, IA 52358

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Sharae Hylbak Murphy

Sharae Hylbak Murphy You are loved. Yesterday, today and tomorrow. We are reminded of you every day. — Your loving family, Greg, Che, Angela, Anthony and Karin

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Happy 90th Birthday

Happy 90th Birthday Bernadette (Bernie) Farrell Please come celebrate with her at an Open House on Saturday, Sept. 20th, from 2 - 4 p.m. at Bali Hai Rec Center in Hiawatha. Cards only.

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Two peas in a pod

Two peas in a pod Happy Birthday Justin Trcka (11) on September 15 and his grandpa Tom Trcka Sr. (80) on September 16. — With love from your family

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Thank You

Thank You The family of Ellen Etzel would like to thank family, friends, neighbors, and Ellen's co-workers for their calls, prayers, cards, flowers, gifts, monies, memorials, visits, food and support after the passing of our beloved wi [...]

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Stateler 60th Anniversary

Stateler 60th Anniversary Vic and Carol Stateler will be married 60 years on September 16th! They celebrated this past summer with a surprise ceremony at their home. Attending were their 3 daughters, Debbie (Dan) of Cedar Rap [...]

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Kimler - Bragg

Kimler - Bragg Rick and Jennifer Kimler of Dugway, UT, are announcing the engagement of their daughter Lindsey Michelle to Steven Daniel Thomas Bragg. Steven is the son of Dan and Peggy Bragg of Mt. Vernon. Lindsey is a business major [...]

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‘One Kick’: Iowa City Name reads from thriller Monday

Chelsea Cain’s latest thriller, “One Kick” (Simon & Schuster, 309 pages, $25.99), is the first book in a new series featuring Kick Lannigan, a young woman who suffered the horror of abduction and child pornography. Ten years a [...]

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Thank You

Thank You We graciously and humbly thank you for all you have done for our family as we travel along Wyatt's journey. We could not have traveled this road without all of your spiritual, emotional, or financial support. You have helped pu [...]

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Thank You

Thank You A very special Thank You to the many people who remembered us with cards and congratulations on our 60th wedding anniversary. — Dan & Bibi Chadwick

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Lindell 50th Wedding Anniversary

Lindell 50th Wedding Anniversary Steve and Shirley (Troyer) Lindell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary vacationing with family in August at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin. They were married September 19, 1964 at the Swedesburg Lut [...]

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