One-of-a-kind climb up iced silos near Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS — Few people look forward to frigid temperatures.

Don Briggs, a University of Northern Iowa professor, is one of them.

New contract brings annual raises, higher weekend pay for UIHC employees

IOWA CITY — Health care professionals at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will be receiving annual raises and higher weekend pay for ... »

Ta-Nehisi Coates lecture highlights challenges of being black in Iowa

IOWA CITY — Fellow students have told University of Iowa senior Justin Roberson that before coming to the university, they had never even se ... »

At Rockwell event, girls break down engineering stereotypes

If engineering companies want to attract more girls to the field, according to Eastern Iowa eighth graders, holding events like the one they attend ... »

Health: Social media affects the teens, tween’s physical and mental health

Twelve-year-old Sienna O'Connor refers to her cellphone as “T-Rex.”

Her parents — Amber and John O'Connor of Cedar Rapids ... »

Iowa DHS looks to move Medicaid to managed care to save money, improve outcomes

DES MOINES — With Medicaid expenses rising at double the rate of state revenue, Department of Human Services Director Chuck Palmer is lookin ... »

Legumes for Lent

I have friends and family who eat out almost every meal. I just can’t do it — I enjoy cooking, but mostly I covet control of my food ... »

J&P Cycles moving open house, rally

What started out 36 years ago as a small customer appreciation day hosted by J&P Cycles that attracted 200 to 300 people has outgrown the company&# ... »

Marion considering new library facility

MARION — An 18-year-old library in a 175-year-old city may seem still to be in its infancy, but in fast-growing Marion it's already past its ... »

Workers fired after suicide attempt at state mental health facility

MOUNT PLEASANT — At least three employees were fired from a state mental health facility marked for closure after a botched response to a pa ... »

Shirley Pech
Shirley Pech 5/10/28 - 2/19/13 Two years already. You are missed every day. »
A day (or two) in Decorah

DECORAH - Though Decorah is busiest when it’s warm, I was pleasantly surprised to find plenty to do during a recent cold, and very snowy wee ... »

The Right 'Tude Since 1915!
The Right 'Tude Since 1915! Happy 100th Birthday, Austin Armstrong! Join us in celebrating Austin's special day on Saturday, F ... »
Willard and Sharon Hagen 55th Wedding Anniversary
Willard and Sharon Hagen 55th Wedding Anniversary Sharon (Wilhite) and Willard Hagen, of Williams ... »
Happy 90th Birthday Marcella Stallman
Happy 90th Birthday Marcella Stallman Help Marcella celebrate this day, February 22, by sending a card to: 507 W. Cemetery Rd. Fairfax, IA 52228 Hope You Have A Great Day. — Love, Jackie »
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