Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Saturday December 20, 2014
The holiday season is a decorator’s dream
CEDAR RAPIDS — Christmas reigns at the Minor and Suzanne Barnes home on Cottage Grove Lane in southeast Cedar Rapids. The holidays are king ...
Saturday December 06, 2014
From the Ground Up: Gifts for the gardener
LINN COUNTY — As the holidays near, we are all thinking about gifts that will be enjoyed by our gardener friends and family. Gift certificat ...
Sunday October 12, 2014
Ode to orchids
NORTH LIBERTY — About 25 years ago, Nile Dusdieker bought an orchid for his wife Lois’s birthday.
“From there, everythi ...
Sunday October 05, 2014
Off the Map: Garden pulls in Vinton youth
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 ...
Sunday September 21, 2014
CEDAR RAPIDS — She has been one of the grandest ladies of Grande Avenue Southeast for these past 92 years.
A three-story brick house s ...
Sunday September 14, 2014
The return of the front porch's popularity
MOUNT VERNON — When Ann Booth saw the grandiose front porch on a Mount Vernon turn-of-the-century home, she wanted it. So when the house went ...
Sunday August 31, 2014
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series showcasing two homes built in Vinton more than ...
Sunday August 24, 2014
Historic Vinton home
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series showcasing two homes built in Vinton more than a cent ...