Tuesday September 23, 2014
LOUISA COUNTY, Iowa — When the six Littleton brothers of tiny Toolesboro set off for war, their sisters had no idea they would never welcome their brothers home.
The young Louisa County men all sacrificed their lives fighting for the [...]
Saturday September 20, 2014
BEIJING — On a sultry summer Saturday evening, jazz lovers will find Nathaniel Gao performing on the cramped stage of the second-floor East Shore Jazz Cafe in China’s capital city. Gao, who grew up in Iowa City, steps onto the center [...]
Sunday September 14, 2014
CEDAR RAPIDS — The shrill, yet beautiful, soprano song coaxed by a professional musician drawing a bow against a violin’s strings, ignited a passion for the instrument in Joseph Mallie.
When popular Russian violinist David Rubi [...]
Friday September 05, 2014
WALKER — An Eastern Iowa camp believes this summer was their last.
Camp Fire Camp Hitaga, near Walker, has decided to close after 83 years.
The council which oversees Hitaga said last week it’s selling the camp and will [...]
Wednesday August 20, 2014
VINTON — As manager of the Palace Theatre in Vinton, Marcy Horst wants to make each movie outing a special experience.
The Palace shows mostly family-friendly movies (G, PG and PG-13) nightly at 7 and also Mondays at 2 p.m.