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Some farmers nervous over late harvest

CEDAR RAPIDS — Despite a much-later-than-normal harvest, Eastern Iowa farmers say they are not nervous — yet.

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Braley, Ernst continue fight to define themselves, each other

CEDAR RAPIDS — Lately, Joni Ernst has been talking a lot about making biscuits.

In a television ad, the Republican Senate nominee says ... »

Ad battleground shifts to Eastern Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Candidates for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate seat have purchased more TV commercials in the Cedar Rapids/Waterloo/Dubuque ma ... »

United Fire expects lower earnings

CEDAR RAPIDS — Catastrophic losses are expected to sharply reduce United Fire Group’s third-quarter operating earnings, potentially r ... »

Irwin’s closing after 58 years in business

Irwin’s, a men’s apparel retailer in Marion that has operated for 58 years, will begin a going-out-of-business sale Thursday and clos ... »

District 1 Linn supervisor race: two of three held office before

CEDAR RAPIDS — Each of the three candidates in the District 1 Linn supervisor race has had his name on an election ballot before.

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Marion woman meets her life saver

NORTH LIBERTY — What would you say to the person who saved your life? For Angela Kearns it was a tearful “thank you.”

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Harkin promises Braley victory

DES MOINES — Tom Harkin’s pending retirement after 30 years in the U.S. Senate created a horse race that appears headed down to the ... »

In Linn District 5 supervisor race, it’s incumbent versus deputy auditor

CEDAR RAPIDS — One-term incumbent Linn County Supervisor John Harris and challenger Becky Shoop both emphasize their experience as they comp ... »

Domestic violence calls, arrests rising for Iowa City

IOWA CITY — On Sept. 30, Kendell R. Hillman of Cedar Rapids was accused of violating a domestic abuse protective order.

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MidWestOne earnings virtually unchanged

IOWA CITY — MidWestOne Financial Group, corporate parent of MidWestOne Bank, posted third-quarter earnings that were essentially the same th ... »

Christie decries leadership ‘vacuum’ in D.C.

CLIVE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took aim at President Barack Obama during a campaign event Saturday night in Iowa, calling him ... »

Hillary Clinton will stop in Cedar Rapids, Davenport with Bruce Braley

CEDAR RAPIDS — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make two stops in Iowa Wednesday when she visits Iowa.

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Video testimony violates Dubuque County man's right to confront witnesses, court rules 

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that witness testimony by two-way video would violate a Dubuque County man’s Sixth ... »