Changing the ‘rape culture’

IOWA CITY — As an undergraduate at the University of Iowa in 2003, Kira Pasquesi became a victim of sex assault. She told friends. And those ... »

Midamar founder remains "mute" in plea to 19 federal charges  

CEDAR RAPIDS — The founder of Midamar Corp. chose to “stand mute” when asked to enter a plea to the 19 counts of misbranding & ... »

Mother aims to ban K-2 after losing son to drug

By Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — Gwen Meek watched her son Jerrald slowly change after he started using K-2. It altered h ... »

Cedar Rapids team selected for national education program

By Kiran Sood, We Create Here

CEDAR RAPIDS — A team led by district superintendent David Benson and Education Association President Ta ... »

Smulekoff’s set to close Nov. 28

CEDAR RAPIDS — Smulekoff’s Home Store will close its doors for the last time at 5 p.m. on Nov. 28.

The “Black Friday ... »

At least four dead, several hurt after plane crashes at Wichita airport

WICHITA, Kan. — A small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday morning, killing at least f ... »

Waterloo teens charged in robbery at Cedar Rapids Sears store

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two Waterloo teens face charges after a robbery at Sears.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, two subjects ... »

American dream, opportunity on the ballot, Blum, Fiorina say

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than the names on the ballot, the 2014 midterm election is about “the future of this country and what we want our ... »

Braley campaign mixes breakfast, voter recruitment

WATERLOO — Customers at Morg’s diner in downtown Waterloo enjoyed their eggs and bacon with a side of politics on Thursday morning. »

Senate race brings in ‘heavy hitters’ for campaign

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst have worked hard to highlight their differences in their race for an open U.S. Senate seat.


Audit shows West Liberty overbilled electric customers

DES MOINES — The city of West Liberty overbilled electric customers $259,000 for services over eight months ending in January, according to ... »

Two arrested after hit and run, chase in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — A traffic stop for expired registration turned into a chase in southwest Cedar Rapids Thursday afternoon.

Officers trie ... »

Tree of Five Seasons designer Gary Anderson dies

CEDAR RAPIDS — When a delegation of community leaders traveled to Denver in June on a successful campaign to have Cedar Rapids designated a ... »

Harrison Elementary School students get set for new northwest Cedar Rapids rec center

CEDAR RAPIDS — Harrison Elementary School students got a firsthand look Thursday at where the city’s $4.4 million northwest Cedar Rap ... »

Cedar Rapids residents weigh in on west-side flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — About 120 residents who care about the coming flood protection system in and near the Time Check neighborhood in northwest Ce ... »

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