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Consolidation, sharing agreements among options for rural Iowa schools

CEDAR RAPIDS — The hyphens stand out on any list of Iowa school districts.

Gladbrook-Reinbeck. Sumner-Fredericksburg. Eddyville-Blake ... »

Project GREEN founder’s legacy lives on

IOWA CITY — Take a drive through Iowa City any summer day, and you'll see Nancy Seiberling's legacy ... »

Seasonal adjustments: Teens landing more summer jobs

IOWA CITY — Regina High School sophomore Sara Burlage has been working a handful of hours as a certified lifeguard in Iowa City since she was ... »

Some hospitals need a good friend

Rural hospitals are searching for the perfect match.

 

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Digital Marketing: Graduates, your learning is just beginning

Marketing graduates, you may be saying goodbye to the classroom, but the real learning curve is just beginning. You picked one of the most dynamic ... »

On Topic: Why millennials matter

I considered starting out like this:

How many millennials does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Who knows — none of them sti ... »

University of Iowa worker fired for violating privacy law

A University of Iowa student health employee was fired and a second staffer disciplined after discussing pregnancy test results of the girlfriend o ... »

Honeybees aren’t the only pollinators on the block

After being taken for granted for decades, pollinators are in the spotlight due in large part because of dramatic declines in honeybees and monarch ... »

State, industry and consumers to feel economic impact of avian flu

DES MOINES — Stay calm and cook your eggs.

That’s the advice from a trio on the front lines of the battle to contain and defeat ... »

Ceramics Center takes art on the road with mobile clay lab

The Cedar Rapids-based Ceramics Center is paving new roads in Cedar Rapids, not with asphalt but with clay.

The non-profit, which has a gall ... »

Retailers get ready for Memorial Day

CEDAR RAPIDS — For retailers, holidays such as Memorial Day require a fair amount of thinking ahead. And stocking up.

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Kwik Star entering Cedar Rapids market

Kwik Star, a regional convenience store chain that typically has stores in smaller Eastern Iowa communities, is planning two Cedar Rapids locations ... »

One killed, another hurt in fiery Interstate 80 crash involving semi

IOWA CITY — One person was killed and another injured in a fiery crash on Interstate 80 in Iowa City Friday morning.

The crash happen ... »

Iowa to join interstate distance learning compact

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill into law Friday that he expects will help lower costs and streamline participation in distanc ... »

Retired brigadier general pulls man away from scene of burning semi

IOWA CITY — A retired Army Brigadier General helped pull a man away from a fiery crash on Interstate 80 Friday morning in Iowa City.

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