Time Machine

Time Machine: Bloom County House

IOWA CITY — Iowa had its own controversial cartoonist for a short time in the 1980s. Berkeley “Berke” Breathed started drawing ... »

Time Machine: Cherry Residence

CEDAR RAPIDS — There was a holiday party and housewarming Dec. 29, 1902, at Mr. and Mrs. Upton C. Blake’s handsome new home at the co ... »

Time Machine: From Conover to Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Forbes lists Cargill, Inc., of Minnesota as the largest private company in the United States. It was valued at $134.9 billion ... »

Time Machine: The Cherry sisters

MARION — ‘Marion society was all agog before the concert given by the Cherry Concert Company at the opera house” on Friday, Ja ... »

TIME MACHINE: Sanford’s started business in Iowa City in 1851, became part of state history

The state of Iowa was only five years old in 1851 when state legislators recruited William Lee, a book binder in St. Louis, to come to Iowa City. L ... »

Time Machine: Dale’s Fruit Market

CEDAR RAPIDS — New Pioneer Co-op has opened its organic food store at 3338 Center Point Rd. NE in Cedar Rapids, which once was the site of a ... »

Time Machine: ‘Love is a fleeting thing at best ...’

(Second of two stories)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jury selection for the murder trial of Dr. Robert C. Rutledge of St. Louis began May 2, 1949, i ... »

Time Machine: Murder of passion

(First of two parts. Part 2: “The trial” next Sunday)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Margaret Bell was cleaning Room 729 at the Roosevel ... »

Time Machine: Pioneers of Linn County

LINN COUNTY — The McKean brothers were born in Burlington, Bradford County, Pa. Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson McKean came to Linn Coun ... »

Time Machine: Union Passenger Station

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids’ union depot was a small, unattractive building that hardly suited a growing city.

In 1891, a Gaze ... »

Time Machine: Undefeated

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Tigers of Washington High School in Cedar Rapids had built a strong reputation as a good football team in the 1920s. The ... »

Time Machine: Veterans Memorial

CEDAR RAPIDS — According to a May 19, 1920 Gazette story, “Battery E of the 126th Field Artillery was regarded during the war by loca ... »

Time Machine: Dr. James Van Allen

CEDAR RAPIDS — Abigail and Dr. James Van Allen and his wife, Abigail, met “by accident” when she backed into his car at a stop ... »

TIME MACHINE: Herbert Hoover comes home for the last time

CEDAR RAPIDS — Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st President of the United States, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1964, at the age of 90. Wishing to be burie ... »

Time Machine: Mayor’s murder

CEDAR RAPIDS — John T. Carmody was an experienced machinist when he arrived in Cedar Rapids from Lima, Ohio, in 1885. He immediately went to ... »

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