High school

Which fork?

STANWOOD — This is the second year “Business Communications” has been offered at North Cedar High School.

The cla ... »

Enjoying a (spring) break

MARION — Spring is approaching. Birds are chirping, snow is melting and spring break is here.

Spring break is a huge time for v ... »

North Cedar excels in music

STANWOOD — North Cedar’s music department has students from choir, band and jazz band that compete in competitions throughout ... »

Marion choirs on the rise

MARION — Two or three years — maybe even last year — if someone had mentioned Marion High School having a show choir, m ... »

Picking Mr. North Cedar

STANWOOD — Earlier this month, the North Cedar After Prom committee hosted its fifth annual Mr. North Cedar Contest, raising $1,100 f ... »

Forging new bonds

IOWA CITY — In the past few months, the news has been splattered with racially charged incidents involving the police, ranging from t ... »

Dying to learn

STANWOOD — At 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 18th North Cedar science teacher Jay Fetzer was murdered in his classroom.

It was up to his eig ... »

Should regents have to live in Iowa?

Halfway through her six-year term on Iowa's Board of Regents, Nicole C. Carroll in November resigned after her family moved to Texas. But according ... »

Judge declines to dismiss Iowa State pro-marijuana free speech lawsuit

A lawsuit accusing Iowa State University administrators, including President Steven Leath, of censoring a pro-marijuana student group’s righ ... »

Photo from Maquoketa Valley event

DELHI — The Maquoketa Valley Student Council held a food drive to benefit the food pantry and Second Helpings.

Almost 400 items were collected.

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Traditions and school spirit

STANWOOD — One of the main tasks during the holiday season is decorating a Christmas tree.

Most families get together and put u ... »

University of Iowa artist makes statement espousing free speech

IOWA CITY — About 17 hours after publicly expressing his “sincere apologies” to the black community in Iowa City for what he c ... »

A glimpse outside America

CEDAR RAPIDS — International Round Table was celebrated last month, Xavier’s 17th iteration of the global conference created b ... »

Pink Heals raising funds, hope

TIFFIN — They call it Pink Heals. They raise money and give back to the community.

A pink firetruck goes from city to city, tow ... »

Iowa City-area residents asked to submit mascot ideas for new North Liberty high school

NORTH LIBERTY — Mascots do more than jump around in furry suits; they can unite a merged student body, provide an identity for sports, music ... »