Suspect in killing of two nuns in Mississippi has Iowa ties

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Mississippi man charged in the stabbing deaths of two nuns there last week has Iowa ties. The Mississippi Department of Public Safet ...

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Letter: Create laws to protect children

One right that needs to be brought into the public eye is a father's rights. There is an injustice done every day to fathers. Parents should have 50/ ...

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Bruce Alger

BRUCE LEROY ALGER Lisbon Bruce Leroy Alger, 81, passed away at his church on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m ...

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Talbert Davenport Sr.

TAMA Talbert Davenport Sr., 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo.

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James Kewley

MARION James L. Kewley, 94, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.

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Betty Merritt

BETTY ANN MERRITT Cedar Rapids Betty Ann Merritt, 88, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at her home. Funeral service: 1 p.m. Thursd ...

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Bud Schuchmann

BUD SCHUCHMANN Strawberry Point Bud Schuchmann, 91, of Strawberry Point, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. ...

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Imogene Pirillo

OELWEIN Imogene E. Pirillo, 89, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein.

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Nancy "Maxine" Ford

NANCY "MAXINE" FORD Rowley Nancy "Maxine" Ford, 90, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Kingston Residence in Fort Wayne, Ind. Born in Rowley ...

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Letter: Reader supports minimum wage increase

My purpose for writing this letter is to explain how I feel about the minimum wage. I feel as a single mom, I have struggled over the years due to the ...

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Irene Rose

IRENE EILEEN ROST Anamosa Irene Eileen Rost, 75, of Anamosa, formerly of Quincy, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at 2:26 p.m. in St. Luke's Ho ...

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Couple of quick notes from Greg Davis

IOWA CITY - There are a bunch of questions flying around on the Hawkeyes in regard to both sides of the ball.When Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davi ...

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Edgar Snow Jr.

EDGAR B. SNOW JR. Cedar Rapids Edgar B. Snow Jr., 85, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clini ...

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Mable Torres

MABLE BERNICE TORRES Coralville Mable Bernice Torres, 85, passed away Aug. 25, 2016, at Windmill Manor in Coralville. She was born in Naytahw ...

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Don't look for a nickname flying out of Iowa secondary

IOWA CITY - Nicknames just sort of happen and, as tempting as it might be, you simply can't give yourself one. It just doesn't work that way. After t ...

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