Remembering our humanity during Syrian refugee crisis

If there is one thing we can all afford during this refugee crisis - is to be human.

I was fortunate (or unfortunate) to witness the exodus ... »

Campbell adding Toledo assistants to Iowa State staff

AMES - Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell spoke of loyalty to his former staff when he was introduced as the Cyclones' new coach.

He sta ... »

Fern Pensel
GUTTENBERG Fern Marie Pensel, 70, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. »
Marilyn Bergan
MARILYN BERGAN Elkader Marilyn Bergan, 81, of Elkader, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. Services are pending at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader. »
Podcast: ‘Pinning Combination’ recaps Cy-Hawk dual

The #x201c;Pinning Combination#x201d; podcast returns with a conversation with Cody Goodwin, who covers Iowa State wrestling as part of his duties ... »

George Nieters
GEORGE NIETERS Monticello George H. Nieters, 93, of Monticello, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A v ... »
Iowa State QB Grant Rohach transferring

Iowa State quarterback Grant Rohach announced he will transfer from the Cyclones. Rohach will graduate in December and be eligible to play anywhere ... »

Police: Ohio man’s joke led to active shooter response

CEDAR RAPIDS - An Ohio man faces a false reports charge after police responded to CRST for a bogus active shooter charge.

Cedar Rapids police ... »

Max Middleton
MAX LOWELL MIDDLETON Atalissa Max's spirit was released on Nov. 24, 2015, at 2:58 a.m. while traveling in Mississippi at the age of 68. Retir ... »
Police: Man’s shooting claims were false

IOWA CITY - An Iowa City man faces charges for lying about the circumstances under which he was shot.

According to an Iowa City police crimin ... »

Hawkeyes’ road trip continues

IOWA CITY - The late Yogi Berra has nothing on Kali Peschel.

#x201c;We've learned a lot,#x201d; Peschel said of the first one-fourth o ... »

Take action to protect Medicaid

To the editor:

I'm grateful for Medicaid, the health care safety net that protects all of us.

Every Iowa family is one disability or ... »

Opening statements begin this afternoon in Edward Cusic murder trial

CEDAR RAPIDS - Opening statements begin this afternoon in Linn County for a man who is charged with beating to death his mother nearly three years ... »

Raymond Batchelder
SIGOURNEY Raymond E. Batchelder, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Powell Funeral Home, Sigourney. »
Ernest Mortenson
MAQUOKETA Earnest Mortenson, 82, died Monday morning, Nov. 30, 2015. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa. »