Life

Coding making its way into local curriculum as critical skill for future workforce

A chorus of exasperated sighs echo from Monica Hamilton's classroom at Summit Schools, a private, non-profit prekindergarten through fifth grade schoo ...

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Nature’s Note: Ash Flower Galls common this winter

This winter many urban ash trees are covered with unusual growths called ash staminate flower gall. An infected tree's twigs are covered with crumbly ...

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Cedar Rapids elementary school works heart rate monitors into curriculum

In a momentary lull in activity during their physical education class on Tuesday, fifth-graders at St. Matthew's Elementary in Cedar Rapids didn't sta ...

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North Liberty Lions raising money to purchase service dog for resident

NORTH LIBERTY - Todd Bevans and his service dog, Arvo, had a special bond. Now a local service club hopes to help create a new bond between man and ca ...

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Everybody Eats: Improvising still makes tasty cookies

I hate when a recipe has the word easy in the title, especially when I find it anything but.I promised a friend cookies the other day and because we w ...

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Jefferson High School Academic Decathlon team continues to shine

CEDAR RAPIDS - In Room 38 of the basement of Jefferson High School, students were bent over their binders. They were working on Indian music. Title by ...

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Cedar Rapids man sends books to those in need

CEDAR RAPIDS - Momodu Kamara and his family came to Cedar Rapids 17 years ago after fleeing the civil war in Sierra Leone. In July 2010, Kamara found ...

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Puppymonkeybaby, chip-craving fetus stand out in tame Super Bowl ad lineup

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES - Advertisers played it safe and light with the most expensive ever Super Bowl ad slots on Sunday, shunning previous years' attem ...

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Thank You

Thank You The family of Janet Neyens would like to express our appreciation for the love and support shown to us at the tim ...

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Happy 80th Birthday

Happy 80th Birthday John Studt Cards may be sent to: 1104 SW Quartz Rd. #2 Bentonville, AR 72712

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Thank You St. Jude

Thank You St. Jude May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred he ...

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Cedar Rapids therapist heals animals with massage and reiki

Gina Hamilton, a licensed massage therapist and spiritual healer, has a special bond with animals. She is able to communicate with animals by "mergin ...

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100th Birthday Celebration Open House

100th Birthday Celebration Open House Honoring Ida Strunk Saturday, February 13 1 - 4 p.m. Secret Garden Lounge Highland Ridge ...

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Rajtora - McCoy

Rajtora - McCoy Karen and Otto Jim Rajtora of Cedar Rapids, IA are happy to announce the December 11, 2015 engagement of their daug ...

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Refshauge 90th Birthday

Refshauge 90th Birthday Lyle Refshauge, formerly of Cedar Rapids, will celebrate his 90th birthday on February 14. Cards may be sent to him at: 420 E. 11th St. Rm. 405 Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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