West Branch health class helps teen find cancer

IOWA CITY - It's an awkward topic, especially for a group of 13- to 14-year-old middle schoolers.

Testicular cancer.

But Lynnette P ... »

New events spice up Fire & Ice Festival

CEDAR RAPIDS - The City of Five Seasons is lighting five trees for the season, beginning Tuesday and continuing daily through Friday.

That' ... »

From the Ground Up: Proper care for a natural Christmas tree

The joy of a real Christmas tree can't be beat. Whether you cut your own at a tree farm, or find one at a local lot, bringing it home and decoratin ... »

Couple donates embryos to another infertile couple in need

Lydia Fine knew she always wanted to have children.

But when she and her husband, Nathan Timmel, started trying when they were 30 and 40 res ... »

Subscription box craze hooks Corridor shoppers

Phoebe Simon, 45, of Coralville, needs nice clothes for the workshops and presentations she leads at her job at Stamats Communications in Cedar Rap ... »

Black Friday faithful in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City lament changes

Six years ago - as junior high schoolers in Iowa City - Riley Hulsebus and Annie Belding started taking on Black Friday together, bumping elbows wi ... »

Lessons from a school year living in poverty still resonate in Cedar Rapids man's life

"The most important evaluation of a society is not based upon how well the rich, powerful and privileged are do ... »

Iowa teens taking part in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two dancers from Independence will take part in Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.

In the spring, Jackie H ... »

Thanksgiving dinner cost up slightly

You will have to pay slightly more for your traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year, primarily because of a modest increase in the price of the t ... »

Linn-Mar student to perform at Carnegie Hall

MARION - A Linn-Mar High School freshman has been invited to perform next year at New York's Carnegie Hall during its 125th anniversary season.

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VIDEO: The Santa House in Coralville
Why do American landlords love refugee tenants?

One week a refugee family is fleeing the brutality of civil war and living in a shipping container near the Syrian border, and the next they might ... »

Happy 75th Birthday Mom!
Happy 75th Birthday! To the best Mom and Grandma ever! From all the special holidays and birthdays we ... »
Spilde 70th Anniversary
Spilde 70th Anniversary Orval & Bernadean (Case) Spilde were married on November 29, 1945 in Siou ... »
80th Birthday
80th Birthday Margaret DeSotel November 25, 2015 Help her celebrate! Send a card to: 3214 W. Carthage Dr. #4 Freeport, IL 61032 »