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Week Zero area football capsules

Area football capsules for Week Zero:HLV at WACO* Time and site - 7 p.m. Thursday, at Wayland* Records and rankings - 8-Player 10th-ranked HLV was 7-4 ...

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VIDEO: Lincoln Memorial defaced with expletive

WASHINGTON - The Lincoln Memorial in the U.S. capital was spray painted with expletive graffiti that was discovered on Tuesday, days after violence br ...

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4 area cross country squads earn preseason No. 1 IATC rankings

Four area teams are ranked No. 1 in the preseason cross country rankings, released Tuesday by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches. The boys' teams ...

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White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Virginia violence

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump no doubt pleased part of his political base on Tuesday by passionately arguing that both right- and left-wing extrem ...

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Preseason poll features a twist in Class 2A

Six ballots. Six different No. 1s.There's not a consensus on the state's top Class 2A football team in the preseason poll released today by The Gazett ...

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Authorities investigating stabbing at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES - Authorities are investigating a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night at the Iowa State Fair.According to the Iowa State Patrol, the 21-ye ...

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Harpers Ferry captures second national Granny Basketball crown

For the second year in a row The Harpers Ferry Fireflies won the National Granny Basketball Tournament.The tournament was held in Norman, Okla., in Ju ...

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Wednesday Morning Read: Ernst finds ‘calm, civil’ audience; murder verdict tossed out, UI move-in underway

TODAY'S WEATHER - Muggy, showers and storms likely. High 82, low 67. ERNST FINDS 'CALM, CIVIL' AUDIENCE - U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst appreciated the "calm ...

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Disagree with kindness

Pretty much everyone has core convictions and beliefs they hold true more deeply than anything is true.They live from them, build their lives on them, ...

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Trump praises North Korean leader’s decision not to fire missiles toward Guam

BEIJING/TOKYO - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a #x201c;wise#x201d; decision not to fire missile ...

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Letter: Vote Gary Hinzman for mayor on Nov. 7

Did you know that six people are running for the mayor of Cedar Rapids and we, the citizens, will be voting in about 90 days or less for a new one? Vo ...

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Center Point teen crowned queen at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES - A Center Point teen was crowned Junior Cowgirl Queen at this year's Iowa State Fair.Callyn Fox, 16, a junior at Center Point-Urbana High ...

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Letter: Employment is a solution to panhandling

Regarding the Aug. 6 letter #x201c;Banishing panhandlers is appalling decision#x201d;:The letter writer described as appalling and shameful the Cedar ...

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Forum tonight on Iowa City school bond

IOWA CITY - The League of Women Voters of Johnson County host a forum concerning the Iowa City Community School District's $191.5 million school bond ...

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Prichard suspends campaign for Iowa governor

State Rep. Todd Prichard said Tuesday he is suspending his campaign for Iowa governor.He cited fundraising challenges among the reasons.Prichard, a Ch ...

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