Life & Accent

Cedar Rapids native keeps son’s legacy alive

Dan Eldon was a photojournalist covering the civil war in Somalia

University of Iowa student still pedalling for climate

With RAGBRAI complete, local woman’s fundraising goal continues

Health

Three early West Nile virus cases reported in Iowa

Illness appearing in Iowa earlier than usual, health officials say

The potentially deadly West Nile virus is making an early appearance in Iowa this year, state Department of Public Health officials said...

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Food

From the pantry: Cucumber makes for a refreshing summer sip

Scorching hot summer days require lemonade. It’s a simple truth. This tart and sweet sunny-colored drink is both refreshing and quenching...

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People and Places

Kalona resident to share stories from recent trip to Iran

Group hopes to continue discussion on topics of peace

Corben Boshart is hoping to continue a dialogue that started more than 6,000 miles from his hometown of Kalona.

Boshart traveled to Qom,...

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Books

‘Team Seven’: Teen coming-of-age story scores

Our state fair

Photos, essays capture spirit of Iowa State Fair

Hoopla

Bistro on the River to open in downtown Cedar Rapids

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