Michaela Ramm

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Rain doesn't deter protesters outside at Trump rally

CEDAR RAPIDS - Heavy rains that came and went, and came again, didn't deter scores of protesters who waved signs, chanted and elicited honks from passing cars while awaiting President Donald Trump's arrival downtown Wednesday evening.

Familiar c ... »

My Iman Montessori and Academy shuts down

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Montessori school located within the Islamic Center of Cedar Rapids is hosting a sale after closing permanently.

All classroom items from My Iman Montessori and Academy will be up for sale Thursday through Saturday at the ... »

Iowa State University sells plane involved in Leath hard landing

A single-engine plane that then-Iowa State University President Steven Leath damaged in a hard landing two years ago was sold this week for $450,000 - less than initially hoped for - to a Cedar Rapids company.

The university's 2011 Cirrus SR22 was ... »

News Track: Blues concert to raise money for Riverside Roundhouse

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Czech Village will host a blues concert later this summer as a fundraising effort help to restore a former community center torn down nearly a decade ago.

BACKGROUND

The Riverside Roundhouse was a neighborhood center built ... »

What are the 'best practices' for investigating an officer-involved shooting?

CEDAR RAPIDS - What happens after the gun goes off?

With the heightened awareness of officer-involved shootings around the country, the debates surrounding police departments' policies on use of force only have increased as more incidents grab h ... »

Nurses now teaching program in Iowa City to help seniors from falling

IOWA CITY - Wear appropriate shoes. Exercise to improve balance. Check prescriptions for side effects.

These are just a handful of tips emphasized in a fall prevention program that aims to help area seniors stay independent longer and live healthi ... »

Iowa veteran pushes hyperbaric treatment for postwar symptoms

CEDAR RAPIDS - For years, Ernie Goebel felt the aftereffects of war.

A retired sergeant major, Goebel served 35 years in the Army and Army Reserves and was deployed overseas during the Korean, Gulf and Iraq wars.

Goebel, now 73 and a residen ... »

Marion students competing at The History Bee, national scholastic event

MARION - Six students met in a small conference room at Oak Ridge Middle School in early May, quizzing one another on religions across the world, Chinese dynasties and U.S. wars throughout history.

Although school is nearly out for the summer, the ... »

Emotions run high as Eastern Iowa volunteers honor deceased veterans

CEDAR RAPIDS - Johnathon Endicott said he loved that his grandfather always had vanilla sandwich cookies in his pantry he could eat whenever he came over.

Even with happy memories like this, Saturday marked an emotional day for the 11-year-old fro ... »

Cedar Rapids rally calls for Medicare for all

CEDAR RAPIDS - Seven rallies were held across the state over the weekend to call for #x201c;Medicare for all#x201d; following heated national debate over health care legislation that passed in the U.S. House earlier this month.

The Cedar Rapids ra ... »