Less than half of Iowa prescribers in program to cut opioid spread

DES MOINES - Only two in five Iowa doctors and other medical professionals who prescribe opioids are registered with a state program that is designed ...

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Monday Morning Read: New spin on fidget spinners, low opioid prescriber nukmbers, Cedar Rock 'friends' step up

TODAY'S WEATHER - Partly cloudy, chance of storms. High 73, low 51. NEW SPIN ON FIDGET SPINNERS - Students in Nolen Wrage's engineering class at McKi ...

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Doris Moore

DORIS M. MOORE Kalona A celebration of life for Doris M. (Grout) Moore, 90, of Kalona, who died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Pleasantveiw Home i ...

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Letter: Rod Blum’s vote hurt constituents

What? Courageous? No, Rep. Rod Blum was not courageous for attending town hall meetings. Courage would have happened if he had stood up to Washington ...

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Cedar Rapids teacher puts a different spin on fidget spinners

CEDAR RAPIDS - As the bell rings and sixth-graders file into Nolan Wrage's engineering tech classroom at McKinley Middle School in Cedar Rapids, sever ...

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George Kirby

GEORGE KENNETH KIRBY Cedar Rapids George Kirby, 75, passed away May 19, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesd ...

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AHCA is good for Iowans

This month the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to fix Obamacare. After standing up to my own party and helping to ...

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Ethel Moen

VINTON Ethel V. Milbrath Moen, 95, died Sunday, May 21, 2017. Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home, Vinton.

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Eileen McMann

CEDAR RAPIDS Eileen L. McMann, 101, died Sunday, May 21, 2017. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.

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Roma Dicken

ROMA JEAN DICKEN Cedar Rapids Roma Jean Dicken, 90, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar ...

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Amy Smothers

AMY MARIE SMOTHERS Iowa City Following a 16-month battle with ovarian cancer, Amy Marie Smothers passed away peacefully May 20, 2017, at her ho ...

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Thomas Hesseltine

WAYLAND Thomas Allen Hesseltine, 72, died Saturday, May 20, 2017. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Sigourney.

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How much is too much when hydrating?

Editor's note: Editor's note: Adam Rees is founder of GRIT Gym, a gym based on results, creating a culture and lifestyle of performance, strength, hea ...

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Jeannie Dvorsky

CEDAR RAPIDS Jeannie C. Dvorsky, 75, died Saturday, May 20, 2017. Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel, Cedar Rapids.

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A passion to grow rugby in Eastern Iowa

Patrick Lausen came to Cedar Rapids to play football and fell in love with rugby.#x201c;It's just become an incredible experience for me,#x201d; he sa ...

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