Letter: President Trump says what he thinks

The country gets it: the Democrats and the media cannot accept the fact that Donald Trump is our elected president.We didn't elect a good ol' boy and ...

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L. Charles DeMoss

L. CHARLES (CHUCK) DEMOSS Earlville L. Charles (Chuck) DeMoss, 61, of Fulton, Texas, formerly of Earlville, Iowa, and Everett, Wash., died S ...

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Deloris Klever

INDEPENDENCE Deloris Klever, 85, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Fawcett Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Winthrop.

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Betty Dye

BETTY JEAN DYE Marengo Betty Jean Dye, 82, of Marengo, passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at Rose Haven Nursing Home. Funeral services: ...

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Cedar Rapids educator defines struggle for excellence

CEDAR RAPIDS - Gabby Granadillo wants her students to make mistakes in her middle school math classes.#x201c;A mistake is not the end,#x201d; the McKi ...

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Verna Gilmore

ANAMOSA Verna Eilene Duncan Gilmore died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.

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Mary Rans

OTHER DEATHS Mary Kay Rans, 58, of Nevada, Iowa, formerly of Manchester, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Manchester.

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Letter: Time to sponsor official peace treaty

The United States and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace ...

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Watch: Week 4 college football picks on On Iowa Gameday, including Iowa-Penn State

Iowa (3-0) is a 12-point underdog at home Saturday night as No. 4 Penn State (3-0) visits Kinnick Stadium. Marc Morehouse, Mike Hla and Jeremiah Davis ...

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W. Myron Rathjen

W. MYRON "MIKE" RATHJEN Marengo W. Myron "Mike" Rathjen, 98, of Marengo, passed away at Compass Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 20 ...

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Esther Rinderknecht

ESTHER MAE RINDERKNECHT Urbana Esther Mae Rinderknecht, 85, of Urbana, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be hel ...

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Letter: State supported flood protection project

The Sept. 18 article #x201c;Work underway on flood protection project#x201d; did a good job providing the sights, sounds and goals of the major flood ...

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John McLure

JOHN R. MCLURE Iowa City John R. McLure, 56, of Iowa City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics s ...

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Charles Akers

CHARLES WINFIELD AKERS Cedar Rapids Charles Winfield Akers, 95, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at the Rehabilitation Cen ...

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No special session, but big budget challenges remain

There will be no special legislative session needed to clean up an unbalanced 2017 state budget. The pool of red ink remaining as the books close turn ...

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