Tuesday Morning Read: Cargill celebrates 50 years in Cedar Rapids; Blairs Ferry Road closed for railroad work; University of Iowa picks new health care leader

TODAY'S WEATHER - Sunny, warm. High 70, low 46. CARGILL CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN CEDAR RAPIDS - When it was just starting, the corn milling plant on Ce ...

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Ron Arduser

RON ARDUSER Monticello Ron Arduser, 69, of Monticello, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Oct. 14, 2017, surrounded by his family from his ...

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Elaine Ryan

LANSING Elaine Ryan, 88, formerly of Lansing, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing.

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David McKechnie

DAVID ALLEN MCKECHNIE Atkins David Allen McKechnie, 63, of Atkins, died peacefully at his home on the farm on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, followi ...

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Verla McIntyre

WEST UNION Verla J. McIntyre, 75, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Burnham-Wood-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, West Union.

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Letter: Vote Gary Hinzman for C.R. mayor

Our community is special to me. My family has been here for 150 years. Like all families, we helped build this great city and our future depends on th ...

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Gary Rowden

GARY LYNN ROWDEN Cedar Rapids Gary Lynn Rowden, 63, of Marshall, Ark., passed from this life on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at his home. He was born ...

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Gladys Hackmann

ELGIN Gladys Hackmann, 100, died, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elgin.

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Edward Kleinstauber

ANAMOSA Edward Paul Kleinstauber, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. Iowa Cremation.

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Charles "Chip" Dickerson

OTHER DEATHS Charles "Chip" Dickerson, 48, of Altoona, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.

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William "Bill" Zahn

WILLIAM "BILL" ROBERT ZAHN Cedar Rapids William "Bill" Robert Zahn, 75, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Oct. 12, 2017, following a car accident ne ...

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MARJORIE MARSH BENNER

MARJORIE MARSH BRENNER Cedar Rapids Graveside services for Marjorie Marsh Brenner will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, at 1:30 p.m. in Calvary Cemetery.

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Scott Speth

SCOTT A. SPETH Cedar Rapids Scott A. Speth, 25, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, ...

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Mary Lou Meyer

MARY LOU MEYER West Union Mary Lou Meyer, 89, of West Union, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at her home in West Union. Mary Lou, the daughter ...

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North Liberty man accused of threatening woman with a gun

NORTH LIBERTY - A North Liberty man is accused of a pointing a gun at a woman's head and threatening to kill her.North Liberty police said the inciden ...

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