Gase gets top 25 at Iowa Speedway despite ‘weekend from hell’

NEWTON - Joey Gase felt like he couldn't find any luck at all on Saturday night in the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.The Cedar Rapids native qual ...

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Nature’s Notes: Bears return to Iowa

Imagine sauntering down a trail in Yellow River State Forest and coming face to face with a bear! It could happen right here in East Central Iowa. Ear ...

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Cedar Rapids kids exceed 1 million minutes of reading goal

CEDAR RAPIDS - 1,116,093 minutes.Not bad for eight weeks of reading for a group of kids enrolled in the Cedar Rapids Public Library's summer reading p ...

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Keith Frazier

KEITH J. FRAZIER Cedar Rapids Keith J. Frazier, 78, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospi ...

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Letter: Trump should release tax returns

I'm becoming concerned that Donald Trump has not been filing and/or paying federal income taxes during the past few years. The news media has dropped ...

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REVIEW | ‘RESTHAVEN’

#x201c;Resthaven,#x201d; Iowa City author Erik Therme's second novel, is a suspense tale featuring a group of bickering junior high girls locked in an ...

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REVIEW | ‘Gracie’s Song’

I love finding out about Iowa authors and sharing their books with my readers. Michelle Schlicher lives near Des Moines and has written her second fic ...

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Sammy Smith, 12, wins first INEX Legends feature at Hawkeye Downs

CEDAR RAPIDS - Sammy Smith won his first INEX Legends feature at Hawkeye Downs on Friday night.Smith, who makes the two-hour drive from the Des Moines ...

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Apple asks Court to rule against Samsung

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from ...

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Letter: Goose round up was the right choice

Two years ago we went to a concert at Noelridge Park and once was enough. There was so much goose poo - you parked in it, walked in it and sat in it. ...

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Janet Darrow

JANET DARROW Martelle Janet Darrow, 76, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Hallmark Care Center, Mount Vernon, following an extended illness. ...

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Iowa native, business owner to talk about kombucha craze

Do you like sauerkraut? Pickles? If you have a taste for these tangy, fermented foods, you may enjoy sipping on some Kombucha, a fermented, lightly sw ...

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Jones puts it all together to win U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON - Erik Jones finally got to put one all together at Iowa Speedway.The Joe Gibbs Racing driver has had fast cars, qualified up front and led lap ...

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Ronald Richmond

RONALD RICHMOND North Liberty Ronald C. Richmond, 68, of North Liberty, died suddenly Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Mercy Iowa City. A gatherin ...

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At 75, Wonder Woman is ready to return to the superhero spotlight

She may not look it, but Wonder Woman is celebrating her 75th birthday this year.DC Comics launched Superman and Batman before Wonder Woman, but many ...

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