Lloyd Schutte

CASTALIA Lloyd Schutte, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Postville.

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Preserve public employees’ collective bargaining rights

What can we expect from a Republican-controlled state assembly during the 2017 session? For starters, we can look for Chapter 20 to be ripped apart, t ...

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Serving self-confidence: Cafe 361 gives back to Cedar Rapids community

On a day off from school, you might not expect middle school and high school girls to spend their time giving back to the community. But at Cafe 361 i ...

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Trump inauguration speech sharp break with past and his party

Donald Trump began his presidency as he ran his campaign - with blunt, searing talk about a crippled nation in dire need of bold, immediate action. Hi ...

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Kimble Springman

KIMBLE SPRINGMAN Cedar Rapids Kimble Lee Springman, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at the age of 66 after a valiant batt ...

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Business Breakfast

The Gazette's Business Breakfasts are quarterly events intended to provide business-to-business networking opportunities while enjoying coffee and a l ...

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Leona Pelechek

LEONA MAE PELECHEK Marion Leona Mae Pelechek, 89, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away at the Oldorf Hospice House of M ...

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Hawkeyes seek to break chain, start streak

IOWA CITY - Losing to your enemies, that's rough. So is losing to your friends, according to Chase Coley. "I hate losing to them," Coley said Friday ...

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Madelyn DeAngelo

TOLEDO Madelyn M. DeAngelo, 95, of Grinnell, formerly of Toledo, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo.

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Barbara Schulmeister

OELWEIN Barbara J. Schulmeister, 86, died Thursday morning, Jan. 19, 2017. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein.

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Former President George H.W. Bush watched inaugural from hospital room

AUSTIN, Texas - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who has spent nearly a week at a Houston hospital where he is being treated for pneumonia, wat ...

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Second suspect arrested in Jan. 9 robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS - The second suspect in a robbery investigation has been arrested.Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said 21-year-old Levi ...

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AIG to pay Buffett’s Berkshire about $10 billion in insurance deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American International Group Inc has agreed to pay roughly $10.2 billion to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take on ma ...

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Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put ‘America First’

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and telling a bitterly divided co ...

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Stephen Drahos

STEPHEN DRAHOS Mount Vernon Stephen Drahos, 67, of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, with his sons by his side after a battle with ...

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