Iowa farmers pay workers more than national average

Farm operators in Iowa and Missouri are paying the workers they hire more than the national average.

There were 34,000 workers hired directly ... »

Be thankful for apps to reduce food waste

Thanksgiving is the day to make all your food fantasies come true.

But later, when you're stuffed with stuffing, tired of turkey and packed ... »

Poll: Little change in Iowa Democratic caucus race

CEDAR RAPIDS - Despite giving her low grades for handling the economy, likely Iowa Democratic caucusgoers are sticking with Hillary Clinton as thei ... »

Obama tells Americans homeland is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel

NEW YORK - President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgivi ... »

Iowa tax revenue up 3.9 percent in October, despite forecast downturn

CEDAR RAPIDS - Although corporate income tax deposits fell in October, overall Iowa tax revenue increased nearly 4 percent for the month, the Legis ... »

Shirley Fenchel
SHIRLEY ANN FENCHEL Cedar Rapids Shirley Ann Fenchel, 80, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center. Mem ... »
UI offers study abroad scholarship to every undergrad from Iowa

The University of Iowa pitches the study abroad experience as one that can enrich the student experience, broaden career aspirations, and provide s ... »

Stacey Ralston
Stacey L. Ralston 11/25/1984 5/20/2002 Beautiful moments together, we thought would never end. The pain we feel on losing you, w ... »
Podcast: ‘Triple Option’ wraps up prep football season

The #x201c;Triple Option#x201d; podcast - down a man this week - breaks down the state football championships, particularly Regina's win over Weste ... »

John Eilers
ANAMOSA John Eilers, 62, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa. »
Iowa’s Darian Cooper sets example in perseverance

IOWA CITY - Darian Cooper has every reason to feel sorry for himself, but the Iowa defensive tackle instead feels grateful.

His colleg ... »

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Appeals court upholds conviction of Ginger Jefferson for killing her daughter-in-law in 2013

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Ginger Jefferson, who was found guilty in 2014 for killing her daugh ... »

Florence Meehan
FLORENCE "SUE" MEEHAN Anamosa Florence "Sue" Leona Walz Meehan died peacefully at her home in Anamosa on Nov. 23, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial ... »