Seeking our place to belong

Lynda Waddington, Exact Change

Pause for a moment and consider your community or neighborhood. Do you thrive there? Are you attached to it? D ... »

Robert Pirillo
OELWEIN Robert J. Pirillo, 57, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein. »
Cedar Rapids streets are a mess

To the editor:

What is Cedar Rapids doing to our city? Changing all these one-ways to two-ways is a nightmare and in my opinion ridiculous. ... »

A rule change that breaks the rules

The Branstad administration is pursuing a rule change that breaks the rules of good government.

The Department of Revenue has served notice ... »

Sensible and responsible growth

Recently there has been a lot of information in the news about the Iowa Board of Regents (BOR) decision to select Mr. Herrald as the new President ... »

Melissa Crow
MELISSA CROW North English Melissa Anne Crow, 42, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in the Ed and Joan Hemphill Hospice Unit at St. Luke's Ho ... »
Kudos to those transforming neighborhood

To the editor:

I would like to congratulate all entities that have felt the need to work toward what is rapidly becoming the new Wellington ... »

Opal Wright
STRAWBERRY POINT Opal Neoma Wright, 101, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Leonard Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elkader. »
Dennis Braksiek
DENNIS L. BRAKSIEK Osage Beach, Mo. Dennis L. Braksiek, 69, formerly of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at his home in Osage Be ... »
Teachers recognized before game

IOWA CITY — As part of its Extra Yard For Teachers program, The College football Playoff Foundation funded nearly $27,000 in projects ... »

Lyle McBurney
TODDVILLE Lyle McBurney, 84, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion. »
Irene Ford
IRENE FORD Lone Tree Irene Doris Ford, 89, of Lone Tree, passed away at her home on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. ... »
Edward Kulhavy
EDWARD KULHAVY Cedar Rapids Edward "Ed" G. Kulhavy, 88, of Cedar Rapids, died at Westridge Care Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Services are pending with Teahen Funeral Home. »
Richard Ahrendsen
RICHARD AHRENDSEN Olin Richard H. Ahrendsen, 81, of Olin, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa. His f ... »
Elvie Gilster
OTHER DEATHS Elvie Gilster, 81, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Prairie du Chien. »