The Rev. Thomas Shea

THE REV. THOMAS S. SHEA Bloomington, Ill. The Rev. Thomas S. Shea, 80, of Bloomington, Ill., passed away at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, ...

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Elizabeth "Betty" Elsner

CEDAR RAPIDS Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Elsner, 89, died Thursday, April 27, 2017. Teahen Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.

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Trump aims to expand US offshore drilling, despite low industry demand

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to extend offshore oil and gas drilling to areas that have been off limit ...

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Kirk Ferentz, Tom Brands testify at trial to issues in working with Jane Meyer

DES MOINES - Iowa Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz often talks about #x201c;doing your job#x201d; when it comes to his football players and coaches.Fr ...

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Farmers market season returns in Eastern Iowa

Farmers market season is back, and Cedar Rapids and Iowa City markets are aiming for greater social responsibility. The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers ...

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Darrell Garrett

MARION Darrell Garrett, 78, died Thursday, April 27, 2017. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.

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Cedar Rapids firefighters rescue man from smoke-filled home

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids firefighters came to the rescue of an 80-year-old man trapped in a smoke-filled house Thursday after a kitchen fire was #x ...

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Xavier determined to return to state soccer

CEDAR RAPIDS - The journey is underway, a trek that the Xavier boys' soccer team hopes leads to the state tournament.The Saints have been putting in t ...

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Camping World-led group wins bankruptcy auction for Gander Mountain

Camping World Holdings Inc and a group of liquidators won a bankruptcy auction for Gander Mountain Co on Friday, according to bankruptcy court filing. ...

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Rita Lenhart

RITA MARIE LENHART Tama Rita Marie Lenhart, 91, of Tama, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. A Mass of Chri ...

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Panel: Autonomous cars will change insurance sooner, not later

DES MOINES - As his vehicle took a turn in "aggressive mode," Josh Whitley's hands hovered near the steering wheel but never touched it. The car, an a ...

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Drake Relays: Friday's schedule, live updates

The Drake Relays continue Friday in Des Moines with a full day of prelims and finals in high school and college, plus the start of Rio Rematches in th ...

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Buchanan County creek an outdoorsman’s paradise

There is a creek in south Buchanan County, along whose banks I have enjoyed some of my finer days, including two this week.It's just a little farm cou ...

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Shirley Haley

SHIRLEY IRENE HALEY Marion Shirley Irene Haley, 90, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Visitation: ...

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Cedar Rapids bowling tournaments growing

Editor's note: Lane Lafler is a director with the Cedar Rapids USBC Bowling Association board.  The Cedar Rapids USBC Bowling Association had a coupl ...

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