Global modeling agency stages fashion show where journey began

CEDAR RAPIDS - Twenty years ago, Mary Brown sat in her office watching her dreams dissolve through her tears. Her prospects were as dreary as that Fe ...

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Linn, Jones and Cedar counties

From the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL 501 PM CDT FRI JUL 21 2 ...

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Letter: Seclusion room incident appalling

As a lifelong educator, I am appalled and embarrassed by the incident involving the 8-year-old girl at Pierce Elementary School. We would not treat an ...

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Why champagne sorbet might be illegal

The powerful trade association that represents champagne makers has sued bloggers, water bottlers and haute couture fashion brands. They warned Apple ...

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Beverly Schrader

BEVERLY SCHRADER Walford Beverly Ann Schrader, 85, of Walford, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House o ...

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Deborah Thayer

CEDAR RAPIDS Deborah Thayer, 66, died Thursday, July 20, 2017. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids.

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UNI men’s basketball frontcourt focused on playing with urgency after losing season

WATERLOO - After a 2016-17 season that ended with a 14-16 record and no postseason Northern Iowa men's basketball players and coaches settled in for a ...

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More than 2,000 Alliant customers without power in Cedar Rapids

More than 2,000 customers have been without power since 6:00 in the Wellington Heights area of Cedar Rapids. According to the Alliant Energy Outage M ...

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Independence manufacturer Geater to expand

An Independence manufacturer will expand in the city with plans to add at least six jobs.On Friday, the Iowa Economic Development Authority approved p ...

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Remsen St. Mary’s topples North Linn in state baseball quarterfinals

DES MOINES - Timing is everything. The goal is to play your best baseball in the biggest games. Hits and plays have to come at the right moment. Unf ...

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First calls made for Dix to quit as Iowa Senate GOP leader

By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines BureauDES MOINES - A $2.2 million judgment likely will cause some collateral damage.Some think that should incl ...

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Letter: Actors make community proud

When I was a teacher, I learned that I sometimes had to establish a rapport with certain students in order to help them gain confidence in themselves. ...

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Lovell Slaymaker

LOVELL SLAYMAKER Marengo Lovell M. Slaymaker, 73, of Marengo, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, July ...

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Road rage incident lands Wellman man in jail

IOWA CITY - A Wellman man was arrested after a road rage incident earlier this month.According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, the incident ha ...

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Iowa City Downtown District hires its first public art director

IOWA CITY - Three years ago, a local artist painted his first bench with a design perfect for Iowa - a hog made of corn on the cob and butter - as par ...

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