Cedar Rapids woman runs into guardianship issues under managed care

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cindy Smothers has been trying since December to be listed as her son's guardian with AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa. So far, she's had lots ...

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Joel "Joe" Runge

JOEL "JOE" RUNGE Riverside Joel A. "Joe" Runge, 59, of Riverside, who has been battling cancer with vigor and might, had told his family and fri ...

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Clinton man claiming to sell TV in Coralville found with burglar’s tools, drugs

CORALVILLE - A man going door to door in Coralville, claiming he had a TV to sell, was instead found to have burglar's tools and drugs.According to Co ...

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Clean energy sector is growing Iowa’s economy

As the wind industry continues to harness Iowa's immense wind resources - which met an unprecedented 31 percent of the state's total electricity needs ...

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Letter: Council should consider taxpayers’ needs

Recently, the city sold the Smulekoff's building to a local developer at a loss of $4.3 million after holding the property for two years. In addition, ...

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Letter: No right to complain if you don’t vote

I'm an Independent when it comes to voting. I have voted both ways in the past. I am having trouble though in this year's election. I never thought I' ...

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Clayton Schnoebelen

CEDAR RAPIDS Clayton H. Schnoebelen, 89, died Saturday, April 30, 2016. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.

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Stanley Wall

OELWEIN Stanley J. Wall, 73, died Thursday afternoon, April 28, 2016. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein.

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Seniors seal packets for Freedom Festival

CEDAR RAPIDS - Work on this year's Freedom Festival is underway.Residents at Evergreen Estates recently finished stuffing, sealing and boxing thousand ...

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Letter: War to blame for refugee crisis

The scope of the refugee crisis is incomprehensible. Scenes of refugees from the Middle East are heartbreaking. We see that these displaced families a ...

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Drug Take-Back event nets 562 pounds of unwanted medications for Linn County Sheriff’s Office

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Linn County Sheriff's Office collected more than 500 pounds of unwanted or expired medications as part of Saturday's nationwide dru ...

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John Crawford

JOHN R. CRAWFORD Independence John R. Crawford, 70, of rural Independence, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at his home. Services: 10:30 a.m. Fri ...

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Second finalist for University of Iowa public safety director on campus

IOWA CITY - A second of four finalists is on campus today and tomorrow to interview for the UI Department of Public Safety director position, a role t ...

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Branstad happy with Iowa balanced budget, but upset about water quality inaction

DES MOINES - Gov. Terry Branstad gave the split-control Legislature passing marks Monday for producing a balanced budget that met state needs despite ...

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