Guidelines for guest columns, community letters

Insight staffAs part of our mission to help identify and discuss important local issues and solutions to current local problems, we welcome your lette ...

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Margaret Merideth

CEDAR RAPIDS Margaret Merideth, 81, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.

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Cedar Rapids man sends books to those in need

CEDAR RAPIDS - Momodu Kamara and his family came to Cedar Rapids 17 years ago after fleeing the civil war in Sierra Leone. In July 2010, Kamara found ...

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Luella Gipe

LUELLA GIPE Vinton Luella E. Gipe, 87, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the Vinton Lutheran Home following a stroke. Funeral services will ...

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Vincent Ryan

VINCENT MARTIN RYAN Cedar Rapids Vincent Martin Ryan, 86, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. ...

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Joseph Demuth

ATKINS Joseph Demuth, 46, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids.

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Developers aim to restart new Riley’s site in Marion

MARION - Developers plan to reboot a failed construction project in uptown Marion this spring after the roof collapsed on the property, requiring the ...

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Mary Earles

INDEPENDENCE Mary Ellen Earles, 72, died Saturday evening, Feb. 6, 2016. Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence.

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Letter: All aspects of treaty missing in column

Tim Burrack's Jan. 31 column #x201c;Caucus voters should consider trade#x201d; supporting the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) failed to mention two di ...

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Will Iowa finally rule on Bakken pipeline?

Iowa remains the last hurdle to a 1,168-mile crude oil pipeline from North Dakota's Bakken and Three Forks regions, through South Dakota and Iowa, to ...

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What we’ve learned about mental health and violence

When I volunteered to start a think tank to address violence in Cedar Rapids, I knew very little about crime, education, race relations or any of the ...

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Community letters are your chance to connect and engage

Starting Sunday, we are renaming our Letters to the Editor section as Community Letters. It's a small shift, but we feel one that is in better alignme ...

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Ken Davidson

FAIRFAX Ken A. Davidson, 60, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. Papich-Kuba Funeral Home East, Cedar Rapids.

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Time Machine: Cou Falls

JOHNSON COUNTY - Josef Coufal, a native of Bohemia, arrived in a river bottom area of the Iowa River in 1850. He was 23 when he began farming. As his ...

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Michael Cooley

MICHAEL RAY COOLEY Elgin Michael Ray Cooley, 64, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Elgin, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Denver Hospice House. Serv ...

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