Gary Pohren

GARY WAYNE POHREN Hamilton, Ill. 1942 2017 Gary Wayne Pohren, 74, of Hamilton, Ill., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Oldorf Hosp ...

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Hawkeye Downs season championships sees ‘consistent’ Austin Slabaugh crowned in Legends

  CEDAR RAPIDS - In 2015, Austin Slabaugh took his first laps in a racecar. Fresh out of Mid-Prairie High School, the former football player joined t ...

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Hunter Van Bogart

HUNTER VAN BOGART Cedar Rapids Hunter Lee Van Bogart, 23, passed away due to injuries suffered in an accident on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in C ...

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Review: Debut novel ‘Found Audio’ questions what is normal

N.J. Campbell's debut novel #x201c;Found Audio#x201d; is a frame story within a frame. A fictional version of the author works for a small publishing ...

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Author who grew up in Midwest learned early to dedicate time to what he loves most — reading and writing

Former Fairfield resident N.J. Campbell has written one of the most anticipated books of the summer, #x201c;Found Audio.#x201d;#x201c;My publisher des ...

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Americans are buying more food at Wal-Mart

Competition is heating up among grocery chains, but Americans increasingly are buying their food at Wal-Mart.The retailer on Thursday said food sales ...

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Betty Tuttle

OTHER DEATHS Betty Tuttle, 74, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Prairie du Chien.

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Iris Young

ANAMOSA Iris Young, 83, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.

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Letter: Vote for Janet Godwin on Sept. 12

I have had the privilege to learn from and work with Janet Godwin when she served on the ICCSD Foundation board of directors. I saw firsthand the comm ...

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Inviting the community to college

IOWA CITY - If it has been a while since you strapped on a backpack and squeezed into a desk, or you're curious about the evolving higher education ex ...

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Can a regional approach bolster the Corridor’s economy?

CEDAR RAPIDS - With the Corridor facing low unemployment rates and the attraction of people, not just jobs, at center stage, local economic developmen ...

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Letter: Reader grateful for returned wallet

To the folks who found my wallet on Jacolyn Drive and returned it to my house: Thank you so much! It's people like you that reinforce my belief that m ...

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Review: Action-packed adventure, ‘The Illusionist’s Apprentice’, falls flat

By Terri Leblanc, correspondent'The Illusionist's Apprentice#x201d; by Kristy Cambron is another historical fiction novel featuring a strong female ch ...

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Judith North

JUDITH RAE NORTH Vinton Judith Rae North, 78, of Vinton, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at her home in Vinton. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Tu ...

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Kaye Fieseler

KAYE ANN FIESELER Cedar Rapids Kaye Ann Fieseler, 74, of Cedar Rapids, died peacefully at her home Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Services: 2 p.m. ...

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