Evelyn Carano

EVELYN CARANO Cedar Rapids Evelyn L. Carano, 87, of Cedar Rapids, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at West Ridge Care Center. Servi ...

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Iowa embraces mobile ID

Iowa may soon become the first state to offer smartphone-based ID cards. When Iowa announced a pilot program for its mobile ID app in 2014, the projec ...

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Mary Booth

MARY BOOTH Cedar Rapids Mary Alice Booth, 86, of Cedar Rapids, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar ...

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Dale Siems

DALE M. SIEMS Charles City Dale M. Siems, 90, of Onamia, Minn., and a former resident of Charles City, Iowa, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at the ...

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Leo Milota

CEDAR RAPIDS Leo E. "Butch" Milota, 80, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel, Cedar Rapids.

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Protecting your wedding investment

Story: New Bohemia wedding venue falls through, brides seek refundsThe average Iowa wedding costs $22,000, according to wedding website The Knot, whic ...

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CR Transit changes nearly here

Proposed changes to Cedar Rapids Transit passed their first public hearing hurdle this week. The upcoming changes are a result of recommendations from ...

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Jimmy Fausett

JIMMY L. FAUSETT Coralville Jimmy L. "Jim" Fausett, 85, longtime mayor of Coralville, died suddenly Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Mercy Iowa City ...

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Carol Tibbetts

CAROL TIBBETTS Dyersville Carol Ann (Krogman) Tibbetts, 75, of Mesquite, Nev., formerly of Dyersville, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 11: ...

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Iowa start-up SwineTech raises $1.3 million to help piglets live

SwineTech, a start-up founded by University of Iowa graduates, has brought in $1.3 million in investment money for its mission to reduce piglet deaths ...

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Stanley Koehn

GUTTENBERG Stanley Neil Koehn, 69, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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Catching up with former area athletes

A periodic look at former Gazette-area high school athletes and where they are now:l Iowa colleges - Mount Mercy junior second baseman Mallory Madsen ...

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Some kids never had a birthday cake. These volunteer bakers are changing that

FRESNO, Calif. - Carla Morales-Mendoza is all smiles and giggles as a lavishly and lovingly decorated cake is placed on a table in front of her as fri ...

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Letter: Do not leave pets in hot vehicles

Greg Buelow, the Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman, recently warned that as temps are getting warmer not to leave kids in cars alone. Good solid ad ...

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Donald Secrest

WEST BRANCH Donald Secrest, 82, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Henderson-Barker Funeral Home, West Branch.

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