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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Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

MINYA, Egypt - Masked militants in military-style uniforms opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, killing at leas ...

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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. Servi ...

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Triple Play Podcast: North Linn Coach Travis Griffith on new pitch count rules, Lynx’s 5-0 start

As the 2017 prep baseball season nears the end of its first week, The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson discuss one of the more prevalent topics ...

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Iowa shuts down No. 1 seed Nebraska in Big Ten baseball tournament

Iowa pitcher Ryan Erickson has Big Ten champion Nebraska's number.After tossing six innings of six-hit, three-run (two earned) ball for his first care ...

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Cedar Rapids OKs fireworks use around Fourth of July and New Years

CEDAR RAPIDS - Consumer fireworks can fly in Cedar Rapids beginning next Thursday after elected officials declined to heed the advice of public safety ...

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Regina’s demanding practices, schedule yield consistent success

IOWA CITY - As soon as the coaches arrive at the Iowa City Regina boys' soccer practice, a switch flips.The players get up from their perches on the l ...

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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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A new kind of bridge for Johnson County

IOWA CITY - About midway between Iowa City and West Branch on Lower West Branch Road SE, just south of Interstate 80, a crew of bridge contractors car ...

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