New Linn County public health building to be named for Harris family

CEDAR RAPIDS - It was more than 50 years ago that members of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids voted - 460 to 291 - in favor of selli ...

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Iowa GOP plans June 2 Reynolds inaugural celebration

CEDAR RAPIDS - An inaugural celebration for Iowa's first female governor, Kim Reynolds, will be hosted by the Republican Party of Iowa June 2.Reynolds ...

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Less than half of Iowa prescribers in program to cut opioid spread

DES MOINES - Only two in five Iowa doctors and other medical professionals who prescribe opioids are registered with a state program that is designed ...

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Meyer, Griesbaum talk about University of Iowa settlement

DES MOINES - A former University of Iowa field hockey coach and her partner, a former associate athletic director, say they aren't gunning for UI Athl ...

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Monday Morning Read: New spin on fidget spinners, low opioid prescriber nukmbers, Cedar Rock 'friends' step up

TODAY'S WEATHER - Partly cloudy, chance of storms. High 73, low 51. NEW SPIN ON FIDGET SPINNERS - Students in Nolen Wrage's engineering class at McKi ...

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Doris Moore

DORIS M. MOORE Kalona A celebration of life for Doris M. (Grout) Moore, 90, of Kalona, who died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Pleasantveiw Home i ...

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E-cigarette ads might sway teens to try products

When non-smoking teens see ads for e-cigarettes, and are curious about the products advertised - perhaps even identifying with a favorite brand - they ...

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Letter: Rod Blum’s vote hurt constituents

What? Courageous? No, Rep. Rod Blum was not courageous for attending town hall meetings. Courage would have happened if he had stood up to Washington ...

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Branstad confirmed as Ambassador to China by the United States Senate

DES MOINES - On his record 8,167rd day as the nation's longest-serving governor, six-term Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad got the word Monday that he has bee ...

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Cedar Rapids teacher puts a different spin on fidget spinners

CEDAR RAPIDS - As the bell rings and sixth-graders file into Nolan Wrage's engineering tech classroom at McKinley Middle School in Cedar Rapids, sever ...

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World War II veteran shares story of service and survival in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - On May 22, 1945, Asher Schroeder touched down on U.S. soil after having been injured and held as a prisoner of war in World War II.Duri ...

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George Kirby

GEORGE KENNETH KIRBY Cedar Rapids George Kirby, 75, passed away May 19, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesd ...

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Student deaths bring 'serious' attention to University of Iowa risky behavior

IOWA CITY - We're going to fix this. University of Iowa Vice President of Student Life Tom Rocklin said as much in a text to a staffer after a freshm ...

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AHCA is good for Iowans

This month the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to fix Obamacare. After standing up to my own party and helping to ...

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Ethel Moen

VINTON Ethel V. Milbrath Moen, 95, died Sunday, May 21, 2017. Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home, Vinton.

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