Net worth of most Iowans in Congress modest compared to colleagues

CEDAR RAPIDS - In his 1926 short story, #x201c;The Rich Boy,#x201d; F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote: #x201c;Let me tell you about the very rich. ... »

Nutcracker was a delightful performance

To the editor:

On Saturday past, hundreds of us, young and old, reveled in the world-class music, great facilities and, most importantly, th ... »

Coralville author’s new book tells story of a family, team and community

By Mary Sharp, correspondent

A star volleyball player at Iowa City West High School, Caroline #x201c;Line#x201d; Found, 17, wrecks her moped ... »

Give thanks on #GivingTuesday

Thanksgiving is a time to count our blessings. While that often means a week of food, fun and family, it also can be a time to share in our bounty. ... »

Women-owned companies bloom in NewBo, Czech Village

CEDAR RAPIDS - When Mia Suntken decided to start her own business, she knew exactly where she wanted to locate - the NewBo or Czech Village neighbo ... »

Hospice care is about quality of life — and sometimes, living longer

November's designation as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month offers Hospice of Mercy an opportunity to raise awareness of the wonderful car ... »

Politicians should address climate change

To the editor:

Climate change should be the overriding issue in the political campaigns. This is especially true in light of new information ... »

RoughRiders close out 3-for-3 weekend by blasting Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS - Quite a weekend for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders.

They completed a three-for-three stretch ... »

Pants Free Parenting: Lessons on giving from a child’s perspective

A few weeks ago, my daughter and I were driving into Target and she saw a woman on the grass holding a baby and a sign. #x201c;What does the sign s ... »

Alliant Energy invests in infrastructure

CEDAR RAPIDS - As Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities added homes and businesses over the past century, Alliant Energy's Iowa electric utility ... »

Home delivered, congregate meals provide more than nutrition to older Iowans

In 2015, alone, meal programs served 33,153 meals to more than 4,000 older Iowans who were food insecure, according to the Iowa Commission on Aging ... »

Bakken pipeline is right choice

To the editor:

The Bakken pipeline is a needed improvement in Americas's future. Currently, the oil is transported by rail in tank cars whic ... »

‘Chicago’ was superb production

To the editor:

Recently, a gentleman wrote a letter of concern regarding Xavier High School planning to present the musical #x201c;Chicago#x ... »

‘Live Like Line/Love like Ellyn’: A powerful story, well-told

Bill Hoeft is right. #x201c;Live Like Line/Love Like Ellyn#x201d; (Ice Cube Press, 310 pages, $21.95) is an amazing story.

And it's one that ... »

UNI rides balanced offense into FCS second round

CEDAR FALLS - The Northern Iowa run game is like a diesel engine.

Give it a little time to warm up and get rolling, and its power and ... »