Skipping legislative forums is bad form

There's been some controversy swirling lately over lawmakers skipping public forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters.State Rep. Walt Rogers, R- ...

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Jene Lockie

CRESCO Jene Lockie, 91, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Lindstrom Funeral Home, Cresco.

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Branstad should veto minimum wage bill

There still is time for Gov. Terry Branstad to stop legislation that will reaffirm a statewide minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, a figure set nearly a d ...

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Margaret Helmold

MARGARET HELMOLD Clarence Margaret Helmold, 95, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Clarence Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held on ...

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Amazon wants Cheerios, Oreos and other brands to bypass Wal-Mart

Amazon has invited some of the world's biggest brands to its Seattle headquarters in an audacious bid to persuade them that it's time to start shippin ...

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Max Fitz

BROOKLYN Max Fitz, 76, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn.

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White House calls for changing, not scrapping, NAFTA

The Trump administration will seek many modest - but numerous - changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a draft of a letter s ...

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Ralph Welch

WAUKON Ralph G. Welch, 84, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Martin Funeral Home, Waukon.

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Jon Leonard chasing his NASCAR dream

Before the start of the Daytona 500 this February, Cedar Rapids Xavier graduate Jon Leonard sat in the hauler for the No. 95 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup ...

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RoughRiders honor their past Saturday night with return of Bobby Goepfert, Chris Snavely

CEDAR RAPIDS - That first season was not easy. Just ask Chris Snavely.#x201c;We had it all,#x201d; he said.The Cedar Rapids Ice Arena was still being ...

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One dead in rollover crash on Highway 13

LINN COUNTY - One person is dead following a rollover crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 13, said Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner.The Linn County S ...

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2017 Eastern Iowa golf calendar

If you have tournaments you'd like included in this listing, please email them to sports@thegazette.comAPRIL1-Two-person best shot (8-inch cup), Airpo ...

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Second man arrested in Iowa City firearms investigation

IOWA CITY - A second man has been arrested in connection with a federal firearms case that followed a shooting in Iowa City.According to federal court ...

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Iowa State Public Defender announces mandatory furlough days

In addressing a state budget shortfall, 223 Iowa State Public Defender employees have been informed they must take five unpaid furlough days before th ...

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