Harold Becker

HAROLD M. BECKER Cedar Rapids Harold M. Becker of Cedar Rapids died of a heart attack Saturday, May 28, 2016. A funeral service will be held a ...

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Letter: Veteran recalls World War II event

Recently, PBS had a documentary by Ken Burns on Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player in the major leagues. This story reminded me of an in ...

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Owner of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust buying Ankeny bank

QCR Holdings, corporate parent of Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust, has agreed to purchase Ankeny-based Community State Bank for $80 million in cash from V ...

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Cedar Rapids police investigate shooting on southeast side

CEDAR RAPIDS - A man who was treated at the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound on Sunday evening is expected to recover, Cedar Rapids police sai ...

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Fact Checker: Tim Gull and the cost of Linn County supervisors

Introduction#x201c;We the taxpayers of Linn County are paying $2.7 million to five Linn County supervisors for one term of service. This is an obscene ...

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Mary McCarty

WEST BRANCH Mary E. McCarty, 93, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Henderson Barker Funeral Home, West Branch.

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Ralph Fountain

IOWA CITY Ralph L. Fountain, 71, died Friday, May 27, 2016. Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City.

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Mary Plotz

MARY JEAN PLOTZ Cedar Rapids Mary Jean Plotz, 84, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Heritage Specialty Care following a short illne ...

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Randy Coons

RANDY D. COONS Marion Randy D. Coons, 67, died Friday, May 27, 2016, of a sudden illness. Randy was born Jan. 10, 1949, in Cedar Rapids, to Aut and Ma ...

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For autistic adults in Eastern Iowa, no 'one size fits all'

We often hear about children with autism, but not as much about what happens when they grow up. Although the disorder can be treated with behavioral ...

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Time Machine: Indian Isle

As a boy, McGregor native Harry I. Clark explored the forests and islands near his home. He grew up to become president of the All-Steel Welded Truck ...

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Sarah McClurg

CEDAR RAPIDS Sarah Louise McClurg, 94, died Saturday, May 28, 2016. Teahen Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.

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Iowa honey bees may be staging comeback

After enduring years of losses due to bee-killing insects and inclement weather, Iowa honey bee producers with five or more colonies are reporting an ...

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Marion Home School team wins national mock trial championship

CEDAR RAPIDS - A team comprised of students from the Marion Home School Assistance Program recently won the national mock trial championship in Boise, ...

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Tom Wall

TOM E. WALL West Branch Tom E. Wall, 55, a tall man who cast a long shadow on the community, entered his eternal home Thursday, May 26, 2016. ...

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