Life

New doughnut shop, Donut Experiment, coming to Cedar Rapids

Prepare your stomachs, Cedar Rapids.A new doughnut shop will come to the city later this year.Jen Bentley, a Cedar Rapids resident, plans to open a Do ...

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Everybody Eats: It’s not a home meal delivery kit, but it’s a balanced meal ready for any busy weekday

I've been curious about home meal delivery kits for a few years now. A friend of mine, who is single, is an avid supporter. She purchases three meals ...

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ is about learning that you’re not the main character in your own story

Because my colleagues and I were strictly enjoined from telling you much about #x201c;Blade Runner 2049#x201d; in advance of the movie's premiere, I e ...

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Dave Chappelle is back on top — would he really walk away again?

WASHINGTON - Dave Chappelle went back to where it all began.As a teenager, Chappelle worked stages in the D.C. comedy scene. He recorded #x201c;Killin ...

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Public asked to help welcome home Honor Flight veterans today

CEDAR RAPIDS - Today marks a milestone for Eastern Iowa Honor Flight, the nonprofit organization that takes veterans from Cedar Rapids to Washington, ...

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Registration underway for Toys for Tots and Holiday Food Assistance program

CEDAR RAPIDS - Registration is underway for holiday assistance offered to Linn County residents through The Salvation Army.Applications for the Toys f ...

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Secrets of the vice president’s residence revealed in new book

WASHINGTON - Despite its second-banana status, the residence of the vice president, a Queen Anne-style home on the grounds of the Naval Observatory in ...

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Play debuting at CSPS focuses on food insecurity

A hunger pang can refer to more than just an empty belly.It can be the pangs of longing for many things, for safety, for education, for opportunity, f ...

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Falling for apples: Time is right to dig into these sweet treats

Growing up in the rural Deep South, I didn't have the inherent fondness for apples which seems such a part of the Midwestern psyche. The big apple tre ...

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A love letter fell out of an old Paris guidebook — and set a filmmaker on an obsessive quest

Henri loved Betty, and Henri loved Monet. The rest is a mystery.Like all good mysteries, this one features an elusive woman, a love affair and a rando ...

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Coralville congregation goes green with new church building

CORALVILLE - Officials with the Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City are preparing to open their new church next month, which they say will be ...

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Butterfield's 50th Anniversary Times Two!

Butterfield's 50th Anniversary Times Two! Please join us to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of Duane and Lorri Butterfield and Dean and ...

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Cedar Rapids organist pulls out all the stops to help grieving families

CEDAR RAPIDS - Karmen Shedenhelm doesn't remember exactly when she started playing organ for Cedar Memorial.#x201c;In those days, you didn't fill out ...

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Thank You

Thank You Many thanks to family and friends for all the cards, calls and gifts that made my 80th birthday special. Jim Tallman

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Thank You from The William "Bill" Lacy Family

Thank You from The William "Bill" Lacy Family Despite his handicap sticker saying "non-expiring", it did expire Sept. 4, 2017. Bill winged h ...

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