People & Places

Made in Iowa: Spring Run Design Co.

Kory Helgens, 36, of Marion, would tell you that sometimes a summer storm can inspire a unique business venture. As owner of Spring Run Design Co., H ...

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A musical mentor gained his chops in the Corridor

Whether playing piano for the first time or playing trumpet for the last time, a love for music permeated Paul Smoker's life as he recorded more than ...

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Iowa City High senior Sonali Durham named Presidential Scholar

IOWA CITY - Sonali Durham, 18, who last weekend graduated from Iowa City High School and is headed to Yale University in the fall, is one of three Iow ...

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Springville school to be razed

SPRINGVILLE - Painted above the threshold of the second floor stairway of Schwab Hall was the word #x201c;immortality.#x201d;#x201c;I had first and se ...

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RAWR! Prehistoric creatures in motion at new Dubuque museum exhibit

DUBUQUE - Dinosaurs stomping the earth, covered in feathers? New evidence suggests the mighty T. rex and other creatures great and small started life ...

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Try paddleboarding Saturday at Ped Mall

Have you always wanted to try stand-up paddleboarding, but never had the opportunity?If so, you may want to make some waves during an event scheduled ...

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Vinton teen to be honored for photography at Carnegie Hall

VINTON - Next month, Sarah Kreutner will head to Carnegie Hall in New York City, after winning a bundle of honors from the Scholastic Art and Writing ...

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Veteran sees efforts to provide hungry with locally grown produce as a mission

CEDAR RAPIDS - Sonia Kendrick is a disabled veteran, but you wouldn't know it by looking at her. Her wounds are hidden. After serving in Afghanistan ...

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The Indy 500 at 100

On May 29, thirty-three drivers will take part in the 100th anniversary of the country's most famous auto race. With more than 300,000 spectators, the ...

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Festival season is officially underway in Eastern Iowa

In the coming days, the Marion Arts Festival celebrates 24 years "of fine art and flip-flops" on Saturday; the Iowa Renaissance Festival in Middle Ama ...

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Modern Manners: Tips for saying ‘I do’ during busy wedding season

The moment you RSVP to a wedding is the moment you say "I do" to sharing one of the most important days in a couple's life together. A wedding day is ...

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Concerts to suit every taste are heading to Eastern Iowa

Concerts in more flavors than a snow cone will be heating up Eastern Iowa stages from now through August. So put on your boogie shoes and get ready to ...

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Cedar Rapids group searching for area’s best pizza

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ever wonder who has the best pizza in Iowa? A group of friends is trying to find out.Joseph Trapani, a systems engineer at Rockwell Col ...

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Andy Warhol’s works filling up Cedar Rapids gallery with pop culture icons

CEDAR RAPIDS - Pop Art is popping up Saturday (5/14) at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, in heart of Czech Village.#x201c;Immortal: Warho ...

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Habitat for Humanity homeowner, mother rebuilds a safe place for her family

CEDAR RAPIDS - Rachel Cooper always has felt like an underdog. The 34-year-old Vinton-native grew up with four sisters and one brother, her father wo ...

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