People & Places

Visibility and progress are key messages at ADA celebration in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - For Erin Noon, visibility is important.That's why events like Saturday's 27th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities A ...

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RAGRBAI: University of Iowa student carries grandfather’s ashes on final ride

IOWA CITY - The cherished memories of Chuck Corwin will be recalled across many miles next week as his granddaughter and close cycling friends carry h ...

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North Liberty man plans to do a wheelie on at least 100 miles of RAGBRAI

Since he began training for RAGBRAI last fall, Brian Havlik of North Liberty says he has ridden more than 600 miles doing a wheelie,Havlik, 39, decide ...

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Northern Iowa awaits thousands of cyclists as RAGBRAI returns

For T.J. Juskiewicz, 10,000 bike riders trekking from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River over the course of seven days is #x201c;a uniquely I ...

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Coe College team rides RAGBRAI in honor of fallen colleague

On Sunday, Lonnie Zingula of Cedar Rapids will start his 13th bicycle ride across Iowa. Zingula, senior writer and advanced communications specialist ...

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Father-daughter duo to take on RAGBRAI

CEDAR RAPIDS - In prepping for the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, Kirsty Sanchez would bike to Ely or sometimes Center Point, but neve ...

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Oak Hill-Jackson wants to build on NewBo’s progress

CEDAR RAPIDS - Freda Long has plenty of history with the corner of 12th Avenue and 15th Street SE.#x201c;I grew up just across the street over there,# ...

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Global modeling agency stages fashion show where journey began

CEDAR RAPIDS - Twenty years ago, Mary Brown sat in her office watching her dreams dissolve through her tears. Her prospects were as dreary as that Fe ...

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Fund set up to assist McGregor after tornado

MCGREGOR - A community fund has been established for the city of McGregor after an EF-1 tornado touched down in its downtown Wednesday evening.The Cla ...

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Summer camp in Iowa City held with immigrant children in mind

IOWA CITY - In Iowa City earlier this month, a room was a riot of noise as 25 immigrant children enjoyed a summer camp designed to offer fun and also ...

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Iowa City police sponsoring RAGBRAI ride, camping trip

IOWA CITY - The Iowa City Police Department is sponsoring a one-day RAGBRAI ride and overnight camping trip. Iowa City police community services offi ...

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Johnson County Fair returns to Iowa City July 24-27

IOWA CITY - For Charlie Isaacs, the Johnson County Fair is more than a week of festivities. It is about family tradition and hard work. #x201c;It runs ...

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Heat index expected to reach 106 in some areas of Eastern Iowa this week

CEDAR RAPIDS - Hot and humid weather conditions are expected all through the week, as the National Weather Service predicts the hear index to hit as h ...

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Iowa State Fair unveils new food offerings

UPDATE: If you're an Iowa State Fair food aficianado, today was your day. Officials unveiled the list of new state fair foods at 1 p.m. today at the ...

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Cedar Rapids Fire Department offers academy for young women

CEDAR RAPIDS - Exposure to the firefighting field for women, by women.That is the aim of a four-day camp hosted by the Cedar Rapids Fire Department to ...

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