News

North Cedar’s yearbook has rewarding history

CLARENCE - The yearbook is a recorded history of each school year's events and student body.The history of North Cedar's yearbook, Excalibur, came int ...

»
Burger King and Tim Hortons owner to buy Popeyes

Restaurant Brands International Inc., owner of the Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, said on Tuesday it would acquire Popeyes Louisiana Ki ...

»
Iowa City Fire Department announces promotions, new hire

IOWA CITY - The Iowa City Fire Department announced a series of promotions and a new hire on Tuesday.According to a department news release:Brian Plat ...

»
Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week starts Wednesday

Looking for a delicious lunch or dinner option? Restaurant Week, which begins Wednesday and continues through March 5, is a great chance to try out a ...

»
House fire does $20,000 in damages to Iowa City home

IOWA CITY - A house fire did about $20,000 in damages to a home Monday afternoon.According to the Iowa City Fire Department, crews were called to 120 ...

»
Gun bill seeks ‘stand-your-ground’ law in Iowa

Iowa would be the latest state to adopt a stand-your-ground law if a proposal for revisions in gun regulations filed Monday comes to pass.The self-def ...

»
Windstar Lanes and Megabus team up for Coralville-Chicago bus service

CORALVILLE - Windstar Lines Inc. will team up with New Jersey-based express transport company Megabus to bring bus services connecting Chicago to Linc ...

»
Tuesday Morning Read: Affordable housing, bargaining lawsuit, hospital opens soon

Modest living - In Johnson County, where the median monthly rent plus utilities is $173 more than the state average, officials from the two most popul ...

»
University of Iowa leaders commit to competitive grad student package

IOWA CITY - When the state last week officially dropped things like tuition and health insurance as mandatory bargaining topics in contract negotiatio ...

»
Riots erupt in Sweden’s capital just days after President Trump comments

Just two days after President Donald Trump provoked widespread consternation by seeming to imply, incorrectly, that immigrants had perpetrated a recen ...

»
Can a mouse meditate? Why these researchers want to find out

Can a mouse meditate? A new study suggests the answer is ... kind of.Researchers from the University of Oregon in Eugene have replicated some of the s ...

»
Critics say impaired driving bill overly broad

DES MOINES - Although they generally support the intent of a bill to crack down on distracted driving, civil liberties advocates said it creates a lik ...

»
Trump to roll back Obama’s climate, water rules promote fossil fuel production through executive action

President Donald Trump is preparing executive orders aimed at reversing Obama-era policies on climate and water pollution, according to individuals br ...

»
Wind technician jobs growing, in Iowa and nationally

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's easy to spot the 240-foot-tall wind turbine on Kirkwood Community College's Cedar Rapids campus.The 2.5 megawatt turbine helps pow ...

»
Obamacare launched a new wave of start-ups. Now they’re bracing for what’s next.

SAN FRANCISCO - Four years ago, Noah Lang saw an opportunity in Obamacare. With an eye toward the millions of people set to purchase health insurance ...

»