NEWSTRACK | CATCHING UP ON AN EARLIER STORY: In east-central Iowa, the crops south of Interstate 80 fared worse than those north of the interstate.
Alex Pirus played in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars and Detroit Red Wings in the 1970s. After his playing career, he found his calling as a chaplain for Hockey Ministries International. He conducts bi-weekly services for those interested Cedar Rapids RoughRiders players and personnel.
Iowa State (5-0) hasn’t beaten Iowa (5-0) since 2004, but carries the second-longest dual meet win streak (18) in the country into what’s likely to be a highly-competitive match.
The Gazette’s Business Notes is a compendium of the week’s promotions, new hires, certifications, added business lines and business events, among other items, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and the rest of the Corridor.