After a monthslong battle with the insurance company, Jodi and John Philipp were finally able to begin clean up at their 13-acre farm in Benton County that was destroyed in the August 2020 derecho.
One photo at a time has amounted to a life well-lived for George Henry, who lives in Cedar Rapids. A World War II bomber pilot, a river guide in Utah and Colorado for 45 years and a lifelong photographer capturing people and animals around the world, he’s retained the photo negatives that show a life captured positively.
Herky the Hawk and Cedar Rapids Kernels’ Mr. Shucks share what it takes to be a good mascot and talk about the craziest things they’ve done.
Anne Harris Carter has been hired as the first-ever health equity manager at Linn County Public Health. The daughter of Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris, Carter will focus on addressing systematic barriers to health equity, such as racism and poverty, that community members face.
The name “Stephen Norman” may not ring a bell around Eastern Iowa, but plenty have known and loved him by his radio name, Ric Swann. Swann, for years part of Cedar Rapids' KZIA radio’s Schulte & Swann morning team, died of cancer early Wednesday in Ohio. He was 62.
As she pursues her lineage with few documents left intact after World War II, Springville resident Lena Gebotszrajber Gilbert hopes to soon have Polish citizenship to prove that Hitler wasn’t ultimately successful in the genocide of millions of Jews, including most of her relatives.