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News Apr. 10, 2023 4:40 pm54d ago
More than 500 community members and friends and family gathered Friday in Hancher Auditorium to honor Willard “Sandy” Boyd’s life. Boyd, who served as one of the University of Iowa’s longest-tenured presidents, died Dec. 13, 2022, in Iowa City at age 95.
Weather Apr. 2, 2023 9:08 pm62d ago
At least one of the tornadoes that tore across Iowa Friday afternoon has been classified as an EF 4, the second-highest rating available on the scale that’s used to measure the storms. The National Weather Service reports there were at least 11 injuries from the storms.
Business News Feb. 23, 2023 3:58 pm100d ago
The company, which employs 1,600 people at its southwest Cedar Rapids offices, said "market factors“ are to blame for the layoffs. Last year, the company eliminated more than 100 local jobs.
News Feb. 22, 2023 4:30 pm101d ago
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Iowa was down over the last week, but hospitalizations were up again, by more than 17 percent, according to data published by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services.
News Feb. 15, 2023 8:14 pm108d ago
The state ended its five-week decline in hospitalization numbers this week, with a 10 percent increase in the number of people who are hospitalized with the disease.
News Feb. 8, 2023 5:25 pm115d ago
A four-week trend of declining COVID-19 cases in Iowa ended this week when state’s department of health and human services reported a slight uptick in infections.
News Feb. 1, 2023 3:03 pm122d ago
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Iowa fell by 4.5 percent over the last week, while deaths from the disease increased by 10 percent.
Business News Nov. 22, 2022 10:42 am193d ago
Convergen Energy, which diverts non-recyclable products from landfills to turn it into pellets that can be burned as an alternative fuel, plans to open a new facility in Fairfax.
Business News Oct. 20, 2022 3:10 pm226d ago
As the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 100G strike against Cedar Rapids’ Ingredion nears the three-month mark, it remains unclear when the two sides may be able to reach an agreement that would send union members back to work.