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Lionel Shriver doesn't shy away from hot-button topics. Her breakout novel, We Need to Talk About Kevin , from 2003, was about the mother of a teen who kills seven classmates in a school massacre .
The Cedar Rapids MedQuarter medical district will host an open house Thursday night to solicit community feedback on plans for developing the medical district.
Gov. Terry Branstad told fellow Iowa Executive Council members Monday he is still pushing to get the yearly salaries increased for their positions in 2014, but he's not optimistic given the legislative reception the proposal received last week.
So the final campaign spending numbers are in on the March 5 Linn County gambling referendum.
A regional jet owned by a contract carrier for Delta Airlines is shown after it was was damaged Sunday, May 19, 2013, when straight-line winds blew the aircraft into a boarding bridge at The Eastern Iowa Airport.
BICYCLE FRIENDLIER: Iowa City recently moved a step ahead on the bicycle friendly path.
Scrawny, with a terminal case of goofy humor, Noah and Lee are the unlikely heroes of "Friends Dogs Bullets Lovers" , the first novel by Lennox Randon of Cedar Rapids.
Rob Cline doesn't make it look easy yet, but that could be just around the corner for the Cedar Rapids author.
Penford Vice President and Director of Operations Erwin Froehlic talks with Quality Assurance Manager Erica Schanbacher during a lunch meeting at Cooper's Mill in northwest Cedar Rapids.
So what are you thinking when you watch one of your best young pitching prospects sprint off the mound after a foul pop and dive head first onto the clay warning track near the opponent's dugout to catch the ball? You're talking about $1.55 million flying through the air and landing on its stomach and hands.
I was raised to treasure and respect those within my family who had passed on. Visiting and leaving tokens of affection at the cemetery markers of those who had touched our lives became a ritual.
Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright tells the stories behind her signature decorative pin collection during a media event at the exhibit: "Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection" at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids on Friday, May 17, 2013.
The Linn County Sheriff's Department says one person has died following a crash in Linn County early Saturday morning.
Dennis Lee and Daren Schumaker, aka Team 99 Counties, make their way across Emmet County, looking for a little help from their support team.
Bandwidth Pool was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority's Demonstration Fund.