Eastern Iowa's cold weather tough on cars, but good for repair business
Man and beast are not the only ones suffering from this winter's extended cold temperatures and incessant snowfall.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Hatch, Reynolds Attending County Conventions
Democratic State Senator Jack Hatch spent Saturday criss-crossing Eastern Iowa for visits to county conventions in Waterloo, Coralville and at the Linn County Democratic Convention in Marion.
The Des Moines Register
The Register's Editorial: Regents' staff can improve its communications, too
But it appears that the regents' administrative staff may need to spend some time in the woodshed, too.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Today in Iowa Debate
The five Democratic candidates vying for the U.S. Congressional seat will debate Friday, March 7th on KWWL's Today in Iowa.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Cedar Rapids Raid May Involve Burglary Evidence from Three Departments
A warrant served by Marion investigators Monday morning may have produced evidence connected to burglaries in three different police jurisdictions.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Todd Dorman wrote a new blog post: Readers share their thoughts on local pride
I was following the lead of Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett, who urged his city's citizens to list what they love about their town.
Gazette Staff wrote a new blog post: Marion church prints book about organ
St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Marion will release a children's book - "Opie's Great Adventure: The Little Pipe Organ" - about the church's vintage three-manual E.M. Skinner pipe organ today.
J. T. Rushing/Correspondent wrote a new blog post: Many effects of...
The intersection of First Avenue at Collins Road NE, photographed Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Cedar Rapids.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Opinion Staff wrote a new blog post: Whata s really driving Marion mayor critics?
A folksy former coach from my alma mater was fond of saying he needed to "scratch where it itched" to be more effective.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Electrical Fire Delays School Day Start at Linn-Mar High School
The extreme cold caused some some schools to delay the start of classes today, but Linn Mar High School had a delay for a different reason -- a small fire.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Fillmore County Journal
Elizabeth "Betty" A. Luzum, 85, a long-time resident of Marion, Iowa, passed peacefully on Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Washington Evening Journal
Police log - Feb. 24, 2014
An arrest is merely an accusation. All suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Cedar Rapids church celebrates 25 years of helping the hungry
Bryan Johnson of Cedar Rapids and Vicki Hughes of Marion serve free meals to people in need Saturday evening, Feb. 24, 2007, at First Lutheran Church near downtown Cedar Rapids.
Similar approaches, different results for Corridor school levy votes
That's the day when voters will get to decide whether to approve a decade-long renewal of the district's Physical Plant and Equipment Levy , beginning July 1, 2015.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Hogan doesn't let facts get in way of bullying
I am writing to correct the record of Dwight Hogan's Feb. 16 letter "Thank you to Marion Council for getting it right."
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Two Marion women injured in Hwy. 13 accident Thursday
Linn County deputies say Virginia Allen, 32, of Marion was headed north on Highway 13 near Bertram Road when she lost control of her vehicle and went into the ditch.
Ethel Mae Petersen
Ethel Mae Petersen, formerly of Reinbeck, and more recently of Marion, Iowa, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Des Moines Register
Poll: Murphy leads rivals in Iowa's 1st District
State Rep. Pat Murphy leads a field of five Democrats who are vying the vacant 1st Congressional District seat, according to a poll paid for by Murphy's campaign.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
In State of the City Address, Corbett says city is back from the flood, with confidence renewed
Mayor Ron Corbett used his fifth annual State of the City Address on Wednesday to tell a lunch crowd of 650 that the city has rebounded from its historic flood disaster of 2008 with a new skyline, a growing local economy and a fresh sense of confidence.