Writers’ Workshop to celebrate 75 years with visiting authors

The celebration will bring in 50 alumni, including Pulitzer Prize-winners, Fulbright scholars, and U.S. poet laureates.

Potential presidential contender Bachmann backs online education

The Family Leader’s lecture series focuses on a “pro-family” vision.

Ron Paul talks budget issues in Cedar Rapids

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, visited Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids on Monday to talk to Iowans about his ideas to reform the government.

Loebsack backs Pell Grants

Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, said he’s determined to retain funding for federal Pell Grants, which have come under question in recent weeks as budget concerns swept across Congress.

Numbers down, spirit not at 10K Hours

Though the 10,000 Hours concert saw low attendance Monday night, more volunteer hours were logged than last year.

School Board to supply reading coaches

Roughly 20 percent of elementary students in the Iowa City School District fall below proficient reading levels.

Lecture panel’s funding may shift

The UI Lecture Committee may not receive allocated funds from UISG and ECGPS starting in fiscal 2013.

Spotlight: Local woman dubbed ‘incredible cupcake maker’

Erin Allen churns out more than 500 cupcakes a month at her Coralville restaurant.

Attempted murder trial underway

Children’s Hospital will continue to receive grant

Panel backs redistricting plan

Senate passes paid-leave bill

Police charge Mill bartender for serving alcohol after hours


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