Cedar Rapids

Kim Barclay, Zach Johnson’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kim Johnson, nee Barclay, is the wife of PGA Tour veteran Zach Johnson. Her husband is currently sitting high atop the leaderboard at the British …

Golf

Who is Zach Johnson’s wife, how many children do they have, and what is his net worth?

ZACH Johnson is taking on the tricky course of Carnoustie as he looks to lift the Claret Jug on Sunday.<p>The two time major Championship winner won the …

Golf

Blues pick Perunovich out to prove once again that skill trumps size

DALLAS – When you listen to Scott Perunovich speak, or at least if you were listening to him on the day he was drafted, he sounds a little like a kid …

Ice Hockey

Zach Johnson falls off pace at British Open with 1-over 72 in Round 3

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — There was a loud gasp in the media flash area just off the first tee Saturday afternoon at the British Open, where a good …

Golf

Why This Couple Tipped Their Server $100 For Terrible Service

On Sept. 27, Iowa couple Makenzie and Steven Schultz endured terribly slow service at the Kazoku Sushi restaurant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.<p>On Facebook, …

Iowa

Watson's Gem Drops Loons

<b>MIDLAND, Mich.</b> - Making his first Single-A appearance for the Great Lakes Loons, Los Angeles Dodgers 2018 sixth round pick Bryan Warzek struck out …

Great Lakes

Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Putin

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Trump to Invite Putin to Capital, Blindsiding Aide” (front page, July 20):<p>There is obviously no legitimate reason for a second summit in the fall, no less honoring Vladimir Putin at the White House. Many are stunned that it could take place before the midterm elections and fear …

Opinion

Gavin Lux, Alex Verdugo, Jacob Scavuzzo extend hitting streaks

Hitting streaks were the name of the game for a trio of Dodgers minor leaguers on Thursday.<p>Player of the day<p>Quakes shortstop <b>Gavin Lux</b> tripled, …

Baseball

Pirates prospect Mitch Keller was once stung by a bee during a start but kept on pitching

Pirates pitching prospect Mitch Keller hasn't had too much trouble on the mound since being selected in the second round of the 2014 Draft. The …

Baseball

Ober Fans 12 Loons in 1-0 Combined Shutout

Gerardo Carrillo and Melvin Jimenez combined for scoreless work over the first seven innings for Great Lakes (8-20, 33-63). Carrillo posted six …

Baseball

Zach Johnson tied for lead heading into British Open weekend

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — On a rainy Friday morning on Scotland’s eastern coast, Zach Johnson stepped on the first tee at Carnoustie Golf Links and …

Golf

State Softball/Baseball Tournament Schedule/Scoreboard: Friday, July 20th

(KMAland) -- The state softball tournament concludes and the state baseball tournament begins today.<p>Check out the full schedule and updated …

Des Moines

21/7/2018 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Gold Coast

Posted by: Adam Page+ at 5:00pm on 20/7/2018<p>Nine races will be run and won at the Gold Coast on Saturday. The weather is fine, the track is good (4) …

Horse Racing

Wrestling takeaways: Turns out, Iowa wrestlers are pretty dang good at Greco-Roman

CLOSE<p>Take a look back at some of the top moments and winners in the 2018 state wrestling finals.<p>Greco-Roman wrestling doesn’t get as much love as it …

Iowa

Miguel Sano advances to Triple-A after visiting his mother during all-star break

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Fort Myers portion of Miguel Sano’s reboot is over.<p>Sano was promoted to Triple-A Rochester on Friday after spending the past …

Baseball

Ober dominates for Kernels ... again

Ober (7-1) struck out a dozen two starts ago, then carried the momentum into his next outing by fanning 10 over 6 2/3 innings on his 23rd birthday on …

Cedar Rapids

Iowa farmers' angst grows as tariffs mount. But many still back Trump and his allies ... for now

CLOSE<p>Both candidates for Iowa Governor talked to farmers at stops across the state about their concerns over the mounting trade war with …

Iowa

Iowa storms: Disaster declared; Pella, Marshalltown tornadoes rated an EF-3; Bondurant rated EF-2

FRIDAY, June 20<p><b>UPDATE, 5:00 p.m.:</b> The National Weather Service has said tornadoes that touched down in Pella and Marshalltown both reached EF-3 …

Weather

“We Have A Gay Bar Here.” You Don’t Need A Coast to Be Cosmopolitan

“We have a gay bar here,” the waitress informed me after I told her how impressed I was with the offerings in downtown Lima, Ohio. I hadn’t even told …

LGBTQI

A tornado peeled off the walls at this Iowa 911 communications center. These people kept right on working

CLOSE<p>A tornado moves east from South Center Street in Marshalltown on Thursday, July 19, 2018.<p>MARSHALLTOWN, Ia. — A fairly unassuming gray and blue …

News

U.S. Envoy to China Feels the Heat From Trade Fight

Trump appointee Terry Branstad tests his unique home-state ties to Xi Jinping and Iowa farmers<p>BEIJING—When Terry Branstad left behind 22 years as Iowa governor to become ambassador to China in 2017, he brought to the job relationships with both presidents, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.<p>Now the …

Iowa

The post-Manny Machado era of the Orioles has begun

Hello, friends.<p>This is a day that I never wanted to arrive. Manny Machado is not an Oriole any more. It had to be done, of course. We all know that. …

Baltimore Orioles

Twins prospect Kirilloff rakes in Fort Myers, Futures Game

<i>The Minnesota Twins are reshaping their franchise with an injection of youth and prospects.</i><p><i>Every Thursday for the rest of the season, FOX Sports</i> …

Baseball

Complaints ignite possible Council Bluffs fireworks ban

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The tents are down and the loud, colorful, hazy evenings are over, but people in Council Bluffs are still talking about fireworks.<p>At …

Festivals

Des Moines may reimburse homeowners who install backflow devices in their homes

CLOSE<p>'This stuff has been in 8 inches of raw sewage' Des Moines families deal with flood damage<p>Des Moines plans to reimburse homeowners who install …

Des Moines

Miguel Sano returning to Florida; Royce Lewis climbing prospect lists

The Twins' slugger traveled to the Dominican Republic due to an illness in his family.

Baseball

State baseball preview: CIML teams aplenty in Class 4A field, plus defending champs return

CLOSE<p>2018 Sports Awards with Venus Williams<p>The Central Iowa Metropolitan League has long held a strong presence at the state baseball tournament at …

Iowa

10 Things Suicide Attempt Survivors Want You to Know

Learning from the people who have contemplated suicide can help prevent future deaths.<p>Part of what’s so isolating and stigmatizing about having …

Mental Health

Arbitrator: Rockwell Collins improperly outsourced 62 jobs

An arbitrator says Rockwell Collins violated a union contract when it outsourced its Cedar Rapids custodial work.<p>Arbitrator Robert Grey on Wednesday …

Business

Kang trying to put cheating accusation behind him at British

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sung Kang doesn't plan to handle rulings any differently because he doesn't think he did anything wrong when fellow PGA Tour player Joel Dahmen accused him of taking a bad drop three weeks ago.<p>Kang and Dahmen were playing in the final round at the Quicken Loans National …

Golf