Cedar Rapids

FCC moves threaten Iocal news in Iowa and across the nation

CLOSE<p>The Federal Communications Commission's upcoming decision of Dec.14 on reversing net neutrality has sparked serious concerns and has gained a …

Jessica Rosenworcel

'Suspended' think tank pays Iowa candidate $185K

Iowa Republican governor candidate Ron Corbett is receiving $185,000 in compensation from a conservative think tank that doesn't disclose its donors …

Des Moines

How to watch 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame announcement

CLOSE<p>SportsPulse: Steve Gardner sits down with Jorge Ortiz and Bob Nightengale to discuss who is a lock for the Baseball Hall of Fame and who might …

Hall of Fame

Des Moines Partnership: Megasite, STEM academy and other priorities for 2018

CLOSE<p>The building boom that has defined Des Moines since the recession will continue in the new year.<p>A massive 1,000-acre site capable of luring the …

Des Moines

Twins owner Jim Pohlad all for signing Yu Darvish, for the right deal

The Twins made signing Yu Darvish an objective at the start of free agency, and the 31-year-old veteran confirmed on Twitter earlier this month that …

Yu Darvish

Sports Roundup: Saturday, January 20, 2018

BASKETBALL<p><b>NBA G LEAGUE</b><p><b>Western Conference</b><p><b>Midwest Division</b><p><b>Saturday’s Games</b><p>Sioux Falls 103, Canton 100<p><b>Sunday’s Games</b><p>Memphis at Oklahoma City, 2 p.m.<p>Reno …

College Basketball

Boeing Decides to Make Its Own Seats as Manufacturing Delays Anger Airlines

Fed up with the delays that plague production of luxurious jetliner cabins, Boeing Co. is forming its own company with the leading seat supplier to …

Airlines

Judge grants foreclosure on historic building in Sioux City

A historic building in downtown Sioux City could be up for sale after a federal judge granted a bank's request to foreclose on the 12-story structure.<p>…

Gander Mountain stores to reopen under new name

Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, announced an initial list of retail stores that are scheduled to open in 2018.<p>Camping World …

Trump’s Evolving Words on the Wall

WASHINGTON — In an early-morning Twitter post, President Trump insisted on Thursday that he has been unwavering in his stance for building a border wall between Mexico and the United States to thwart illegal immigration.<p>He was responding to — and directly contradicting — private statements by John …

Donald Trump

Deborah Y. Strauss - Owner of Deborah Y. Strauss Mobile Veterinary Clinic

Give yourself a chance to try everything.”<p>Deborah Y. Strauss, DVM is a well-rounded and experienced veterinarian, based in the greater Cedar Rapids …

Nelson Mandela

Stillwater grad Reinke earns Hobey Baker nomination

Stillwater Area High School graduate Mitch Reinke is one of 74 nominees for the 2018 Hobey Baker Award, which is presented annually to the top player …

WCHA

10 High-Paying Jobs That People Genuinely Enjoy

Resolutions are supposed to be a little pie-in-the-sky. When it comes to goals, dreaming big is often a good thing to do (before you let too many practicalities or doubts keep you in the same place). If your new year’s goal has to do with job hunting for the first time, looking for new work, …

Nassau County

What If My Grocery Bill Is So Much Lower Because I'm Using the Online Delivery Service?

Photo credit: Mike Mozart, CC BY 2.0.<p>When I did my groceries vs. toiletries roundup yesterday, I noted that I was spending significantly less on at …

Money

2018 Red Reporter Community Prospect Rankings: Jose Siri is your #6 prospect!

The owner of the Midwest League’s longest hit streak cracks the top-10 for the first time.Jose Siri makes his debut in the Community Prospect …

Baseball

This Year's List of the Best States to Retire Is Here

Grab you bags! WalletHub's 2018 list of best (and worst) places to retire has finally been released, and we're ready to find ourselves some real …

South Dakota

New 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' Photo & Synopsis Take You Inside the Internet

Yes, it's almost time to get wrecked again!<p>Disney launched 2018 with a brief teaser for "Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2," which opens this November. Now we have a full synopsis for the "Wreck-It Ralph" sequel, and a photo taking fans inside the Internet itself.<p>Here's the</i> …

Walt Disney Company

This Isn't How You Defend the President* Against Charges of Racism

Joni Ernst name-checks Trump's love affair with Norway.<p>My old friend, Senator Joni Ernst, is back home in Iowa, doing one of those tours of all 99 counties that are expected of all politicians in the years between the Iowa caucuses of Caucasians. It seems, however, that times have changed even …

Elections

Why DACA is crucial to protecting both local communities and our nation

CLOSE<p>President Donald Trump's tweets were used against him in court after a federal judge in California blocked his administration from phasing out …

Immigration

Yes it's true - I'm suing Cedar Rapids over Gotcha Cams! - LISTEN

<i>Getty Images</i><p><b>In the first hour of Friday's show I had some important things to talk about. First up was the hope that former Vice President Joe Biden</b> …

Joe Biden

Alex Thomsen beat Brody Teske in Cedar Rapids

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>The Underwood senior discusses how he turns …

Des Moines

Governor candidate Nate Boulton to air TV ads starting Tuesday

Iowa governor candidate Nate Boulton will launch TV ads starting Tuesday, making him the second candidate to take to the airwaves and marking an …

Elections

Earning trust by inviting questions … and answering them

As newsrooms have joined the Trusting News work, we’ve asked them to think about how they might introduce the work to their audiences and how those …

Journalism

How Much Did Your Rent Increase Between 2016 and 2017?

Photo credit: Christopher Paquette, CC BY 2.0.<p>Today in “the rent is too damn high,” we go to MarketWatch:<p>Collectively, American renters paid a total …

Money

How a persistent atheist persuaded an Iowa city council to drop public prayer

CLOSE<p>One of the biggest questions during the 2016 campaign was centered on how conservative then-candidate Donald Trump was. Veuer's Nick Cardona …

Des Moines

There are serious pitfalls to school vouchers

The Register recently printed two articles by MacKenzie Ryan focused on possible changes to Iowa’s education laws during the 2018 legislative …

Education

TCS bags $2 bn deal to transform Transamerica's insurance & annuities admin

Company to preserve 2200 Transamerica jobs

Business (India)

Iowa City Regina’s Even Brauns shows off strong post move

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Regina’s Even Brauns shows off strong post move …

Des Moines

Lawsuit: Rescind 210,000 notices of unpaid Cedar Rapids traffic camera tickets

CLOSE<p>A Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll shows that most Iowans would prefer to have traffic cameras banned.<p>A class-action lawsuit filed …

Des Moines

Iowa teacher found not guilty of failing to report abuse by teen volunteer

TOLEDO, Ia. — A Marion kindergarten teacher has been acquitted of not reporting that a 15-year-old classroom volunteer sexually abused her …

Crime