As meth use surges, Siouxland grandparents step in to raise grandchildren

“My whole life is up and down, up and down, but I’m not a criminal. I don’t want to hurt you,” Amanda Hard said. “I want to be fixed.”...

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Two-car crash kills man in Fairfax Sunday

An 81-year-old man was killed Sunday morning when a 17-year-old girl turned her car into the path of his oncoming vehicle in Fairfax. Around 9:45 a.m., the man and...

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Marion man on electric cart accused of following woman while fondling self at Walmart

A man on an electric cart at the Marion Walmart followed a woman around the store as he exposed and fondled himself Saturday, according to Marion police. Gary Sheriff,...

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Cedar Rapids named second-best home base city for U.S. road trips

The Field of Dreams, the Devonian Fossil Gorge and the Fenelon Place Elevator are some of the best road trip stops in the U.S., according to a new ranking...

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Dorm bed incident prompts Univ. of Iowa crime alert

University of Iowa officials issued a crime alert Saturday after receiving a report about an incident in a woman’s residence hall Thursday. According to the report, a man entered...

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Market After Dark photos from downtown Cedar Rapids Saturday

Market After Dark is one of the area’s largest and most popular summer events, with a draw on average of around 40,000 visitors.

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Today’s best bets around Siouxland

Today’s top picks from our online calendar. Find more events at siouxcityjournal.com/calendar.

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