Trump backs Putin on denying Russia election meddling

HELSINKI — Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump refused Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, undercutting the...

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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation honored in D.C. for MICRO loan program

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation was honored Monday in Washington, D.C., for a loan program aimed at helping entrepreneurs and small businesses achieve their goals....

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Cedar Rapids schools increasing security in wake of school shootings around U.S.

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids school officials are spending nearly $1.5 million on easy-to-lock classroom doors and considering new intruder drills for students and staff. For many schools in...

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Judge denies immunity in Cedar Rapids stand-your-ground case

CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge denied immunity Monday to a Cedar Rapids man who asserted he had shot another armed man in self-defense and therefore shouldn’t be prosecuted under...

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Grassley: Trump-Putin summit a missed opportunity

  Iowa’s two Republican senators said Monday that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is no friend of the United States and that they had faith in the U.S. intelligence community’s...

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VIDEO: Arnolds Park Museums

ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — Take a peek at some of the new offerings in the Arnolds Park Museums in the heart of Dickinson County, a tourism magnet for Northwest...

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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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Sioux City 10-year-old heading to National American Miss competition

SIOUX CITY — Madeline Farrens, 10, has perfected her fashion model pose.

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Woodbury County marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently in Woodbury County:

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‘Corn man’ says sweet corn buyers tend to be loyal to certain vendors

SIOUX CITY — In the sweet corn market, when a buyer finds a vendor they like, they’re going to stick with that vendor in coming summers. At least that’s...

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