CEDAR RAPIDS – Iowa’s caucus season has ended, but the negative campaigning appears to have a residual effect. Hy-Vee, with a dozen grocery stores and pharmacies in the Cedar Rapids area and more than 230 stores in the Midwest, recently sent out a flyer touting its HealthMarket; those aisles devoted to organic and gluten-free products […]
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A friend who tried to get VIP tickets to “Cocktails with Chris” said they sold out the minute they went on sale last week. Hy-Vee, which is sponsoring the fundraiser, said no more VIP tickets will be issued – I’ve heard just 50 were made available – but as of last check, there still appeared […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – Tickets go on sale Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, for an event that fans of “The Bachelor” won’t want to miss. Hy-Vee is holding a fundraising event on Thursday, Feb. 12 at the Cedar Rapids Marriott featuring this season’s “Bachelor,” Chris Soules, of Arlington, Iowa, as well as The Other Bachelors of Arlington, […]
I don’t recall ever buying pumpkins from a grocery store, as I’d rather see that money go directly to the farmers who haul those heavy loads to a farmers market, or right on the farm, as I found at a stop this weekend near Chelsea. Still, I can see that many people rely on their […]
CEDAR RAPIDS – Gardeners are generally hardy people who don’t mind a little rain, but a steady deluge slowed the usual crowds that flock to the Brucemore Garden & Art Show, at least in the morning. By afternoon, those crowds started to show up, just in time for educational sessions on Midwestern garden grottos, healthy […]
Call it a super-gnatural success. Freda Sojka’s natural bug repellent that she developed for her then 5-month-old grandson has exploded – almost overnight – into a double-shift industry in Columbus Junction.