Hy-Vee stores in Iowa City, Coralville and Cedar Rapids will cut back hours starting next week

Hy-Vee stores in the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area will no longer be open 24 hours starting on Monday, Feb. 10, the West Des Moines-based supermarket chain announced on Monday. Those stores will now be open from 5 a.m. to midnight. The store will be eliminating 24-hour service at almost all its 265 stores in eight Midwestern states. […]

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Staff Picks: Last-minute holiday shopping

You’ve probably missed it: that ominous deadline that all but a few online retailers have for the last date you can order and still receive your purchases before Christmas. And the only apt word for the mall this time of year is quagmire. If you still have gifts to buy, though, fret not! You can fulfill all of your buying needs at the local level. Here, our staff sets out some great finds that you can buy right downtown — no need to cross all of your fingers, bribe your postal carrier or keep refreshing the tracking info on […]

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