Wet morning will give way to clear skies

RAGBRAI riders can expect a wet morning as thunderstorms move across the route, but clear skies are coming. Rain is expected to clear up in the area of the route between 11 a.m. and noon, said Kurt Kotenberg, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in...

Riders pack up early after rain, lighting

WAVERLY–Some riders are packing up early after storms rolled into Waverly overnight. “Why not leave early when it’s cold and wet,” said Ann Marie Buatti, of Iowa City. Buatti and three others were curled beneath a small awning with a pile of...

RAGBRAI’s coast-to-coast kittens

Julia Deppe, 11, corrals the litter of five kittens that charmed RAGBRAI riders Thursday on the family’s farm outside of Waverly. RAGBRAI is better known for pie, pork and corn than kittens. But it was a litter of five mewling kittens frolicking on the lawn that...

Riding to remember: Carter LeBeau honored Friday

MASON CITY, Ia. – The deaths of notable figures from the four decades of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa often have triggered a similar grieving process for families and teammates: a time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn — and then...