The Gazette is a daily print newspaper and online news source published in the American city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The first paper was published as an evening journal, branded the Evening Gazette, on Wednesday, January 10, 1883. The newspaper is distributed throughout northeastern and east-central Iowa, including the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City in the metropolitan areas. It was formerly called The Cedar Rapids Gazette. As of September 2019, The Gazette has a circulation of 32,616 for the daily edition and 37,860 for the Sunday edition.It comes in a broadsheet format and has an estimated circulation of around 50,000. It is currently owned by The Gazette Company.
Prepayment is required before an item is printed. An obituaries editor will contact you for payment after the obituary has been received and edited.
Cost is $25 for online placement plus 50 cents per word and photo charges. Name of funeral home or crematory and respective phone number is required to verify death.
The obituary must be submitted before 4 p.m. for publication online and in the newspaper the next day, with the exception of obituaries for Sunday publication, which must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Fridays.
For any questions, call (319) 398-8221.
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