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Paul Brennan

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 21, 2017

The Iowa City Downtown District Nighttime Mayor Angela Winnike is running for city council. “I love Iowa City, and I want to disrupt it a little,” Winnicke told Little Village.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 21, 2017

Nominations are open for the annual Human Rights Awards presented by the Iowa City Human Rights Commission. There are award covering individuals, businesses and community organizations.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 20, 2017

President Donald Trump has decided the chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) doesn’t need to be a scientist, so on Wednesday, Trump nominated Sam Clovis for the...

Zak Neumann, Dakota Access Pipeline, Bakken Pipeline
Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 20, 2017

Oil is following through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), but the fight against the pipeline isn’t over yet, according to Indigenous Iowa. The nonprofit is inviting everyone to join the...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 19, 2017

A new West Des Moines breakfast cafe will open next month, but without the racist-sounding name that caused a furor on social media.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 19, 2017

After a Des Moines jury decided Iowa State Senate Republicans violated sexual harassment, discrimination and anti-retaliation laws, Senate Republican leader Bill Dix released a statement saying the jury was wrong...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 19, 2017

Justice in Iowa is too expensive for almost half of the state’s population, according to a new report published by the Iowa Supreme Court. The report by the court’s Access...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 18, 2017

There's no racial disparity in which drivers get pulled over by police in Dubuque. But things change once a traffic stop occurs.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 18, 2017

Longtime Iowa City activist Charlie Eastham announced his candidacy for the Iowa City Community School Board (ICCSB) last week. In a press release, Eastham said he is running for the...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 15, 2017

Both KGAN (CBS 2) and KXFA (Fox 28) will be increasing the amount of Trump-friendly news commentary they broadcast. Neither station has a choice in the matter. Sinclair Broadcasting Group,...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 13, 2017

Cathy Glasson is a prospective Democratic candidate for governor, but she wants people to know she’s not a politician. “I think that’s actually a good thing, in some respects,” Glasson...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 12, 2017

Speaking at the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union Hall in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday night, Democratic candidate for governor John Norris said, “I spent a couple of months testing...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 11, 2017

Iowa City community organizations can now apply for a climate action grant worth up to $5,000. The city council has allocated $25,000 for the grants, which will support local climate...

Driver's Ed
Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 11, 2017

It’s been called a texting ban, but the new law impacting Iowa drivers and their phones goes beyond just texting. As of July 1, drivers are prohibited from viewing “images...