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Posted by Little Village | Apr 24, 2017

Motley Cow Owner David Wieseneck (second from left) plans to close the restaurant this summer. Iowa City's northside marketplace will soon say goodbye to one of its longest running culinary...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 24, 2017

One of many clever signs at the March For Science. Saturday, April 22, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Hundreds of people filled the Pentacrest to advocate for science and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 21, 2017

Incoming executive director Dave Lewis, president of the board of directors Sarah Maiers and outgoing executive director Mike Stoffregen. -- photo courtesy of Community Foundation of Johnson County The Community...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 21, 2017

Wind turbines in Story County, Iowa. -- photo by Carl WyCoff, cropped The EPA may be in jeopardy, but states like Iowa are stepping up in the movement toward clean...

Posted by Emma Husar | Apr 20, 2017

The Iowa City Police Department is working to foster trust and improve relationships with the community by addressing racial profiling and bridging the gap between police officers and minorities, Iowa...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Apr 20, 2017

On this week’s episode, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with D. Watkins, educator, editor at large at Salon.com and the author of The Cook Up, and The Beast...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 19, 2017

The Milarepa Buddhist Center (207 Scott Ct, Iowa City), a volunteer-run Buddhist community that opened in 2016, will be hosting Tibetan Lama Khenpo Choephel Rinpoche for a retreat April 21-23.

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Apr 19, 2017

The fourth annual Kites for Kids Festival wraps up at its final location ‑- Iowa City’s City Park Shelter 5 -- this Saturday at noon. The festival invites people to...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 19, 2017

Photo by owlpacino Governor Terry Branstad signed legislation Monday that moves Iowa's OWI enforcement process away from incarceration, and the Iowa City Council reduced open container regulations for special events....

Posted by Kent Williams | Apr 18, 2017

At Percy Harris’ Memorial Service on Jan.30 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids, Ted Townsend, the president of St. Luke’s Hospital, began his eulogy for Dr. Harris...

Posted by Letters | Apr 18, 2017

The opening of the Rapid Creek Cidery at Wilson’s Orchard on Dingleberry Road has been noted in several media stories applauding the project. While I am agnostic about the new...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Apr 18, 2017

Roger Stone has two bongs shaped like his hero, Richard Nixon. “One’s in the shape of his head, the other is kind of more artsy,” he said. “They’re both very...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Apr 18, 2017

This Earth Day, April 22, people are taking a stand to defend science and evidence-based policy with a March for Science. In addition to the march planned on the National...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 17, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 17, 2017

A bill to expand access to medicinal cannabis in Iowa may be debated as soon as today. Senate File 506 has received bipartisan support and may pass in the senate....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 14, 2017

Governor Terry Branstad signed the most sweeping change in gun legislation in Iowa history, House File 517, into law yesterday. All the Johnson and Linn County Republican legislators voted for...