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Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 21, 2017

Liana from Iowa City contacted Little Village to ask if the city has changed its policy on yard signs.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 21, 2017

Early voting has started for the September 12 election. Voters will be electing school board members and deciding bond issues.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 19, 2017

The nine people at Jeff Pierce’s Renovation Carpentry booth at the Iowa City Farmers Market on Saturday morning weren’t there to buy anything. They were there to protest statements Pierce...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 18, 2017

Eric from Iowa City emailed Little Village to ask if the Donald Trump-themed parade float that drove through downtown on Friday morning is part of some bigger, planned event.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 17, 2017

An Iowa Republican who pled guilty to voter fraud for casting two ballots for Donald Trump was sentenced on Thursday.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 17, 2017

Volunteers can do good and a get a free Surly beer by helping the Bur Oak Land Trust in Big Grove.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 16, 2017

At a town hall meeting in Washington, Iowa, Sen. Joni Ernst spent an hour giving the same answers to questions from the audience that she's given before..

Posted by Emma Husar | Aug 16, 2017

A cardboard ban will kick into effect Jan. 2, 2018 in an effort to keep about 14,500 tons of cardboard waste out of the Iowa City Landfill. The ban is...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Aug 15, 2017

Minty is a 2-year-old cat with a lovely tuxedo coloration, including an adorable black spot on her nose. She has a healthy skepticism of the world and would prefer to...

Posted by James Hirsch | Aug 15, 2017

Kids of all genders and backgrounds gather at the center of the Grant Wood Elementary school gym, laughing and greeting their friends, only stopping when volunteers announce it is time...

Posted by Helaina Thompson | Aug 15, 2017

Matt Van Maanen and Rob Lancaster are hosting dinner for the third night in a row this week in their Cedar Rapids home. Earlier in the week, the couple received...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 15, 2017

Don't get caught unawares when the solar eclipse strikes on August 21.

Posted by Letters | Aug 15, 2017

The midway is cleared and still. The ice cream is gone. The barns and buildings are closed. It was another great year for the Johnson County Fair. And so it...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 14, 2017

Scammers are selling fake eclipse glasses, but Little Village has the information you need to enjoy the eclipse without going blind.

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 12, 2017

A rally will be held this evening on the University of Iowa Pentacrest in solidarity with the anti-racist activists and people of color in Charlottesville, Virginia. It is set to...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Aug 11, 2017

The Iowa City Community School District has been grappling with questions of accessibility on school playgrounds, with parents like Melissa Krishnan, whose 9-year-old son Isaiah uses a wheelchair, advocating for...