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Posted by Melody Dworak | Sep 23, 2009

Okay, Melody. Breathe. CAT CIRCUS!! (Breathe.) COMING TO IOWA CITY!!!!!! (Breathe.) I will be counting down till October 4 (1 week & 4 days from today!) when the RockCats and...

Posted by Stephen Schmidt | Jul 10, 2009

As Summer is just heating up, it is also speeding towards its conclusion. There are just under three months until fall returns, and with it, the school year, cold, and...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Jul 10, 2009

For the past few years, July has been a special month for me. Since 2005, I have taught a one-week workshop in the Iowa Summer Writing Festival focused on writing...

Posted by Dr. Star | Jul 9, 2009

Astrology Forecast for July 2009 FOR EVERYONE ~ Take it one step at a time. This is another month when psychological changes outweigh and complicate concrete changes. The planets are...

Posted by David Henderson | Jul 9, 2009

Despite months of public protest, the Iowa City School Board voted unanimously during their June 9 meeting to close Roosevelt Elementary and build a new school on the west edge...

Posted by Kurt Michael Friese | Jul 9, 2009

A few years ago I was asked to serve on the Wellness Committee that was being formed by the Iowa City School District, under a federal mandate to improve the...

Posted by Kelly Ostrem | Jul 9, 2009

Swimming has mesmerized me since I was very little. It’s one of the main reasons I absolutely love summer. When the weather heats up, I can just hear the water...

Posted by Kent Williams | May 16, 2009

As detailed here in the Daily Iowan, long time Iowa City Artist Virginia Visker was arrested a week ago on drug charges. She was in jail for nearly a week...

Posted by Dr. Star | May 8, 2009

FOR EVERYONE: Bittersweet change. Permanent, irreversible change will come to all of us this month. Events will partly force us and partly allow us to break out of an old,...

Posted by Andrea Parrott | May 8, 2009

As of 2009, there is only one Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) in the state of Iowa, and it is located in our very own Iowa City. The League of American...

Posted by David Henderson | May 8, 2009

Superintendent Lane Plugge’s office on Dubuque Street is in the three-story brick building that used to be Henry Sabin Elementary School. The elementary school closed in 1979. Now it's the...

Posted by Soheil Rezayazdi | May 8, 2009

I sit with John Solow, an associate professor of economics, to chat about DVD players. Five years ago, his broke. It was a hulking, silver box, a relic of early-era...

Posted by Kelly Ostrem | May 8, 2009

The Obama’s are doing it, so shouldn’t we do it too? In case you’re in the dark and missed the First Lady digging around on the White House lawn in...

Posted by Maggie Anderson | May 8, 2009

The Johnsons kept eight or 10 milk cows in the barn. They sometimes kept pigs, too, but cows suited the barn best. They milked the animals by hand. Later, they...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Apr 8, 2009

We’ve lost another one, too soon. On February 25, Bill Holm passed away at age 65. Bill Holm was one of our great writers of the Midwest and of place....

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Apr 8, 2009

Miya Rodolfo-Sioson was given a second chance at life. She was chosen for a purpose. Miya was the lucky one. The odds had turned against her in an instant but...