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Posted by Letters | Jun 6, 2017

The only good news in Iowa’s new voter ID law, House File 516, is that it doesn’t take effect right away. So if you’re reading up on this now, you...

Posted by Mayela Zambrano | Jun 6, 2017

Hace dos días, recibí un mensaje de una amiga que me preguntaba si tenía alguna anécdota del mundo de la traducción e interpretación que pudiera compartir. El mensaje me llegó...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 5, 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 | Jun 5, 2017

The United Methodist Church and Rev. Anna Blaedel, Executive Director and Campus Minister at the Wesley Center, have come to a "just resolution" of a complaint the church filed against...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jun 5, 2017

Kim Weaver (D) announced over the weekend that she would be dropping her candidacy for the U.S. House race in Iowa's fourth congressional district, a race which pitted her against...

Posted by Little Village | Jun 1, 2017

Amber Neville and Angela Barnett got the keys today to 207 N. Linn Street, the site their future flower shop, Willow & Stock, coming soon to Iowa City's Northside Marketplace.

Posted by Frankie Schneckloth | May 31, 2017

Chef David Wieseneck of Motley Cow Café will have a new gig after the Northside establishment closes its doors on June 17. Carolyn Brown, Jerry Zimmerman and Roc Kemmerer, owners...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 31, 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 | May 26, 2017

Sonny's Northside Tap owners Cassie and Tracy Barkalow purchased the 208 N Linn St space next door, formerly occupied by Taste of China. They plan to expand Sonny's into that...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Author and former University of Iowa Writers Workshop alum and faculty member Denis Johnson passed away Wednesday at the age of 67.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, novelist, illustrator, screenwriter and producer and former Iowa City resident Berkeley Breathed pranked his fans yesterday by posting a threatening letter on his Facebook page ostensibly written...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 25, 2017

Trespassing charges against five local members of 100 Grannies for a Livable Future were dismissed by Lee County Judge Gary Noneman on Monday. The Grannies were arrested last fall for...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | May 24, 2017

Three programs have been defunded among other cuts to services for individuals who have experienced sexual and domestic violence following the Iowa Legislature's decision to decrease funding for victim services...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | May 22, 2017

Months after his initial nomination, Gov. Terry Branstad is officially closing the door on his tenure as the longest serving governor in the U.S. and will jet off to his...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | May 22, 2017

The Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) announced that the statewide hotline it has hosted since 1999 will be defunded as of October 1 this year following cuts to one quarter...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 22, 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.