Trespassing charges dropped against local Grannies for Dakota Access Pipeline protests

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 entering private property in an attempt to stop construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline as a drill began to bore below the Mississippi River. […]

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Stand with Standing Rock on the Pentacrest Thursday night

Zak Neumann, Dakota Access Pipeline, Bakken Pipeline

Nebi Bemetesiani (Water is Life) Rally Pentacrest — Thursday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. The Native American Student Association at the University of Iowa will host a rally against the Bakken Pipeline on the Pentacrest in Iowa City Thursday, Sept. […]

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Activist arrests take place at Bakken Pipeline protests; local group to hold informational meeting at ICPL

Residents of Iowa City and the surrounding area are gathering this Friday, Sept. 2, to discuss the Bakken Oil Pipeline and the threat it poses to Native American reservations, the environment and farm land and the property rights of individuals. […]

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