Forest View residents reach agreement with land owners and developers

Last Monday, City Council members heard concerns from Forest View residents regarding future land developments where their homes currently sit. With these concerns — of community displacement, financial burdens, and the immoveable state of a majority of the trailer homes — came a list of demands. Residents requested an end to intimidation tactics exercised by […]

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The price of progress

“Do not expect justice where might is right.” — Plato Summer in this town sounds like jackhammers pulsing and backhoes scraping the asphalt. Towering cranes loom over my head on my walk to work, and I feel anxious. I’m not an Iowan. I grew up 1,000 miles away, on the western side of the Catskills […]

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