The Poison Control Center’s Patrick Tape Fleming: The Informer Interview

Patrick Tape Fleming is a longtime central Iowa musician best known as the frontman for indie rock band The Poison Control Center, which released...

Kaleb Van Fosson, Who Confronted Steve King on White Supremacy, Reacts to the Congressman’s...

When the Informer spoke to J.D. Scholten on the night of Jan. 9, Steve King’s most recent Democratic rival in Iowa’s 4th District predicted...

J.D. Scholten on Steve King, Randy Feenstra, and What’s Next for Him

In November, Democrat J.D. Scholten, a former professional baseball player and political newcomer from Sioux City, came within three and a half points of...

The Time Leonard Boswell, Facing Primary Challenge, Supported Cheney Impeachment

Leonard Boswell, an Iowa Democrat who served in Congress from 1997 to 2013 and the state Senate before that, died Friday of a rare...

Leann Jacobsen: The Informer Interview

Leann Jacobsen is a coffee shop and wine bar owner and City Council member in Spencer, a town of about 11,000 in northwestern Iowa's...

John Paschen: The Informer Interview

Back in town after a recent trip to Sioux Center, where he joined a protest outside a town hall meeting hosted by his would-be...

J.D. Scholten: The Informer Interview

Update, 6/5/18: J.D. Scholten has won the Democratic primary in the 4th Congressional District and will challenge Steve King this November. Fresh off his campaign...

Jennifer L. Knox: The Informer Interview

Jennifer L. Knox is a poet who lives in Nevada. Her work has appeared four times in the Best American Poetry series as well...

Tony Smith: The Informer Interview

Tony Smith is a professor of philosophy at Iowa State University and the author of a number of books, most recently publishing Globalisation: A...

Paul Engler: The Informer Interview

Paul Engler is the co-author, with his brother Mark, of the new book This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First...