Fairfield Dem Chloe Hennesy Discusses Jeff Shipley, Contentious Jeff Co Sheriff’s Race

Chloe Hennesy is a flower farmer on Rocket Rabbit Farm and member of the Jefferson County Democrats' Central Committee, elected to this position by...

Brittany Prater: The Informer Interview

Brittany Prater is a New York-based filmmaker and artist who grew up in Ames and set her first two documentary features in her hometown....

Dee Wren on the History, and Temporary Absence, of Iowa Music

Dee Wren, also known by the online moniker Dee OlderMusicGeek, is an avid music fan and promoter in Des Moines, publisher of the Iowa...

An Interview with Trey Reis of Warm Gospel Tapes

The Des Moines-based artist and musician Trey Reis runs Warm Gospel Tapes, a label that has grown an impressive collection of electronic and experimental...

A Conversation with Hannah Harmsen of The Lantern Cinema

Hannah Harmsen is one of the founders and programmers of The Lantern Cinema, a film society in Des Moines that has hosted screenings of...

Director Andre Perry on the Mission Creek Festival Cancellation

Andre Perry is the co-founder and director of Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival and the executive director of the historic Englert Theatre. On May...

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...