An Anti-Vaxxer with a QAnon Tie [Update: Will Not] Soon Join the Johnston City...

Update: According to unofficial results from the Polk County Auditor's website, Johnson finished in fourth place among the four contenders for a seat on...

In 1993, Polk County Attorney John Sarcone Faced Allegations of Bias on Abortion Cases

In our recent criticism of Polk County Attorney John Sarcone's prosecution of Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri over her arrest at a racial...

Amid Criticism for Mask Reversal, Reynolds Turns to Hannity for Ego Boost

Scroll down for a full transcript of Hannity's Fox New interview with Reynolds Monday Facing scrutiny from the state and national press for lifting all...

Local Mask Mandates Remain in Effect Around Iowa Despite Governor Lifting COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

At 12:01 this morning, the latest of Governor Kim Reynolds' pandemic disaster proclamations went into effect, rescinding previous measures she'd ordered including a limited...

Schultz: Porn Tweet Liked by Mistake or as “Intentional Attack”

WARNING: This story includes details and links of a pornographic nature that are probably not safe for work. Thanks to a tip from a perceptive...

Sam Locke Ward’s Beasts of Heaven

Readers of the Iowa Informer may be familiar with the work of cartoonist Samuel Locke Ward, in the form of his Scumbag Grassley comic....

Podcast: Zines with Rebekka Reuter

Nate and Bryon talk with guest Rebekka Reuter about her new zine initiative, some favorite zines from Iowa history and beyond, being creative during...

Leaders of TestIowa Startup Sold Stock for Big Profits Amid Scrutiny of COVID-19 Test...

Board members and executives at Co-Diagnostics, one of the Utah startups administering the controversial TestIowa COVID-19 program, profited handsomely by selling shares of the...

Iowa Tapes, Part 4: Mose Wintner on Red Coyote, Charlie Vestal, and the Summer...

Mose Wintner is a musician and data scientist from Los Angeles who spent a few months in Ames in 2009 during a particularly active...

Podcast: Local Author Jennifer L. Knox on Her New Book, Favorite Poetry

Special guest Jennifer L. Knox discusses her excellent new book of poetry, Crushing It, with Nate and Bryon, then they each share five of...