Steve King Calls on Gov to Crack Down on “Terrorist” Org Black Lives Matter

On Friday, just over a week after comparing Black Lives Matter protesters to Nazis, outgoing Congressman Steve King tweeted at Governor Kim Reynolds to...

Iowa Tapes, Part 2: Skye Carrasco, Nostromo, Jack Lion

Dark Pines, Skye Carrasco — 2011 DARK PINES by skye carrasco I only got to see Skye Carrasco play live a handful of times, but she...

Sioux Rapids Police Chief Suspended Over Post Advocating Violence vs Protesters

Tim Porter, the police chief of Sioux Rapids in northwest Iowa, has reportedly been suspended for two weeks without pay and will undergo sensitivity...

Grassley: Dems “Don’t Care Anything About the Black Community”

Asked Thursday by a Washington correspondent for the Nexstar Media Group — the parent company of Des Moines station WHO-TV — if he was...

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...

Steve King Compares Black Lives Matter Protests to Nazi Pogram vs Jews

After a humiliating, self-inflicted primary defeat earlier this month, Congressman Steve King has apparently decided to spend his final, committee-free months in office doing...

Small-Town Police Chief Advocating Violence vs Black Lives Matter Protesters Claims Comment Was “Total...

The police chief of a small town in northwest Iowa is claiming that a comment he made on Facebook Monday that advocated violence against...

The Iowa Connection to Trump’s “Racist Baby” Video Flagged By Twitter

Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information from Huffington Post reporter Luke O'Brien clarifying the nature of his interactions with Logan...

New York Times Ranks Ames Among Nation’s Likeliest COVID-19 Outbreak Sites

A New York Times analysis of nationwide coronavirus data, last updated Wednesday morning, ranked Ames as one of the cities with the highest average...

Iowa Books: Rock & Roll Memoirs, Boyhood Reflections, and The Floppy Show

Iowa has a ton of literary connections, from Iowa City’s Writers’ Workshop to Jane Smiley’s tenure at Iowa State, to the bridges of Madison...
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