A Sioux City Republican activist was found guilty of 52 charges of voter fraud by a 12-person federal jury on Tuesday. According to federal court documents, Kim Phuong Taylor, 49, of Sioux City concocted various election schemes in 2020 to get her husband, Jeremy...
Annie’s Foundation, a nonprofit group started by Iowans to spread the word about book banning and give those books away, is hitting the road—and coming to Western Iowa for the first time.
By Katie Mills Giorgio, Starting Line contributor Spooky season is officially here, and if you’re the type of Iowan who likes a good scare, we’ve got you covered. This list of 13 haunted houses around the state of Iowa is sure to freak you out. Located throughout the...
The nights are getting longer, and the days chillier, and there’s never a better time to get lost in a new book (except maybe the dead of winter).
Classic, vintage, iconic, and just plain cool, we found some old movie theaters sprinkled across the state.
For 34 years straight, Johnny and Barbara Long never missed a West Des Moines City Council meeting.
During the thick of the pandemic, among the issues that troubled Coralville Mayor Meghann Foster and other community leaders was figuring out how to make up for lost revenue while also trying to maintain city services many residents relied on. “We were very concerned...
With hotter temperatures in the forecast this week than Iowa has seen all year, cooling centers are opening up around the state where people can recover in an air conditioned place for free.
As cyclists crossed the state for RAGBRAI, the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it just released its latest bicycle map for the 2023-24 season.
With more than 500 stores in three Midwest states (Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin), Kwik Star is not only big in Iowa—it’s extraordinarily beloved.