Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is from Iowa City. The former Facebook data scientist, who is the daughter of two professors and grew up attending the Iowa caucuses with her parents, [...]Read More →
In passing, he says Hilton Hotel will lose $8 million this year. In case there was any doubt, Polk County Supervisor Matt McCoy proved this week that the board is [...]Read More →
Who is the only player in NFL history to throw a touchdown pass for eight different teams? The same person who will soon, in all likelihood, have done so for [...]Read More →
Coach Jennie Baranczyk’s deal with U of Oklahoma. Supervisors await redistricting. Courthouse tops out.
What did it take for the University of Oklahoma to lure basketball coach Jennie Lillis Baranczyk away from Drake University? Here’s what, based on a freedom-of-information request made by CITYVIEW [...]Read More →
No state high school baseball tournament this year at Principal Park? You read that correctly. But will the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) bring the tournament back to the [...]Read More →
Reporter Jim Flansburg’s mind and notebooks were filled with the odd fact, the strong suspicion, the half-story that he never could develop into a piece that would stand alone in [...]Read More →
Jim Nahas has been fired as head of human resources for Polk County. It’s complicated, it’s messy, it’s unusual — it’s hard to get fired by the county — and, [...]Read More →
Food fight at Fong’s. Register’s circulation drops again. Court okays Dico-city deal. Ernst lines up with Hawley.
Print circulation of The Des Moines Register continues to plummet. Reported digital circulation is holding more or less steady, but at a low level, but internal numbers show it rising [...]Read More →
Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz is an associate professor of communication studies at the University of Iowa, where she has taught for eight years. She makes $75,204 a year, according to state records. [...]Read More →