From anti-Asian jokes in school, to racism fueled by COVID: Asian Iowans share personal stories in call for change
Sunday, more than one hundred Iowans gathered at Pappajohn Sculpture Park to hold a solidarity rally to end Asian hate.DES MOINES, Iowa — Raced-based discrimination certainly isn't something new, but for those in the Asian community, it's something they've experience more aggressively in the past year.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -Members of the Iowa City Catholic Worker House say they are disappointed in Governor Kim Reynolds for rejecting a federal request to accept migrants in Iowa.The Governor saying last week that the state didn’t have the facilities to house migrant children, and calling the need to find them a home the President’s problem.
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When 10-year-old Reem Kirja began advocating for her Iowa City school district to give students and staff the day off on the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr, she wasn't sure her voice would hold much sway."But then, I'm like, 'You know what?Let's keep going.
(KMAland) -- Northwest Missouri State and Iowa were winners in regional women’s college soccer on Sunday.The full recap: Northwest Missouri State Women (2-3-1, 1-2-0): Bri Wawiorka scored a golden goal in overtime to lift Northwest to a 3-2 win over Washburn.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscatine center for social action and First Presbyterian Church worked together to launch the "double your dollars for housing" campaign.The campaign's goal is to demolish old housing in order to make space for affordable living areas.Volunteers worked on the sixth street property in downtown Muscatine Friday through Saturday to begin demolition of the old property.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa soccer team will face top-seeded Penn State on April 15 in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament, the league office announced Sunday.The Hawkeyes advanced through the Big Ten Regional weekend to earn a spot in the Big Ten Tournament.
(KMAland) -- Nebraska, Iowa and Creighton were winners while Northwest, Omaha, Missouri, K-State and Kansas all lost in regional college baseball action on Sunday.Northwest Missouri State (12-14, 10-11): Northwest Missouri State fell to Central Oklahoma (14-11, 10-8), 7-3.
April is when the severe weather and tornado season in Iowa starts to ramp up.Since 1980, there have been 232 tornadoes during the month.Today (April 11, 2021) marks the 20th anniversary of Iowa's second largest tornado outbreak (number of tornadoes in one calendar day) on record.
Carroll tabbed as No. 16 seed in NAIA playoffs, will travel to face Morningside (Iowa) in first round
HELENA — A day after locking up its bid to the NAIA Football Championship Series, Carroll’s football team found out its opponent.The Saints will travel to Sioux City, Iowa, to face the two-time defending National Champions in the Morningside Mustangs on Saturday.Carroll was tabbed as the 16th seed in the 16-team bracket after finishing its season 3-1 and claiming a share of the Frontier Conference Championship with a win over College of Idaho on Saturday.
Friends of Warren County, It is surprising how fast session is moving along.With only a few weeks left, the Legislature is continuing work on finalizing budgets and having floor debate.Here is a glimpse of what took place during Week 13. iHeart Radio Interview Tuesday, I had the privilege of being on iHeartRadio with Simon Conway.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa baseball team outscored Minnesota, 24-1, in a doubleheader sweep of the Gophers on Sunday afternoon at Duane Banks Field.The Hawkeyes won game one, 6-1, and thrashed the Gophers, 18-0, in game two to complete the three-game sweep over Minnesota for the first time since 2015, improving to 12-9 this season.
Part 1 Last week, Republicans in the Iowa Senate passed a bill that would change the source of funding for mental health care in the state.The bill would shift funding from county property taxes to a state-funded system instead.The bill is headed to the Iowa House where its future is uncertain.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa inmate charged with fatally beating two prison employees with a hammer had threatened to assault staff at another prison a year earlier using a different maintenance tool.Disciplinary records show Michael Dutcher testified that he picked up a mop wringer and threatened to use it as a weapon to attack correctional officers at the state prison in Oakdale.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man’s body was found Saturday in the Des Moines River near a park in Des Moines.Spokesman Sgt.Paul Parizek said a fisherman and a cyclist riding on a riverside trail both spotted the body near Riverview Park on Saturday afternoon and called the police.
SIOUX CITY -- More than 21.1 percent of all Woodbury County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Across Northwest Iowa, that figure is closer to one-in-four, according to Iowa Department of Public Health data.Once a person is fully vaccinated, what are they able to safely do?
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DePaul sophomore forward Romeo Weems is hiring an agent and will enter the 2021 NBA Draft, he announced on his Instagram Wednesday.Weems was the first four-star recruit to commit and go to DePaul during former head coach Dave Leitao’s tenure.“As many of you know, it has always been my lifelong dream to one day play in the NBA,” Weems wrote on his Instagram.
I’m worried that we are limiting access to much of what has made our city one of the finest.Before the Madison parks became part of the city government, it was a volunteer organization and was funded as such.The Park and Pleasure Drive Association started our park system.