Yesterday, the Record of Montezuma, Iowa, published a report disclosing the salaries of University of Iowa employees. In and of itself, that sounds like a worthy project, but Editor-in-chief Chuck Dunham is in hot water over commentary he added to the story.SEE ALSO: Iowa man busted for repeatedly p ... More >>
Talking with Jake Dilley of the Color Pharmacy is a bit like having five different conversations at once. The lead singer is animated and excited, answering questions about the band's new self-titled album tangentially. Although not the first official record, The Color Pharmacy is the band's first s ... More >>
Maybe you shouldn't have sex in this place, and with these people.The University of Minnesota has taken a dramatic drop in sex practices from last year, according to a national study on student sexual health. All of those people who graduated last spring may take a moment to pat themselves on the ... More >>
Photos by Mark MallmanThe demo recording of "Let it Be" starts with Paul McCartney talking to the sound engineer. He says "This is going to knock you out, boy," and then proceeds to perform one of rock's greatest ballads. Those few snide words before he starts always reminds me of what the roa ... More >>
Michele Bachmann might be a cougar, but you didn't hear it from Iowa.Michele Bachmann is finally involved in a gaffe that isn't her fault.Earlier today, a University of Iowa staffer made a sly allusion to how foxy the future president is, in a rather regrettable reference to a cougar that had rec ... More >>
Scott DeMuth is going to prison.Scott DeMuth set the ferrets free. Now he's going to prison.
An Iowa judge has sentenced the 23-year-old University of Minnesota graduate student to six months behind bars for busting into a Howard Lake ferret breeding business in 2006 and setting 200 of the c ... More >>
Image from WikimediaFerrets: some people go to jail for themScott DeMuth, the Minneapolis man accused of breaking into a ferret farm in Howard Lake, Minnesota, in 2006 and setting the little weasel-like animals free, pleaded guilty late yesterday.
In return, the 23-year-old DeMuth, a member of t ... More >>
Gay rights proponents across the country are thrilled--and more than a little surprised--that a state epitomizing "fly-over country" would uphold gay marriage. Here's why the astonishment is unwarranted...
Minnesota beef producers can begin using radiation to kill bacteria and extend the shelf life of everything from hamburger to filet mignon. But a number of scientists, scrappy idealists, and small farmers still say it's not a good idea.