African American Museum of Iowa exhibit celebrates black inventors

A laser to treat cataracts. One of the first gas masks. Refrigerated trucks that make it possible to transport fresh food over great distance.

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Belief vs. hope a fine line for UNI against Iowa, Iowa State

CEDAR FALLS — The line between belief and hope is a thin one in sports.

The difference between hoping your team can win and bel ... »

Fitbits for Marion city employees get council OK

MARION — The Marion City Council, on a 5-2 vote Thursday, agreed to spend more than $19,000 on electronic fitness tracking devices for emplo ... »

Iowa’s prison population edges upward

DES MOINES — While it’s not as high as the alarming levels of a few years ago, Iowa’s prison population crept higher each of t ... »

Project: More monarch habitat on the way to Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — An effort to make Cedar Rapids a hub of monarch butterfly production continues to gain momentum.

The Monarch Research P ... »

Hlas: Critical Saturday and season for Iowa, ISU

Pretend it’s a year ago today and I’m telling you this:

Iowa and Iowa State will have their 2015 football season-openers ... »

At visit to Meskwaki Settlement, Sanders calls U.S.-tribal relations ‘a disaster’

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — Relations between the federal government and Native Americans have been “a disaster from Day 1,” Vermont ... »

Pounds of produce from Marion community garden aid food pantry

MARION — More than 140 pounds of fresh produce have made their ways into Marion food banks this summer through a new community garden progra ... »

Tips to make sure bats stay outside house

Few things are as startling as waking up in the night with a bat winging over the bed. These superb flying mammals normally cruise the sky snatchin ... »

Special events cap IMCA Deery Bros season

WEST LIBERTY — With the surge of high school and college football, it’s easy for some to forget the racing season isn’t ... »

New University of Iowa president ‘will not seek tenure’

IOWA CITY — The five-year contract given to new University of Iowa President J. Bruce Harreld includes the possibility — subject to fac ... »

University of Iowa donor: ‘I think we made a very good choice’ with presidential hire

IOWA CITY — When J. Bruce Harreld’s name showed up on the confidential list of candidates for the next University of Iowa presidency, ... »

Ralson Creek Labor Day Antique Flea Market has new location

IOWA CITY — Now in its 15th year, the Ralston Creek Labor Day Antique Flea Market has a new location this Monday.

Sponsored by Iowa Ci ... »

UNI football opponent breakdown: Iowa State

Whenever Northern Iowa plays Iowa State or Iowa, it's a much friendlier in-state rivalry than what comes the following week. Obviously the reasons ... »

Iowa City Brewlab explores science of beer