Wind towers are part of the rural landscape north of Alta, Iowa, in this September 2012 photo. (IowaWatch photo by Robert Maharry)

News Quiz: Perspectives on Climate Change

According to a Pew Research Center survey, 22 percent of U.S. adults say climate change is due to natural patterns and one-quarter believe there is no solid evidence Earth is getting warmer, despite a large consensus in the scientific community. A recent national survey and an informal state survey conducted by IowaWatch, working with the Cedar Falls High School Tiger Hi-Line, show this conflict also plays out in the classroom. Check your knowledge of recent research on climate change and how climate change is taught.

Flannery O'Connor at UIOWA

News Quiz: Becoming Iowa’s City Of Literature

On Nov. 20, 2008, UNESCO named Iowa City, Iowa its third City of Literature, after Edinburgh, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia. Test your knowledge on Iowa's City of Literature and learn more about its literary identity and tradition.

Jane Schorer Meisner, former Des Moines Register reporter, speaks with IowaWatch Executive Director-Editor Lyle Muller about a 1990 story about an Iowa rape that won The Register and Meisner a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 1991.

IowaWatch Connection Podcast: Removing The Stigma, Part Two

The second in a series of programs on Pulitzer Prize-winning Iowa journalists and the stories they told that added to our state's history. This program is part two of a two-part series, remembering a ground-breaking series that helped removed the stigma from rape.

Jane Schorer Meisner, former Des Moines Register reporter, looks at the note former Register Editor Geneva Overholser sent about a 1990 story about an Iowa rape that won The Register and Meisner a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 1991.

IowaWatch Connection Podcast: Removing the Stigma, Part One

The first in a series of programs on Pulitzer Prize-winning Iowa journalists and the stories they told that added to our state's history. This program is part one of a two-part series, remembering a ground-breaking series that helped removed the stigma from rape.

Democratic caucus-goers at the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the night of Feb. 1, 2016.

News Quiz: Impact of Iowa Caucuses on State’s Registered Voters

Recent data on Iowa’s registered voters revealed shifts among their party affiliations in the months before, during and following the state’s 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential precinct caucuses. Taking a closer look at in those caucuses, IowaWatch discovered intriguing trends. Do you have the knowledge to determine some of these changes?