IowaWatch Connection: Newspapers, Past and Present

Bundles of newspapers are in the state historical archives, waiting to be preserved…but there’s disagreement over how to do it. One state agency refused a quarter million dollars to do the work. We’ll tell you why, and also look to the future of the industry.

News Quiz: Newspapers in Iowa’s History

For as long as Iowa has existed newspapers have recorded the events and people shaping communities, informing current residents but also leaving a history for future generations. But you might not be aware of a few things found in the history of Iowa newspapers.

News Quiz: Newspapers in Iowa’s history

For as long as Iowa has existed newspapers have recorded the events and people shaping communities, informing current residents but also leaving a history for future generations. But you might not be aware of a few things found in the history of Iowa newspapers.