Ames’ rainbow crosswalks are more than a symbol

Ames’ rainbow crosswalks are more than a symbol

I was born and raised in Ames. My parents and a sister still live there, and I live only 30 minutes away. It’s where  I learned about the world, learned to love and accept people who are not like me, and became who I am. Ames is a part of me. Ames has now given me yet...
Landmarks October 2019: News About TRM Advertisers

Landmarks October 2019: News About TRM Advertisers

Check out “Trick or Trivia,” a benefit for the Emma Goldman Clinic, coming Oct. 27. It’s a night of trivia, games, prizes food and fun at The Mill, 120 E. Burlington Ave. Admission is $5 per person and benefits the Emma Goldman Clinic’s services of sexual, mental, and...
OC Pride, coming this weekend, thrives and overcomes

OC Pride, coming this weekend, thrives and overcomes

Three years into Orange City Pride, this LGBTQ community in northwest Iowa has already endured a book-burning, picketers, brazen Republican-led attacks on those being open about being LGBTQ, the need to change venues, an ad campaign against it,and veiled condemnation...
Davenport-based FB group aims for decriminalization

Davenport-based FB group aims for decriminalization

Decriminalize Davenport is a growing Facebook page devoted to decriminalizing cannabis in the city of Davenport (www.facebook.com/weeddport). It is largely inspired by the unique situation of the Quad Cities, a metropolitan area consisting of five cities. With three...