Nationwide, stay-at-home orders have been lifted in most states and retail stores and other “nonessential” businesses have begun reopening. Despite the gradual nationwide reopening, public health officials warn of a second wave of cases in late summer or early autumn. As of June 17, 21 states have seen increases in new cases over the last two weeks. Iowa is among 12 states where new cases have largely remained the same over the past two weeks. But many states are currently experiencing dramatic increases in new cases. 9 states—Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Texas—have experienced record numbers of new cases in the past seven days.
The City of Decorah is notifying residents that the Locust Road Improvements Project is scheduled to start on Monday, June 22nd. As a result, […]
Helping Services for Youth & Families’ Domestic Abuse Resource Center has implemented a Domestic Abuse survivor chat line, which can be reached at HelpingServices.org/chat. There is also the option to call our 24/7 resource phone line at 800-383-2988, but during the time of social distancing our advocates noticed a decline in calls. We responded by implementing a secure chat option for anyone in need of reaching a local advocate. Whether you chat or call, a trained Advocate will respond to you 24 hours a day.
A crucial step in confronting systematic injustice is to learn the stories of the oppressed. Black cinema–both past and present–has a wealth of brilliant and challenging movies. From the blistering and genre-defying films of Spike Lee to the intimate and elegiac films of Barry Jenkins, here are 20 essential films from black filmmakers and where to watch them.
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation awarded a grant of $100,000 to Luther College in honor of Marriott International CEO and Luther alumnus, Arne Sorenson ’80, who recently completed his third term and final year of service on the Luther College Board of Regents. During Sorenson’s final board meeting on May 8, news of this generous grant to Luther was shared with the full board.
On a rainy afternoon in July 2008, Bob Dylan was treated like a complete unknown by police in Long Branch, New Jersey when residents called to report an eccentric man wandering around the Latin quarter. What followed, will surprise you.
A celebration of the life and work of acclaimed indie filmmaker Lynn Shelton, who combined high-concept storytelling with intimate character studies.
Big King of New York Beetlejuice BlacKkKlansman Back to the Future 3 Young Frankenstein Pulp Fiction Slumdog Millionaire The Breakfast Club Call Me By […]
Bottom Line: BlacKkKlansman is an electric, jarring, disturbing, and subversively funny film from one of contemporary cinema’s most vital and necessary filmmakers.
When it premiered in late-summer 2018, filmmaker Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” put Lee back on the map, garnering him some of the best reviews of his career and proving to be his most commercially successful film since the heist thriller “Inside Man” from 2007. Set in the early ‘70s, the film tells the true story of a black detective who successfully infiltrates a Colorado chapter of the KKK.
A beginner’s guide to early 20th century British literature through the work of six authors.
Voters are reminded that Friday May 22nd is the last day to request an absentee ballot in the mail. Voters are encouraged to use this option for the 2020 Primary to help minimize person to person contact.