It was just before dusk on a Sunday afternoon when a caravan of student journalists rolled into Lime Springs, Iowa. Lime Springs is almost indistinguishable from any other fading boomtown with its tumbled down stores, antique shops and 100-year-old brick-and-mortar row house. While the town is reminiscent of Middle American stereotypes, it is like a […]
Student journalists Keaton Walkowski, Madison Goldbeck and Brandon Anderegg stop in Iowa to record a podcast and reflect on the people they have met and the lessons they have learned interviewing voters form the 2016 election.
After a successful opening weekend of hunting season, Robert Schmidt, 34, and his two sons, were dragging a doe out from the back of a pickup truck. The garage door was open and Schmidt could be seen tethering the deer to the rafters. As three students approached his driveway, Schmidt sunk his knife into the […]