TRAIL of Johnson County and the Iowa City-Johnson County Senior Center will co-host a simulcast presentation by Atul Gawande, a nationally-known surgeon, public health researcher and author, as he talks about aging, dying and talking with your family ab ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Ending two farming practices would reduce harmful nitrates in Iowa's rivers and streams by 10 to 20 percent in just one year, predicted Chris Jones, a University of Iowa research engineer speaking at the Iowa Ideas conference Friday.... »
The Iowa Public Information Board won't allow the state ombudsman's office to review audio recording of a closed-session meeting to assess whether the board violated Iowa's open meetings law.
The board voted 7-2 Thursday to withhold the recording ... »
IOWA CITY - Mercy Iowa City will cut 115 positions -- with 65 people expected to be laid off or have their hours reduced Tuesday -- amid financial struggles that have been ongoing, despite the small private hospital joining a regional health network ear ... »
DES MOINES - When Iowa lawmakers passed a massive commercial property tax cut in 2013, they promised to backfill city and county coffers to partially compensate for the loss of revenue used to pay for roads, police and fire, libraries and other public n ... »
Doug Boothroy retired last week after 42 years of working for the city of Iowa City, with most of his career spent leading Housing Inspection Services. This depa ... »
IOWA CITY - The goal of a Thursday night rally in downtown Iowa City was to keep fresh in people's minds the setbacks labor unions, immigrants and workers wanting higher wages have faced in the last year.
#x201c;We are united today, and our movem ... »
WEST DES MOINES - Iowa Farm Bureau delegates at the group's annual conference in West Des Moines this week hashed out minor policy issues as they wait for change on major issues that are out of their hands.
Farmers are waiting on Congress's 2018 ... »
Iowa's beach monitoring program, which issues no-swim advisories for high levels of toxins at state park beaches, posted 86 percent fewer advisories for a toxin caused by blue-green algae in 2017 than the previous year.
The Iowa Department of Natu ... »
WASHINGTON, Iowa - The majority of community members who spoke at a public hearing Tuesday in Washington said they want Iowa to continue to use two ways of measuring bacteria in Iowa's recreational waters.
#x201c;The standard should not be lowere ... »