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University of Iowa honors Nile Kinnick, Hayden Fry, other veterans

IOWA CITY - They may be two of the Hawkeyes' biggest football names, but Nile Kinnick and Hayden Fry were honored by the University of Iowa for a different kind of role Wednesday night.

Kinnick and Fry were among six members of the armed forces th ... »

Emergency winter shelter approved in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - Shelter House has found a new location for a low-barrier winter emergency shelter in a county building at 821 S. Clinton St.

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement last week 4-0, with Mike Carberry absent, to all ... »

Newcomer Mazahir Salih wins Iowa City Council seat

IOWA CITY - Two familiar faces were re-elected to the Iowa City Council Tuesday night, while newcomer Mazahir Salih won the third open seat.

Current at-large member Susan Mims was elected to her third term on council, this time to represent Distri ... »

Salih joins incumbents Botchway and Mims on Iowa City Council

IOWA CITY - Update: There will be a new face on the Iowa City Council.

Community organizer Mazahir Salih picked up a seat with 5,573 votes, narrowly edged out in total votes by fellow winner, incumbent Kingsle ... »

Election Day 2017: Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Linn and Johnson counties

A sprawling field of candidates vying to become the next mayor of Cedar Rapids. Competitive city council races in Iowa City, Coralville, Marion and many other municipalities in Linn and Johnson counties. A library bond issue in Hiawatha and a hotel/mote ... »

Commuters can now drive on elevated portion of Dubuque Street

IOWA CITY - Cars now are routed along a newly elevated portion of Dubuque Street in Iowa City, from the Mayflower Residence Hall to Park Road.

Since the switch this week, the crossover near Dubuque Street no longer will be used and all traffic run ... »

Newcomer, incumbent lead in Iowa City fundraising

IOWA CITY - Mazahir Salih, a community organizer running for an at-large seat on the Iowa City Council, leads all candidates in fundraising, with donations coming from a number of established political figures in the community.

Salih raised $14,50 ... »

Corridor candidates want your vote, but some have spotty participation in municipal elections

CEDAR RAPIDS - They want your vote, but a handful of Corridor mayoral and city council candidates have rarely if ever voted in municipal elections.

Of the 37 candidates running in the area's largest cities - Cedar Rapids, Marion, Iowa City and Cor ... »

North Liberty library partners with company to offer after-school snacks

NORTH LIBERTY - Children and teens who are food insecure may be assured school breakfasts and lunches but after the final bell, there's no guarantee they'll get another meal until the next morning.

To ensure local youth have at least something in ... »

Iowa City boasts state’s first cohousing development

IOWA CITY - When almost a decade ago a group of friends from the Iowa City area realized their children were getting older, they began to imagine what their lives would be like once they became empty nesters.

Instead of downsizing their homes or m ... »