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Former Coralville Mayor Jim Fausett dies at 85

CORALVILLE - Longtime Coralville mayor and City Council member Jim Fausett is being remembered by one peer as a #x201c;giant among area elected officials#x201d; and one of the #x201c;founding fathers of modern Coralville.#x201d;

Fausett, who serve ... »

Special election Tuesday to fill open Solon City Council seat

SOLON - Voters in Solon head to the polls Tuesday to choose between a current city council member and a first-time candidate during a special election to fill an open City Council seat.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Solon City Hall, 101 ... »

Iowa Supreme Court sides with Iowa City landlord

IOWA CITY - Another tenant versus Iowa City landlord lawsuit has been decided, this time seemingly in the landlord's favor.

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that SouthGate Property Management's lease terms - which include carpet cleaning, a m ... »

Iowa City Sheraton, hotelVetro being sold to Graduate Hotels

IOWA CITY - A company specializing in college town hotels is buying the downtown Iowa City Sheraton Hotel.

The current owner of the hotel, RBD Iowa City LLC, has a purchase agreement with Illinois-based AJ Capital Partners, owner of Graduate Hote ... »

Quilts donated by Iowa City group provide comfort to those in need

IOWA CITY - Zippers with no openings, buttons that don't hold fabric together and even a small plush dog sewn inside a pocket all serve an important purpose on a #x201c;fidget quilt#x201d; designed to lay on the lap of a dementia patient and provide com ... »

News Track: Iowa City chooses climate committee members

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IOWA CITY - City staff and the City Council announced earlier this year they were seeking Iowa City residents to participate in a Climate Action Steering Committee as part of an initiative to reduce t ... »

A year’s progress on Dubuque Street, but Iowa City drivers should expect more of the same

IOWA CITY - A year into major construction on the prime entrance to Iowa City, drivers on busy Dubuque Street should expect much of the same back ups and twists around construction work this summer.

The Gateway Project - construction to raise Dubu ... »

Terry Donahue elected North Liberty mayor; Sarah Madsen to City Council

NORTH LIBERTY - Terry Donahue retained his position as North Liberty's mayor and Sarah Madsen topped the race for an open City Council seat Tuesday in a special election that drew more than 1,000 voters, according to unofficial results from the Johnson ... »

Reminder: North Liberty special election is Tuesday

NORTH LIBERTY - Voters in North Liberty have the chance Tuesday to elect their mayor and newest council member.

Ballots in the special election can be cast between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the North Liberty Recreation Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

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Iowa City Public Library prepares Bookmobile for summer programming

IOWA CITY - Iowa City Public Library staffers have been preparing for the debut of the Book Mobile for more than a year - with some even driving around a small city dump truck for practice before getting behind the wheel of the bus-like library.

K ... »