City Council

Cedar Lake master plan to be unveiled on Thursday

The final master plan for the reclamation of Cedar Lake from a blighted industrial pool into a recreational asset for the community is expected to be ...

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College Community, Springville bonds before voters Tuesday

Elections are set for Tuesday in three Eastern Iowa school districts. For voters in Linn County, winter weather has pushed opening times for polls fro ...

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Marquette mayor, city council member resign

MARQUETTE - The mayor and one city council member in Marquette have resigned due to the council's lack of action on a zoning violation.On Wednesday, r ...

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North Liberty's first water tower comes down

NORTH LIBERTY - After 40 years standing in the middle of North Liberty, the city's first water tower has come down. Crews with Michigan's Iseler Cons ...

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Court of Appeals sides with city in Chauncey lawsuit

IOWA CITY - A judge has ruled in favor of Iowa City in one of two pending lawsuits against the city regarding the divisive Chauncey tower. The Court o ...

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How much do Iowans care about ethanol?

A free-market think tank has made a seven-figure ad buy to alert caucusgoers of the environmental impact of corn ethanol and the fact that Iowans don' ...

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New Iowa DOT office in Ankeny is nerve center for traffic

ANKENY - Wonder what traffic and road conditions are like on Interstate 80 in Des Moines? Or I-380 in North Liberty, I-35 in Ames, U.S. Route 20 in Wa ...

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Linn County Supervisors approve board to study impact of minimum wage increase

CEDAR RAPIDS - Any vote for or against a Linn County minimum wage ordinance still is a ways off, but the county Board of Supervisors are moving forwar ...

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Vote today for Johnson County supervisor vacancy

IOWA CITY - Polls open today for a special election to fill a vacancy on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors.Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p ...

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Newstrack: Vote set for next step in streetscape project

BackgroundIOWA CITY - Following a year of planning with Genus Landscape Architects out of Des Moines, Iowa City officials in early 2014 unveiled a mas ...

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More small municipalities are finding it better to discontinue

CENTER JUNCTION - Sitting in her Center Junction home, Sandy Ricklefs held a canvas bag that is stuffed to the seams with papers. More than six inche ...

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Green-Douglass, Hoffman gear up for Johnson County special election

IOWA CITY - The Iowa caucuses are still a few weeks away, but on Tuesday in Johnson County, voters will choose from two candidates running in a local ...

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Pro-life activists march and pray to end abortions

By Rod Boshart, The Gazette Des Moines BureauDES MOINES - Several hundred pro-life activists braved January's wintry cold Saturday to rally at the sta ...

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Iowa City Manager Tom Markus selected for Lawrence job

IOWA CITY - After five years, Iowa City Manager Tom Markus will be leaving to take a job in Lawrence, Kan.Markus announced in a Thursday memo to the I ...

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Heat should be back today for Linn County Courthouse, Jail

CEDAR RAPIDS - Officials say boiler and pipe repairs should be completed today at the Linn County District Courthouse and Jail, allowing the heating s ...

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