County Government

Temporary Iowa City homeless shelter in Iowa City finds space

IOWA CITY - It took a little longer than many would have hoped, but officials with Iowa City's Shelter House have secured a spot for a temporary ho ... »

Committee deciding plan for open Johnson County supervisor seat to meet next week

IOWA CITY - The Johnson County statutory committee tasked with determining how to fill Supervisor Terrence Neuzil's soon to be vacant seat on the B ... »

Neuzil resigns from Johnson County Board of Supervisors

IOWA CITY - Terrence Neuzil has formally resigned from the Johnson County Board of Supervisors.

Neuzil delivered Friday his letter of resigna ... »

Iowa City Manager Tom Markus candidate for Lawrence, Kan. job

IOWA CITY - After nearly five years as Iowa City's City Manager, Tom Markus is a candidate for an administrative job that could take him to Lawrenc ... »

Ernst says ‘never’ to presidential run

CEDAR RAPIDS - Sen. Joni Ernst appreciates the number of Republicans who have stepped forward to seek her party's presidential nomination, but she ... »

Lisa Green-Douglass announces bid for Johnson County supervisor seat

Johnson County - North Liberty's Lisa Green-Douglass has announced her bid for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors.

Green-Douglass announ ... »

Newstrack: Peppy’s connects two metro mayors

CEDAR RAPIDS - Go figure.

Who would have imagined that the summer jingle 25-plus years ago of a Peppy's neighborhood ice cream truck would ha ... »

Cedar Rapids’ core sees flurry of ‘market-rate’ housing projects

CEDAR RAPIDS - It didn't take the historic flood of 2008 to convince city leaders that the downtown and nearby upstart commercial neighborhoods nee ... »

Marion 20th best small city in country

MARION - Marion has been named the 20th Best Small City in America by WalletHub, a website that helps consumers and small-business owners make fina ... »

Study shows Marion ready for hotel

MARION - Marion is ready for a 100-room hotel catering to business and leisure travelers, according to a $16,500 study commissioned by city officia ... »

Election results stand after University Heights vote recount

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS - An administrative recount of the University Heights Nov. 3 election ballots changed the final vote numbers slightly, but not e ... »

Redevelopment on way for one-time downtown firehouse

CEDAR RAPIDS - The one-time central fire station at 427 First St. SE that did a stint as part of the Science Station is taking another step to a ne ... »

Incumbents win Cedar Rapids Council seats

CEDAR RAPIDS - The incumbents ruled the day on Election Day in Cedar Rapids.

Incumbents Ann Poe and Susie Weinacht won in the at-large race, ... »

2015 Eastern Iowa election results

Hiawatha mayor unseated

HIAWATHA - William Bennett has unseated Hiawatha mayor Tom Theis.

Bennett, 53, is owner of A-1 Storage and 5 Seasons Motosports. He has lived ... »