County Government

Oaknoll’s Patricia Heiden running for Johnson County Supervisor

IOWA CITY - A longtime leader of an Iowa City retirement care facility has announced her bid for Johnson County's Board of Supervisors.Patricia Heiden ...

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Stretch of Tower Terrace may be defunded

CEDAR RAPIDS - After cost projections tripled, transportation planners are recommending defunding a stretch of what long has been envisioned as a majo ...

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Coralville, North Liberty councils exploring e-cigarette bans

JOHNSON COUNTY - City councils in Coralville and North Liberty are exploring a ban on the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere traditional tobacco pr ...

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Probe of Linn County pipe leaks points toward joints

CEDAR RAPIDS - An investigation into what caused pipes to dump more than 500 gallons of water and antifreeze into Linn County's courthouse and jail ha ...

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Developers aim to restart new Riley’s site in Marion

MARION - Developers plan to reboot a failed construction project in uptown Marion this spring after the roof collapsed on the property, requiring the ...

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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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