Iowa City moving closer to eliminating long train-inspired waits on First Avenue

IOWA CITY — Many Iowa City residents have spent at least one afternoon stuck in standstill traffic on First Avenue, waiting on a train.

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USDA reverses North Liberty decision, residents will be eligible for rural loans

After further consideration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reversed itself and decided North Liberty residents will continue to be eligibl ... »

North Liberty moves forward with sewer line despite landowner’s lawsuit

NORTH LIBERTY — Gary Weinman walked through his prairie on a frigid afternoon Friday with warm memories.

“It would just put a s ... »

Iowa City’s temporary homeless shelter opens just in time for weather storm

IOWA CITY — With the arrival of more snow and subzero temperatures, Iowa City’s temporary homeless shelter appears to be opening just ... »

Johnson County Medical Examiner seeking national accreditation

Johnson County’s Medical Examiner’s Office officials will soon apply for national accreditation. If approved it would make the depart ... »

North Liberty to consider letting urban chickens stay for good

NORTH LIBERTY — Daniela Williams has been raising chickens at her home in a subdivision on the north side of town for about a year.

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Iowa City Bike Library packs up shop

IOWA CITY — Volunteers seized on a tolerably cool Thursday afternoon to clear about 130 old bikes from the old red brick John Wilson Sportin ... »

Third, and final, artist for Pedestrian Mall public art project to present Monday

IOWA CITY — With the third and final candidate scheduled to visit Iowa City on Monday, officials are nearing the point of choosing which art ... »

From pioneer town to present day, Iowa City celebrates 175 years

Iowa City started life 175 years ago as both the seat of the territory’s government and a “raucous pioneer town.”

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North Liberty ordinance would enforce cleanup for meth labs

NORTH LIBERTY — Officials are hoping new city ordinances will better establish local enforcement on meth lab cleanup and drug paraphernalia. ... »

Johnson County officials to discuss Iowa City Schools request to address issues

IOWA CITY — Elected officials across Johnson County plan to deliberate on the Iowa City Community School District’s request for local ... »

Marion woman meets her life saver

NORTH LIBERTY — What would you say to the person who saved your life? For Angela Kearns it was a tearful “thank you.”

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