April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and various organizations in Iowa are creating opportunities to families to bond and learn more about preventing child abuse.
Articles Tagged: Johnson County
Community Apr. 13, 2022 6:00 am345d ago
Johnson County is accepting applications from area nonprofit and charitable organizations that provide services to reduce food insecurity and improve access to healthy food for residents in the community. Priority will be given to applications that serve households in or near food deserts, individuals who lack access to transportation, and homebound residents.
Local Government Apr. 15, 2022 8:40 am342d ago
Jammie Bradshaw of Lone Tree said running for a seat on the board felt like the “natural next step” because she wanted to continue to serve her community after a decade of serving in the military.
Local Government Apr. 15, 2022 8:41 am342d ago
V Fixmer-Oraiz said they have always been interested in public policy and serving the community. But now felt like the right moment to take the next step and run for elected office.
Local Government Mar. 29, 2022 6:00 am360d ago
The fiscal year 2023 budget takes effect on July 1 and includes expenditures for affordable housing, Historic Poor Farm projects and projects funded by American Rescue Plan Act dollars.
Weather Mar. 23, 2022 9:58 am365d ago
This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa, and that includes a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Linn County won’t activate its sirens for this drill.
Crashes Mar. 20, 2022 8:11 pm367d ago
A 2006 Toyota Prius traveling eastbound in the right lane of Interstate 80 was struck from behind by a 2022 International semi, which was in the same lane, according to a crash report by the Iowa State Patrol.
Local Government Mar. 18, 2022 7:36 am370d ago
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors approved a $25,000 grant agreement with the Friends of Coralville Lake to be used toward a preliminary action plan and feasibility study to explore solutions to increasing sedimentation that eventually could close the lake to recreation.
Restaurants Jul. 14, 2022 1:50 pm252d ago
New data from the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance shows that Cedar Rapids is starting to shed its reputation as a “chain restaurant city” as it becomes a state leader in independent restaurant trends.
Local Government Mar. 14, 2022 2:48 pm374d ago
Astig Planning, a community and environmental planning firm in Iowa City, is in the beginning stages of developing its Inclusive Economic Development Plan.
Local Government Mar. 7, 2022 7:00 am383d ago
Better Together 2030’s online brainstorming game involves residents in a discussion about what priorities are most important to them as the project continues work on long-term planning in Johnson County.
Community Mar. 4, 2022 6:00 am385d ago
Night of 1000 Dinners, a virtual celebration of International Women’s Day, will honor Inside Out Reentry Community, Iowa City Compassion and Open Heartland, three women-led organizations aiding people in transition and advancing the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals in Johnson County. The event will be held Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom.
Local Government Mar. 3, 2022 10:37 am385d ago
The CDC now lists Johnson County as having “medium” community transmission, but the Board of Supervisors also discussed the need to be flexible if there is another surge in cases.
Community Mar. 1, 2022 6:00 am388d ago
Starting from a space of 700 square feet, Table to Table celebrates 25 years of pioneering food rescue in Eastern Iowa.
Local Government Mar. 3, 2022 9:56 am385d ago
Masks will no longer be required inside Iowa City facilities as of Tuesday but still will be available to visitors, the city announced Monday. North Liberty and Coralville have also ended their mask mandates.