3 hrs ago
Meryn Fluker wrote a new blog post: Area administrators take issue...
The process for Iowa school districts to determine the start of the academic year could soon get a facelift, to the chagrin of some local administrators who maintain that one size doesn't fit all when it comes to school start dates.
7 hrs ago
Mark Carlson wrote a new blog post: Major flood cleanup begins in Johnson County parks
Crews in Iowa City were working in Lower City Park on Monday, June 17, 2013 to remove sand and debris which were brought in by flood water.
8 hrs ago
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Suspect in Iowa City drug ring pleads guilty
IOWA CITY, Iowa - 1 of the men involved in an alleged Iowa City drug ring involved in a deadly police sting has pleaded guilty to federal charges.
11 hrs ago
The Fairfield Ledger
Dubuque Street in Iowa City reopens after flood
Iowa City has reopened North Dubuque Street after flooding forced it to close, but officials are asking motorists to use caution along the heavily traveled road.
14 hrs ago
Three people injured in northeast Iowa plant explosion
Three people were injured in an explosion at the Industrial Laminates/Norplex, Inc. laminate manufacturing plant in Postville, Iowa, at about 1:15 a.m. Monday.
18 hrs ago
Old Creamery Theatre names new board members
MMS Consultants hired Nathan Byers as engineering technician and Walter Hurlbutt as a land surveyor intern.
22 hrs ago
Fathers Day Sunset
A beautiful sunset is the perfect end to a Fathers Day--located near Napoleon Park in Iowa City, IA, at the corner of Sycamore St. and Sand Rd. Don't use abusive, offensive, threatening, racist, vulgar or sexually-oriented language.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Are we safer? Communities working...
That's the message in Cedar Rapids from Mayor Ron Corbett - fresh off new flood scares here and in Iowa City - at the five-year anniversary of the city's historic 2008 flood.
More than a coach
Cameron Kempker was hit with heavy, clumsy punches over and over and delivered solid hooks in return.
Gay rights celebrated at Pride Fest
A few summer showers couldn't dampen their pride. Rainbow umbrellas dotted downtown Iowa City, which quickly were replaced by rainbow flags as the sun began to shine.
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Project GREEN to showcase special gardens across Iowa City
Tickets are $5 , and you can start at any one of the five gardens. They recommend sturdy shoes, sunscreen, a water bottle, hat and perhaps some bug spray and also paper and pen if you want to make notes.
Library collection chronicles Iowa City's historical past digitally
Throughout the last couple of years, downtown Iowa City has undergone fair amount of change.
The Des Moines Register
Roses and Thistles: In handling life's adversity, she has done a beautiful job
A rose to Nicole Kelly of Keokuk, who has gained an unusual amount of attention nationally since she was crowned Miss Iowa last Saturday.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Iowa City Disaster Preparedness Fair Keeps Famlies Ready
Even with improving conditions - families in Johnson County came out Saturday for a disaster preparedness fair.
Dick Vitale, Fran McCaffery highlight 380 Companies 2013 Gala June 22-22
Legendary basketball analyst Dick Vitale and Hawkeye Coach Fran McCaffery headline this year's annual 380 Companies & Dick Vitale Gala for the V Foundation.
Man dies after fight in Davenport park
The Quad-City Times reports the man was involved in a fight Thursday night at Modern Woodmen Park.
JR Ogden wrote a new blog post: COMMUNITY: Outdoor opportunities for youths
Three events were scheduled, but only one was held. The other two were postponed or canceled - you know what this spring's weather was like.
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Court: Iowa lawyers overbilled ill Vietnam veteran
By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended two lawyers for charging excessive fees to a mentally ill Vietnam veteran whose affairs they helped manage for three decades.
Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: Flood recovery didn't come without...
Chuck Wieneke was still new to the City Council as he went from soaked home to soaked home in the Time Check and Harrison Elementary School neighborhoods to see firsthand the damage that his constituents faced in the June 2008 flood.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Police: Iowa Man Who Escaped Handcuffs Returns
An Iowa City man who police say eluded arrest after slipping out of his handcuffs has turned himself in.