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3 hrs ago | The Gazette
Eight Iowa City police officers responded to Caliente, 171 Highway 1 W., at 11:26 p.m. Saturday for a report of a fight possibly involving a gun.
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
3 hrs ago | The Gazette
When Elsie Gauley Vega was growing up on farm north of Sheffield in the 1930s and '40s, she knew she was different from many of her peers, but she didn't have a word for why.
The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area received around two inches of snow on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, and the snow left local police busy responding to car crashes throughout the day as drivers found themselves adjusting to the winter precipitation.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the West Branch Municipal Cemetery in West Branch.
JoAnn bequeathed her body to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. In accord with her preference, no funeral or commemorative service will be held.
Recently released Iowa City Community School District enrollment data show the number of students approved for free and reduced-price lunch continues to increase -- a situation that could affect students' learning and school officials' pursuit of equity in the district.
Verification by the team that the Iowa City Police Department meets the commission's state-of-the art standards is a part of a voluntary process to maintain accreditation.
The first handful of white Herky on Parade statues emerged from their molds last week in Chicago.
Iowa City artist Marcia Wegman released "Iowa Pastel Landscapes," a book containing more than 100 new pastel paintings featuring scenes familiar to Midwesterners.
Rob Wrisberg has been out of work the past eight years, and he's struggled to make ends meet for much longer.
Next week, the Iowa City Community School Board will vote on elements of the district's master facilities plan, including the closure of Hoover Elementary.
"I'm so happy. We're so excited," said Ryan Elhag of Iowa City, as she looked around her new home.
School ranked No. 6 this year in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever list of veteran-friendly universities Returning to the University of Iowa in 2011 after a 10-month deployment in Iraq was awkward and challenging for Army Reserve Sgt.
The good news: After decades of Mediacom being the lone cable company with a municipal franchise agreement to service Iowa City, another cable company -- Alliance Technologies -- has added Iowa City to the list of cities it will service under its franchise with the state.
23, at North of Hancher Foot Bridge in Iowa City. Alekh Meka, 18, of N221 Currier Hall in Iowa City was arrested for possession of marijuana at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Sept.
John Mulbah came to the U.S. as a 15-year-old to escape a bleak future in war-torn Liberia.