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It has been an honor to serve the people of Johnson County and House District 86 for the past 20 years. My name is State Representative Mary Mascher and I am a former schoolteacher and counselor in the Iowa City school district. My family consists of ...
The Gazette | Iowa City - A joke about an active shooter on the University of Iowa campus led to UI police officers entering Burge Residence Hall with weapons ...

Iowa City - An Iowa City woman faces a terrorism charge after police say she threatened government employees. According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, on two occasions between July 27 and Aug. 3, 21-year-old Sarrina T. Bancroft made threats ...
Iowa City, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Johnson County Auditor's Office says several hundred absentee ballots received return envelopes addressed to Black Hawk County.
Shanti Sellz is the first person to hold the position of local food and planning specialist in Johnson County. In fact, her position is unique to the State of Iowa. According to Craig Chase, local foods program manager for Iowa State University ...
"The mother panicked and was trying to pull the cord away from the back of the neck which caused more strain," according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Department facebook page. "Deputy Swartzendruber instructed her to lower the baby toward her lap ...

police continued the chase to the North Liberty exit, where the car drove west on County Road F28 in Johnson County, and police lost sight of it.
According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, members of the Johnson County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 1232 Sandusky St. - the home of 21-year-old Aron Gaytan - on Wednesday.
Phillips is running for the Iowa House in District 77 as a Republican, to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Sally Stutsman, D-Riverside.
Ed Bornstein/The Daily Iowan A growing Iowa City skyline stands against a muggy afternoon sky on Monday, July 17, 2006.
After a successful trial run at the Forest View Mobile Home Park, the pantry made its first official stop at the Cole's Mobile Home Park on Riverside Drive in Iowa City Monday afternoon. Food insecurity in Johnson County is higher than the statewide ...
Just before 2 a.m. that morning, Swartzendruber was on routine patrol on Highway 1 between Iowa City and Kalona. At 1:55 a.m.
After 15 years, Johnson County Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director Scott Hansen has moved on to become the director of development for the University of Iowa children's hospital, whose new facility is set to open in December.
Iowa City - The Johnson County Board of Supervisors plans to discuss its annual report Thursday afternoon. The report, called the State of Johnson County: Fiscal Year 2016, details specific news and accomplishments over the last year. It also will ...
Co-sponsors include the Muslim Public Affairs Council of Iowa, ACLU-IA, Johnson County Consultation of religious Communities, United Nations Association of Iowa and Johnson County, Johnson County Board of Supervisors, University of Iowa Center for ...
Officials said the creation of the mobile food pantry stems from concerns about transportation to the area's food bank. The program, which was launched by the Crisis Center of Johnson County, was funded by the Johnson County Board of Supervisors.
JOHNSON COUNTY - The Iowa State Patrol has released the name of the man who was killed on Highway 218 in Johnson County after he was hit by three vehicles on Oct. 3. According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol, 25-year-old Jordan L.

Julie Miller (front) portrays an individual at the cemetery during the 2015 Johnson County Historical Society's annual cemetery walk.
Gibson Neblett was released Friday, Oct. 7, from the Johnson County Jail, the Iowa City Press-citizen reports. An Iowa City phone number listed for him appeared not to be working Saturday. Court records show Neblett is representing himself in the case.
Voters in Iowa's Second District can hear from the candidates for the U.S. House seat Monday in a forum hosted by two Johnson County nonprofit organizations. Democrat U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack and Republican challenger Dr. Christopher Peters will ...
Iowa City - The Neighbors of Manville Heights Association has filed a lawsuit in Johnson County District Court in their continued fight to stop construction of a house designed to look like the exterior of Kinnick Stadium.
Iowa City - Authorities believe a Marion man was "highly intoxicated" before he entered the Iowa River last month and drowned.
No criminal charges will be filed against the officers after an investigation into the shooting by the Scott County Sheriff's Office.
Candidates for Johnson County's only competitive Iowa House race sparred over the presidential race and state issues like water quality, Medicare and education Thursday night.
Cedar Rapids - Iowa 2nd District candidates Dave Loebsack and Chris Peters are making two joint appearances next week - one in Coralville, the other on statewide television.
Earlier this year, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors allocated $600,000 in new funding to put toward affordable housing, while the Iowa City Council passed an ordinance in July requiring 10 percent of new units in the Riverfront Crossings ...
Iowa City - The Iowa City police Department is trying to build relationships in the community with two new outreach efforts.
Iowa City - The Johnson County chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness hosts a public open house from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Iowa City - The Iowa City police Department's newest interim chief said he wants to make sure the department is ready for a new permanent chief.
That means the research assistants make $7.25 an hour, about 13 percent below the UI's stated minimum wage, about 26 percent below the current Johnson County minimum wage, and about 39 percent below what minimum wage is to be in January.
The Johnson County election Office needs 300 more people to sign up to be election workers for the presidential election. 41 Action News sat down with Ronnie Metsker, the Johnson County Election Office election commissioner, to learn more about what ...
Iowa City - The majority of Johnson County renters are burdened by housing costs, but they now have a stronger champion.
According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, 44-year-old Michael K. Phelps threatened three people in the alley of the 400 block of East market Street.
JOHNSON COUNTY - A man was killed on Highway 218 in Johnson County when he was hit by three vehicles. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the collision happened around 8:56 p.m. Sunday near the 96 mile marker on northbound Highway 218.
The annual University of Iowa Homecoming parade had to take a bit of a detour this year, but that certainly didn't stop people from turning out to see over a hundred different floats featuring local businesses, university student groups, university ...
Clinton and Sanders ran a close and tense race ahead of last February's Iowa caucuses, with Clinton ultimately defeating Sanders by less than a percentage point in the state.
CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- One person died in a crash in Johnson County late on Sunday night. The responded to a crash on Highway 218 North, just south of Interstate 80 a little before 9:00 p.m.. The Sheriff's Office tells TV9 a passenger vehicle ...
Executive director of the Coralville Community Food Pantry John Boller helps wash vegetables in preparation for a free neighborhood dinner in the kitchen at the Coralville United Methodist Church on Thursday, September 22, 2016.
Sixth Judicial District Court Judge Sean McPartland granted a stay in Justin Marshall's trial during a hearing Friday afternoon at the Johnson County Courthouse until the court decides on a writ of certiorari petition, which was filed by the Iowa ...
What was Iowa's role in the women's suffrage movement? What happened during the Black Hawk war? When did pioneers settle in Iowa? If you know these answers - how Iowa leader Carrie Chapman Catt helped women gain the right to vote, Sauk Chief ...
In an effort to prevent major flooding in these towns, the Army Corps of Engineers has reduced Coralville Lake's output into the Iowa River, from 6,000 cubic feet per second to 1,000 cfs. Shawn Sharp, deputy Johnson County emergency manager, said this ...
"Our campaign is continuing to work with Dr. Peters' campaign to schedule three debates, which would be the same number as the presidential campaign and more than any other federal race in Iowa this year," Loebsack campaign manager Joe O'Hern said ...
The North Liberty City Council voted Tuesday to approve a contract with Johnson County and the East Central Iowa Council of governments allowing the city to rent a bus from SEATS, which already provides paratransit services in the county.
Alison Werner Smith, a League of women Voters of Johnson County member, directed questions to the panel. Balmar said he is very familiar with the Charter; however, he said he thinks it should stay the same.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate (left) talks with Linn County Auditor Joel Miller after Pate voted on the first day of early voting at the Linn County Community Services building in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, Sept.
Lt. Jeff Klein, commander of the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force, said four arrests were made as a result of the raids, but additional arrests are expected in the ongoing Criminal Investigation into the trafficking of heroin, methamphetamine ...
An Iowa City man was arrested after he allegedly tried to trespass into an Iowa City house while naked, and then defecated and urinated on the house's doorstep.
Although the Iowa River has not flooded in Johnson County, the reduction in outflow from the lake is expected to assist Columbus Junction, where the river is expected to crest Thursday night at 26.6 feet, or over 7.5 feet above flood stage, the release ...
Iowa City - Johnson County government, law enforcement and not-for-profit representatives met Wednesday to discuss possible plans for a future jail alternative and crisis safe space.
Held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds outside Iowa City, the three-and-a-half-day festival featured races for amateurs and pros.


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