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IOWA CITY — At the same time Friday afternoon the Iowa governor was ordering an investigation of a fired agency head accused of ongoing sexual harassment, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst was meeting with rape victim advocates in Iowa City and urging sexual violence accountability at the highest level.
WHEN: Thursday (4/26) to Saturday (4/28); WHERE: Various venues around downtown Iowa City; COST: Full festival pass $55. Some individual event tickets available, free to $20. If cost is a barrier to attend, scholarships and discounts are available; email info@helloflyover.com for details. TICKETS AND ...

Somehow, he has managed to gather a group of adult ballplayers of many ages, genders, sexual identities, backgrounds, ethnicities and skill levels, from Iowa City to Des Moines, in a brand new softball league. Better yet, he drew most of them out when there was still a foot of snow on the ground.
In 2015, Sarah Ziegenhorn moved back to her hometown of Iowa City to find the opioid crisis slowly creeping into her city and state. Although people weren't overdosing at the alarming rates seen elsewhere in the country, more and more injection drug users were getting sick from unclean needles.
Josh Schamberger, president of the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, last year told the Press-Citizen that the race, which stretches ... Economic Alliance, GO Cedar Rapids and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union, as well as municipalities and law enforcement agencies, ...
"I'm excited about the concept of it," said Iowa City Chamber of Commerce Member Services Director Tim Carty. "I think it's something new and something unique that we don't have here in the area." Hatchet Jacks officially opens at the end of June but they will have a booth at the Iowa City block party June ...

When he read online that Iowa City schools awarded a $158,000 contract for testing playground surfaces to company that does not typically perform such services, Tony Malkusak was troubled. He said he didn't want to come across as petty that his own company, Abundant Playgrounds, wasn't chosen for ...
The notifications also include Younkers stores at the Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids, the Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines, and the Jordan Creek Town Center and Valley West Mall in West Des Moines. ... Other store locations included in the notifications are in Dubuque, Sioux City and Mason City.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Iowa City's theme for its RAGBRAI visit is "Book it to Iowa City." It's a nod to the city's status as a U.S. City of Literature by UNESCO and as a place of learning for more than 30,000 University of Iowa students. RAGBRAI stands for the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across ...
Josh Schamberger, right, president of the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, explains Iowa City's RAGBRAI XLVI logo along with ... City Manager Geoff Fruin, also is a member of the executive committee, said at this point the exact route riders will take through town is unknown, but ...
IOWA CITY — Riders on the final night of this year's RAGBRAI will experience a party similar to last year's downtown block party — despite Pedestrian Mall construction. Thousands of cyclists are expected to stay overnight, for the first time since 1976, on July 27 during The Registers Annual Grand Bike ...
Police have arrested an Iowa City man accused of selling heroin in town. On Monday night, North Liberty Police arrested Rickey L. Jones, 63, after finding drugs on him during a traffic stop on Herbert Hoover Highway. Police allege Jones was carrying about 12 grams of heroin. Jones was the subject of a ...
IOWA CITY — Children on the autism spectrum may be more likely to seek or accept help from a police officer or firefighter if they've met emergency responders before in a friendly, non-emergency setting. That's the idea behind the Community Autism Day held Monday night at Terry Trueblood Recreation ...
A city in Iowa has suspended its policy that allowed police officers to shoot feral cats they deemed "unadoptable." Jefferson, Iowa ... City Councilman Matt Wetrich told KCCI that shooting cats was the only option to combat the multiple feral cat colonies that pose a health risk to the town. "Cats don't belong ...
The same system dumped light snow on the town, making for a slushy mess. The little league park was one of the hardest hit parts of town. The parking lot was flooded and fences were almost knocked down due to the high winds. There was also thunderstorm damage reported in Story City, with damage to ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The City Council in Sioux City is considering more than $12 million in assistance for a $56 million project to convert two historic ... The Sioux City Journal reports that the financial package would include a partially forgivable $5 million loan, a portion of the city's share of hotel-motel ...
Iowa City has yet another claim to fame in the literary world. Expedia recently published its list of 20 must-see literary destinations, and Iowa City made it. Joining it are famous literary settings, including New Orleans and Bath, England, and homes of famous writers, such as Edinburgh, Scotland, where J.K. ...

Melanie Harrison (center), teacher, talks with Amelia Herndon (left), 4, and David Dragisic (right), 3, as they plant flowers in a preschool class at Apple Tree Children's Center in Iowa City on Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018. Harrison is a 2018 Recipients of the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's TYLENOL®, Children's ...
Two men have been charged with dealing drugs after police found nearly 2 pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash in an Iowa City apartment. On Feb. 27, police searched the apartment at 525 S. Johnson St. from a state narcotics warrant to find more than 2 pounds of marijuana and $25,000 ...
“I want to thank Coach Reiland for his service to our students at West," Iowa City West athletics director Craig Huegel said in a news release. "While the results are certainly impressive, Coach Reiland has had an immeasurable positive impact on the lives of those student-athletes fortunate enough to have ...
At 7:52 p.m., firefighters responded to a call at 2160 Davis St., according to a statement from the fire department. They found smoke and flames coming from the building. Officials entered the residential structure and confirmed everyone had gotten out. The fire was under control within 30 minutes. Iowa City ...
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC)- RAGBRAI has released the route riders will take from Iowa City to Davenport on the final day of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. ... Joe Taylor with the Quad Cities Convention and Visitor's Bureau says the exact route in Davenport has not been finalized.
State regulators are considering applications for medical marijuana dispensaries across the state, including one each in Cedar Rapids, Coralville and Iowa City. Five dispensary licenses could be granted later this year by the Iowa Department of Public Health, part of the state's fledgling medical marijuana ...
This is one of nine films that will be part of the LUNAFEST film festival Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City. The event benefits Girls on ... The festival, created by LUNA bar, will visit more than 175 cities this year to help local organizations raise money. “It's a great night to reflect ...
CEDAR FALLS — A planner with years of experience in Iowa City and Portland, Ore., is the city's new planning and community services manager. ... both of them being college towns, both with similar issues,” said Howard, who grew up on a farm near West Union and Elkader in Northeast Iowa.
The route that brings RAGBRAI XLVI riders into Iowa City for an overnight stay on Day 6 of this year's ride will be a relatively easy one. The route out of Iowa City to RAGBRAI's final destination is a different story. “It's a long last day,” Michael Chamberlain of The Broken Spoke said, after reviewing the route ...
“The route sounds pretty flat, pretty easy going,” Andrea Cohen of World of Bikes told Little Village. “If you're trying to imagine climbing 1,000 ft. over a distance like that, think of it as rolling hills.” Except, ironically, in Hills, the last town riders will pass through before reaching Iowa City. “There are no hills in ...
IOWA CITY — Officials with Iowa City Marketplace have requested more time to complete some work and achieve occupancy levels they agreed to more than three years ago when the city provided the shopping mall with a $1.75 million tax increment finance rebate. The Iowa City Council on Tuesday will ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa City's city council wants to decrease the number of deer in the area, so leaders are considering bringing back sharpshooting to thin the deer population. A study shows the population has increased threefold in the last decade. Iowa City stopped its deer management program in ...
Miller says the findings by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting seem consistent with an earlier University of Iowa study that documented home loan denial rates for Latinos. The analysis published last month found that Latinos applying for conventional mortgages in the Iowa City metropolitan ...
The Iowa City Community School District is exploring whether added security should include having specially trained officers stationed at area schools. On March 6, an ICCSD board subcommittee discussed potential school safety measures, including bullet-proof glass, metal detectors and hiring school ...
Iowa City students won't join their counterparts across the nation in bringing attention to gun violence and school shootings Wednesday morning. The timing of spring break at the University of Iowa and area schools hindered plans to join in on National School Walkout day, but students still have plans to ...
IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man faces prison time for allegedly threatening people with a knife during a dispute in December. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, around 1:20 p.m. Dec. 18, officers were called to Town & Campus Apartments, 1100 Arthur St., for a report of a fight in progress.
Latinos seeking conventional home loans in the Iowa City area were nearly four times more likely to be denied than non-Hispanic whites in 2016, the widest ... The findings suggest racial inequality in the mortgage market in the progressive college town and appear driven by a high rate of rejections for ...
IOWA CITY — Police have arrested the second suspect in a string of thefts from an Iowa City apartment complex. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, 21-year-old Mariah D. Arneson admitted entering the Eastbrook Flats Apartments, 3558 Eastbrook Drive, with a co-defendant who had stolen a ...
An Iowa City man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually abusing a teen girl in 2016. Bartolo Martinez Arciniega, 30, was arrested Wednesday for an incident the occurred April 2, 2016, at a residence inside the Iowa City Regency Mobile Home Community. According to a police complaint, the ...
Latinos in Iowa City, Iowa, faced the nation's most significant inequality when applying for conventional home loans in 2016, with an analysis showing they ... Along with those in Iowa City, banks in two dozen other cities were found to consistently turn away Latino borrowers more often than whites in both ...
IOWA CITY — A Coralville man is accused of taking more than $12,000 worth of items from an Iowa City apartment complex over the course of several months. According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, nine separate burglary and theft incidents occurred at the Eastbrook Flats Apartments, 3558 ...
A tour bus for rock band Portugal. The Man caught fire Tuesday afternoon before a show in Iowa City, fire officials said. Crews responded to the blaze on top of one of the band's tour buses at 4:42 p.m. near Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa, where the band was scheduled to play at 7 p.m. ...
Iowa City area residents showed up to the school board meeting after a controversial start to secretary contract negotiations. In the district's opening proposal on Feb. 8 to Service Employees International Union, the union that advocates on behalf of Iowa City Community School District secretaries, board ...
IOWA CITY — Two Iowa City women are accused of breaking into a University of Iowa dorm room and stealing items. According to UI police criminal complaints, at 9:45 p.m. Feb. 8, 21-year-old Chanel L. Terpstra and 19-year-old Madeline P. Wise entered a room in Catlett Hall, 350 N. Madison St. Police ...
On Tuesday, the Iowa City Council approved, 7-0, a $844,000 design services agreement with Neumann Monson Architects for first phase of an Public Works Facility upgrade. Ron Knoche, the city's public works director, said this phase would include building a vehicle storage facility and a fire department ...
Mark Sertterh, the associate executive director of Shelter House, said two teams of four volunteer counters, each accompanied by an Iowa City Police Department officer, found five unsheltered people — three men and two women — in Iowa City overnight on Jan. 31. Known as the Point in Time Homeless ...
The 13-year-old girl Iowa City police were searching for Monday evening has been found. According to the Iowa City Police Department and Kristin Pedersen, spokesperson for the Iowa City Community School District, Vanessa Bautista was found Monday night after she was initially reported missing hours ...
IOWA CITY — Ronald Reed, the former longtime president and CEO of Mercy Iowa City, died Monday after a long illness. Reed, 64, died at the Hospice Care Unit within the private hospital he led from 1995 until his retirement in 2016. Mercy Iowa City, started by Catholic nuns in 1873, has 234 beds and is ...
The cause of death was listed as a blunt force injury of the head and neck, Schuneman said. MORE: Iowa Mennonite School student from Iowa City dies after fall at school social. Cardenas, of Iowa City, suffered the fatal injury on Dec. 1 at IMS in Kalona. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office reported that they ...
Iowa City police say a Cedar Rapids man who had not been seen in over a week was found safe Thursday evening. The Iowa City Police Department was notified on Dec. 27 that Lawson P. Morrison came to Iowa City on Dec. 24 to visit the Memory Gardens cemetery at 2600 Muscatine Avenue, according ...
A fire damaged the front porch and exterior of an Iowa City home Wednesday evening. Firefighters were called to a home on the 600 block of Bowery Street at about 6:54 p.m., according to an Iowa City Fire Department news release. The first crews arrived on scene four minutes after receiving word of the ...
An Iowa City woman is facing drug charges after police say she purchased heroin for another person who then overdosed in her home. The victim overdosed on heroin at about 11:49 a.m. Jan. 1 at the home of Dezi P. Kriegler, 30, on the 2600 block of Westwinds Dr., according to Iowa City police complaints ...
A fire located on the front porch of a residence on Bowery Street was contained by Iowa City Firefighters Wednesday with no injuries reported and damage limited to the building's exterior. According to a media release from the Iowa City Fire Department, firefighters responded to a building fire at 619 ...


 

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