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“The community of Johnston has gone through a lot in the last eight years," said Luke Johnson, co-founder of Project Silence No More is a nonprofit organization in Johnston that seeks to normalize the conversation around mental health, suicide and depression. Johnson said his friend, Cameron, took his ...
The budget calls for using $1.7 million taxpayer for land purchases, but the supervisors won't tell the public exactly what land the county plans to buy. West Liberty hoping poop problem gets solved. The West Liberty police department says it hopes people start picking up after their pups. Russia not coming to ...

IOWA CITY, IOWA (KCRG-TV9) -- The board approved the budget on a vote of 4-1. Check back later for details. ---------------------------- PREVIOUS STORY: Johnson County is about to approve their next fiscal year budget, but one supervisor is concerned about the millions taxpayers will spend and they ...
This comes after Linn County voters reduced the size of its board of supervisors in 2016. No one has formally filed a petition, but the Iowa Secretary of State's office tells KCRG they have gotten calls from people asking how to do so. The Secretary of State's office notified Johnson County officials about this.
At least 17 killed when a teenage gunman opened fire at a South Florida high school Wednesday. Lonely library dog gets readers.mpg. Photos of a lonely library dog, originally from Iowa, go viral on Facebook. Student makes Valentines for all students. An eighth grade student at Franklin Middle School in Cedar Rapids ...
SOUTH AMANA, Iowa (KCRG-TV9)- Safe Haven of Iowa County Animal Shelter in South Amana took in 8 puppies from Texas Saturday. A pilot flew them in through the “Pilots n Paws” Program. That's a program where a volunteer pilot flies dogs to shelters to avoid them being put down. The puppies were ...

The idea is to split the estimated 6.5 million dollar cost between the county, Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty. The behavioral health access center is getting a lot of support because many said it will be a game changer. The E.R. or jail have been the only options for officers to take people having a ...
"They want stricter regulations on that and that would be detrimental to young farmers in Johnson County," said Randy Lackender, owner of Lackender, Inc. in Iowa City. The county's new comprehensive plan won't create those regulations, but it could shape policies that do. For example, Lackender might ...
Johnson County's proposal to designate 23 rural roads as level B roads has some people concerned. That kind of road gets less maintenance than your typical roads, classified as A level. John's Big Ol' Fish for Monday, March 5, 2018. Lots of fish in this week's episode. Da Vinci: The Exhibition coming to National ...
But Alberhasky said according to Iowa legislative code, any road not formally designated as B or C is a level A road, meaning it's up to the county to pay for it and maintain it. If the county passes the ordinance, the level B roads would be some of the last to get plowed in the winter, and people would have to ...
In Johnson County, several multi-million dollar bond issues have encouraged more people to vote early. Historically, bond issues and school board elections get much lower voter turnouts than other elections, but in Johnson County, there are a lot of tax dollars on the line. The Iowa City School District ...
Johnson County is trying some new ideas to help reduce the costs of bridge maintenance. They used an old railroad car as the support structure for a bridge east of Iowa City a few months ago. They said they are also considering using timber bridges as a cheap, short term solution in some locations.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG TV9) -- The Johnson County auditor's office just spent about $800,000 on new voting equipment. Johnson County unveiled new voting machines to help those with disability more easily cast a ballot the week of July 17, 2017. (Rebecca Varilek, KCRG-TV9). It's called the Express ...
Johnson Co. emergency responders practice for fiery plane crash. By Ethan Fickau ... IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Wednesday morning, Johnson County authorities, as well as emergency and hospital workers, prepared for events like a firey plane crash that happened in New Jersey earlier this week.
Two people died in that crash - James Spicer of Cedar Rapids and Terry Koehn of Iowa City. Authorities haven't said who was flying the plane or why it crashed. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. "He led his life morally above reproach. He knew the legal system inside ...
Johnson County is hoping to create a campus like this. "Whenever you train officers to be able to identify mental crises and de-escalate them without force everybody wins," said Captain Mark Bullock with the University of Iowa Police Department. That's the logic behind this first session of Crisis Intervention ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (WATE) - Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow Tennesseans with specific health conditions access to medical cannabis oil products, but not recreational use. The Medical Cannabis Only Act of 2018 was introduced Thursday by State Sen. Steve Dickerson ...

The idea is to split the estimated 6.5 million dollar cost between the county, Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty. The behavioral health access center is getting a lot of support because many said it will be a game changer. The E.R. or jail have been the only options for officers to take people having a ...
A massive fire ripped through a bridal shop in Ottumwa -- and now metro stores are pitching in to help. Colfax Sheep and Goat Auction, January 6. The Colfax sheep and goat auction on Saturday saw a light run of 134 head of sheep. Clouds with a few areas of fog for your Tuesday. Watch for a few pockets of fog this ...
"They want stricter regulations on that and that would be detrimental to young farmers in Johnson County," said Randy Lackender, owner of Lackender, Inc. in Iowa City. The county's new comprehensive plan won't create those regulations, but it could shape policies that do. For example, Lackender might ...
Johnson County's proposal to designate 23 rural roads as level B roads has some people concerned. That kind of road gets less maintenance than your typical roads, classified as A level. Dubuque Knights of Columbus hosts weekly lunch as fundraiser. Veterans Bill, Dick, Ron, and Del have been coming to the Joliet Event ...
But Alberhasky said according to Iowa legislative code, any road not formally designated as B or C is a level A road, meaning it's up to the county to pay for it and maintain it. If the county passes the ordinance, the level B roads would be some of the last to get plowed in the winter, and people would have to ...
At least 40 kids are on a waiting list to be part of Big Brothers- Big Sisters in Johnson County. Iowa vs Michigan State. Michigan State defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 96-93. Iowa City Shooting Verdict. Man accused of killing a man on the Iowa City Ped Mall found guilty of lesser charges. Procter and Gamble Cutting Jobs.
In Johnson County, several multi-million dollar bond issues have encouraged more people to vote early. Historically, bond issues and school board elections get much lower voter turnouts than other elections, but in Johnson County, there are a lot of tax dollars on the line. The Iowa City School District ...
Johnson County is trying some new ideas to help reduce the costs of bridge maintenance. They used an old railroad car as the support structure for a bridge east of Iowa City a few months ago. They said they are also considering using timber bridges as a cheap, short term solution in some locations.
Two people died in that crash - James Spicer of Cedar Rapids and Terry Koehn of Iowa City. Authorities haven't said who was flying the plane or why it crashed. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. "He led his life morally above reproach. He knew the legal system inside ...
Johnson Co. Big Brothers-Big Sisters needs volunteers. At least 40 kids are on a waiting list to be part of Big Brothers- Big Sisters in Johnson County.
... Office in a news release. "Severns was alone in the car." Authorities believed the crash had happened "at least a couple of hours" before it was discovered. The crash remains under investigation. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Williamsburg Police and the Iowa County Medical Examiner's Office.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The musical group Little Big Town will be coming to eastern Iowa after they finish their 2017 residency at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The Breakers Tour kicks off on February 8 in Oklahoma and will come to Cedar Rapids at the U.S. Cellular Center ...
The Iowa City School District wants to pass a 192 million dollar bond issue to build new and fix up existing schools. West Branch is hoping ...
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The closure of a deteriorating bridge in Johnson County is causing a pretty long detour and this is ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG TV9) -- The Johnson County auditor's office just spent about $800,000 on new voting equipment.
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office has issued a scam alert about fake phone calls from someone ...
JOHNSON CO., Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - The Johnson County Commission of Veterans Affairs is offering a copy of A Time to Honor: Stories of ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- "Going out to the airport just isn't going to be the same without Terry being there" said Mike Brotherton.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Law enforcement are learning some alternatives for handling people experiencing substance abuse or mental ...
IOWA CITY — A Polk County judge has reversed a 2012 reprimand former Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett received for making ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- People who want proof of identification, including illegal immigrants, are signing up in Johnson County.
So they're getting an expansion thanks to a major contribution from the University of Iowa Community Credit Union. The project will add much ...
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The closure of a deteriorating bridge in Johnson County is causing a pretty long detour and this is ...
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Johnson County celebrated the second anniversary of its community ID program Monday.
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office has issued a scam alert about fake phone calls from someone ...
JOHNSON CO., Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - The Johnson County Commission of Veterans Affairs is offering a copy of A Time to Honor: Stories of ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Wednesday morning, Johnson County authorities, as well as emergency and hospital workers, prepared for ...
Average population for Johnson Co Jail down according to annual report ... IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The number of inmates in the ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- "Going out to the airport just isn't going to be the same without Terry being there" said Mike Brotherton.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- People in Johnson County are trying to figure out why they got a civil emergency message last night.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Law enforcement are learning some alternatives for handling people experiencing substance abuse or mental ...
IOWA CITY — A Polk County judge has reversed a 2012 reprimand former Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett received for making ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) -- Johnson County leaders took a bus tour around affordable housing neighborhoods in Iowa City Friday afternoon.


 

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