County Government

Supervisor revisits Jackson County courthouse shooting

MAQUOKETA — The Jackson County supervisor who tackled the shooter in the courthouse yesterday says he did so to protect his friends.

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Washington County attorney faces recommended $1,000 fine

WASHINGTON, Iowa — An administrative law judge has recommended Washington County Attorney Larry Brock pay a $1,000 fine for knowingly violat ... »

Clayton County Courthouse preservation continues

ELKADER — The bell on the clock of the historic Clayton County Courthouse in Elkader should be ringing again sometime this fall.

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Food assistance for Iowa veterans varies by county

VINTON — Every year, thousands of Iowa veterans request food assistance from their county veterans affairs offices, but each county handles ... »

Johnson County wants sales tax money for courthouse project

IOWA CITY — Johnson County voters will be asked for money on two different ballot issues this fall, and some officials want one of those to ... »

Johnson County Courthouse vote set for November

IOWA CITY — Johnson County voters will go to the polls Nov. 4 to decide the fate of a $30.8 million court building.

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Assistant Linn County attorney fired after OWI arrest

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden has fired a longtime attorney in his office who has been charged with drunken drivin ... »

Greene Square Park’s renovation set to begin in September

CEDAR RAPIDS — A final push is underway to raise a total $1.95 million to provide Greene Square Park with a face-lift worthy of its crucial ... »

Johnson County attorney candidate passes bar exam

IOWA CITY — A recent law school graduate who is running for Johnson County attorney has passed the Iowa bar exam, clearing the way for him t ... »

County officials renew efforts to protect roadside vegetation

Illegal mowing and cultivation are impairing the ability of Iowa's roadside ditches from fulfilling their capabilities as green infrastructure, acc ... »

Linn Supervisor Barron calls State of the County address “bittersweet”

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn Supervisor Lu Barron on Thursday gave the annual State of the County address, calling it a “bittersweet” m ... »

Monroe Villas project on hold

CEDAR RAPIDS Significantly higher-than-expected construction bids have put on hold an ambitious plan to transform the shuttered Monroe Elementary ... »

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