County Government

Supervisors take up Newport Road rezoning

IOWA CITY — Next month, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors is set to discuss another controversial Newport Road rezoning application. ... »

Linn County Sheriff gets cool reception from cities about dispatch fees

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner wants four cities and their own police departments that depend on his office’s emerg ... »

Linn County officials: Let us set our own pay

CEDAR RAPIDS — All five Linn County supervisors want the Legislature to get rid of county compensation boards.

Sen. David Johnson, a ... »

New report estimates costs, ridership for Cedar Rapids-Iowa City bus service

New cost and ridership estimates look to be reasonable for an intercity bus service between Cedar Rapids, North Liberty, Coralville and Iowa City & ... »

P&Z Commission recommends landmark status for cottages

IOWA CITY -- Another Iowa City committee has given approval of historic landmark designation for three mid-19th century cottages.

The Plann ... »

Supervisors vote to end Linn's sheltered workshop

CEDAR RAPIDS — As they said last week, the Linn County supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a special task force's recommendations that ... »

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.

L ... »

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.

The ... »

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.

The county’ ... »

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 ... »