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Mixed feelings on Johnson County tax

JOHNSON COUNTY — Not everyone in Johnson County is thrilled about how the extra 1 cent tax would be distributed, assuming the proposed local ... »

Johnson County officials to discuss Iowa City Schools request to address issues

IOWA CITY — Elected officials across Johnson County plan to deliberate on the Iowa City Community School District’s request for local ... »

Disease balancing act: Experts walk the line between informing and scaring the public

IOWA CITY — Television crews stalked a Dallas apartment last week where a man from Liberia became the first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. s ... »

County nixes possible public/private development

JOHNSON COUNTY — Plans to pursue a private/public development aimed at meeting county space needs while creating possible residential or com ... »

Johnson County officials offer courthouse tours to stress need for annex

IOWA CITY — Evidence from some of Johnson County’s grisliest murder cases — Roger Bentley, Jonathan Memmer and Curtis Fry  ... »

‘Missing link’ in DOT’s $5.5M recommendation for 12 recreational trail projects

The Iowa Department of Transportation made its recommendations on Tuesday to award $5.5 million in grants for 12 recreational trail projects, inclu ... »

Johnson County to hold informational meetings on proposed courthouse annex

IOWA CITY — The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will hold several meetings this month about a courthouse project going before voters in ... »

Johnson County sales tax election finalized

IOWA CITY — The final pieces of the local-option sales tax vote slated for Johnson County this fall are now in place.

The county ... »

Johnson County revises courthouse annex price upward

IOWA CITY — Johnson County has revised the ballot language voters will see in November for a courthouse annex to reflect a higher price tag ... »

Washington Co. Attorney says he was too busy to provide timely records response

DES MOINES — Washington County Attorney Larry Brock said he didn’t knowingly violate Iowa’s open records law, he was just too ... »

Johnson County backs off sales tax proposal

IOWA CITY — Johnson County’s supervisors on Wednesday shelved a proposal seeking sales tax money from area cities for a courthouse pr ... »

Johnson County Supervisors request new Coralville Lake plan

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to send a funding request for changing the Coralville Lake’s management plan, whic ... »

Oxford takes steps to revitalize town

Officials in the small community of Oxford have some big ideas to freshen up the town and attract more people and businesses.

Penny Jenn, th ... »

Divisions show over Johnson County sales tax proposal

TIFFIN — Johnson County elected officials acknowledge getting voters to approve a sales tax increase will be tough, and on Monday the differ ... »

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 ... »

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