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Iowa City committee asks for second review of cottages’ stability

IOWA CITY — Iowa City’s Planning and Zoning Commission is seeking another structural review of the three cottages south of downtown b ... »

North Liberty community garden nears fundraising goal

NORTH LIBERTY — With about $10,000 left to raise, officials striving to gather the funds needed to create a North Liberty community garden a ... »

Iowa City Council recommends finalists for Linn/Court project

IOWA CITY — Finalists for four proposed developments in Iowa City's Riverfront Crossings District will pitch their ideas to the council late ... »

Voters could vote on local-option sales tax again soon

IOWA CITY — One day after the 1 cent, 10-year local-option sales tax failed to pass, some area officials say voters could be weighing in on t ... »

Johnson County leaders plan next move after referendum fails

JOHNSON COUNTY — The third time was not the charm. And Johnson County leaders are again left wondering what again they must do to reverse th ... »

Johnson County Courthouse expansion can’t get supermajority

IOWA CITY — Johnson County voters for the third time have voted down a courthouse annex — even after officials removed an expanded ja ... »

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 ... »

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