IOWA CITY — Television crews stalked a Dallas apartment last week where a man from Liberia became the first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. soil. National media outlets sent breaking news alerts Wednesday when that man — Thomas Eric Du [...]continue »
JOHNSON COUNTY — Plans to pursue a private/public development aimed at meeting county space needs while creating possible residential or commercial space have come to a halt.
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors continued discussio [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — Evidence from some of Johnson County’s grisliest murder cases — Roger Bentley, Jonathan Memmer and Curtis Fry — sits on shelves in a damp old outbuilding’s basement near the courthouse.
The Cler [...]continue »
The Iowa Department of Transportation made its recommendations on Tuesday to award $5.5 million in grants for 12 recreational trail projects, including preliminary work on a so called “missing link” that would connect approximately 2 [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will hold several meetings this month about a courthouse project going before voters in the Nov. 4 election.
The supervisors will share information and take questions about a propos [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — The final pieces of the local-option sales tax vote slated for Johnson County this fall are now in place.
The county’s Board of Supervisor voted 4-1 Wednesday in support of a resolution setting the election for Nov [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — Johnson County has revised the ballot language voters will see in November for a courthouse annex to reflect a higher price tag for the project.
The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Thursday to repeal a resolution continue »
DES MOINES — Washington County Attorney Larry Brock said he didn’t knowingly violate Iowa’s open records law, he was just too busy to provide public records to a former employee.
Brock was charged May 30 with breaking t [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — Johnson County’s supervisors on Wednesday shelved a proposal seeking sales tax money from area cities for a courthouse project, but not before further exposing the tension between local government officials.
The mov [...]continue »
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to send a funding request for changing the Coralville Lake’s management plan, which the supervisors believe is contributing to avoidable flooding.
The management plan is cont [...]continue »
Officials in the small community of Oxford have some big ideas to freshen up the town and attract more people and businesses.
Penny Jenn, the city clerk and co-chair of the Oxford Visioning Committee with Crystal Pirkl, submitted an applica [...]continue »
TIFFIN — Johnson County elected officials acknowledge getting voters to approve a sales tax increase will be tough, and on Monday the differences between government representatives themselves were clear.
A Coralville City Council mem [...]continue »
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 help with the other.
The county’s Board of Supervisors has asked area towns to conside [...]continue »
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’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to set the election date and the ballot language [...]continue »