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Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 19, 2017

Iowa City wants to know who its most prominent citizens are. Or were. And it wants to know by Nov. 1. As part of the Ped Mall improvement project, two...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Oct 18, 2017

A free Oct. 23 screening of the documentary 'I’m Not Racist…Am I?,' followed by a group discussion, will address questions about the nature of racism and help viewers recognize and...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 18, 2017

Early voting in Johnson County for the Nov. 7 election started on Wednesday. Voters will be able to cast ballots at the Auditor’s office in the Johnson County Administration Building...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 17, 2017

The Iowa City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance banning the use of tobacco products in city parks at its Tuesday night meeting. In addition to prohibiting smoking, the...

Chuck Grassley
Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 16, 2017

Last week, the office of Sen. Chuck Grassley announced Iowa’s senior U.S. Senator had completed another annual tour of all the state’s 99 counties. But once again, he skipped town...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 14, 2017

Debbie the zombie is whole again, after her stolen upper body was returned to Zombie Burger.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 13, 2017

The Iowa City Police Department issued a warning about phony money of various denominations being passed in the Iowa City area.

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Oct 12, 2017

The U.S. plans to withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, but Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature Executive Director John Kenyon said he doesn't believe...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 11, 2017

The grant will help fund a nature play area that will combine a traditional playground with landscape-based features.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 11, 2017

The top half of Debbie the zombie is still missing, so Zombie Burger is now offering a reward.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 10, 2017

Shelter House, an Iowa City nonprofit that serves the needs of the homeless, is holding a barbeque fundraiser at the Iowa City Municipal Airport on Friday.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 9, 2017

If you're in possession of the stolen half-a-zombie, drop it off at Little Village's office. All will be forgiven.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 6, 2017

Iowa City released the schedule for the start of this year’s leaf removal program on Friday. Crews will began collecting leaves on Monday, Oct. 16.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 5, 2017

A student group that was attempting to organize a protest at the University of Iowa’s Homecoming game on Saturday has cancelled its plans over safety concerns.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 5, 2017

The Political Party is celebrating its first anniversary with a combination party and gubernatorial candidate forum at the Englert Theatre on Friday night.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 4, 2017

There’s going to be a new option in Iowa City for hungry people who don’t want to get off the couch: Chomp.