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Posted by Paul Brennan |
The 2017 elections brought a historic win, a surge of write-in votes, a mayoral runoff and more to Johnson and Linn counties

The morning after winning a seat on the Iowa City Council, Mazahir Salih was up early working to support one of the causes she believes in. She testified before the...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Johnson County Community ID Two-Year Anniversary Party on Monday

July 17, 2015 marked the first day that community IDs were available in Johnson County. In celebration of that milestone, and to encourage people to renew those first-issued children’s IDs,...

Posted by K. Michael Moore |
LV Recommends: Beer Burger

BeerBurger offers much more than its name implies -- including traditional and "Bam-Boozled" shakes and floats. I love a restaurant that doesn’t need a gimmick: one where the food is...

Posted by Kelli Ebensberger |
Community Foundation of Johnson County awards local non-profits

The Community Foundation of Johnson County awarded more than $252,000 in grants to 72 local non-profits for the 2016-17 year. The awardees were announced on Oct. 19 at the annual...

Posted by Lucy Morris |
Finish your taxes with Johnson County’s free assistance

Johnson County's tax assistance services will be available through Apr. 13 -- photo by John Morgan Tax season is reaching its peak and Johnson County is here to help with...

City Council Candidate forum
Posted by Matthew Byrd |
County wage ordinace weighs heavy on city election

Iowa City Council candidates and incumbents attend a social and economic justice forum on Wednesday, Sept. 30. -- photo by Adam Burke Update: On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Iowa City...

Posted by Gemma de Choisy |
50 cases of mumps reported in Johnson County since July 1

The mumps virus (paramyxovirus) -- image via Sanofi Pasteur At least 60 cases of mumps have been reported in the state of Iowa since July 1, according to the Johnson...

Posted by Gemma de Choisy |
Keep cool at local pools, but beware E. coli and algae

Doggy paddlers beware: Lake MacBride has reported unusually high levels of E. coli this summer --photo by Dawn Frary Johnson County beach bums and pool-goers hoping to beat the heat...