Letter to the editor: A plea for Hickory Hill Park

By Carol deProsse and Caroline Dieterle, Iowa City There are several solid reasons why the City Council should unanimously vote no July 27 on the third reading of an ordinance to create housing on land adjacent to Hickory Hill Park. Among these reasons are: the planned development does not comply with the Iowa City Comprehensive […]

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Letter to the editor: Miller-Meeks is using scare tactics to raise money

By Trish Nelson, Iowa City In a fundraiser letter, Second-District Republican Marianette Miller-Meeks repeatedly referred to Democrats as “Socialists.” Miller-Meeks is either very confused or is giving her constituents a bum steer. Historically, Republicans have used the scary word “Socialism,” referring to programs that benefit people, dating back to Jim Crow days. They said laws […]

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Letter to the editor: A thank-you to teachers from the ICCSD Parents Organization

Submitted by Alyssa Palante on behalf of the ICCSD Districtwide Parents Organization In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7), the Iowa City Community School District DPO (Districtwide Parents’ Organization) would like to thank each and every one of the amazing teachers, teacher librarians and other district and Grant Wood AEA employees who work […]

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