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‘We need to leverage every resource possible’: Coralville City Councilmember Hai Huynh kicks off her reelection campaign

“I feel like we just did this yesterday,” Hai Huynh said at the kickoff event for her reelection campaign in Coralville’s Central Park on Monday evening. Huynh was elected to the Coralville City Council in the September 2020 special election to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Tom Gill. Huynh won the four-way […]

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After more than a year of pandemic lockdown, Coralville Community Food Pantry reopens its doors to the public

Following a few brief remarks from its executive director, and a round of applause from supporters and volunteers, the Coralville Community Food Pantry reopened its doors to the public on Tuesday afternoon. “This is a really good day,” Executive Director John Boller said. The pantry’s staff and volunteers we excited to welcome clients back inside […]

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Jazz, Rubik’s Cubes, pancakes and lumberjacks: Fourth of July weekend in Iowa City, Coralville and Cedar Rapids

Activities are plentiful for anyone looking to celebrate Fourth of July in the CRANDIC. Enjoy the sunny weekend with the Freedom Festival in Cedar Rapids, Jazz Fest in Iowa City, 4thFest in Coralville — or festival hop and try to make it to all three. Of course, since it’s the Fourth of July, there will […]

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Garden so good it deserves an audience? Sign up for Project GREEN’s newly expanded Open Gardens Weekend

Like the gardens it highlights, Project GREEN’s Open Gardens Weekend has gone through cycles of getting established, lying fallow and then growing. The first Open Gardens Weekend in 2019 was a success with more than 600 people visiting 30-plus gardens in Iowa City, according to event coordinator Beth Cody. In 2020, the event was canceled […]

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The Coralville hockey team gets a name (Updated)

Update: On June 17, the Iowa Heartlanders announced a “multi-year” affiliation with the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. The team did not disclose the length of the agreement in its stetement. All teams in the East Coast Hockey League are affiliated with NHL teams. The Minnesota team is also affiliated with the Iowa […]

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Iowa City and Coralville lift their mask mandates

Iowa City and Coralville announced on Tuesday an end to their city-wide mask mandates. In written statements, both cities cited the revised guidance issued by the CDC last week stating that people who are fully vaccinated no longer need to wear masks or engage in social distancing even while indoors to mitigate the spread of […]

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