The Daily Iowan

UI continues to rebuild after 2008 flood

JORDYN REILAND

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

Rod Lehnertz watched from a distance as the University of Iowa campus succumbed to nearly 15 feet of water one hot June day. Water filled the IMU basement and the English-Philosophy Building, along with 20 other buildings on...

UI, city officials continue flood mitigation efforts

KRISTEN EAST

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

While The Daily Iowan was on publishing break, continued rainfall and severe thunderstorms prompted a series of flash-flood warnings, and shortly thereafter, Johnson County and University of Iowa officials started preparing for anti...

Johnson County creates new finance department

ROBERT CROZIER

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

Two members of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors say the creation of a new Finance Department last week was not in response to past purchases made by the previous county auditor that some labeled controversial. During...

Final exhibition marks transition period for downtown Public Space One location

REBEKAH SONS

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

The première of a independent film on June 7 marked the end of an almost five-year residence inside the University of Iowa Jefferson Building for one local nonprofit organization. Public Space One, 129 E. Washington St., has...

Prairie Lights recognized as top independent bookstore in the U.S. by Forbes magazine

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

An Iowa City staple has been recognized by *Forbes* magazine as a thriving independent, brick-and-mortar bookstore. In a June 6 column by Forbes contributor Julie Pham, Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque St., is noted for going be...

Iowa City area ranked in top 25 for economic and job growth

JULIA SHRIVER

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

The Iowa City metropolitan area has again been recognized for its livability, ranking No. 22 in small cities and No. 105 overall in Area Development Magazine’s “Leading Locations for 2013” publication. Survey...

Cambus eliminates Hawk Court 1 stop

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

Because of construction on the University of Iowa’s Hawkeye court, Cambus has permanently ended service to the Hawkeye Court 1 stop, effective today. Two existing apartment buildings in the Hawkeye Court area are to be...

Man charged with second OWI offense

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

An Iowa City man has been arrested after officers allegedly found him intoxicated and asleep at the wheel of a running vehicle. Deshawn Myrick, 35, 2221 Hollywood Blvd., was charged May 31 with second-offense OWI in the 2200...

Man charged after stealing three vehicles

KRISTEN EAST

June 9, 2013

Filed under News

A Washington, Iowa, man has been charged after Washington County officers recovered three vehicles from a railroad bed. Michael Mueller, 19, was charged on Oct. 3, 2012, with first-degree theft and joint criminal conduct. The...

Iowa track and field concludes season

MATT CABEL

June 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa track and field program closed its 2013 outdoor campaign on June 8 by crowning five first-team All-Americans at the NCAA track and field meet in Eugene, Ore. Seniors runners Justin Austin, Ethan Holmes, and Josh Larney,...

While you were away: Playing catch-up with Hawkeye sports

CODY GOODWIN

June 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

Former Hawks named to the U.S. National Squad Two former Iowa field-hockey players, Meghan Beamesderfer and Lauren Pfeiffer, were recently selected to be a part of the 2013-14 U.S. Women’s National Squad. Beamesderfer has spent the la...

Three Iowa baseball players selected in the 2013 MLB Draft

JACOB SHEYKO

June 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

For three Iowa baseball players — one incoming and two seniors — the dream of playing in the major leagues just got a lot closer.     Incoming freshman Kendall Coleman joined seniors Andrew Hanse and Matt...