The Daily Iowan

UI ravine receives facelift

ROBERT CROZIER

June 19, 2013

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A main pedestrian artery linking east and west campus is receiving a bit of a facelift before students return this fall. The brick pavement will be replaced with concrete, said Bob Brooks, the University of Iowa Facilities Management...

UI community remembers Bill Krause

EMMA WILLIS

June 19, 2013

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Kum & Go founder Bill Krause died Wednesday in his West Des Moines home. He was 78. Two years after graduating from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 1957, Krause began as an entrepreneur....

Transparency Task Force vote on recommendations

KRISTEN EAST

June 19, 2013

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The state Board of Regents’ Transparency Task Force met Wednesday and unanimously voted to forward recommendations to the board for improving public transparency. The task force was responsible for recommending ways for...

Steering committee narrows down school district facility options

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 19, 2013

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And then there were two. After nearly four hours of tumultuous back-and-forth debates over a number of building-change scenarios, the Iowa City School District’s Steering Committee for Facilities Master Planning is now...

Renovations set for UI tennis facilities

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 19, 2013

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Renovations at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex have left many University of Iowa and Iowa City community tennis players short on court availability. Three projects are either currently underway or are set to begin...

UI student leads West to ultimate Frisbee victory

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 19, 2013

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Clad in a Metallic Wings jersey, Colin Lord paces back and forth along the sidelines, barking techniques and encouragement at the Iowa City West High Ultimate Frisbee team on a June afternoon with air as moist as the athletes’...

City council disposes proposed trashcan ordinance

ROBERT CROZIER

June 19, 2013

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City officials say they will continue to explore options to alleviate neighborhood trash problems after an ordinance meant to do just that was shot down by the city councilors. The Iowa City City Council voted down a measure...

City Plaza Children’s Garden continues to grow

EMMA WILLIS

June 19, 2013

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A city-led project that resulted in the removal of overgrown trees outside the Iowa City Public Library is now reaping benefits for the downtown landscape while addressing local food needs and serving as an educational tool. But...

Woman charged after pawning $400 in rings

KRISTEN EAST

June 19, 2013

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A Coralville woman has been charged after she allegedly stole more than $400 in rings from a local pawnshop. Joyce Niederklopfer, 41, was charged with fourth-degree theft after she and another woman went to Money & More to...

Woman found in possession of four stolen laptops and an Xbox

KRISTEN EAST

June 19, 2013

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A local woman has been charged after allegedly being found in possession of four stolen laptops and an Xbox. Madeline Sliger, 23, was charged with second-degree theft after officers said they had found her and codefendant Justin...

Man charged after assaulting live-in girlfriend

KRISTEN EAST

June 19, 2013

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A local man has been charged after allegedly impeding the breathing of his girlfriend. Shane Quigley, 21, was charged Tuesday with domestic-abuse assault after he and his live-in girlfriend became involved in a physical argument...

Man charged with OWI after striking a vehicle

KRISTEN EAST

June 19, 2013

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A local driver allegedly struck a vehicle head-on after failing to yield at a left turn. Cory Youngblut, 38, was charged with third-offense OWI after officers reportedly found him with bloodshot, watery eyes, dilated pupils,...