The Daily Iowan

Patio city pumps up business

MICHAEL KADRIE

June 29, 2014

Filed under News

Once the weather gets warm in Iowa City, many restaurants set up outdoor patios to take advantage of the temperatures, and some restaurant officials say it has had a positive effect on their business. Nodo Downtown, 5 S. Dubuque...

Hamburg renovation continues

PAUL OSGERBY

June 29, 2014

Filed under News

Smoke still paints the walls of Hamburg Inn No. 2, but the smell isn’t going to further delay the reopening. “I’m thinking it’s still going to be another two or three weeks,” said Dave Panther, the...

Supervisors add e-cigs to smoke ban

KRISTEN BARON

June 29, 2014

Filed under News

Smoke or vapor — it’s all the same in Johnson County. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors passed a motion last week that will prohibit the use of alternative-tobacco products — which includes electronic cigarettes...

Board to decide on officers, vacancy

REBECCA MORIN

June 29, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa City School Board members will determine the board’s leadership this week. On Tuesday, the board members will meet to determine the preferred process for filling the board vacancy after board President Sally Hoelscher...

City downplays homelessness official

TING XUAN TAN

June 29, 2014

Filed under News

As Des Moines currently looks into hiring a homeless service coordinator to handle its homelessness problem, some Iowa City officials are unsure if they’ll follow suit. “Whether or not a coordinator is the best fit...

Woodbury and Olaseni face off in Prime Time League

KYLE MANN

June 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s basketball team has had the luxury in the past couple of season of having two tall, productive big men down low in Gabe Olaseni and Adam Woodbury. On June 26, the two found themselves matched up against one...

In Prime Time, Price is right

DANNY PAYNE

June 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

There was something different when watching Kevin Sanders’ team play on June 26. Iowa’s Gabe Olaseni and Josh Oglesby were taking passes from a different point guard, who happened to be a former Hawkeye. It was Jason...

‘Improvement’ the name of Game Time

WILL MCDAVID

June 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

After the release of the team’s nonconference schedule, Iowa women’s basketball is again in the spotlight, the focus of its fans having shifted from the team’s bittersweet second-round NCAA exit to a future full...

Druschel joins Iowa baseball staff

DI STAFF

June 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

Former Mount Mercy head coach Desi Druschel has been named Iowa’s baseball programs director of operations and director of Iowa baseball camps. Druschel won 172 games in nine seasons with the Mustangs and advanced to the...

Editorial: Keeping the USPS alive

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Unless we plan on sending enough mail — millions of extra letters and packages — to help keep the U.S. Postal Service afloat, we may soon experience the limitations of mail delivery, such as occurring only five days a week....

Byrd: Americans secretly love government spending

MATTHEW BYRD

June 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

One of the more annoying memes that the American political class holds on to is the idea that Americans are essentially ultra-conservative Randians hell-bent on bringing the modern American welfare state to its knees through massively...

Sonn: Remembering the Korean War

BARRETT SONN

June 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Today marks the 64th anniversary of American troops being ordered into Korea to counter the North Korean sneak attack of South Korea that would eventually culminate into the Korean War — a war that is technically not over to...