The Daily Iowan

Iowans prep for holiday

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 2, 2014

Filed under News

Despite efforts earlier this year, Iowans will have to rely on public and private firework shows for the Fourth of July. Iowans can only buy “gold sparklers” without magnesium, chlorate, or perchlorate, as well as...

Officials take flood precautions

REBECCA MORIN

July 2, 2014

Filed under News

After Monday’s severe weather, several cities in eastern Iowa have been high alert because of rising floodwaters. On Tuesday, Gov. Terry Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Johnson County in response...

Co-op garden flourishes

TING XUAN TAN

July 2, 2014

Filed under News

Pumpkins, beets, edible flowers, kelp, and cauliflower are just a few of the many different vegetables being grown at Iowa City’s Earth Source Gardens. The New Pioneer Food Co-op, along with Harvest Farm & Preserve,...

Officials shred voter registration

KRISTEN BARON

July 2, 2014

Filed under News

After new legislation went into place on July 1, Johnson County officials shredded nearly 250 boxes of voter registrations. The new law will allow all Iowa counties to shred physical copies of voter registrations after they are...

Power grid problems affect North Side

PAUL OSGERBY

July 2, 2014

Filed under News

Recent inclement weather has resulted in numerous power outages around the Iowa City area, but some local business owners say one specific electric substation has had an abnormally bad reputation. The North Side Marketplace power...

Wiz’s last lap

JORDAN HANSEN

July 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

Sometime after 5 p.m. today, a 68-year-old coach will walk out of the coaches’ offices in Carver-Hawkeye Arena and past the Dan Gable statue one last time as a part of the Iowa Athletics Department. In his arms, he’ll c...

Dixon scores 63 in loss

WILL MCDAVID

July 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

Wednesday was the first time Randy Larson’s first two draft picks — Melissa Dixon and Carly Mohns — shared the court. But that, even with 63 points from Dixon, wasn’t enough to get a win over Joe Johnston’s...

Disterhoft shines — again — in Game Time

NICK STEFFEN

July 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

After Wednesday’s win, Brendan Unkrich’s team sits alone atop the Game Time League standings, and there’s no question why. It’s because Iowa sophomore Ally Disterhoft scored her season average of 38 points...

Excitement all around for new Hawkeye teammates White and Dickerson

KYLE MANN

July 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

With two weeks down in the Prime Time League, perhaps one of the most anticipated faces in recent Iowa men’s basketball history is finally scheduled to appear during the league’s trip to Waterloo. Because junior-college...

White invited to LeBron James camp

DI STAFF

July 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa senior forward Aaron White has been invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy. This invitation comes on the heels of White’s participation in the Kevin Durant Skills Academy from June 27-29. White will compete with...

Stokes commits to Fairleigh-Dickinson

DI STAFF

July 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa basketball player Darius Stokes announced via Twitter Wednesday that he has committed to Fairleigh-Dickinson to finish his eligibility. Stokes played sparingly during three seasons in Iowa City. The 6-7 forward scored...

Editorial: Vote for local-option sales tax

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 2, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Johnson County voters will have another decision to make this election season. As reported in The Daily Iowan earlier this week, the Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 to include the option for voters to approve or shoot down a l...