The Daily Iowan

Rummage ramps up for eighth year

PAUL OSGERBY

July 28, 2014

Filed under News

Students hectically pack their U-Hauls in a game of Tetris, and inevitably face the decision of whether to get rid of a hand-me-down couch, dresser, or mattress. But with Iowa City’s annual Rummage in the Ramp, some renters could...

Iowa City police name shooting suspect

REBECCA MORIN

July 28, 2014

Filed under News

The juvenile who allegedlyshot a gun on the Pedestrian Mall on Sunday has been named. Eldra Jennings Jr., 17, was charged with reckless use of a firearm, carrying weapons, going armed with intent, and intimidation with a dangerous...

County and cities discuss a proposed local-option sales tax

PAUL OSGERBY

July 28, 2014

Filed under News

City councilors across numerous Johnson County jurisdictions and the Board of Supervisors discussed a countywide approach to a proposed local-option sales tax at a joint meeting Monday. “It’s the best revenue alternative...

GOP chairman: Party is financially stronger

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 28, 2014

Filed under News

Once a group of cash-strapped conservatives, Iowa GOP leaders say the group is on the path to stronger financial footings, and it could be equal to its Democratic rival in a matter of weeks. With just over a month under new...

UI to take down flood barriers

DI STAFF

July 28, 2014

Filed under News

Students who make their way back to the University of Iowa campus in August most likely will not be greeted by flood-protection measures. University officials will begin removing flood barriers, as well as other protective measures,...

Iowa calls on students to revive Kinnick

KYLE MANN

July 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

Kinnick Stadium has been traditionally regarded as one of the more difficult places to play on the road. However, as recent on-field success has fallen into a bit of a lull, the Hawkeyes find themselves with a bit of a dip in...

Raymond Knoll’s summer success a good sign for Iowa men’s golf

CHARLES GREEN

July 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s golf team has a group of young talent that most programs could only dream of, and no player has been more impressive this summer than sophomore Raymond Knoll. “Raymond is learning how to be more consistent,”...

Big Ten Notebook: Media Days underway

DANNY PAYNE

July 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — The craziness surrounding the Penn State football program over the past few years has been well-documented. For instance, former head coach Bill O’Brien coached the Nittany Lions for two seasons before leaving...

Maryland and Rutgers make their first impression

JACOB SHEYKO

July 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — On July 1, Maryland and Rutgers officially joined the Big Ten. League Commissioner Jim Delany visited both teams, unveiling new team apparel and partaking in other welcoming festivities. But one could make the argument...

Iowa’s Scherff understands expectations

CODY GOODWIN

July 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — Iowa’s Brandon Scherff insists he wasn’t trying to prove anything when the video of him hang-cleaning 443 pounds went viral. “People didn’t believe me that I did that, but there’s...

Soccer gains a UConn transfer

DI STAFF

July 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa soccer team gained a new member in Natalie Krygier, a transfer from Connecticut, Hawkeye head coach Dave Dilanni announced on Monday. The transfer played six games as a true freshman, posting an overall team record...

Editorial: Appel’s “no perks” sign of troubling hope

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 28, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Former Sen. Staci Appel, D-Ackworth, who is campaigning to represent Iowa’s 3rd District in the U.S. House, recently announced a pledge to propose cuts in wasteful spending by Congress, as reported in Monday’s issue...