The Daily Iowan

Local apple orchards end solid season

AARON WALKER

October 5, 2014

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As the apple season winds down,  growers said it has been a healthy harvest. Aside from storms in late June, orchard owners had no complaints about this season. Near Iowa City, Wilson’s Orchard is wrapping up the season,...

TIF discussed for proposed high-rise

LILY ABROMEIT

October 5, 2014

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Following the selection of three finalists to be considered for the development of the old St. Patrick’s Hall site, tax incentives such as TIF could influence the development. The top three proposals are CA Ventures, Core...

UISG starts new initiative, Iowa Ideas

LINDSEY DRILLING

October 5, 2014

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University of Iowa Student Government officials said they are pleased with the progress of a crowdsourcing initiative, but they hope to see it expand to more of the campus. Iowa Ideas, which was launched over the summer, is a...

First ever walk held to bring awareness to eating disorders

GRACE PATERAS

October 5, 2014

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Ankeny, Iowa, resident Kelsey Andreson has been out of recovery for nine years. After treating her eating disorder at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics eating disorders program, she said she was tired of hearing stories...

Kirkwood receives federal grant for two-year degrees

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 5, 2014

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Students at Kirkwood Community College will soon reap the benefits of improved information-technology course work and job placement services. Kirkwood is set to receive approximately $1 million in federal funding for their Information...

Park held dedication ceremony for new bird blind

BENJAMIN MARKS

October 5, 2014

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For some Johnson County residents, the sounds and sights of Iowa birds just got a little easier to experience. On Sunday, the Johnson County Conservation Board, in partnership with the Iowa City Bird Club, dedicated the Kent...

Devotay designated a Blue Zone restaurant

CORY PORTER

October 5, 2014

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Local restaurant Devotay has recently been designated a Blue Zone restaurant, as part of a larger, ongoing health campaign involving the whole community. The restaurant, which has been in business for 18 years and serves foods...

Bangladeshi group visits Iowa City

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

October 5, 2014

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During a visit to Iowa City, Bangladeshi leaders and activists shared ideas and education techniques with a local group in order to discuss dealing with sexual violence and violence against women worldwide. “Here students...

Football report card: Hmmm

CODY GOODWIN

October 5, 2014

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The Iowa football team was idle this past weekend, the first of two bye weeks the team has this season. At 4-1 (1-0 in conference), the Hawkeyes are in a good position through the season’s first six weeks, despite not ...

Women’s golf takes second at home

COURTNEY BAUMANN

October 5, 2014

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Three Hawkeye women’s golfers finished in the top 15 at the second Diane Thomason Invitational. Amy Ihm shot 230, with rounds of 77, 76, and 77 to tie for fifth place, and Jessie Sindlinger shot plus-16 throughout the 52 h...

Slow start dooms field hockey

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 5, 2014

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Although a full field hockey game lasts 70 minutes, it was the first 10 that proved to be costly for the Hawkeyes. The Black and Gold conceded 2 goals in the first seven minutes of Sunday’s clash with Northwestern to hand...

Freshmen swim strong in conference opener

IAN MURPHY

October 5, 2014

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Simply put, Iowa couldn’t match Michigan’s depth. The Hawkeye men’s swim team lost its season and Big Ten opener to the Wolverines by a score of 179-113, but there is reason to be hopeful for the Hawkeyes....