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Coralville works to accommodate riders

CORY PORTER

February 3, 2015

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To accommodate an army of cyclists participating in RAGBRAI, a city needs an army of workers and volunteers. This year, Coralville will once again play host to the multitude of riders, the fifth time the city has taken part in...

Bikes? Iowa City, North Liberty yawn

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

February 3, 2015

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As towns across Iowa prepare for the annual RAGBRAI, Iowa City and North Liberty decided not put bids to be overnight communities in favor of other ongoing projects. Coralville, which did put in a bid, will host riders for a...

Still a bundle of energy

JORDYN REILAND

February 3, 2015

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When Moriah Haveman grows up she wants to be a baker —specifically, a baker at Hy-Vee. “I like to bake cakes and cookies just like my restaurant’s name, Moriah’s Cakes and Cookies,” the 5-year-old said ...

Community garden set to open this summer

ALYSSA GUZMAN

February 3, 2015

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After work from local contributors, the Chadek Green Community Garden is set to be available for use starting this summer. The combined efforts of the Chadek family and the Iowa City Ecopolis initiative, which aims to take steps...

UI fraternity Delta Lambda Phi becomes an official chapter

BEN MARKS

February 3, 2015

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Delta Lambda Phi, a fraternity founded “by gay men for all men,” and the first of its kind on campus, has undergone chartering and is now recognized as an official chapter.   “I feel fantastic, and I’m...

City expands winter recreation to save money

DI STAFF

February 3, 2015

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The recent winter snowstorm, which dumped 11 inches of snow over this past weekend, has opened up opportunities for more winter sports in Iowa City. According to a release from the city, the snow has created ideal conditions...

Rockne Cole announces interest in running for City Council

DI STAFF

February 3, 2015

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Rockne Cole, an Iowa City lawyer and University of Iowa College of Law graduate, has announced his candidacy for the Iowa City City Council. Cole told The Daily Iowan he would run in the election in November. In the 2013 Cit...

Hawkeyes expecting to sign 18 recruits Wednesday

DANNY PAYNE

February 3, 2015

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Without any shadow of a doubt, the Iowa football program regressed last year. A team that some had pegged for a potential shot at the Big Ten championship went 7-6 and limped to the finish line with three-straight losses. No cham...

Daniels headlines 2015 Iowa class

DANNY PAYNE

February 3, 2015

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By the time James Daniels, Iowa’s only four-star recruit (according to Rivals.com) in its 2015 recruiting class, steps on the Kinnick Stadium turf in uniform, he’ll be very familiar with Iowa City. He’ll have...

Roscetti ready to step in at shortstop

IAN MURPHY

February 3, 2015

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For three years, Jake Yacinich anchored the Hawkeye infield at shortstop. In his last season with the program, Yacinich hit for a .365 average, the highest among starters, and had 76 hits, the most on the team. He was picked b...

Iowa baseball media day notebook

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 3, 2015

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The Iowa baseball team held its media day Tuesday afternoon as the unofficial kickoff to the 2015 season. Second-year head coach Rick Heller and his players spoke at length about the upcoming season and what challenges they exp...

Wrestling Notebook: Dziewa, Evans head home

JORDAN HANSEN

February 3, 2015

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When Iowa heads east this weekend, seniors Josh Dziewa and Mike Evans will be back to their stomping grounds. The reason, of course, is a pair of road duals that starts with Maryland on Friday and ends with Penn State on Feb....