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Bike trails go the distance

CARLY MATTHEW

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

Within the next several years, cyclists may be able to bike from Iowa City to Cedar Falls on bike trails.   One major step in the works is a trail from Solon to Ely on Seven Sisters Road. The trail is currently in the engineering...

Experts say Community ID’s not effective

BEN MARKS

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

To cheers and whistles, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create a Johnson County community-ID program two weeks ago. With the vote, the county joined a small handful of other communities around the...

City Council passes first consideration on amending City Charter

BILL COONEY

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

The Iowa City City Charter will soon get an update thanks to the Charter Review Commission and now the first vote by the Iowa City City Council. The City Council passed, 6-0 with Councilor Terry Dickens absent, the first consideration...

Avian Flu not expected to spread in Iowa

NICK MOFFIT

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

The meat, eggs, and other products from millions of Iowa poultry infected with the H5N2 avian influenza won’t make it to the dinner table, but that’s not the only problem two infected farms could create for the state....

AIB closure looms

DI STAFF

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

AIB’s last athletics season is drawing to a close. The Des Moines business college is taking an inventory athletics equipment to figure out what will be sold or donated, according to a press release. Additionally, the institution...

Coralville man was charged with possession of marijuana and firearms

DI STAFF

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a Coralville man of possessing marijuana and firearms. Dwain Feijo, 48, was charged with controlled-substance violation and failure to affix drug stamp on March 30. According to online court documents,...

Mallett headed for world stage

MARIO WILLIAMS

April 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

While in high school, Iowa hurdler and sprinter Aaron Mallett got a passport in hopes of competing at the US Junior World Championships. He never got to use the passport — until now. On July 3-14, he’ll be able to ...

Hawkeyes rich in catchers

IAN MURPHY

April 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

While last season’s primary catcher, Jimmy Frankos, is slowly getting more playing time, the role of behind the plate has been passed between freshman Austin Guzzo and junior Daniel Aaron Moriel. Early on, it appeared to be...

Softball hopes to show ’em

JORDAN HANSEN

April 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

A year after shockingly sweeping then-No. 13 Missouri, the Iowa softball team will again try to pull off an upset tonight in Columbia, Missouri. Missouri (31-10, 11-7 SEC) is ranked No. 20 this season and will be defending its...

Digital inspiration for tracksters

COURTNEY BAUMANN

April 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

Per Sunday tradition, Hawkeye track and field distance coach Layne Anderson sent out an email blast to all of his athletes. This week’s opened with a mountainous landscape captioned, “The only person you should try...

Hicks: Hawks have work to do

JOSH HICKS

April 21, 2015

Filed under Sports

Despite a wealth of seniors, including players at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles spots, the Iowa women’s tennis team ended the year at just 2-9 in conference play and will have to make do next year with a younger, less-experienced...

Editorial: The return of bipartisanship?

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

April 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The Senate has reached a compromise on an anti-human-trafficking bill and the confirmation of President Obama’’s nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch.  This is some of the most promising news for agreement...