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City council members communicate during an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

Iowa City City Council considers approving amateur boxing match in liquor establishments after decade

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter January 24, 2023

After over a decade of being prohibited, Iowa City may allow an amateur boxing match at the Graduate Hotel following the Iowa City City Council’s approval of an amendment to a city ordinance that...

The Gilbert Street Bridge is seen on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023.

Iowa City Gilbert Street Bridge repair project underway

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter January 23, 2023

The project to repair the Gilbert Street Bridge — which has significant damage — will begin Tuesday at the Iowa City City Council meeting to schedule hearings for the public’s input. According...

Shelter House executive director Crissy Cannganelli speaks at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Cangaenlli has served for the past 18 years at the Shelter House and attended the meeting as the City Council approved a collaborative plan with Shelter House helping to fund full-time civilian positions for homeless street outreach.

Iowa City City Council grants $1.1 million for Shelter House Housing Stability Pilot program

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter January 22, 2023

The Iowa City nonprofit Shelter House will use over $1 million in COVID-19 relief funds to expand its homelessness prevention programs for Johnson and Washington counties for the next three years.  The...

Andrew Dunn takes his new seat as councilor and shakes hands with City Attorney Eric Goers during an Iowa City Council special formal meeting in the Emma J. Harvat Hall in City Hall on Jan. 10, 2023.

Iowa City City Councilor Andrew Dunn brings fresh perspective

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter January 17, 2023

Former Iowa House candidate Andrew Dunn took a seat at the table last week with the Iowa City City Council in City Hall as its newest councilor. Dunn will serve for the remainder of former Councilor...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague is pictured during a Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall on June 21, 2022.

Iowa City City Council appoints Andrew Dunn as councilor

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter January 10, 2023

The Iowa City City Council appointed Andrew Dunn on Tuesday night to fill the vacancy left by former councilor Janice Weiner, who resigned in November following her victory in the Iowa Senate. Dunn,...

Iowa City City Hall is seen on Monday, March 29, 2021.

UI student among finalists for vacant city council position

Archie Wagner, News Reporter January 8, 2023

The Iowa City City Council named seven finalists to fill a vacant council position following Janice Weiner’s resignation on Nov. 9 to represent Iowa Senate District 45.  The council is expected...

The Iowa City Council is seen at a meeting at Iowa City City Hall on August 16, 2022.

UI Labor Center to facilitate program to teach trade job skills

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter December 6, 2022

Following approval from the Iowa City City Council on Tuesday, the University of Iowa Labor Center received a grant to facilitate a four-year trade jobs course for underrepresented minority groups. The...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague is pictured during a Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall on June 21, 2022.

Iowa City City Council approves new $3.2 million landfill cell

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter December 6, 2022

The Iowa City City Council approved a contract for the construction of a new landfill cell for the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center on Tuesday night, which will replace the current one that...

The Iowa City City Council is seen during a meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Iowa City nonprofits could benefit from a proposed grant with the city’s COVID-19 relief funds

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter December 5, 2022

Nonprofits in Iowa City could see improvements to their facilities through a proposed grant program funded by the city’s federal COVID-19 relief dollars.  According to a memo sent to the city...

Iowa City Council listens to speaker at City Council on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

Iowa City City Council approves consideration to expand sidewalk cafe regulations

Sydney Libert, News Reporter November 15, 2022

Iowa City businesses may see more outdoor eating options in the future. The Iowa City City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve the first consideration of an ordinance that would amend...

Iowa Senate District 45 seat Janice Weiner and attendee Eleanor Taft watch Johnson County poll results during a Democratic watch party at Big Grove Brewery and Taproom in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Weiner won the seat on Tuesday against Republican Harold Weilbrenner for Iowa Senate District 45.

Iowa City City Council to appoint replacement for vacancy after Weiner resigns

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 15, 2022

The Iowa City City Council will appoint a new member by January to fill Councilor Janice Weiner’s seat once she takes office for Iowa Senate District 45. Weiner submitted her resignation on Nov....

UI community members interested in potential Chicago-Iowa City Amtrak route

UI community members interested in potential Chicago-Iowa City Amtrak route

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 15, 2022

Nathan Creech is intrigued by the possibility of a Chicago-Iowa City Amtrak line. The University of Iowa senior currently drives himself and carpools with friends to get back to his hometown of New Lenox,...

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