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

Iowa City City Council approves plans to assist low and moderate income residents

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 22, 2022

The Iowa City City Council approved a financial decision to provide housing and jobs to low and moderate-income Iowa City residents. This decision is a part of the city's Fiscal Year 2023 Action...

Jaunita, left, and Elizabeth Thomas, right, check out a stand during ‘Juneteenth in our Neighborhood’ for a Juneteenth celebration in Iowa City on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Iowa City community members celebrated with music, games, vendors, and a fashion show.

Johnson County Juneteenth celebrations continue into Saturday

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor June 18, 2022

Johnson County Juneteenth celebrations continued into Saturday with both Iowa City and Coralville hosting events to mark the occasion. Vendors, community members, and local officials all turned...

The Iowa City City Council listens to a speaker during an Iowa City City Council meeting at the Iowa City City Hall on Monday, June 6, 2022.

The 2022 Affordable Housing Action Plan explores ways to create permanent housing options

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 6, 2022

Iowa City’s new affordable housing action plan is recommending that the Iowa City City Council explore permanent affordable housing around the city.  The new plan will also increase efforts to educate...

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New Iowa City program to educate residents on eliminating food waste

Emily Delgado, News Reporter May 4, 2022

Tackling food waste is the City of Iowa City’s goal with the new “Love Food, Fight Waste” program. The program will educate community members on how to reduce food waste by showing the impact...

Mayor Bruce Teague speaks with undergraduate student government members at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

Iowa City garbage collection fees to increase

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter May 3, 2022

Iowa City residents will see an increase in their solid waste disposal rate of $1.50 per housing unit, per month starting in July as a result of increasing volumes of waste and city costs. The increase...

Executive director Mazahir Salih looks at a presentation at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

Iowa City City Council to allocate more American Rescue Plan Act funds to city nonprofits

Emily Delgado, News Reporter May 3, 2022

The Iowa City City Council is deciding on allocating additional American Rescue Plan Act funds, directing city staff to find ways to use the federal grant to support local nonprofits. The City Council...

The Coralville Reservoir is seen on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Friends of Coralville to take water out of Coralville lake, prevent flooding

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 24, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of Coralville Lake will pump water from the lake to decrease flooding caused by its rising sedimentation levels. Friends of Coralville Lake, a non-profit...

A car is seen parked in a bike lane on North Clinton Street in Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council cracks down on parking in bike lanes

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 19, 2022

Iowa City is cracking down on parking in bike lanes, which the city says will increase safety for cyclists, vehicles, and pedestrians on the street. The Iowa City City Council passed an ordinance...

OPN Architects project architect Josh Moe speaks at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Iowa City Senior Center renovation over budget

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 19, 2022

A planned renovation of the Iowa City Senior Center is over budget. The Iowa City City Council will not provide additional money out of the city’s budget to renovate the Senior Center, but will...

President of the Tenants Association Margarita Rodriguez speaks about the Forest View relocation plan at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Iowa City to provide relocation assistance to Forest View mobile home residents

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter April 19, 2022

Residents of the Forest View mobile home park will receive $15,750 in financial assistance from the city of Iowa City to relocate to new housing. The Iowa City City Council approved the payments...

Iowa City mayor Bruce Teague speaks with city attorney Eric Goers and city manager Geoff Fruin before an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Iowa City City Council gives $1.5 million to Johnson County Direct Assistance Program

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 19, 2022

Additional Johnson County residents will receive checks from the Johnson County Direct Assistance Program after the Iowa City City Council transferred $1.5 million to the fund. The program’s money...

Police investigate a shooting shooting outside of East High School in in Des Moines, IA, on Monday, March 7, 2022. (Zach Boyden-Holmes-USA TODAY NETWORK)

UI students, former East Des Moines High School graduates continue to grieve, process March shooting

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter April 6, 2022

Editor’s note: This report contains mentions of gun violence.  University of Iowa fourth-year student John Rickabaugh was in utter disbelief when he heard the news of the March 7 Des Moines...

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