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Travelers wait by the gates at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Eastern Iowa Airport expects busiest holiday season since 2019

Grace Katzer , News Reporter December 6, 2022

The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids is expected to see the second-busiest year of air travel in its history as this year’s holiday travel season begins. The busiest year for air travel recorded...

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...

The Iowa City Airport is seen on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.

Iowa City Municipal Airport reports 114 percent increase in economic impact

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter December 4, 2022

The Iowa City Municipal Airport has doubled its economic impact since 2009. The airport is bringing in $24 million annually in total economic activity to the Iowa City area, per the 2022 Iowa...

IC community rallies behind food vendor after trailer is stolen

IC community rallies behind food vendor after trailer is stolen

Kufre Ituk, News Reporter November 16, 2022

The Johnson County community is banding together to help Griddle Me This, an Iowa City catering and mobile food company, after its trailer that is used to make food was stolen. Griddle Me This is...

A sign reading “Iowa City” is displayed during the “Downtown Block Party” in Iowa City on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

IC to have free parking, bus services for ‘Small Business Saturday’ weekend

Kate Perez, News Editor November 16, 2022

Iowa City shoppers will be treated to free parking in downtown parking garages on Nov. 26, the city announced on Wednesday.  The announcement states that there will be no charge for parking in...

Iowa City Police car 988 design in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov, 16. 2022.

Iowa City Police Department unveils 988 crisis line decal on new squad cars

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter November 16, 2022

The Iowa City Police Department added a 988 decal to the latest design for its squad cars. 988, the suicide and crisis lifeline, was launched on July 16 for those experiencing a crisis to text or...

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...

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,...

Coa  Cantina is seen on Clinton St. in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.

Mexican restaurant and tequila bar to open in Iowa City

Madeleine Willis , News Reporter November 15, 2022

Des Moines-based Mexican restaurant and tequila bar Coa Cantina will open a second location in Iowa City in January 2023. The restaurant will open at 18 ½ S. Clinton St. — where the Clinton...

The RVAP Building is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. The RVAP Building hosts the new support group Healing Through Art.

Iowa City Rape Victim Advocacy Program support group heals through art

Archie Wagner, News Reporter November 13, 2022

The University of Iowa Rape Victim Advocacy Program launched a new support group earlier this month to help people grow and heal through art. Titled “Healing Through Art,” the support group...

A new ParkMobile meter stand by the road, on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, nearby the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center.

UI, Iowa City’s parking system changed. Here’s what you need to know

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Iowa City community members now have a new way to pay for parking after the University of Iowa and the City of Iowa City switched to a new app last month. Both the city and the university changed...

Contributed photo from Beth Brown and Leslie Nolte.

Performing arts boarding school to open in Iowa City

Sydney Libert, News Reporter November 6, 2022

A new performing arts boarding school is opening in downtown Iowa City that will allow young artists from across the country to expand their creative interests. ICON Arts Academy, located at 123...

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