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Linn Street is seen in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2022.

Iowa City expands free Wi-Fi to Northside

Sydney Libert and Cooper Worth September 20, 2022

 Iowa City residents now have access to free Wi-Fi in most of the city’s public areas — including the historic Northside.  City officials announced the internet connection expansion on Sept. 8,...

Trees in City Park, Iowa City. Emerald Ash Borer Beetles, an invasive species, threatens many ash trees throughout the Midwest. Monday, September 5, 2022.

Iowa City, UI continues to remove ash tree population

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter September 13, 2022

Ash trees in Iowa City continue to fall victim to the emerald ash borer beetle despite preventative treatment and removal efforts by arborists over the last decade. The emerald ash borer is a small,...

Iowa City Kids Farmers Market gives opportunity to show local kids’ homegrown, handmade items.

Iowa City Kids Farmers Market gives opportunity to show local kids’ homegrown, handmade items.

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter September 11, 2022

The Iowa City Kids Market is giving local kids the opportunity to show off their passions for a profit. The Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Chauncey Swan Parking...

El Rays’ Kevin Schroeck scans IDs in front of the bar on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. El Rays recently added a scanner to identify real IDs.

Elray’s Live and Dive begins using ID Scanner

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter September 13, 2022

Downtown Iowa City bar Elray’s Live and Dive implemented ID scanners at the beginning of August to identify underage patrons. Bob Franklin, owner of Elray’s, said fake forms of identification...

Iowa Citys City Park Pool on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022.

Over 800 Iowa City residents sign petition against City Park Pool changes

Cooper Worth, Assistant News Editor September 6, 2022

Iowa City residents are rejecting a newly proposed design for City Park Pool.  A petition with over 800 signatures was presented in front of the Iowa City City Council during the public comment section...

Public Health Department finds dozens of restaurant health code violations

Public Health Department finds dozens of restaurant health code violations

Eleanor Hildebrandt, Managing Editor September 6, 2022

Johnson County Public Health found 46 health code violations across 23 businesses in Johnson County over the month of August. None of the violations were found in the four Iowa City restaurants investigated. Coralville The...

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

Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa proposes educating employers and employees to prevent wage theft

Meg Doster and Jacqueline Jollay September 6, 2022

The Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa is asking the City of Iowa City for money to hire a full-time wage theft organizer to prevent the increasing amount of reported wage theft since 2020. The...

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Iowa City will resume standard utility billing for the first time since March 2020, assistance plans being implemented

Virginia Russell, News Reporter September 7, 2022

The City of Iowa City is resuming utility bill collection for residents after pausing it for two years in March 2020.  Iowa City’s utility billing practices were modified to alleviate financial pressure...

Short’s Burgers and Shine recently remodeled and reopened their location in downtown Iowa City and are ready to serve customers on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.

Short’s Burger and Shine reopening brings menu updates, building renovations

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter September 6, 2022

Short’s Burger and Shine, a hotspot for Iowa City’s downtown scene, reopened with a complete update after closing in April for renovations. Short’s, on 18 S. Clinton St., reopened its doors...

Catherines Boutique on North Dubuque Street by Iowa Ave. Thursday, August 25, 2022.

Iowa City’s Catherine’s Boutique pink bench returned

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter August 30, 2022

The iconic pink bench that sits outside Catherine’s Boutique in downtown Iowa City was recently stolen twice in one week and returned by Iowa City residents. The clothing, shoes, and accessories...

The outside of the Riverside Theatre is seen at the Pedestrian Mall in Iowa City on Friday, April 8, 2022.

Riverside Theatre’s 2022-23 season holds potential for greatness

Jami Martin-Trainor, Assistant Digital Editor August 30, 2022

Riverside Theatre has garnered a reputation throughout Iowa City for putting on diverse and unique shows every season. The 2022-23 selection is no exception to this trend. From solo shows highlighting...

Parking spaces on the fourth floor of the Chauncey Swan Parking Garage are seen in Iowa City on Monday, August 29, 2022.

‘The Parking Spaces’ provides interactive audio art experience in downtown Iowa City

Virginia Russell, News Reporter August 30, 2022

During the height of the pandemic, an Iowa City choreographer, composer, and musician collaborated to create “The Parking Spaces,” an asynchronous art experience scattered throughout downtown....

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