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A Board of Supervisors meeting for Johnson County is shown in Iowa City on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021.

Johnson County Board of Supervisors considers funding 37 projects with American Rescue Plan

Cooper Worth, News Reporter November 17, 2021

The 37 remaining American Rescue Plan projects — pending final approval from the Johnson County Board of Supervisors — are classified under four specific funding categories. The board will vote...

Deer are shown in a field near Governor Street on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021.

Iowa City urban bow hunt struggling to control deer population

Natasha Keicher , News Reporter November 16, 2021

This article is one in a series covering deer in Johnson County. The City of Iowa City is struggling to control the deer population, despite implementing a deer management plan in 2019. Anthony...

The Iowa City City Council meets at the Senior Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. City Manager Geoff Fruin looks to community members addressing the council about Covid-19 relief funds for front line workers.

Johnson County, Iowa City to work together to allocate American Rescue Plan Act funds

Emily Delgado, News Reporter November 16, 2021

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors and Iowa City City Council will use American Rescue Plan Act Funds to improve affordable housing and allocate direct payments to eligible adults. “Both...

Water rushes out of the Coralville dam on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.

Iowa City resolves high levels of zinc after EPA violation

Emily Delgado, News Reporter November 8, 2021

In a response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s finding of violations in Iowa City’s water, the city has reduced the daily zinc intake to comply with federal guidelines. High levels of zinc...

The Coralville food pantry is seen Sunday, Nov. 7. 2021. Johnson County accepted grants to help with local organizations and non-profits.

Johnson County aides nonprofits and residents with emergency fund grants

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter November 8, 2021

John Boller, executive director of Coralville Community Food Pantry, saw a lack in access to food for city residents last year during the beginning of the pandemic. With grant funding, he launched a...

City Councilors-elect Shawn Harmsen, Megan Alter, and Mayor Bruce Teague take a selfie at a watch party for Iowa City City Council candidates Megan Alter and Shawn Harmsen at Sanctuary in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.

Bruce Teague and Megan Alter elected to at-large seats, Harmsen elected to District B on City Council

DI Staff November 2, 2021

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague won reelection to the Iowa City City Council, joined by newcomers Megan Alter and Shawn Harmsen. “Iowa City has shown me their appreciation for my service for the...

From left Coralville City Councilor Hai Huynh, City Coucilor elect Mike Knudson, and City Councilor Laurie Goodrich.

Three Coralville City Council seats filled in at-large election

Lauren White , Politics Reporter November 2, 2021

Laurie Goodrich, Hai Huynh, and Mike Knudson won the three open seats in the Coralville City Council election on Tuesday night. According to the unofficial election night results, Huynh received...

Contributed photo of Coralville Mayor elect Meghann Foster.

Meghann Foster wins mayoral election after running unopposed

Meg Doster, News Reporter November 2, 2021

Meghann Foster will be Coralville’s next mayor. Foster, a member of the city council since 2016, ran unopposed. She received 1,829 votes in the unofficial vote total on Tuesday night. There were...

City Councilwoman Janice Weiner accepts a ballet from a voter during early voting polls at the Old Capitol Mall on Oct. 26, 2021. The opportunity to vote early and in person started on Oct. 13, 2021.

Satellite voting sees changes as result of new Iowa voting legislature

Natalie Dunlap and Kate Perez October 31, 2021

Iowa voters looking to cast their ballot election ahead of time for the local and school board elections had a shorter window this election cycle, a result of new voting laws passed by the Iowa legislature...

The Johnson County Health and Human Services building at 855 South Dubuque Street.

Johnson County to begin pediatric vaccines Nov. 4, pending CDC approval

Cooper Worth, News Reporter October 27, 2021

Johnson County Public Health is planning to have a good supply of COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11, pending the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization...

Coltin Ball and Katie Westermeyer are shown answering questions from Daily Iowan journalist Sam Knupp about the Iowa City elections in Iowa City on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.(Larry Phan/The Daily Iowan)

UI students largely unaware of local election

Sam Knupp, News Reporter October 26, 2021

Some University of Iowa students are planning to vote in the upcoming Iowa City City Council and school board election, but many are unaware of the election being held next week. UI student Jan...

An apartment sign is seen downtown Iowa City on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (Raquele Decker/The Daily Iowan)

Housing prices increasing in Johnson County

Emily Delgado, News Reporter October 26, 2021

Iowa City has seen a 4.3 percent increase in home prices in the last year. In Iowa City, the average home price was $240,643, according to the Zillow Home Value Index.  Nationally, the housing...

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