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The Iowa City City Council is seen at an Iowa City City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Nichole Harris/The Daily Iowan

Iowa City City Council votes not to approve Hickory Trail Estates

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 28, 2021

Developers will need to return to the drawing board for the Hickory Trail Estates plan following an Iowa City City Council vote that rejected the rezoning plan. During the Tuesday night meeting,...

The Iowa City City Council is seen at an Iowa City City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Nichole Harris/The Daily Iowan

Iowa City City Council to seek community feedback on military vehicle

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 28, 2021

The Iowa City City Council will seek feedback from the south district in Iowa City about the replacement of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. The MRAP vehicle was assigned to the...

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is seen at a public forum for the 2020 fiscal year budget at the Johnson County Administration Building on Wednesday February 27 2019.

Johnson County considers recognizing Juneteenth as paid holiday

Simone Garza , News Reporter July 7, 2021

Those who typically work on Juneteenth in Johnson County could see it become a paid holiday in the years moving forward.  The Johnson County Board of Supervisors discussed adding Juneteenth to the...

Iowa City City Hall on Tuesday, July, 6, 2021. City Hall is located at 410 E. Washington Street.

After a year of closure, City Hall is back open, signaling a return to pre-pandemic life

Emily Delgado, News Reporter July 6, 2021

Iowa City City Hall is now open after being closed to the public since March 2020. The hall was closed in response to concerns over the pandemic. The reopening of City Hall means that the public...

Contributed Photo. Used by permission of John I. Jackson on Wednesday, June, 30, 2021. Jackson is the nephew of Ms. Johnson.

Johnson County now named after the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D from UI, Lulu Merle Johnson

Emily Delgado, News Reporter July 6, 2021

Lulu Merle Johnson made history as the first Black woman to hold a Ph.D from the University of Iowa and in the state of Iowa. Now, the county where she spent her time studying, Johnson County, has...

Mayor Bruce Teague is sworn in during the City Council meeting at Iowa City City Hall on Thursday, January 2, 2020. The city councilors also voted on appointments for a number of city commissions.

Q&A: Mayor Bruce Teague talks reelection, his vision of Iowa City, COVID-19

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 5, 2021

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague will run for reelection for the Iowa City City Council November 2 election. Teague said he will be “humbly asking” for the Iowa City City Council to appoint him as...

Iowa House Representative Christina Bohannon gives a speech during her birthday celebration in Iowa City on Friday, July 2, 2021.

Iowa Democrats rally in Iowa City to kick off the 2022 election campaign season

Lauren White, Politics Reporter July 2, 2021

Iowa Democrats met in Iowa City on Friday where members of the party recently announced their motivation and possibility of running in the 2022 midterm election.  Former congressperson Abby Finkenauer...

Johnson County Board of Supervisors vote on the second reading of the Unified Development Ordinance at the Johnson County Treasurer office on Thursday December 12, 2019.

Johnson County updates community outreach survey for American Rescue Plan funding

Jake Olson, News Reporter June 30, 2021

Johnson County released an updated American Rescue Plan survey to reach different populations within the county after releasing an English-only version. The survey, Survey 2.0, went live on June...

Iowa City Mayor Pro Tem Mazahir Salih speaks during the final session of the “Speak Up, Speak Out” series at Mercer Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Mayor Bruce Teague invited community members to voice their thoughts and frustrations.

Mazahir Salih endorses Shawn Harmsen for Iowa City City Council, won’t seek reelection

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor June 23, 2021

Mayor Pro Tem and At-Large Councilor Mazahir Salih announced she will not seek reelection on the Iowa City City Council and endorsed Shawn Harmsen for City Council at an event Wednesday night.  Salih...

Johnson County Supervisor Candidate Jon Green stops for a portrait on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Johnson County Supervisor Jon Green calls for countywide equity and inclusive policymaking going forward

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 16, 2021

Jon Green, new Johnson County Supervisor, dedicates his success in both the recent election and his campaign strategy to the combination of volunteer work and his restoration message. His strategy...

Jon Green stands at the bar with his girlfriend of three years, Eleanore Taft, as they wait for polls to close on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Green won the special election for Johnson County Supervisor with 66.1 percent of the vote, according to the unofficial election night results.

Democrat Jon Green wins supervisor seat in Johnson County special election

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor June 8, 2021

Jon Green drank a Guinness beer in celebration after the results of the Johnson County Special election came in Tuesday night. Surrounded by supporters at Deadwood Tavern in Iowa City, the Democratic candidate...

School board member Phil Hemingway speaks during Iowa City school board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017.

Republican JoCo supervisor candidate Phil Hemingway holds meet and greet in Iowa City neighborhood.

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor May 27, 2021

Phil Hemingway met with a small group of Johnson County residents on an Iowa City porch and discussed the upcoming special election for Johnson County Board of Supervisors, his platform, and the role...

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