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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors meets on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022.

Johnson County residents speak against proposed Windham Village plans

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter December 8, 2022

Johnson County residents of Windham spoke out against a proposed plan on Thursday at the Board of Supervisors meeting that would set a village boundary for Windham Village. Residents requested the...

Protesters and fans listen to Allen West speak at a Young Americans for Freedom event on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Guest speaker discouraging DEI initiatives on campus, draws controversy from students

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 30, 2022

Allen West, retired Lt. Col for The Army, visited the University of Iowa Wednesday evening where he said focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion is bad for the country. He was welcomed by the...

Left, V Fixmer-Oraiz and right, Jon Green won the two open seats on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors in the 2022 midterm election.

Jon Green, V Fixmer-Oraiz win Johnson County Board of Supervisors seats

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Democrats Jon Green and V Fixmer-Oraiz won the two open seats for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Fixmer-Oraiz won 31.7 percent of the vote and Green won 35 percent of the vote on Tuesday....

Yasmin Mosrell gives her phone number to Adam Zabner during a ‘votando juntos’ event held by Manny Galvez, Adam Zabner, V Fixmer-Oraiz, and Elinor Levin at El Paso Mexican Tienda y Taqueria in Iowa City on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022.

Johnson County Democratic candidates hope to connect with Spanish speaking voters

Emily Delgado, Politics Reporter October 25, 2022

Johnson County Democratic candidates have attempted to register Latino and Spanish-speaking citizens ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm election at grocery stores in the county. Adam Zabner, an Iowa House...

V Fixmer-Oraiz speaks to Johnson County Democrats during a barbecue at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City on Oct. 9. V is one of four Johnson County residents vying for one of two open seats on the board, and is running against Jammie Bradshaw, R-Lone Tree; Jon Green, D-Lone Tree; and Phil Hemingway R-West Liberty.

A push for inclusivity: V Fixmer-Oraiz’s journey to Johnson County Board of Supervisors candidacy

Grace Smith, Photojournalist October 16, 2022

While rain trickled down onto East Washington Street and bounced off food stand tents at the Iowa City Farmers Market on Sept.17, V Fixmer-Oraiz stood near the entrance of Chauncey Swan Parking...

Phil Hemingway works on a car in his repair shop on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. Phil’s Repair was founded in 1997 and has been in multiple locations throughout the Iowa City area. Regardless of if Hemingway wins a seat on the Board of Supervisors he said, “I will be working with my hands till the day I die.”

Blue Collar Conservative: Phil Hemingway’s ride to politics

Ayrton Breckenridge, Films Editor October 16, 2022

In a small shop on the edge of Iowa City lies an auto garage where the walls are decorated with family pictures and the ground is coated in shoe-prints revealed by gravel dust. The door is stickered...

Candidates for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors speak at the Iowa City Senior Center Oct.11, 2022.

JoCo Board of Supervisors candidates speak about visions for county ahead of election

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter October 11, 2022

Candidates running for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors answered questions about their campaigns and their visions for the county at an event hosted by the League of Women Voters of Johnson...

Harmony, 8, and John, 6, throw candy from the family’s Jeep during a parade in Lone Tree, Iowa, on Aug. 27, 2022. The family decided to paint the jeep hot pink to pay tribute to Jammie’s fight against breast cancer.

Trials and triumphs: Jammie Bradshaw’s path to Johnson County Board of Supervisors candidacy

Grace Smith, Photojournalist October 9, 2022

Jammie Bradshaw and her husband, James Bradshaw, ride in the front seats of their rundown, do-it-yourself hot pink Jeep during a parade near their rural home in Lone Tree, Iowa, on Aug. 27. A banner...

Jon Green, a county supervisor serving eastern Iowa’s Johnson County, is constantly checking polls to see where he and other democrats rank. Green, originally from Cheyenne, Wyo., knew he wanted to get into politics to become a “champion for national medicine and health care,” after his father had an expensive hospital experience because of what Green and his family believe to have been a spider bite.

Country Democrat: Jon Green’s path to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors

Jerod Ringwald, Photojournalist October 9, 2022

“A long way from Lone Tree,” a man calls out from a motorcycle while driving past Johnson County Supervisor Jon Green, who sports his usual Levi denim jeans, boots, and a cowboy hat while marching...

Mayor pro tem Megan Alter speaks at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022

New members appointed to Iowa City Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Isabelle Foland and Sydney Libert October 3, 2022

The Iowa City City Council appointed two new members to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at Monday’s city council meeting following the resignations of Truth and Reconciliation Commission...

Sen. Kevin Kinney (D-Oxford) speaks at a campaign event at his family farm.

Sen. Kinney holds barbecue to encourage more rural Iowans to vote blue

Lauren White, Politics Reporter August 28, 2022

Over burgers and hotdogs, Sen. Kevin Kinney encouraged supporters and local Iowans to re-elect him and vote more Democrats into the statehouse with a barbecue at his farm Saturday afternoon. One...

A Downtown Block Party attendee raises their cup to protesters during “Night of Rage,” an abortion-rights protest, in Iowa City on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The protest started at the Pentacrest with speakers, then, protesters marched through Iowa City.

Dobbs decision prompts GOP leadership to cut down abortion access in Iowa

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter August 23, 2022

Iowa Republicans are making headway in their attempts to restrict abortion in the state. Republicans’ efforts, however, are stalled while pending Johnson and Polk County court cases make their way through...

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