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A growing Iowa City skyline stands against a muggy afternoon sky on Monday, July 17, 2006. A story released Monday in Money Magazine ranked the city No. 74 on its Best Places to Live list out of an original pool of nearly 750.

Sullivan, Green-Douglass, Friese take supervisor nominations

June 7, 2016

By Addi Martin [email protected] After a close vote on June 7, incumbent Democrats will likely fill two of the three open seats on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Rod Sullivan...

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

May 9, 2016

Heiden for county supervisor Please become informed about and vote for the candidate or candidates of your choice in upcoming local elections for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. And when you...

UI president Bruce Harreld listens to the other panelists at the Old Capitol Museum on Monday, May 2, 2016. The panels discussed numerous topics including social justice and themed semester program. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

UI justice forum with Harreld turns contentious

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld’s academic year is ending similarly to how it began. Tension grew after Harreld refused to respond to numerous questions from community members at a Just...

The University of Iowa Campus looking west from Old Capitol and the Pentacrest.

‘Survivor Art Installation’ works to end myth about sexual assault

Claire Dietz, [email protected] April 20, 2016

“Well, what were you wearing?” should never be words a rape survivor hears. The Rape Victim Advocacy Program aims to dispel the myth clothing mean a person “deserved it.” The Survivor Art Installation...

DITV: 911 operator

DITV: 911 operator

April 20, 2016

Often, the role of a 911 dispatcher in the case of an emergency is overlooked. "911 what's the address of the emergency" are the first words you hear when you get ahold of the operator. Dispatchers...

County studies wage increase

County studies wage increase

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] April 13, 2016

A new committee in charge of the new local minimum-wage ordinance met to layout future plans. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors held a joint meeting with the appointed Minimum Wage Advisory Committee...

Thinking inside the box: Johnson County agencies push baby boxes

Thinking inside the box: Johnson County agencies push ‘baby boxes’

April 11, 2016

    Following the Finnish lead, Johnson County agencies are offering “baby boxes” to residents in need and by doing so, possibly saving lives. Each year, Early Childhood Iowa, previously...

Hull joins supervisor race

Hull joins supervisor race

One local veteran says he hopes to increase more awareness of veteran issues and be the voice of locals if elected in the county-supervisor race. Mike Hull, 51, a lifelong Iowa City resident, recently...

Minimum wage increase looms in IC

Minimum wage increase looms in IC

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] April 4, 2016

The minimum wage in Johnson County will be $9.15 per hour in less than a month. Last fall, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance raising the county’s minimum wage gradually in...

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

March 24, 2016

Heiden ready to serve I support Pat Heiden for Johnson County supervisor. I have known and worked with Pat for more than 20 years. Pat has the personality, the dedication to community service, and...

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Democrat Jason Lewis announces county supervisor candidacy

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] March 21, 2016

Another Democrat has announced he’s running for Johnson County Supervisor. Jason Lewis, the director of the Writing and Humanities Program at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine,...

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UI student wages to rise

Ben Poss, [email protected] March 4, 2016

The University of Iowa will raise its minimum wage to $9.50 an hour on June 1 alongside a county-wide ordinance in an attempt to keep students working on campus. Currently, Johnson County’s minimum...

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