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Iowa lawmakers, Johnson County leaders react, call for change after school shooting in Texas

Iowa lawmakers and Johnson County leaders expressed heartache, offered condolences, and demanded change in Iowa following the elementary school shooting in Texas on Tuesday. An 18-year-old shooter killed a teacher and 18 students at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday. Law enforcement killed the gunman, who carried multiple weapons to the scene.
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Here are 6 things to do this weekend in Johnson County, including Memorial Day BBQ at Wilson's Orchard

It will be a weekend of good eating, thanks to a Memorial Day BBQ, the Iowa Renaissance Festival and the Iowa City South District’s Diversity Market. Turkey legs, tostadas and an all-you-can-eat hog roast are just some of the treats you’ll find at these events. Here are six things to do this weekend in Johnson County. ...
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Two Lone Tree council members are resigning. Here's what happened and how the city will move forward.

Two Lone Tree City Council members are resigning from their seats at the same time to move to new homes outside of city limits, leaving the Johnson County community with 40% of its council seats vacant for now. Dave Wageman and Brad Pearson told the Press-Citizen they sent separate letters to Lone Tree stating they intended to resign their positions effective after next week's city council meeting. Both plan to move soon and are leaving the council at a...
LONE TREE, IA
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Johnson County Direct Assistance Program application deadline extended through 2 p.m. Friday, May 27

The Johnson County Direct Assistance Program application period has been extended until 2 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2022. Residents who are low- to moderate-income with documented hardship due to COVID-19 are invited to apply for a $1,400 emergency relief payment. The program provides one-time, financial assistance. Only Johnson County residents are eligible for the program.
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More rain on the horizon; Iowa farmers work to finish planting

OXFORD, IOWA (Iowa's News Now) — It was a wet and cold end to the month of April in eastern Iowa. Cedar Rapids saw more than three inches total with just over a half inch falling the last week. For Chris Prizler, this wasn't good news. As a farmer...
OXFORD, IA
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Fire destroys pickup, causes disruption on Interstate 380

Kirkwood is off to the NJCAA World Series, winning the North Plains District Championship. Team champions Nashua-Plainfield, Mid-Prairie and Solon highlight the final day of the state track meet. The volunteer group Iowa Civil Air Patrol is training in Johnson County to prepare for any type of event. Investigators in...
SOLON, IA
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Colleagues posthumously honor Dr. Christine Grant at ceremony

Show You Care: Table to Table reroutes unused food to those in need. Table to Table is a non-profit in Johnson County that works to keep fresh food from going to waste. Together We Achieve holds monthly food box giveaway. Updated: 7 hours ago. Together We Achieve held its monthly...
JOHNSON COUNTY, IA
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Juveniles arrested after Vinton vandalism

The volunteer group Iowa Civil Air Patrol is training in Johnson County to prepare for any type of event. 'Great American Kites' returns to Marion's Lowe Park. Great American Kites visited Lowe Park for the second year in a row and took advantage of the windy weather.
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A mostly sunny and cool Sunday

The volunteer group Iowa Civil Air Patrol is training in Johnson County to prepare for any type of event. Investigators in Vinton arrested two boys under the age of 18 for this vandalism that happened at a city park a week ago on Saturday.
JOHNSON COUNTY, IA