North Liberty, IA

Good Neighbor Meeting: Property on West Side of North Kansas Ave. and South of West Lake Rd.

Good Neighbor Meeting: Oct. 18, 2022, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. (or longer if needed). You will need to register in advance forthis meeting, which is being held electronically. Dahnovan Holdings, LLC has submitted a preliminary subdivision plat on 41.48 acres of property located at the west side of North Kansas Avenue approximately 150 feet south of West Lake Road. The preliminary subdivision plat would arrange the lots and infrastructure.
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Iowa City woman reportedly makes good on threat to hurt person and is charged with assault

An Iowa City woman reportedly made good on a threat to assault another woman, and has been charged for the incident. Police say 35-year-old Kesha Exum of Bittersweet Court went to pick up a friend down the street from her residence at noon on September 30th. There, she saw another woman sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with the window down. According to the friend and the victim, Exum said, “Didn’t I tell you I was going to beat your ass when I saw you?” She then reportedly punched the woman in the face through the open driver’s window. The victim suffered swelling and a small cut to her lip. She was allegedly bleeding on the concrete when she got out of her vehicle.
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Iowa City man arrested after search warrant turns up drugs and firearms

A search warrant executed on an Iowa City man’s residence reportedly turned up multiple drugs and firearms, leading to his arrest. The incident occurred at 6pm Wednesday at the Shady Glen Court residence of 27-year-old Maurice Bullock. Iowa City police located Bullock outside in a vehicle. A search reportedly turned up a loaded Ruger 57 pistol and a quantity of marijuana in the vehicle.

Iowa Hero Looks to Rebuild This Destroyed Florida Community

A Cedar Rapids man who knows all too well what natural disasters can do to an entire state has started making an impact on the lives of people in Florida, after hurricane Ian. Iowans are very familiar with the term derecho and know the struggles that come with rebuilding communities when disaster strikes. A Cedar Rapids man, who lives and works in Florida during the winter months, is doing what he can to help rebuild his Fort Myers community. What started out as a simple GoFundMe page has grown into something more.

North Liberty man accused of bringing drugs into Johnson County Jail

A North Liberty man has been arrested on a warrant regarding his alleged attempt at bringing drugs into the Johnson County Jail. Police reports indicated that 29-year-old James Stewart of Elmridge Court was charged with OWI 2nd offense the evening of July 28th and taken to the Johnson County Jail. The arresting officer was notified a short time later that deputies discovered a small yellow baggie containing a white powdery substance inside his wallet during a jail intake search.
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One-on-one with Iowa left tackle Mason Richman

The Daily Iowan: So, every week we do like a fun segment with some questions that aren’t about next week’s game. Would you be down to do that?. DI: So, we’ll start with the hypothetical NCAA Football video game rating. I just asked Jack Campbell, and he wanted the lowest rating possible so he has a chip on his shoulder.

Police in Kan. arrest Iowa man on Nodaway Co. warrant

ATCHISON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating an Iowa man on allegations after an arrest in Kansas. On Wednesday, police arrested 34-year-old Samuel G. Pitts, 34, Iowa City, Iowa, on a Nodaway County, Missouri warrant for failure to appear on a charge of non-support, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson.

Iowa City woman charged with stabbing boyfriend over affair

An argument over an affair led to an Iowa City woman being arrested for assault. The initial call to the residence on Shamrock Drive on July 3rd was about a female having a seizure. While the woman, identified as 30-year-old Montesha Walker, was being treated, an officer observed a man standing by the door covered in blood. He alleged that Walker stabbed him, but it was accidental due to her confusion.

Wheel of Fortune Live in Iowa City

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Featured Photos: Semi-truck stuck on Iowa Avenue bridge

Around 1 p.m., a semi-truck got stuck on the the Iowa Avenue Bridge in Iowa City on Wednesday. After realizing the truck was too big to go under the bridge further down Iowa Avenue, the driver attempted to turn around but got lodged between the barriers of the Iowa Avenue bridge.

North Liberty to add 3 full-time firefighters, new fire station in near future

North Liberty Fire Chief Brian Platz recognizes that his department must expand to provide the increased services that the city's growing population requires. Platz told the Press-Citizen the effect of that growth is becoming noticeable in the amount of calls The North Liberty Fire Department responds to. Just in the last 10 days, the department has fought three building fires, helped with a trench collapse rescue and a minor explosion at the city's wastewater treatment facility. Indeed, Platz had to wrap up his interview quickly Tuesday because a call came in that he had to help his department respond to in Solon.

Popular Iowa City business is planting roots in Cumming's agrihood with orchard, restaurant, cider pub

Paul Rasch pulls a couple of Red Free apples from the trees at Wilson's Orchard & Farm, about 5 miles northeast of Iowa City's downtown. The warm, sweet apples are among roughly 100 varieties that are the heart of Rasch's growing family business. Moving beyond a traditional "you-pick" apple orchard and pumpkin patch, the family's added strawberries, raspberries and blueberries; zinnias, dahlias and other flowers; weddings, music and other special events; a cider business; livestock operation;...

Republicans avoid three voter forums in Johnson County, resulting in empty chairs at debate

HILLS -- Democrats Kevin Kinney and Eileen Beran were left debating empty chairs Tuesday night because their Republican legislative opponents chose to not show up. Kinney, an incumbent state senator, is running in a tough reelection bid against another sitting state senator, Dawn Driscoll from Iowa County, while Beran is a first-time candidate running against Republican Heather Hora of Washington County. Neither Hora nor Driscoll showed up at the Hills Community Center for a League of Women Voters of Johnson County candidate forum in what might be the only opportunity for voters to see the candidates in the same room, debating the issues before the Nov. 8 election.

Portions of Fairmeadows Boulevard in Iowa City to Close Throughout October

(Iowa City, IA) -- Portions of Fairmeadows Boulevard will be closed throughout most of October. Northbound lanes will be closed between Hollywood Boulevard and Highway 6 until October 16thm, and southbound lanes will be closed starting the following day, October 17th, until October 30th. Both northbound and southbound lanes are expected to be open to normal traffic by October 31st. The closures are due to work on the Highway 6 Trail Project.

Iowa City Community Theatre leaving longtime home at Johnson County Fairgrounds after current season

The Iowa City Community Theatre will no longer have a home at the Johnson County Fairgrounds after the completion of its current season next spring. The nonprofit theater announced the news on its website in late September, stating that the theater is losing its space at the fairgrounds. Building A, also known as The Barn, has been the theater’s home for the “last 60 years.”