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By Mike Thayer Needing some lunch while on the road and traveling through the Midwest, I pulled into a Hardee's for a burger. It's been awhile since I've had a burger at Hardee's, I usually order the ham & cheese combo. I went with the Frisco burger on this visit... Continue reading
Reblogged 9 hours ago at Metro Pursuit
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By Mike Thayer Needing some lunch while on the road and traveling through the Midwest, I pulled into a Hardee's for a burger. It's been awhile since I've had a burger at Hardee's, I usually order the ham & cheese... Continue reading
Reblogged 9 hours ago at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer Needing some lunch while on the road and traveling through the Midwest, I pulled into a Hardee's for a burger. It's been awhile since I've had a burger at Hardee's, I usually order the ham & cheese combo. I went with the Frisco burger on this visit... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Bachelor on the Cheap
MANSON, Iowa -- Iowa 4th District Congressman Steve King visited a small trucking company in Manson to learn how new rules are making it harder to run the business. PTI Trucking has around 50 trucks on the road. New regulations... Continue reading
Reblogged 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018, south bound traffic on Linn Street will be closed between Market Street and Jefferson Street. This lane reduction will facilitate roof repair for a building in the area. It... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Republic Services, the City of Iowa City’s contracted recycling processing company, experienced a fire in a portion of their facility on Friday, February 16. This has impacted their ability to process their normal volume of materials. Due to that, the... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, beginning on Monday, February 26, 2018, Market Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic between Gilbert Street and Linn Street. This lane reduction will facilitate the demolition of a building in the area.... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The second annual Community Cultural Celebration and Expo will be held at the Cedar Rapids Public Library from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Community organizations and cultural groups from across the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer This 'fishy' deal is something I've been wanting to try since the Roast Beef King announced it about a month ago. I'm a sucker for a good fried fish sandwich, so I asked myself, "Self, how well do they do fish?" For a limited time, Arby's is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Metro Pursuit
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By Mike Thayer This 'fishy' deal is something I've been wanting to try since the Roast Beef King announced it about a month ago. I'm a sucker for a good fried fish sandwich, so I asked myself, "Self, how well... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer This 'fishy' deal is something I've been wanting to try since the Roast Beef King announced it about a month ago. I'm a sucker for a good fried fish sandwich, so I asked myself, "Self, how well do they do fish?" For a limited time, Arby's is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Bachelor on the Cheap
CEDAR RAPIDS – Effective Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Center Point Road NE will be closed between 32nd Street and 29th Street NE for sewer line work. Work is expected to take two (2) days, weather permitting. Traffic should follow posted... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
The NCAA announced on Tuesday that it had denied Louisville’s appeal, meaning the men’s basketball team must vacate its records from 2011 to 2015, including the 2013 national championship that featured a 72-68 win over Wichita State in the Final Four. Back in October at the American Athletic Conference media... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Metro Pursuit
IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, beginning on Thursday, February 22, 2018, north bound traffic on Gilbert Street will be reduced to one lane from Washington Street to Iowa Avenue. This lane reduction will facilitate work on a building under construction... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
Celebrate no school on Wednesday, February 28, by attending the Library's Anime Cosplay Tea Party from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Teen Center. In celebration of the new anime season, we will watch anime, sip tea, and snack on... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
An all-way stop will be installed at all four approaches to S. Gilbert Street and McCollister Boulevard, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. People should use caution as drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians become familiar with the change in traffic control along... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
Mark your calendars now for the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation’s Big Book Bash at Big Grove Brewery. This all-ages event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at the Brewery, 1225 S. Gilbert... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS – Effective immediately, O Avenue NW between 21st and 23rd Street NW will be close for sewer repairs. Work is expected to take two (2) days, weather permitting. Traffic should follow posted detour or seek alternate route. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Coralville Courier
Recent rises in trucking prices in the US show no signs of abating, and despite the onset of the slack season hauliers remain keen to increase contract rates even further. “Since the middle of last year we have seen truck... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Coralville Courier
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Six Jayhawks in double figures, 16 3-pointers and a 61 percent shooting clip highlighted an offensive clinic as No. 8/8 Kansas flew past the Oklahoma Sooners, 104-74, Monday night inside Allen Fieldhouse. Senior Devonte' Graham led all scorers with 23 points as he and the KU defense... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Metro Pursuit
Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs and events. Topics this week include the One Book Two Book festival, Polar Plunge and more. Click the image below to watch Iowa City Update. One... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Coralville Courier
The Iowa City Public Library recently added Nintendo Switch to its young adult and juvenile video game collection. Nintendo Switch is designed to go wherever gamers go, with the ability to transform from home console to portable system. The games... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Coralville Courier
City Hall administrative offices in Iowa City will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day. The following schedules will be in effect for other City facilities on the holiday: Airport: Office closed. Jet Air (FBO) will... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Coralville Courier
In search of a gift for the book lover in your life? Visit the Iowa City Public Library’s Society6 store! Society6 is an online store featuring the work of thousands of artists around the world. Artists upload their original work,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Coralville Courier
As snow melts and temperatures fluctuate below and above freezing, remember to check walks for ice and clear them, especially first thing in the morning for the safety of those traveling to work or school. Those who do not remove... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Coralville Courier