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The City of Coralville is accepting applications for volunteer firefighters. All training is provided and a new Fire Academy class begins June 18. Applications are available at www.coralville.org/firefighter. The Coralville Fire Department provides training to become Firefighter I certified and... Continue reading
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Each year, the Presidential Eagle Award is given to those who have exhibited leadership in BICSI and the industry as whole. Hiawatha, IA – CEC, a nationally recognized systems and technology integrator, received BISCI’s annual Presidential Eagle Award for its... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Coralville Courier
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The Wichita Police Department is warning the public about gun thefts from vehicles. Chief Gordon Ramsay posted a map on his Facebook page Thursday morning showing the number of gun thefts around the city - and the difference from year-to-year. via www.kwch.com Continue reading
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"Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money can make them happy. I speak from experience". ~ Ludwig van Beethoven Boy, isn't that the truth! ~ Mike Thayer This is the best lesson I can teach my boys. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Upcoming Events Check out the upcoming events, meetings, activities, and performances at the City of Coralville. Highlights for the next two weeks include: Family Storytime (April 29 & May 6) Meetings: Library Board of Trustees (May 3), Planning & Zoning... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Weather permitting, beginning on Monday, May 1, 2017, Lindemann Drive, between Phyllis Place and Gustav Street, will be closed to through traffic. This road closure is necessary to facilitate pavement repair in the area. Access to homes in the area... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Weather permitting, beginning on Monday, May 1, 2017, Kimball Road, between Gilbert Street and Governor Street, will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic. This lane reduction is necessary to facilitate multiple pavement repairs in the area. It is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Weather permitting, beginning on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Glendale Road and Hawthorn Street will each be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic near their intersection. These lane reductions are necessary to facilitate pavement repair in the area. It is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Weather permitting, on Monday, May 1, 2017, westbound Iowa Avenue, between Van Buren Street and Johnson Street, will be closed to through traffic. Eastbound Iowa Avenue will remain open to normal traffic. Vehicles going through the UI Credit Union drive... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Get ready to learn more about local history with the Iowa City Public Library’s Weber Days. Our annual celebration of local history is held every May in honor of Iowa City’s unofficial historian, the late Irving B. Weber. May also... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Iowa City Animal Services needs the public's help identifying a dog and its owner after a recent bite. The dog was in vehicle going through a drive-through at 1861 Lower Muscatine Road when it bit an employee around 10:15 a.m.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Register now through Thursday, May 11, 2017 for the Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championships. The Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championships event was founded in 2015 to continue the tradition of the Hershey® Track and Field Games in Iowa.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Moody's Investors Service has awarded the City of Iowa City the highest credit rating possible, an Aaa bond rating, for its upcoming 2017 general obligation bond issue. The City has maintained an Aaa rating since November 1973 on its general... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
The Iowa City Police Department is releasing the preliminary autopsy results in Sunday's homicide investigation. The Johnson County Medical Examiner’s office relayed that the cause of 34-year-old Jonathan Wieseler's death was the result of a gunshot wound and the manner... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Budding young authors will have the chance to put their imagination on paper during Invent Your Own Story from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in the Storytime Room at the Iowa City Public Library. Attendees will write the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
On Friday, April 28, 2017 the Willowwind School campus will receive a facelift in the form of a new tree, provided through the Iowa City Parks and Forestry Division’s Arbor Day Program. This 38-year-old program aims to educate students on... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
On Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department (ICPRD) will host the "Splashes for Scholarships" family aquatics carnival at Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gym. The carnival will include water games, inflatables, food,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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NORTH LIBERTY – The Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) is seeking applications for its 2017 Corporate Battle of the Bands. The Corridor’s top six corporate bands will face off in a live competition at the second annual event, to be held... Continue reading
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The 2017 season of the Coralville Farmers’ Market will begin on Monday, May 8. The Market starts with the ringing of the opening bell at 5:00 pm, and ends at 7:00 pm. The Coralville Farmers’ Market is located at 1513... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
TYSONS, Va. — Employment at commercial truck dealerships in the United States has reached its highest point in five years, according to a new report from the American Truck Dealers (ATD), a division of the National Automobile Dealers Association. The... Continue reading
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WICHITA, Kan. ON July 19, people will come together from well beyond the Wichita area to see Paul McCartney in concert at Intrust Bank Arena. via www.kwch.com Continue reading
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By Mike Thayer They are constantly battling for a greater market share, the industry's top 3 pizza chains: Pizza Hut vs. Papa John's vs. Domino's. From a financial perspective, Domino's is winning the war, largely due to the company being... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer They are constantly battling for a greater market share, the industry's top 3 pizza chains: Pizza Hut vs. Papa John's vs. Domino's. From a financial perspective, Domino's is winning the war, largely due to the company being savvy when it comes to digital marketing. Same store sales... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Metro Pursuit