Iowa City Council to Continue Discussion on Flood Mitigation: Iowa City Daily News Links, Sept. 14
A quick rundown of daily news links.
I'll be around the tailgating tomorrow at the Iowa game, so if you see me don't hesitate to say hello.
On to the Links.
From this Site
Any chocolate lovers out there? If you don't have any food allergies and are below the age of 80, these University of Iowa researchers want you for their study.
Congrats to Public Space One for making their Kickstarter fundraising goal for a public printmaking area.
The Iowa City Public Library has some book recommendations for mothers of multiples.
In this week's Patch Pros we're asking medical professionals what is the best way to keep children healthy during the course of the school year.
In today's Daily Iowan Reader, the Daily Iowan previews the Iowa versus Northern Iowa game.
In this week's Best of Iowa City Craigslist, we have interesting zombie outlooks wanted, lots of missing cats, a project to help Iowa City's homeless, searching for a Billy Mays successor, and one awesome Uncle Sam lamp.
Iowa City police are looking for information about a reported armed robbery on North Gilbert Street.
There were some interesting arrests this past Saturday during the Iowa versus Iowa State game. Including one man who pretended to be a University of Iowa employee.
Our parent talk this week asks if these charges for child endangerment for leaving children in cars was too draconian or just right.
From Other Sites
Lauren Sieben of the Iowa City Press-Citizen shows her dedication to the Fourth Estate by waking up early and taking some I-Club video.
Lee Hermiston of the Press-Citizen writes that the Iowa City City Council will discuss flood mitigation efforts at the upcoming council meeting worksession.
Tara Bannow of the Press-Citizen reports that the 1105 Project, an alliance of four local charities banding together at one location at 1105 Gilbert Court, got the official go ahead from the Johnson County Board of Supervisors Thursday.
Meryn Fluker of the Gazette writes about the instructional value of school gardens in the Iowa City School District.
Gregg Hennigan of the Gazette writes that Iowa City students report that they are generally happy for the most part.
Some tasty looking menu suggestions from Iowa Girl Eats.
Sycamore Mall theaters are showing "Finding Nemo" on Saturday morning. Sounds like a fun family event.
Harvest begins early, due to drought conditions. (Press-Citizen)
Daily Links Excerpt of the Day
The debate over how to protect the neighborhoods along the Iowa River four years after the historic and destructive 2008 flood continues as the council is scheduled to receive an update Tuesday about the city’s flood mitigation efforts.
During Tuesday’s council work session, public works director Rick Fosse will update the council on the city’s flood mitigation strategy, review the progress made in implementing that strategy and discuss key decisions regarding flood mitigation yet to be made. Among those critical decisions is how to best proceed with protecting Idyllwild, Taft Speedway and Foster Road. Idyllwild is a neighborhood of 92 condominiums off Foster Road.
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