Posted on: November 17, 2017

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE JOHNSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

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The Johnston Police Department (JPD) appreciates the community’s support throughout the year. Throughout the year, they are always looking for ways to give back to those they serve and protect every day.So, as the holidays draw near and winter w...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

HELP YOUR COMMUNITY THIS THANKSGIVING

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The Johnston Partnership serves more than 400 families during the holiday season. Holidays can be a particularly difficult time for families in need. In addition to the monthly emergency food supplies and clothing, the Partnership strives to provide a hol...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

JOHNSTON IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICERS

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The Johnston Police Department is accepting applications for open positions at the Johnston Police Department. Law enforcement professionals interested in applying must be certified, demonstrate professionalism, a commitment to community policing, while b...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

FREE FIREWOOD AT TERRA PARK

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Did you know you can pick up free firewood here in Johnston? Just stop by the west end of Terra Lake Park, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway, and pick some up today! Due to the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa, this firewood may only be transported wit...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

PRODUCT SAFETY RECALL ON FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of Kidde Fire Extinguishers. The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department urges residents to check their extinguishers for the recalled models. The fire extinguishers can become clogged or re...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

FREE MULCH AT TERRA PARK ON FRIDAYS BY APPOINTMENT

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Head over to Terra Park (behind Iowa Public Television on Pioneer Parkway) and get free mulch on Fridays! We will load the free mulch into the back of your pick-up truck or trailer, but you must make an appointment by calling the Parks & Recreation of...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS, CHANGE YOUR DETECTORS BATTERIES

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With Daylight Saving Time ending at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, it is time to set your clocks back one hour and replace the batteries in your detectors.The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department has a few tips to ensure your safety during Daylight Sav...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

WINTER PARK FACILITY MODIFICATIONS

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The winter season will soon be upon us, and the City of Johnston Parks Department is completing necessary winter modifications to facilities within Terra, Lew Clarkson and Dewey Parks.Modifications Include:

  1. Water will be shut off to all drinking fountains ...
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Posted on: October 19, 2017

PROPERLY DISPOSE OF LIGHT BULBS AND GET A FREE LED BULB

LED bulb for free

Sometimes it seems like there is too many types of light bulbs to keep track of. LED? CFL? Incandescent? Metro Waste Authority (MWA) has the information to help you keep them all straight!CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs are hazardous due to their mercury ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

DART EXPANDING SERVICE ON LOCAL ROUTE 5

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The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) is expanding service on Local Route 5 to travel to the City of Johnston, running between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays along Merle Hay Road to the Johnston Public Library, beginning M...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

RAKE YOUR LEAVES WITH CARE TO KEEP HEALTHY WATER

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Fall is almost here which means it is almost time to rake those leaves. But did you know...leaves have a large connection to water quality because as they decompose they steal oxygen in the water leaving fish with nothing to breath. Just like humans, fish...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

JOHNSTON-GRIMES METROPOLITAN FIRE DEPARTMENT IMPROVES INSURANCE RATING FOR PROPERTY OWNERS

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 The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department was recently awarded a Class 3 rating by the Insurance Service Office (ISO). The new designation goes into effect December 1, 2017.“Receiving this ISO rating reassures our continual efforts to imp...

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