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Posted on: December 1, 2021

HOLIDAY LIGHTS PROGRAM GRANTS VOUCHER VERSUS TICKET

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The Johnston Police Department will be spreading holiday cheer again this year for motorists who get pulled over for equipment violations with their Holiday Lights Program. The department teamed up with Hilltop Tire Service and Orlando’s Automot...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

MAYOR'S RUN FOR FOOD MARKS ITS EIGHTH YEAR

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Mayor Paula Dierenfeld is at it again for the eighth year in a row! She has yet again issued a challenge to Johnston residents this holiday season. The Mayor will run one mile (beginning on New Year’s Eve) for every bag of food, personal items, or $10 don...

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Posted on: November 28, 2021

TWO OF JOHNSTON'S STORM SIRENS BEING REPLACED

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Two of Johnston’s storm sirens are anticipated to be out of service on Monday, Nov. 29 through Friday, Dec. 3. The sirens are located along Pioneer Parkway and NW Beaver Drive/NW 90th Avenue. The Johnston Public Works Department will provide an update onc...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

KEEP THE WREATH RED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

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The Johnston-Grimes Fire Metropolitan Fire Department is continuing a great holiday tradition for the sixth year in a row. The public safety campaign is known as "Keep the Wreath Red," which promotes fire safety as thousands of Johnston resident...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

WINTER COLLECTION IN JOHNSTON

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For two weeks only, Johnston residents can have their holiday tree and extra yard waste picked up curbside for the small cost of a Compost It! sticker on Dec. 27, 2021, through Jan. 4, 2022. As a reminder, no wreaths or garland is accepted, and trees must...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

SUPPORT THE BLUE DRAGON PROGRAM

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The Blue Dragon Program is gearing up for this year's shopping event, and the Johnston Police Department needs help from the community. The annual event pairs less fortunate children or children who have experienced a tragic incident with a Johns...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

COFFEE WITH A COP AND BREAKFAST WITH SANTA ON DECEMBER 11

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Join the Johnston Police Department on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. for Coffee with a Cop + Breakfast with Santa at Hy-Vee, 5750 Merle Hay Rd. The goal of Coffee with a Cop is for Johnston police officers to get to know you and for you to get...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

CITY OFFICES AND LIBRARY CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

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City office buildings will be closed on December 23, 24 and 31 for the Christmas and New Year Holidays. The Johnston Public Library will also be closed on December 24, 25, 31 and January 1. Trash and recycling pickup days are not affected during the Chris...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

CITY PARK RESTROOMS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER

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The City of Johnston’s park restrooms and outdoor drinking fountains will be closed beginning Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, due to the impending cold weather. These closures include Dewey, Terra and Lew Clarkson Parks. The restrooms at the Johnston Tow...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

NORTHWEST POLK COUNTY RESIDENTS’ CHOICE FAVORITES IN JOHNSTON

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More than two decades ago, CITYVIEW launched its Best Of Des Moines readers’ poll, and it continues to grow. Now, for the third year, Big Green Umbrella Media shares the Northwest Polk County Residents’ Choice poll results. This poll a...

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