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Posted on: August 9, 2022

GET BUSTED IN A GOOD WAY BY JPD

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The Johnston Police Department is still on the lookout Labor Day weekend for kids in the community practicing good bicycle safety habits.

If an officer sees kids practicing good habits, they will get "Busted in a Good Way." “This progra...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

SUMMER BBQ RECYCLING GUIDE

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Whether you prefer to fire up the grill for a family meal or plan a block party for the entire neighborhood, we can all agree that Iowa summers are perfect for being outside! This summer, spend more time soaking up the sun and less time wondering how to d...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

JOHNSTON CREATES A BIKE FRIENDLY CITY WITH REPAIR STATIONS

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Summer is a busy time of year for families within our community, but we want to ensure the safety of those cycling. In Johnston, there are five bike repair stations. One was part of an Eagle Scout Project and the other was donated by Johnston Rotary.

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

RIPROAR YOUTH TRIATHLON STREET CLOSURES AUGUST 20

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The RipRoar Youth Triathlon will take place at Terra Park on Saturday, August 20, beginning at 8:00 a.m. To ensure the safety of the athletes, limited access and road closures will occur beginning at 7:30 a.m. through noon.

Participants will swim in open w...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

PICKLEBALL COURTS AVAILABLE AT TERRA PARK

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Pickleball is a fun sport for people of all ages that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. All skill levels can enjoy this fun sport. Best of all, it is available at Terra Park behind Crown Point Community Center, 6300 Pioneer Pkwy.&n...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

JOHNSTON CITY PARKS RECEIVE NEW SIGNAGE

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Our city parks are a vibrant part of our community, offering playground equipment, shelters, soccer nets, basketball courts, green space and trails for community members and visitors to enjoy. During the last week in June, our city parks received new sign...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

2022 COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS SURVEY RESULTS REVEAL QUALITY OF LIFE, GOOD PLACE TO DO BUSINESS

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Results of the fifth community survey and second business survey were presented at the June 20 City Council meeting by ETC Institute. The first community survey was conducted in 2013, and the first business survey in 2020. The overall results of both surv...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

FAMILY FEST AT THE JOHNSTON TOWN CENTER

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The first annual Family Fest at the Johnston Town Center was a success. Families enjoyed balloon animals by Toby Twist, an interactive magic show, Cubbie from the Iowa Cubs, and free books from the Johnston Public Library.  Events that occurred t...
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Posted on: April 28, 2022

SET UP YOUR EMERGENCY HEALTH PROFILE TO ASSIST EMERGENCY RESPONDERS

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The following information is being shared on behalf of Polk County Emergency Management. The Polk County Joint 911 Service Board replaces SMART911 with RapidSOS emergency health profiles. These profiles allow a caller’s real-ti...

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