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Posted on: January 16, 2019

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING CARTS PROPER PLACEMENT

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The snow has arrived, but do you know where to place your garbage and recycling cart during pick up day? There are ways you can help avoid the mess and frustration for the snowplow drivers and the recycling and trash haulers.

  1. The carts should be placed wit...
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Posted on: February 6, 2019

FISH ATTRACTORS ADDED TO TERRA LAKE PARK

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The Johnston Parks Department has added evergreen trees to Terra Lake to improve visitors' chances of catching fish. Fish attractors have been proven to be very successful in lakes and ponds that do not pose enough natural structure or cover for fish to t...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

JOHNSTON CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

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Incorporation did not come until the fall of 1969 when area residents worked together to incorporate the City of Johnston. Because state law prevented the formation of a town within three miles of another city from incorporating, the original city boundar...
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Posted on: January 23, 2019

JOHNSTON RATED AT OR ABOVE NATIONAL AVERAGE IN 39 OF 42 AREAS

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The City of Johnston is pleased to announce a new scientific survey that shows our community rated at or above the national average in 39 of 42 areas that were assessed.

“City leaders are evaluating all of the feedback within the survey to improve Johnston...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

MAYOR HAS RAN 256 MILES OF HER 580 MILE JOURNEY

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Mayor Paula Dierenfeld has checked off 256 miles after the community responded in a tremendous way to her food pantry challenge. In December, the Mayor asked residents to donate bags of food or personal items, as well as monetary contributions, to the Joh...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

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 Park, located at 6400 Pioneer Parkway, and pick some up today! Due to the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa, this firewood may only be transported within P...

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