Iowa City In Focus brings the people, places, and projects of Iowa City into clear view. This monthly video feature spotlights the community through in-depth storytelling. Click each image to watch specific topics or the play-button at the bottom to see the entire video.

Fifty Years on the Force

Meet a man who is 50-years into his career with the Iowa City Police Department, and isn’t showing signs of slowing down.

Taking to the Mat
See how the Iowa City Police Department is improving defensive tactics training with the help of some University of Iowa wrestlers.


Table to Table

Learn how volunteers at this non-profit keep more than 2 million pounds of perfectly edible food from being thrown out each year.

Summer of the Arts

Discover the many festivals and cultural events happening in Iowa City this summer.


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Date of publication

Friday, April 28, 2017