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December 2017

Plank Family Dental Center - Iowa City

Plank DentalEffective treatments

Whether you need general, restorative, or cosmetic dentistry, we are here for you. We accept most forms of insurance. New patients are welcome.

Family owned dental office

You will always be treated like family. You and your children will feel comfortable in our office.

1700 S 1st Ave., Iowa City

PH: 319-855-7787


Richard A. Schumacher DDS, LC - Iowa City

Schumacher ddsThank you for your interest in our Family Dental practice, where we are committed to you and your family’s dental health and comfort.   

Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain a beautiful healthy smile throughout your lifetime. 

We will listen to your concerns, answer your questions, discuss your options, and  work with you to develop a treatment plan. Due to financial limitations, many patients need to spread treatments over time. That’s OK with us. 

No matter what your current oral conditions, we can prioritize your treatment plan to promote a future of optimal dental health. You will be treated with compassion. You won’t experience high-pressure sales tactics. Nor will you be scolded for your present oral conditions, or past lapses in treatment. 

Our experienced staff is proud to serve families from Iowa City and the surrounding communities. We look forward to getting to know you.

375 Mormon Trek Blvd
Iowa City, IA 52246


Town Square Dental Care - Coralville

Town Square Dental CareYou shouldn't fear visiting the dentist. Our team is ready to put your nerves at ease by delivering friendly and effective dental treatments. From routine cleanings to restorative services, we have your best interests at heart. Come visit us today and improve your oral health.

Town Square Dental Care
1101 5th Street, Suite 101
Coralville, IA 52241

[email protected]

Phone: 319-337-9996


Senior Affordable Apartments for Rent

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17 towns in 2017: Big Cabin provides window to trucking world

BIG CABIN — Eighteen-wheelers, one after another, roar down U.S. 69 in Craig County every hour of every day.

Many drivers slow their roll and veer into the parking lot of the Big Cabin Travel Plaza so they can fill their bellies and their rigs.

Big Cabin is the final stop in the Tulsa World’s “17 towns in 2017” story series.

Previous installments focused on a person, business or attraction in each town. The most visible business in Big Cabin is the Big Cabin Travel Plaza, a full-service truck stop that has operated from the same location since 1966. The truck stop, which employs close to 50 people, is the heartbeat of the town (population 265, according to the 2010 census).

Big Cabin Travel Plaza manager Emily Layton, asked if she has an appreciation for truckers, said, “Yes. Without ’em, we wouldn’t have our doors open. They are running down the road to give us the things we need to survive and they’re taking (time) away from their family and friends just to make sure we keep the U.S. going.”


Related:  Trucking Jobs

Iowa City Firefighters Respond to House Fire

Iowa City Firefighters responded to a house fire on Saturday, December 30, 2017.  

Iowa City Fire Department crews were dispatched at 10:27 a.m. to 2801 HWY 6 East lot 205 for a structure fire.  First unit on scene found a manufactured home with heavy smoke showing from three sides of the structure.  All occupants had evacuated prior to fire department arrival. Firefighters were able to enter the structure and had the fire extinguished within 30 minutes after arrival.   

The home and contents sustained significant fire damage.  A lost estimate is not yet available. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Fire Marshal’s office. 

The Iowa City Police Department, Johnson County Ambulance Service, MidAmerican Energy, Red Cross and Iowa City Water Distribution assisted on scene.  Off-duty personnel were called back to staff stations and assist at the scene.  

For more information, contact the on-duty Battalion Chief at 319-356-5255.

China-Based Renren Buys Trucker Path

Renren, which operates a social networking service and internet finance business in China, has entered into an agreement to buy the trucking industry social platform Trucker Path. 

Trucker Path’s core product is the Trucker Path app, a trip planning companion for truckers that allows the driver community to update the real-time status of relevant points of interest on a route. The information can assist truckers in finding truck stops, available parking spots, rest areas, scales, open weigh stations, and truck washes.

Trucker Path also launched the Truckloads app which is a mobile freight load–matching marketplace. The company says that Trucker Path has more than 600,000 monthly active users. The acquisition is seen as an avenue for Renren to enter the transportation sector.


Related:  Trucking Jobs