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  1. Fireworks

    Fireworks Ordinance Information

    Council Bluffs residents will be able to shoot fireworks this Fourth of July Season. Use of fireworks is permitted July 1, 2, and 3 from noon to 10 p.m. and July 4 from noon to 11 p.m. We've got all the ordinance information here. Read on...
  2. All-America City


    Council Bluffs received the prestigious All-America City Award for its civic engagement to help more young children from low-income families achieve grade-level reading proficiency and early school success. Read on...
  3. Block Party Promo Square

    Announcing the 100th Block Party

    The team behind the UN Campaign announces plans for the 100th Block Party, a community-wide block party scheduled for Saturday, September 2, 2017. Read on...
  4. Kattleman

    Summer in the City

    Hot town? Cool down! The Council Bluffs Parks and Rec Department has you covered this summer. Check out all of the “cool” things they have ready for your summer in the city. Read on...
  5. UN 5

    New UN Sculptures

    May marks the one year anniversary of the UN campaign. Unlike anywhere else. On purpose. This new motto replaced the decades old, “Iowa’s leading edge”. To celebrate, two new UN sculptures were unveiled just in time for LoessFest Read on...
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