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Tiffin to see four council candidates on ballot

TIFFIN– Four candidates have filed to run for two Tiffin City Council seats in this Johnson County community, and voters will pick among them Tuesday, Nov. 8. The Tiffin Fire Station is the polling place and will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Mark A. Petersen will defend his seat while Michael C. Ryan, Jim Schmidt and Peggy Knowling Upton are also seeking positions. The council positions are four-year terms. Voters will only be able to select two candidates.

Heartbreak and triumph

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
ANAMOSA– Tragedy and triumph came in the same week for Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) cross country team. Last Monday (Oct. 17), a car carrying six members of the squad was involved in a collision on US Highway 6 just west of the high school. Five students were injured and freshman Mackenzie Lown was killed.
On Tuesday, the team decided they wanted to practice, to “run for Mackenzie,” they said.

Number one, and more to come

IOWA CITY– Tears of sorrow and tears of joy bookended Tuesday night on the West High volleyball court.
West High’s gym filled to honor its volleyball seniors Oct. 18, as the number one and number four teams battled to five sets for the Valley Division Championship.

West takes MVC Valley Div. title on Senior Night

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– Tears of sorrow and tears of joy bookended Tuesday night on the West High volleyball court.
West High’s gym filled to honor its volleyball seniors Oct. 18, as the number one and number four teams battled to five sets for the Valley Division Championship.

CCA football robbed of wins, hangs on to honor

TIFFIN– A difficult football season plagued by adversity both on and off the field ended Friday night on a somber note.

West takes MVC Title

CEDAR FALLS– Brian Sauser’s West High Trojans pulled off an upset Friday night (Oct. 21), handing the No. 2-ranked Cedar Falls Tigers their first loss on the last night of the regular season, 21-10.
West came into the contest at the UNI-Dome with a 6-2 record and walked out 7-2 while number crunchers at the Iowa High School Athletic Association labored to put together the post-season playoff brackets.

NL Vets Day Dinner moved to Nov. 15

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Veterans Day dinner has been moved to Tuesday, Nov. 15, at South Slope’s community room.
The change has been made so veterans can attend the USO show planned at Riverside Casino on Nov. 11.
Registration for the Veterans’ Day event begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a program. The program will feature a Power Point slide show and combat footage presented by a local Iowa veteran who recently returned from duty in Afghanistan.

Halloween Party Oct. 27

Spooky and exciting times are coming to the library on Thursday evening, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. with the annual Halloween party. Be ready for some craft projects, some trick or treating and refreshments in the meeting room. Ms. Jen will be there in costume. Try to find her in the crowd.

IowaWORKS Job Fair Oct. 20

CEDAR RAPIDS– IowaWORKS is hosting a job fair on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 5-7 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids IowaWORKS center in the lower level of Lindale Mall under Younkers (4444 1st Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids).

Food For Thought

My children grew up quite a few years ago, and looking back, I realize that I didn’t exactly suffer from the so-called empty nest syndrome. For the most part, I had plenty of other uses for those vacated bedrooms. The first priority was to refurbish and furnish an inviting, comfortable guest room so that guests no longer had to suffer on the fold-out sofa or fold themselves into the extra bunk-bed in my son’s cluttered room.