• warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.

Archive - 1969

Date
  • All
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

December 23rd

3 more months

City and school renew community center lease New location at fire station?

SOLON– Three months at a time.
The City of Solon and the Solon Community School District agreed to a three-month lease for the former middle school and current community center on South Iowa Street.
The new lease begins Jan. 1, 2021, and runs through March 30, 2021.
Council members approved their side of the agreement at a regular meeting Dec. 16.
The city scaled back the operation of the community center in an attempt to cope with high utility bills and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on recreation programs.

Creek Girls roll over Indee’s Mustangs

Clubb leads CCA with 12 points in 62-24 win over Independence

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls’ basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season shelling the Independence Mustangs, 62-24, on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at home.
The Clippers pounded Indee, 18-2, in the first period and built a 29-8 lead at halftime. A 17-point barrage by the Creek Girls ensued in the third period for a 46-15 advantage with a 16-point onslaught in the final eight minutes.
Calia Clubb led all with a dozen points and dominated the boards with 10 rebounds. Emily Sly and Ava Locklear produced 11 points each with 10 from Morgan Etscheidt.

Creek Boys spoil season opener for Indee

22 points from Withrow in CCA’s 65-49 win over Independence

INDEPENDENCE– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys basketball team improved to 3-2 on the season handing the Independence Mustangs a season-opening loss Tuesday, Dec. 15, in the Mustangs’ corral.
Indee galloped out to a 15-8 lead at the end of the first period, but a 23-point barrage by the Clippers led to a 31-28 halftime advantage. The Mustangs kept the game close, trailing the Creek Boys by six points at the end of the third as CCA led, 49-43. The Clippers put up a 16-point effort in the final eight minutes holding their hosts to only six points for the 65-49 win.

Prairie Hawks get the better of the Bolts

CR Prairie spoils Liberty girls’ season opener with 61-45 loss

NORTH LIBERTY– Liberty High’s varsity girls were finally able to hit the floor to open the 2020-2021 season Friday, Dec. 18, at home as Cedar Rapids Prairie visited. However, the evening was spoiled for the Lightning as the Hawks soared to a 61-45 win.

Bolts outlast the Hawks in season opener

Liberty boys power past CR Prairie for 68-62 win

NORTH LIBERTY– Liberty High’s varsity boys battled back from an early deficit to take a 68-62 season-opening win Friday, Dec. 18, at home over the visiting Prairie Hawks from Cedar Rapids Prairie.
Ira Hazeltine, a senior, put Liberty on the scoreboard for an early 2-0 lead, but a three-pointer from Prairie showed the Bolts the contest would be a tough one. Prairie went on to take the first period 20-13 with seniors Ethan O’Donnell, Kelby Telander, and Grayson Tyler, and junior Max Beckman putting up points for Liberty.

Cougars sweep the Trojans

IC West’s combined bowling teams fall to CR Kennedy in season opener

IOWA CITY– Iowa City West High’s combined (with bowlers from Liberty High and Clear Creek Amana (CCA)) girls and boys bowling teams opened the 2020-2021 season Friday, Dec. 18, at home against Cedar Rapids Kennedy.
The Cougars swept the Trojans, with the varsity boys falling 2,938 to 2,505, the junior varsity (JV) boys falling 2,593 to 2,084, and the varsity girls falling 2,341 to 2,044. Kennedy did not bring a JV girls squad, which led to something of an inter-squad scrimmage.

Good Neighbor Meeting for property West of North Liberty Road and East of Arlington Ridge

NORTH LIBERTY– The City of North Liberty may consider a zoning map amendment, also called a rezoning, and preliminary plat for property located on the west side of North Liberty Road and east of Arlington Ridge Subdivision, and the city will host a Good Neighbor Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 5:30 p.m.

Santa Claus visits Oxford

The tradition of bringing Christmas joy to boys and girls continues

OXFORD– A time-honored tradition continued in Oxford as Santa and Mrs. Claus made a stop in this small town on Saturday, Dec. 19, to visit with the local children, and receive Christmas wishes in person. The jolly couple sat in a sled parked in front of the Veterans Memorial for a few hours in the afternoon, braving a brisk breeze making the air feel reminiscent of The North Pole.

Remembering the reason for the season

Grace Community Church in North Liberty brings the Gospel according to Luke to life

NORTH LIBERTY– Christmas: a time of lights, carols, presents and gathering with friends and family. For Christians, of course, it is also the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. The Grace Community Church in North Liberty decided in the wake of a challenging year to celebrate Christ’s birth in a big way with a drive-through live Nativity scene on Sunday, Dec. 20.

December 17th

The best is yet to come

Wrestlers take their lumps against WD, rebound with first at North Cedar

MANCHESTER West Delaware handed Solon a lop-sided wrestling loss, but the Spartans responded by taking first place at North Cedars invitational over the weekend.
Solons varsity wrestlers were on the wrong end of a 68-7 dual loss at Manchester against the Hawks Thursday, Dec. 10.
Hayden Taylor and Caleb Ebert provided the Spartans only points.
Taylor took a 9-1 major decision over Kyle Cole at 160 pounds, while Ebert came from behind with a takedown and a near-fall in the third period for an 8-7 decision against Logan Peyton at 145.