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May 26th

Passion fruit

JOHNSON COUNTY — A popular local apple orchard is under new ownership, but it’s truly a case of the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Chug Wilson and his wife Joyce purchased the 80 acres of land off Dingleberry Road NE back in 1980. At the time, the hills and valley contained pasture land and row crops. Not long after, Wilson’s Apple Orchard was planted with well over 140 different varieties of apple trees.

Heritage Christian School signs contract

NORTH LIBERTY– As the school year winds down, Heritage Christian School (HCS) in North Liberty is gearing up.
The private school has signed a contract with architectural engineers Frye Builders and Associates of Muscatine for their planned new school to be built on the corner of Hackberry and Juniper Streets in North Liberty. Groundbreaking at the site will take place Friday, May 29 at 12 p.m.

Animal nuisance call results in dog injury

NORTH LIBERTY– A North Liberty police officer, responding to a call about a barking dog, wounded the dog by firing his gun when the dog broke loose from his chain and charged at the officer.
According to a press release issued by the North Liberty Police Department:

City, County, NLPD named in lawsuit

JOHNSON COUNTY– A North Liberty man has filed a lawsuit against the City of North Liberty, five of its police officers, Johnson County and a reserve Sheriff’s Deputy, alleging use of excessive force.

Choices and controversy

TIFFIN — Concerned parents and faculty spoke out May 20 at the regular meeting of the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) school board. At issue was the proposed change in graduation requirements within the social studies curriculum. The proposal had its second reading at the meeting, and was an impassioned topic during both the public forum and board discussion before passing on a 4-3 vote.

Multi-family development still thrives in North Liberty

NORTH LIBERTY– Developers continue to churn out multi-family housing in North Liberty, buyers continue to come out of the woodwork, and the City of North Liberty remains vigilant in the process.
Last Tuesday, the council approved a site plan for Robson Homes, a new multi-family residential development in West Lake development off S. Kansas Avenue. However, the plan warranted at least some discussion and garnered one vote of no confidence.

Red Cedar Chamber Music performs “Vienna by Starlight” on June 6

CEDAR RAPIDS– Red Cedar Chamber Music presents “Vienna by Starlight” at First Presbyterian Church at 310 Fifth Street SE in Cedar Rapids at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 6. Guest artists, the Avalon String Quartet, join Red Cedar Chamber Music flutist Jan Boland and guitarist John Dowdall to perform quartets and quintets by Beethoven, Hugo Wolf, Mozart and Luigi Boccherini.

Conservation Education Center at F.W. Kent Park announces summer weekend hours

OXFORD– The Conservation Education Center (CEC) in F.W. Kent Park, located three miles west of Tiffin just off of Highway 6, will be open weekends 1 to 4 p.m. beginning May 23 and continuing through Labor Day. The Education Center will also be open Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, from 12 to 4 p.m.

North Bend Blue Grass Fest Sunday, June 7

NORTH LIBERTY– The Fifth Annual North Bend Blue Grass Festival will be held on Sunday, June 7 starting at 12:15 p.m. on the church grounds of the North Liberty First United Methodist Church. The church is located at 85 North Jones Boulevard in North Liberty. Bands will include the Mission Blue Grass Band, Shinbone Alley, Mr. Baber's Neighbors, Mike and Amy Finders, Bob and Kristi Black and the Banjoy Band and the McPunk Brothers. Food will be available on the grounds. Admission is free, but we will accept donations. So, bring your lawn chair to sit on and wear your dancing shoes.

City Wide Picnic on Sunday, June 7

NORTH LIBERTY– Please join the North Liberty First United Methodist Church for our second annual City Wide Picnic on June 7. This is held in conjunction with the North Bend Blue Grass Festival. Last year we hosted approximately 650 folks onto our property. We will offer a free lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Along with a free meal, there will be the following activities:
• Children’s area, including face painting, magic show and a bouncy toy
• Garden area, tours and a petting zoo
• Volleyball tournament
• Bingo
• Mini-concert
• Blue Grass festival