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Archive

July 23rd, 2012

Current positions available:

Lakeview Elementary: Dishwasher
Hours: 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Starting wage $8.50 per hour.

Bus drivers:
Solon Schools is searching for route bus drivers for the upcoming school year. Will train. Activity routes are also available. CDL-Bus endorsement required.
For classified application procedures: www.solon.k12.ia.us under human resources or contact the central office, 319-624-3401, ext. 1349.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, July 25:
Swiss steak, baked potato, peas, Mandarin oranges, poke cake.

Thursday, July 26:
Hot Turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, lime pear gelatin, apple crisp, orange juice. BINGO.

Friday, July 27:
Swedish meatballs, oven browned potatoes, succotash, orange juice, vanilla wafers, strawberry whip. Cards.

Monday, July 30:
Chicken ala King, Oregon bean medley, applesauce gelatin salad, frosted pumpkin bar, orange juice.

Solon takes two

FT. DODGE– Ballard had seven hits, but three of them were doozies.
The Ballard Bombers earned their name Friday, nailing three home runs, one of them a three-run shot to retake the lead, to defeat Solon’s Lady Spartans 5-4 Friday in the Class 3A title game at Ft. Dodge.
The three-run homer came in the bottom of the sixth inning after Solon had rallied to take the lead with some clutch two-out hitting by Casey Musgrave, Arran Weeces and Rylee Smith.

Overhead expenses

TIFFIN– Tiffin resident and Clear Creek Amana School Board of Directors president Eileen Schmidt has the $50 question.
She attended the July 11 regular meeting to ask the Tiffin City Council why the city has an ordinance requiring a $50 fee to be paid in order for the owner of a single family dwelling to re-shingle his roof.

ReadMobile visits CCA school

OXFORD– Remember the day the bookmobile came to town? The traveling library, usually housed in an old bus or RV, came to provide books in small, rural communities and city suburbs that had no library building.
An updated version of the bookmobile called the ReadMobile came to Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Elementary School students in May. The bright orange van rolled in carrying a book for 72 students in the kindergarten classes, as part of the We Give Books literacy program.

Paperless system earns North Liberty program of the year award

NORTH LIBERTY– At last week’s Iowa City/County Management Association (IaCMA) summer conference, the City of North Liberty received the program of the year award for being one of the first in the state to eliminate hard copy packets for council and commissions; this program is officially titled North Liberty forges paperless future through iPads. This program was introduced in 2011 and is estimated to have already saved North Liberty over $10,000.

Iowa City school district eRegistration process began July 19 for ‘12-’13

IOWA CITY– Iowa City Community School District eRegistration will be open for the 2012-2013 school year beginning July 19. Parents and guardians are asked to eRegister their students, prior to the first day of school, through PowerSchool on the district’s website. For more information on this process, please go to www.iowacityschools.org.

MidWestOne branches out after 10 years

NORTH LIBERTY– What started as a temporary space for one local bank has turned in to a permanent– and larger– home.
The MidWestOne Bank branch at 465 Hwy. 965 NE in North Liberty celebrated an expansion and remodel of its existing space on Tuesday, July 10.

Red’s Alehouse hosting Christmas in July food pantry benefit July 25

NORTH LIBERTY– That’s right. July 25, Red’s Alehouse in North Liberty is celebrating everyone’s favorite time of the year in the summer, and you will be able to enjoy great Christmas beverages and donate money to charity while you do it. So here’s the deal, Red’s Alehouse will be matching donations received in their tip jar during Christmas in July to the North Liberty Community Pantry. The evening will start at 6 p.m.

DeGowin blood drive at NL Rec Center Aug. 6

IOWA CITY— The University of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Monday, Aug. 6, from 4 until 7 pm in the Gerdin Conference Rooms 1 and 3 at the North Liberty Recreation Center.
In an average week, UIHC patients need nearly 600 units of blood products. One pint of donated blood can help save the lives of several people.