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Archive

January 23rd, 2012

Projections indicate rate increase for sewer, water

NORTH LIBERTY– While city leaders were presented with a general fund budget that proposes to keep property taxes level for the next fiscal year, rate increases for city water and sewer services appear just as likely.

Trojan wrestlers dominate, win Iowa City dual

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY— The West High wrestlers had little trouble Thursday, Jan. 19, putting two more dual meet wins into the books. West sent the Dubuque Hempstead Mustangs to the glue factory with a 67-10 pummeling, and ate Waterloo West’s lunch 71-3. Seniors Dakota Bauer, Sam Chalkley, Gradey Gambrall, Jack Hathaway, Justin Koethe, Phillip Laux, Mike Watkins and Ernest Willis were honored for Senior Night, as were wrestling cheerleaders Kailey Barber, Lindsay Gravatt and Natalie Koberna.

Clippers split on the mats in Vinton

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
VINTON— The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) wrestlers picked up one more dual meet win as they faced Vinton-Shellsburg and Benton Community on Thursday, Jan. 19. The Clippers scuttled Vinton-Shellsburg 40-27, but were keelhauled by the Bobcats of Benton Community 49-25.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, Jan 25:
BBQ chicken, mashed potatoes w/LS gravy, peas, diced peaches, chocolate pudding. Fourth Graders.

Thursday, Jan 26:
Meatloaf, party potatoes, baby carrots, Mandarin oranges, fudge oatmeal bar. BINGO.

Friday, Jan 27:
Cook's choice. Cards.

Monday, Jan 30:
Herb baked chicken, mashed potatoes w/LS gravy, diced beets, banana peach cup.

Tuesday, Jan 31:
Hamburger / whole-wheat bun, tri potato patty, baby carrot sticks, citrus gelatin salad. BINGO.

January 22nd

Carolyn Vinson

Carolyn J. Vinson, 73, of Hiawatha, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at her home following a long illness. Memorial services were held Jan. 21 at Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids. Inurnment will be at Palo Cemetery at a later date.
Local survivors include her sister, Jeanne Bjornson of North Liberty.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis, sister, Hazel and brother, Willard J. Martin.

Charlotte Williams

Charlotte L. Williams, 84, longtime Coralville and Iowa City resident, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Briarwood Health Care Center in Iowa City. Funeral services were held Jan. 23 at Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

David Wohlenberg

David L. Wohlenberg, 50, of Fairbanks, Alaska, died unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, of natural causes.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to his family through the website www.gayandciha.com.

Library announces board opening

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Library is accepting applications until Feb. 15 for a position on the Library Board of Trustees. Applicants must be a resident of North Liberty and have a strong interest in the future of the library. Applications may be picked up at the library, or on the City of North Liberty’s commission website at http://northlibertyiowa.org/government/commissionsboards/.

January 17th

Advantage: kids

SOLON– One local non-profit organization has been serving up some options for children and teens during this year’s winter break.
Sportability of Iowa held a tennis camp in Solon Dec. 27-29, but not just to help kids better their backhands, strengthen their strokes and ace their serves.
Skills learned in Sportability activities go beyond the courts, fields and tracks, to help people of all ages enhance their lives.

January 16th

Early out Jan. 19

The early out activity for Thursday, Jan. 19, will be crafting thumbies and kazoos from 1 until 2 p.m. for all Solon students. Thumbies are little drawings made out of fingerprints. The kids will stamp their fingerprints on paper and then draw little designs like animals and faces out of the fingerprint. The kazoos will be made from cardboard paper rolls. No registration is required. Elementary age students participating need to be picked up by their parent or caregiver at 2 p.m.
The next movie will be on early out Thursday, Feb. 2, from 1 until 3 p.m.