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News

Gasoline and guillotines

Gasoline has been in the news again this week.
First experts are warning that the price will shoot up again because it’s so low now that companies will stop investing in exploration and development. When it comes to prices, it seems with the oil industry what goes down goes up; when it comes to profit what goes up goes up farther.

Kirkwood to host Children's Miracle Dance Marathon

IOWA CITY– Each year, nearly 80 American schools participate in Dance Marathon across the country in support of the Children’s Miracle Network. Now the Kirkwood Community College Iowa City Campus is getting in on the fun and the fund-raising.
“The community gives so much to the college in terms of support. To show our appreciation we like to give back in turn. Dance Marathon is a wonderful fund-raising event in which our students and their families can participate and have lots of fun doing so,” said Kirkwood faculty member Connie Marberry.

NL First United Methodist to host youth conference

NORTH LIBERTY– The First United Methodist Church North Liberty will host a winter youth conference Jan. 23-25 with minister, author, counselor, and parent Rich Van Pelt. The conference will target youth workers, parents and youth and will deal with issues that face our youth in today’s world. The schedule for the conference will be divided over three days, with a two-day session for youth workers on Friday, Jan. 23, from 7:30-9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 24, from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. The fee for a single registration is $30.00 (includes book), and additional registrations are $15.00.

Anthony “Tony” D. Holub

Anthony “Tony” D. Holub, 44, a lifelong resident of rural Center Point, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, following a sudden illness. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Urbana, by Father David Ambrosy. Visitation was at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Center Point. Burial was in Greens Grove Cemetery, Center Point.

Luverne D. Hesse

Luverne D. Hesse, 70, of Sumner, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at his home after a lengthy illness. Services were held Saturday, Dec. 27, at St. John Lutheran Church, by Intern Deena Stinson. Burial was in the church cemetery with military rites. Visitation was held Friday at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and before services Saturday at the church.

Black Sunday for women's Hawkeyes

Last week, the day after Christmas was called “Black Friday” for all the specials shoppers could get after the holiday.
Two days later, I thought it was “Black Sunday” for me after the Hawkeye women got beat 69-60 at Carver and the Chicago Bears got knocked out of the playoffs 31-24 at Houston.
The loss to Purdue is one of the many reasons I would have a tough time being a head coach.