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News

Contracts for road projects approved

NORTH LIBERTY– Three of North Liberty’s major road improvement projects will proceed to their next phases, after the council approved contracts with local engineering firms last Tuesday.
The city entered into agreements with Shive-Hattery, Inc., of Iowa City for design, bidding and construction services for the reconstruction of Forevergreen Rd. from Highway 965 to Jones Blvd., and for connecting Golfview Drive from the Noel subdivision to the Golfview subdivision.

Transit system still in place

NORTH LIBERTY– The bus isn’t going anywhere.
At last Tuesday's council meeting, Council member Chris Hoffman asked for city officials to squelch the rumor that the North Liberty/Coralville transit bus, which offers park-and-ride transport between Coralville and North Liberty each weekday, would be discontinued.

Paul Bok

Paul Bok, 58, of North Liberty, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
Arrangements are with Lensing’s Oak Hill, Coralville.
Paul honorably served his country in the military for many years. While being employed by General Dynamics at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., he proudly instructed young soldiers.
Paul and his wife, Barbara, moved to North Liberty in August from Sierra Vista, Ariz., to be near their son and his family.

Mike McCabe

Mike McCabe, 58, formerly of Coralville, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, of cancer at his sister’s home in Iowa City. Memorial Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the American Legion Hall in Walnut, Iowa. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice.
Mike was a math teacher and coach at Walnut High School for many years.

Sarah Carroll Pulvermacher

Sarah Carroll Pulvermacher began life on July 8, 1981, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, Wis. The family moved to Reedsburg, Wis. in 1982 and she grew up and attended Sacred Heart School for eight years and then Reedsburg Area High School, where she graduated in 1999 as one of the valedictorians. She attended Luther College, majoring in biology. Upon graduation, she was accepted at the University of Iowa and completed her doctoral requirements and was due to graduate on Dec. 20, 2008, with a Ph.D. in microbiology.

Patricia Ann Whited

Patricia Ann Whited, 57, of Brandon, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, following a long illness. A private family service was held Monday, Dec. 29, at Stewart Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.