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April 17th

Lady Spartans avenge last year’s loss to Indee

SOLON– The Lady Spartan soccer team expanded its record to 3-0 with home wins last week over Independence and West Liberty. “The team has really begun to jell and is working very well together for such a short amount of time together,” said head coach John Tucker.

Solon boys tame Mustangs 4-0

SOLON– After a scoreless first half, the Spartans and Mustangs switched sides. With the wind at their backs, the Solon boys soccer team scored three quick goals and added a fourth later for insurance to move the team’s record to 3-1.

Solon girls run away with Tipton, Iowa Valley meets

Three meets in a week... a couple more this week... and invites to the Drake Relays?

Tipton Tigerette Relays
Track meets are hard to follow. Who’s ahead? How many points for that? But there was no doubt Friday the 13th at the Tigerette Relays. No two or three point victory eked out here. Solon’s margin over the 15-school field? 100.5 points. “I didn’t expect that,” admitted coach Brent Sands. “We had a hard practice Wednesday, ran a meet Thursday. We knew with all the teams coming, there would be good competition in every event. I told the girls they should rise to that challenge.”

Boy’s take first at Mid Prairie, runner-up at Iowa Valley

WELLMAN– The Solon boy’s track team had a good week, taking first at the Mid-Prairie Relays and finishing second by one point at Iowa Valley. The success the team is enjoying has been a true team effort, as they are scoring in a wide variety of events, with a number of different athletes.
Iowa Valley Team Scores:
Vinton-Shellsburg 128.5
Solon 127.5
CCA and Benton 87
Williamsburg 60
Regina 48
Alburnett 13
Meskwaki 6
Solon place winners:
Shot put: Connor Mebus, first, 52’ 2.25”; Dalton Ferguson, third, 45’ 8.25”
Discus: Mebus, first, 142’ 9”; Jordan Wymer, sixth, 126’ 11”;

Factions lobby for support in bids for new ICCSD schools

IOWA CITY- Two groups are in the hunt for ICCSD facility funding.
Each group has started online petitions outlining their immediate priorities. One petition calls for a new elementary school on the east side of Iowa City, while supporters of the second petition last week lobbied their city council on April 10 for aid in convincing the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) to keep plans to build a high school in or close to North Liberty.
Over 1,000 signatures had been gathered in support of the new high school as of April 16.

City flooded with expensive projects

NORTH LIBERTY– Water and sewer expenses are on the rise in North Liberty.
So are customers’ rates.
The North Liberty City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to raise both the water utility and sewer utility rates for North Liberty residents and businesses. The new rates include an eight percent increase in the base sewer rate of $1.75 (from $21.82 to $23.57), and increase of 30¢ per 1,000 gallons used ($4.04 instead of the current $3.74).

Pulkrabek seeks another term as sheriff

IOWA CITY— Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek is in his second term and would like a third. Pulkrabek will run un-opposed on the June 5 primary election ballot on his way to the Nov. 6 general election.

Iowa City school district to hold boundary forums on April 18, 19

IOWA CITY– The Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) will hold two additional community forums on draft boundary changes for the 2013-2014 school year. The next forums are scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the Van Allen Elementary Gymnasium and Thursday, April 19, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the Wood Elementary gymnasium. The district is currently seeking community input via forums, emails, and input forms. Updated information can be found on the district website at www.iowacityschools.org.

‘Make a Difference’ project April 21

NORTH LIBERTY– April 21 is the date for the North Liberty area “Make a Difference” spring work project.
Five local churches– St. Thomas More, Grace Community, Life Church, Holy Trinity and North Liberty First United Methodist– will be working together to help families with home repairs, yard work and clean up. Projects can include washing windows, building a ramp, painting walls, raking leaves or making minor repairs to someone’s home.

Johnson County Auditor candidate Weipert to hold meet-and-greet

IOWA CITY– Travis Weipert, Democrat candidate for Johnson County Auditor, will be at Bob’s Your Uncle, 2208 North Dodge Street in Iowa City, on April 23 from 5-7 p.m. The public is invited to join Travis and get to know him while sharing thoughts, questions, and concerns. This event is sponsored by the Weipert for Auditor campaign.
 Please contact the Weipert for Auditor campaign with any questions at travisweipert@gmail.com.