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January 16th

Bernard Schmidt

Bernard “Bernie” A. Schmidt, 67, of Washington, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City following a lingering illness. A celebration of life was held Jan. 10 at Washington United Methodist Church, with Pastor Jim Stiles and Father Troy Richmond officiating.
Bernard August Schmidt was born Sept. 4, 1944, in Riverside, the son of Otto August and Agnes (Rotenburger) Schmidt. He was united in marriage to Donna Lins on Aug. 14, 1971, at First Baptist Church in Washington.
He was a member of the Washington United Methodist Church.

Mary Smalley

Mary B Smalley, 54, of North Liberty, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Jan. 7, 2012, following an extended illness. Funeral Mass was held Jan. 13, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. The Rev. Christopher Podhajsky officiated.

Maria Kalm

Maria Kalm, 87, of Maynard, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Mercy Living Plus in Oelwein from complications of pneumonia. A funeral service was held on Jan. 12 at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein with the Rev. John Kerr officiating. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein.
Maria Chirita was born on March 21, 1924 in Galati, Romania. She was the last survivor of 7 children born to a Romanian storekeeper and his wife. She married Dean Kalm on July 17, 1948 in Independence.
Local survivors include her son Dolfi (Barbara) Kalm of Solon.

Hawk Talk

The Hawk wrestlers, after losing their first match in four years to Oklahoma State, traveled to Lincoln last Friday and started another winning streak, knocking off the seventh-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers, 24-9.
Iowa got a big win at 174 when ninth-ranked Mike Evans won a 7-3 decision over third-rated Robert Kokesh.
Matt McDonough put on a clinic at 125, scoring five takedowns and leading 14-3 before getting a pin in the second period.
The Hawks had seven wins, including Tony Ramos (133), Montell Marion (141), Mike Kelly (149), Ethen Lofthouse (174) and Grant Gambrall (197).

CLASSIFIED

HELP WANTED

Kalonial Transport is looking for OTR CDL-A drivers to join our team. Home most weekends, competitive pay and benefits. HazMat and clean MVR required. Contact Nancy at 800-656-3120. 1/25



Part-time secretary at First Presbyterian Church near Ely.  Information at www.elypres.org or call 319-848-4624. 1/18



Volunteers older than 29 invited to University of Iowa Neurology study. Compensation provided. 319-335-28-61, rengin-firat@uiowa.edu. 1/18

School board closes in on OEC and $2.5 million price

SOLON– Before looking at a 75 percent review of designs and layout of the Outdoor Events Center (OEC) on Jan. 9, the Solon school board looked at options for financing its $2.5 million stadium update.
Tim Oswald, a managing director in the public finance group at Piper-Jaffray in Des Moines discussed the standard revenue bonding the district could undertake and presented three scenarios for paying it off.

Trapshooting team can drive Feb. 18

SOLON– The Spartan Trapshooting Team will hold a can drive at the Solon fire station on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the 2012 spring competition.
For information, contact Scott Rath at 319-626-6809, Don Evans at 319-329-3405, Dan Fuhrmeister at 319-321-7912, Al Ziskovsky at 319-350-5362 or Gerald Chaloupka at 319-624-2825.

Rep. Jeff Kaufmann in Solon Jan. 21

SOLON– Rep. Jeff Kaufmann will hold a listening post on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 1-3 p.m. at the Solon Public Library. The public is welcome to share concerns and ask questions.

Optimist club to sponsor student essay contest

SOLON– The Solon Optimist Club is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase, “how my positive outlook benefits my community” and write an essay as part of the Optimist International 2012 essay contest.
The Optimist Club will judge the local student essays and determine the top winners. Winners will receive awards and the winning essays will be forwarded to the district level. College scholarships are available for district level top winners.

Jedlicka, Ballantyne say so long

SOLON– Rick Jedlicka’s family was present, and he brought with him the gavel he had been given but never used, to close business after Sue Ballantyne offered the motion to adjourn.
The Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, Solon City Council meeting was the last for two tenured and well-known elected officials.
Mayor Rick Jedlicka and council member Sue Ballantyne said their public good-byes at the end of a regular session, the last of the year and the last of their final terms.