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October 12th

Perilous journeys

OAKDALE– Who would’ve thought that driving down Iowa’s secondary roads would be considered a dangerous activity?
“It’s the most dangerous road system we have,” said Jan Goldsmith, formerly with the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau.

Everyone digs the library

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– City officials, department heads, board members and even state-level dignitaries were digging the North Liberty Community Library.
Literally.
On Sept. 30, Library Director Dee Crowner invited the public to an unofficial groundbreaking to commemorate the library’s future expansion. Unofficial, because construction won’t actually begin until next spring.
Crowner said she was just too excited to wait to celebrate the success of the fundraising campaign that exceeded its $3.3 million goal.

Farm to school

NORTH LIBERTY– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Nutrition Director Carolyn Campbell applied for a successful Farm to School grant to help students learn more about locally-grown foods. With the grant funding, Campbell was able to put on a farmer’s market-style educational experience at all three of the district’s elementary schools.
“We want to promote buying local,” said Campbell. “It’s healthier.”

Public forum on ward system ballot measure to be Oct. 20

NORTH LIBERTY– The Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce will host an informational forum about the upcoming election for a ward system of council representation.
The public is invited to attend the forum on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m. at the North Liberty Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Cr. off Highway 965.
Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce vice president of public policy Rebecca Neades will moderate the session.

Council candidate forum Oct. 26

NORTH LIBERTY– The League of Women Voters of Johnson County has scheduled a forum for North Liberty City Council candidates. The Candidates Forum will be held at 7 p.m., Oct. 26, at the North Liberty City Council Chambers. Audience members will be asked to submit written questions to be answered by all candidates.
The League encourages all to attend the forum, bring a question, and vote on Nov. 8.

Stone Soup Supper to be Oct. 30

NORTH LIBERTY– The third annual Stone Soup Supper to benefit the North Liberty Food & Clothing Pantry will take place on Sunday, Oct. 30, at the South Slope Community Center, 980 N. Front St., North Liberty, from 5-7 p.m. A meal and silent auction will occur during the event. Proceeds will go toward pantry operations.

Register now for Moonlight Hayrack Ride this Friday night

NORTH LIBERTY– Registration for the annual Moonlight Hayrack Ride ends this Thursday, Oct. 13. The ride takes place at Colony Farm off Front Street in North Liberty on Friday, Oct. 14, with the rain date of Saturday, Oct. 15.
The fun begins at 6 p.m., with rides ending at 8 p.m. Other goodies and activities will continue until 9:30 p.m.

CCA post-high school education forum Oct. 25

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana High School will host a forum on college admissions, applications and overall post high school preparedness Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Speakers will include Doug Bannon, head of admissions at Kirkwood Community College; Laura Goddard, admissions representative from the University of Iowa; and Molly Jorgensen, admissions representative from Coe College.
This event is not for just 11th and 12th grade students, but to help any student get an edge on college expectations and admissions requirements. All parents are encouraged to attend.

Spaghetti dinner Oct. 28 will benefit Bergthold family

NORTH LIBERTY– The First United Methodist Church of North Liberty will hold an All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the church, located at 85 N. Jones Blvd. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids.
Proceeds will go to Donnie Bergthold and his family to help with medical expenses incurred from his motorcycle accident on July 16, 2011. Bergthold sustained several serious injuries to his bones and organs.

Tiffin will hold Halloween decorating contest

TIFFIN– Tiffin’s Halloween Decorating Contest will be Sunday, Oct. 30, from 6-8 p.m. Judges will be touring the community judging decorations. Categories have been expanded this year, with first and second place for: Best Overall display; Best Business display, Best Single Family Home display, Best Mobile Home Park display and Best Multiple Housing Unit display. Any residence within the city limits of Tiffin will be eligible for the competition.