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November 14th

No change to North Liberty government

NORTH LIBERTY– City government remains status quo in North Liberty.
Reelected to the North Liberty City Council were Coleen Chipman, Terry Donahue and Chris Hoffman, the three incumbents who ran for three open seats.
Hoffman was the top vote getter, with 68 percent of total votes cast in the Nov. 8 election. Chipman was a close second, with 66 percent, and Donahue followed with 61 percent. Candidate Matt Zacek, the fourth person to put in a bid for one of the open positions, garnered 51 percent of all votes. There were 30 write-in votes.

Snow day

OXFORD– Denise Schares gets a lot of questions.
As the superintendent of the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) school district, she is frequently approached by students, parents, faculty and staff. Of all the questions she addresses, however, one stands out as the most frequently asked.
“How do you decide to call a snow day?”
It’s not an easy decision, with potential ramifications either way, and regardless of the final call, somebody won’t be happy with it.

Great news from Iowa’s Great Places

NORTH LIBERTY– The City of North Liberty has just been awarded another $52,500 to help with improvements to the historic Samuel Ranshaw House.

One soup-er supper to help feed hundreds

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– “Stone Soup” is a tale meant to teach the value of cooperation amidst scarcity; hungry travelers come to a village and, starting with nothing but a rock and a pot of boiling water, gradually gain the trust and cooperation of the townsfolk, who each share small bits of food that collectively become a savory stew, enough to feed the entire village.

Gathering goods in God’s name to feed others on Thanksgiving day

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY–Heritage Christian School (HCS) students may relish their turkey dinners in a whole new way as they sit down to this year’s Thanksgiving meal.
Middle school students, as part of an October nutrition unit, visited the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry, where they helped repackage food for distribution and learned to plan healthy meals from pantry offerings.

North Bend PTG hosts sale Nov. 19

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Bend Elementary Parent-Teacher Group (PTG) is hosting its Annual Elf Shop Vendor Fair and Bake Sale winter fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at North Bend Elementary School, 2230 St. Andrews Dr., North Liberty.

CCA to host financial aid night

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana High School will host financial aid night at the high school media center in Tiffin on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 6:30 p.m. A representative from Iowa Planning Access Network will explain how to prepare for college expenses, fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form and give tips on getting financial aid for college. Those who cannot attend may contact the high school guidance office for hand-out materials.

Still the best!

CEDAR RAPIDS– All season long, the West High Women of Troy volleyball team had two phrases they lived by: Live Like Line and Remember Us. The first was a tribute to friend and teammate Caroline Found (nicknamed “Line”), who died in a moped accident in August. The second was a message to fans, friends and foes alike. It was not a question, it was a statement: “Remember us; we’re coming back to state.” Not only did the team overcome its grief to dominate the regular season as the top-ranked team in Class 4A, the Women of Troy made it to the state tournament for the fourth year in a row.

November 7th

Food For Thought

Eight years after the Nov. 11, 1918, signing of the armistice that ended the fighting in Europe after the first World War, Armistice Day became an official national holiday. Its intention was to honor the veterans of that war, as well as those who had lost their lives in what was then known as the Great War. In 1954, the holiday was renamed Veterans Day to include the veterans of World War II and Korea, Today, we honor, officially or unofficially, the veterans of all wars and military conflicts.

Walkin'

Writing about my old Solon apartment has me reminiscing about Spike, the 130-pound Rottweiler Sabra had when I first met her in the mid-1990s.