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September 10th

And on the seventh day?

OXFORD— Call it trying to strike a balance.
The board of directors for the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) school district approved the first reading of a revised policy addressing athletic practices and other school activities on Wednesday nights and Sunday at their Aug. 15 regular monthly meeting in Oxford. The issue first came up last spring when the board received correspondence from some concerned parents asking to have Sunday practices abolished.

Run for freedom

IOWA CITY– When Terri Carmouche of North Liberty joined the Marines, she expected to see the world abroad. She anticipated exposure to new cultures and new experiences.
She wasn’t prepared, however, to witness firsthand the salacious horror of school-aged children being sold for sex.

Monroe Hustlers 4-H Club donates U.S. flag

IOWA CITY– The Monroe Hustlers 4-H Club, based in northern Johnson County, donated a new U.S. flag to Johnson County Extension. The flag was flown over the Johnson County Extension Office during the 2012 Johnson County 4-H/FFA County Fair held July 23 though 26. Results from the county fair can be found on line at www.extension.iastate.edu/johnson/. To learn how to join 4-H for the upcoming year, contact Dianna Colgan at 319-337-2145 or email dmish@iastate.edu.

Operation ReLeaf to be held Sept. 22

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Parks Department is hosting Alliant Energy’s Operation ReLeaf Residential Tree Distribution in North Liberty on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9-11 a.m. at the North Liberty Community Center. This program is a partnership between Alliant Energy, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Forestry Bureau, and the City of North Liberty.  
The goal of Operation ReLeaf is to reduce energy consumption through proper tree placement around residential or commercial buildings. There will also be a tree planting and care workshop at the event.

MidWestOne Bank book drive for BookEnd to end Sept. 30

IOWA CITY– Special deposits of books will be accepted at area MidWestOne Banks during September. Local banks are hosting a book drive for the BookEnd used bookstore of the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation. The BookEnd is inside the Iowa City Public Library.
The seventh annual collection effort by MidWestOne Banks started on Sept. 1 and continues through Sept. 30.

NL Fun Run/Walk to be Sept. 16

IOWA CITY– The North Liberty Steering Committee of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce presents the ninth annual North Liberty Fun Run/Walk to be held on Sunday, Sept. 16. Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank, the event features a 5k route and children’s race. The race starts at 650 W. Cherry St. near the gazebo at Liberty Centre. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with the children’s race beginning at 9 a.m. followed by the 5k at 9:15 a.m.

ICCSD Foundation announces ‘Dine Out for Education’ night to be held Sept. 13

IOWA CITY–The ICCSD Foundation invites you to help support district schools by doing one simple thing– eating out any time on Thursday, Sept. 13. On that date, participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of sales to the foundation to support educational programs that benefit students in the Iowa City Community School District.
The following area restaurants will be participating:
Coralville: Cookies by Design, El Cactus, El Dorado, Gus’ Food & Spirits, Mondo’s Brew House, Which Wich.

Exercise, nutrition workshop Sept. 19

NORTH LIBERTY– Dr. Terry Wahls will bring her story of how proper nutrition, exercise, neuromuscular electrical stimulation and other health-promoting behaviors can improve the health of even those with chronic illnesses to North Liberty on Sept. 19 at First United Methodist Church, 85 N. Jones Blvd. in North Liberty, at 7 p.m. Dr. Wahls, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, will speak from experience. She has multiple sclerosis.

Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming to North Liberty Oct. 8

NORTH LIBERTY– Residents living in and around the North Liberty area can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The North Liberty Community Center will host Life Line Screening on Oct. 8. The site is located at 520 W. Cherry St. in North Liberty.
Four key points every person needs to know:
• Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability.
• Eighty percent of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke.
• Preventive ultrasound screenings can help you avoid a stroke.

Trojans’ ground offensive grinds up the Cougars

CEDAR RAPIDS– The West High Trojans turned a penalty-addled first half into a grinding ground war in the second, pulling off a 35-14 win Thursday night at Kingston Stadium against MVC foe Cedar Rapids Kennedy.
The Trojans took an early 14-0 lead on a pair of Jeremy Morgan touchdowns in the first quarter. The first came in the first two minutes as quarterback Nate Boland connected with Morgan for 39 yards; the second was a 42-yard pass. Mueng Sunday followed the touchdowns with his extra point kicks.