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October 28th

Creek XC boys are state bound after Pella meet

First back-to-back, and third overall team qualification for CCA

North Liberty Leader
PELLA– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity boys cross country squad earned some bragging rights Thursday, Oct. 19, at its Class 3A state qualifying meet at Central College, in Pella. The Creek Boys qualified four individuals and earned a second-place finish to team champion Dallas Center-Grimes.
Brandon Barker (freshman), Jack Sexton (sophomore), Cole Liebe (junior) and Nick O’Connor (sophomore) qualified with fourth-, ninth-, 12th- and 13th-place finishes, respectively.

Trojans make the Bulldogs roll over

IC West finishes regular season 9-0 with 55-7 win over Ottumwa

OTTUMWA– Iowa City West High’s Trojans rolled into Ottumwa Friday, Oct. 20, for the ninth and final week of regular season varsity football with an 8-0 record and the Class 4A District 8 championship already clinched.
The Bulldogs were merely the latest victims as they sat at the bottom of the district with a 0-4 district record and 0-8 showing for the season.
West ended up overhauling Ottumwa, 55-7, and posted its sixth undefeated regular season in school history, with the last being in 2012.

Four named to WaMaC All-Division teams

Creek Girls survive regional quarterfinal against Grinnell

Four named to WaMaC All-Division teams
By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity volleyball team survived the quarterfinal round of Class 4A postseason play with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-14) sweep of the visiting Tigers from Grinnell Wednesday, Oct. 18.
Shauntina Williams led the Clipper offense with a dozen kills. Karsyn Stratton produced seven kills, five came from Jane Willms and four from Hailey Pollock. Zoe Boehme made 19 assists, Cheyanne Bunch had 13 assists and Jordan Neely came up with 22 digs while Lauren Riggle recorded 11 digs.

Hennes runs unopposed for Mayor of Oxford

Hennes runs unopposed for Mayor of Oxford
North Liberty Leader
OXFORD– Voters in Oxford will have six choices on their ballot Tuesday, Nov. 7, for city council and one name on the ballot for Mayor as Tim Hennes runs unopposed.
Hennes is a life-long resident of Oxford and is a Senior Building Inspector for the City of Iowa City. Hennes lives with his wife Robin and together they have two grown daughters, who also reside in Oxford.

Celebrating and serving up Tex-Mex Friday night

Adelitas grand opening Oct. 27

NORTH LIBERTY– Walk into Adelitas, and you won’t see too many sombreros, or other symbols of traditional Mexican culture for that matter.
“I tried to make it look a little bit more like a sports bar, something you would actually see in Mexico,” said Jose Antonio Hernandez, the young general manager and co-owner of Adelitas.
An avid sports fan, Hernandez wanted to go for the feel of a modern Mexican sports bar, as opposed to what most Mexican restaurants aim for. “It’s a little bit different. It’s not something that you would see in every place.”

Spooky (and less spooky) fun

NORTH LIBERTY– October brings a ton of Halloween fun to North Liberty, including a variety of public events. And with this year including a Friday the 13th, who knows what’s going to happen?
Learn the real history of the Salem Witch Trials, when more 200 were accused of witchcraft– and 20 were executed– in Colonial America at Devil Has My Consent on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the North Liberty Community Library.

CCA approves first bid for the new elementary, plans bond sales

CCA approves first bid for the new elementary, plans bond sales
By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
OXFORD– Dirt will soon be moving in Tiffin at the site of the new, and as yet, unnamed elementary school. The School Board of Directors for the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Community School District approved a $655,000 bid for early grading at the site during a special meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11, in Oxford. The meeting included a public hearing on the bid and preceded a regularly scheduled work session.

Swisher Halloween Party and Soup Supper Oct. 29

SWISHER– The Swisher Junior Auxiliary will host its Halloween Party and Soup Supper on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 4-6 p.m., with Trunk O Treat to follow at 6:15 p.m. in the parking lot. The event will be held at the Swisher American Legion, 68 3rd St. SE, in Swisher.

NL Police collecting unused meds, Oct. 28

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Liberty Police Department, 5 E. Cherry St., for safe disposal. This service is free and anonymous. Tablets, capsules and all other solid doses will be collected. Liquid medications in their original containers will be accepted as well. Needles and inhalers will not be accepted.

Six candidates running for Oxford City Council

Two four-year and one two-year term up for grabs

Two four-year and one two-year term up for grabs
North Liberty Leader
OXFORD– Six candidates for city council are on the ballot for the Tuesday, Nov. 7, election in Oxford. Four (Brian Cooling, Harry Dolder, Vicki Kasper and Margaret Reihman) are chasing a pair of four-year seats. Cooling and Dolder are incumbents hoping to retain their seats. Two others (Jason Struzynski and Bobby Wade) are challenging for a two-year term to fill a vacancy on the council.