• warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2945.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/module.inc on line 497.

Archive - 1969

Date
  • All
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

December 27th

Caught and cuffed after burglary in NL

By Lori Lindner
Solon Economist
NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Police Department apprehended three individuals suspected in a home invasion and robbery Friday morning.
North Liberty Police Chief Jim Warkentin said North Liberty officers responded to a report of a home invasion at 745 N. Front St. at 10:10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, where property was taken from the residence. The victim told police she was assaulted, and the suspects indicated they were armed with handguns.

GOP Caucus Jan. 3 at Solon Middle School

IOWA CITY– The Republican Party of Johnson County has announced the locations of the Tuesday, Jan. 3, Republican Precinct Caucuses for Johnson County.

Extension offers free monthly parenting newsletter

AMES– Any parent, new or seasoned, may have questions regarding his or her children. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a free monthly newsletter, Just in Time Parenting, with helpful information on parenting young ones.
According to Kimberly Greder, an extension specialist and associate professor of human development and family studies at Iowa State University, the newsletter is written by a team of university researchers and educators and is based on the latest research.
Each month parents will get information specific to their child’s age and needs.

Swisher blood drive Jan. 10

SWISHER– A blood drive will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at the Swisher American Legion from 4 until 7 p.m. To sign up, contact Tammy at 319-857-4741 or online registration at www.uihealthcare.org/bloodcenter

Live Healthy Iowa’s 100-day wellness challenge kicks off Jan. 23

AMES– Live Healthy Iowa’s 100 Day Wellness Challenge kicks off Jan. 23, 2012, inviting all Iowans to take part. Registration is now open.
The 100 Day Wellness Challenge is a simple and affordable challenge encouraging Iowans to make healthy choices. Over the course of 100 days, teams of two to 10 people take part in friendly competition tracking activity minutes and/or weight loss through the Live Healthy Iowa website.

Solon Boy Scout Soup Supper Jan. 14

SOLON- Solon Boy Scouts Troop 120 is hosting its annual Soup Supper on Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Mary's Catholic Church (a new location) from 5-7 p.m. The meal will include homemade soups, breads, and desserts, served all-you-can-eat, so attendees can try favorites or sample a number of different soups. Ticket prices are $5 for adults, youth (6-12) $3 and children age 5 and under eat free.

UI Hawkeyes’ Kid Captain is a true winner.

NORTH LIBERTY– Beckham Scadlock, 4, of North Liberty, son of Kim and Nate Scadlock, has been named Honorary Kid Captain for Friday, Dec. 30, when the Iowa Hawkeyes take on Oklahoma at the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz.
Beckham was born with a heart murmur and had difficulty breathing. He was diagnosed with mitral valve and tricuspid valve stenosis, and his heart was unable to infuse his blood with oxygen. When he was 5 days old Beckham was flown by helicopter to University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and was immediately placed on a heart transplant list.

NL Optimists assists families

NORTH LIBERTY– It’s a gift that keeps on giving.
Each year, Optimist Club of North Liberty members donate food to the North Liberty Family Resource Center (FRC), to be distributed to local families. This is the eighth year of the program.
It’s a way to help families stretch food budgets over the holidays, when children are home from school and away from the regular school lunch schedule.

Going for the blue in 2012

NORTH LIBERTY– Making a New Year’s resolution is one thing.
Making a public, three-year commitment to help make the entire community healthier, happier and stronger is another thing all together. But that is exactly what North Liberty is prepared to do this coming new year.
North Liberty is collaborating with the cities of Iowa City and Coralville to submit an application to earn Blue Zones designation, part of Iowa’s Healthiest State initiative.
The cities are now asking citizens to learn what Blue Zones is about and demonstrate their support with an online pledge.
What is Blue Zones?

More is definitely more

NORTH LIBERTY– In the case of new North Liberty business Mail-Print & More, the name really does say it all.
Located in the just-finished business park in Liberty Centre, at 650 W. Cherry St., Mail-Print & More is ready to handle the community’s mailing and shipping needs, printing and copying jobs, and even helping find that last minute gift.
Marissa Reed’s new business was born of previous business experience, inspiration for the future and, ultimately, a genuine, regular old need.
Her computer’s printer ran out of ink.