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North Bend PTG hosts annual Elf Shop vendor fair, bake 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.
The fundraiser will feature over 20 vendors, a bake sale, spirit sale, cookie decorating, hot cocoa and a movie playing for children.

Heritage Agency sponsors caregiver wellness day

MARION– The Heritage Area Agency on Aging will host “A Celebration of Caregivers,” on Friday, Nov. 18, at 8:30 a.m. at the Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services Center, 3375 Armar Dr., in Marion.
This free event will help informal caregivers of older adults focus on their own health and well-being, through a keynote address and breakout sessions on holiday stresses, alternative therapies and options for levels of care. The nearby Village Ridge Assisted Living will offer free respite care, giving caregivers a break to enjoy the day.

Lake Macbride undergoes minor construction

Construction equipment sits where the Lake Macbride Boat Rental and concession building used to be. To avoid future flooding, the building is being moved up the hill, closer to the beach lodge in the park. In the meantime, soil stabilization structures are being established on the slope to minimize sediment running into the shallow bay.  On the south side of the park, a sediment pond is being constructed south and west of the causeway; again to reduce runoff into the lake.

‘Scapino’ hits Mount Mercy stage Nov. 12

CEDAR RAPIDS– Mount Mercy University will present “Scapino,” a comedy by Frank Dunlop and Jim Dale, from Nov. 10–12 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the McAuley Theater.
Cast members include Danny Wayson, a freshman from North Liberty, who plays the role of Carlo.

NLFD hot at 2011 Fire Bowl

NORTH LIBERTY– On Oct. 9, North Liberty Fire Department (NLFD) members participated in the second annual Cedar Rapids Fire Department “Fire Bowl” charity flag football game held at Coe College in Cedar Rapids.  This year’s event was established to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation.  The event is hosted by the Cedar Rapids Fire Department and this year’s event raised over $10,000 for the foundation.

West pounds Wahlert

IOWA CITY– Some call it “the second season.” Officially, it is “the Football Postseason Tournament.” Call it what you will, the bottom line is the same.
It’s do or die time.
Brian Sauser’s West High Trojans survived Wednesday night’s (Oct. 26) first round encounter with Dubuque Wahlert at home, picking up the team’s first postseason win in several years, 66-32.
The Trojans took the kickoff from Wahlert and scored on a Charles Rogers 44 yard keeper with 8:40 left in the first quarter. Alex Troester’s point-after-touchdown (PAT) kick was good, and West had the early 7-0 lead.

Women of Troy a step closer to the big dance

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The West High Women of Troy swept the Rough Riders of Des Moines Roosevelt 3-0 Thursday night (Oct. 27) in a Class 4A regional semifinal match on their home court.
West took the night 26-24, 25-17 and 25-15.

October 24th

Food For Thought

The facts, Ma’am, just the facts. That’s a resume.

Walkin'

Before continuing this ghost story, I’m compelled to point out that everything I’ve related up to now has been just facts.

Russell Allen Gerdin

Russell Allen Gerdin, 70, passed peacefully with family at his side on Oct. 14, 2011, at his home in North Liberty after years of battling health issues.
Russ was born on Sept. 4, 1941, son of Wilford and Adah (Pike) Gerdin in Princeton, Minn. He attended elementary and high school in Princeton and entered the U.S. Coast Guard upon graduating. He later attended Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minn., and graduated with a business degree in 1965.