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June 2nd

‘Finding My Way’ reading at North Liberty Library June 16

NORTH LIBERTY– Come join us at the North Liberty Community Library for an evening with May McGregor Bourret, a Labradoodle reject, along with her owners Joan and Dwayne, on Tuesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. May invites you to the reading of her book, “Finding My Way.” In “Finding My Way,” May navigates the issues she has faced during her first year. May's engaging tales include: life in her new family, dog park politics and May's way of coping. Also included are people who sleep with their dogs, May's photographic fashion portfolio, a sampling of recipes for dog treats and much more!

Library Spring Book Sale to run June 13-20

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Library is holding its annual Spring Book Sale from June 13 to June 20 in the library during regular library hours. The largest book sale in the library’s history, it will offer a huge selection of print material for all ages available for purchase, in addition to a variety of audio/visual material for sale. Books will be sold for $2 a bag or $3 a box. Individual print items will cost $.50 for a paperback or $1 for a hardback. Cost for audio-visual material is $2 per item.

Neuzil to hold June \Government and You\ listening posts

IOWA CITY- Terrence Neuzil, Chairperson of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, will hold his “Government and You” Listening Posts in June. The listening posts last one hour and provide residents an opportunity to discuss local, state and national government issues in an informal setting. Each month during the listening posts, citizens also can learn and discuss a hot and emerging issue that Johnson County is facing. In June, the Hot Topics Discussion will be on Rural Economic Development and Local Food Initiatives.
A list of dates, times and locations include:

Promise kept

TIFFIN — One hundred and twenty seven seniors departed the new homeport of the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers May 24 as they set sail for life after high school.
Back in December, Mike Hahn with McComas-Lacina Construction promised Superintendent Dr. Paula Vincent and the school board “you will have graduation in your new gymnasium.” With roughly ninety work days lost due to weather, and a request for a forty-five day extension; the prospects of using the new facility were looking bleak.

Memorial day weekend one of deadliest on Iowa roads

DES MOINES -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau reports that eleven people died as a result of motor vehicle accidents on Iowa roads over the 2009 Memorial Day Weekend. That’s the highest number since 1989 when 12 people died. 1978 saw the highest number of fatalities recorded with 13 deaths. The last year that numbers were higher than average was 2007, when eight traffic related fatalities were reported.

Richard P. Stubenrauch

Richard P. Stubenrauch, 62, of Bonney Lake, Wash., formerly of Ely, passed away May 13, 2009, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Memorial Services were held May 27, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner, with the Rev. Bill Runaas officiating. Visitation was held before services at the funeral home. Arrangements are with Michael Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home in Pomeroy.
Survivors include his wife, Patty (Loterbour) Stubenrauch of Bonney Late; parents, Richard and Dellene Stubenrauch of Strawberry Point; and sister, Terry (Leon) Borcherding of Sumner.

Melita Kathryn Roeder

Melita Kathryn Roeder, 82, of Lansing, died Friday, May 22, 2009, at Franciscan-Skemp Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis., after a short illness. Following her wishes there will be no public services. The Thornburg-Hanson Funeral Home in Lansing assisted the family.
Melita is survived by three sons, Richard H. (Mary) Roeder and Robert A. Roeder, both of Lansing, and Roger L. (Susan) Roeder of Swisher; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one step grandchild; and a sister, Marian Alexander of Cedar Rapids.

Louis Chad Parsons

Louis Chad Parsons, beloved son of the late Louis Parsons Jr. and Carol Parsons (currently residing in Alexandria, Va.) died suddenly on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in Chicago of an asthma-related illness. Other surviving immediate family members include loving brother, Nathan Parsons of Cedar Rapids; and sister, Mia Parsons, husband, Jose Rojas Ramirez, and their daughter, Kalila, of El Cerrito, Calif.; as well as grandmother, Dorothy Carman. Chad and Whitney Tripp, of North Liberty, were planning to marry and start a family.

Kristin Nunemaker-Wiltgen

Kristin Nunemaker-Wiltgen, 44, of Brighton, Colo., formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at the Medical Center of Aurora in Aurora, Colo., following a sudden illness. Graveside services were held May 29 at 3 p.m. at the Shueyville Cemetery.
Kristin was born Jan. 26, 1965, in Cedar Rapids to Francis L. and Jean Nunemaker. She graduated from Kennedy High School in 1983. She married Don Wiltgen in 1989. They later divorced, but remained friends and raised their children.

LeRoy M. McCune

LeRoy M. McCune, 59, of Iowa City, died peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2009, at his home surrounded by his loving family, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral Services were held May 28, at Lensing Funeral Home, Iowa City, with Father Bob Striegel officiating. Visitation was held at the funeral home May 27. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Iowa City Hospice.