CORALVILLE– Lawn-care questions will be answered at a June 18 gardening workshop in Coralville. This seminar will cover important information on proper care and maintenance to keep your lawn and landscape healthy and looking their best through the summer. Geared for homeowners this will offer tips and information for everyone from first time homeowners to avid gardeners. This is a great way for people who want to save money by doing it themselves to learn the right way to care for their yards.
Some of the topics that will be covered:
IOWA CITY — The West High Women of Troy only needed one inning to win the first game of a varsity double-header at home against the Linn-Mar Lions last Monday. They were punished in the nightcap however, suffering defeat in eight innings.
A 12-run first inning sealed the win for West in game one, which was called after Linn -Mar’s half of the third inning.
IOWA CITY — The West High Trojans took the opener of a varsity baseball doubleheader Saturday at home against Dubuque Hempstead 8-6, but dropped the nightcap 3-0.
Hempstead started game one with a 3-0 first inning then was held scoreless until the top of the fifth when they scored three more. West picked up a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth, one in the fifth and five in the sixth.
NORTH LIBERTY– After years of assessments, recent data collected by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources indicates that the quality of North Liberty’s Muddy Creek continues to improve, and that the outflow from the treatment plant is benefiting the creek.
The North Liberty City Council approved an $8.4 million Water Pollution Control Facility expansion in April 2007. The membrane bio-reactor (MBR) plant produces a super-clean outflow unmatched by normal wastewater treatment facilities.
NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Library Spring Book Sale will run from June 11 to June 18 during library hours. Books of all types as well as A/V material will be on sale.
For more information on library hours, visit the website at www.northlibertylibrary.org or call 626-5701.
NORTH LIBERTY– According to officials at the North Liberty Community Food Pantry, lawmakers’ discussions of the federal farm bill and potential reductions in direct payments to farmers for corn, soybeans and other crops could have a drastic ripple effect
NORTH LIBERTY– After more than 10 years of negotiations, revisions and unexpected setbacks, a local branch of the Muslim Youth Camps of America (MYCA) has withdrawn its plan to build a camp on the Coralville Reservoir near North Liberty.