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Archive - Jul 18, 2011

Date

Job growth and education keep Iowa City and Cedar Rapids among the nation’s best

IOWA CITY– Both Cedar Rapids and Iowa City are recognized as “Best Places for Businesses and Careers” in Forbes magazine’s newest “best of” list.  Cedar Rapids ranks number 11 out of the two hundred largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and Iowa City ranks number 13 among smaller metros (below 245,000 in total population.)

Regina E. ready to make blues disciples out of all

NORTH LIBERTY– BJ Jaggers is connected to the faithful.
That helps when you are faced with a small disaster and need to recover quickly.

Spartans eye return trip

SOLON– The Spartans powered into the postseason last week, aiming for a return to the State Baseball Tournament in Des Moines and a possible repeat as champions.
But there are still a few obstacles in the way.
The Solon varsity baseball squad scored 32 runs in a doubleheader win Wednesday against Center Point-Urbana (CPU) to close out the regular season and then started off the second season with a 6-0 win over Mt. Vernon Friday night.

Back to state

SOLON– It’s back to Ft. Dodge for the Lady Spartans.
Solon’s varsity softball team won a berth in the 2011 State Softball Tournament last week with wins over Marion and Mt. Vernon in regional postseason play.
The Lady Spartans (34-7) are scheduled to face Winterset (30-10) in the first round of the state tournament Tuesday, July 19 (subsequent to the publication of this edition), at Rogers Park in Ft. Dodge.
If Solon wins, the Lady Spartans advance to a Thursday semifinal at 3:30 p.m. Thursday; a loss sends them to the consolation bracket Wednesday at 12 p.m.

Solon school district begins registration process

SOLON– For the 2011-12 school year, Solon Community Schools will be once again be using an e-registration process accessible through PowerSchool. As part of this process, letters with new access IDs were sent to all families in July 2010.  This is the same login information parents of middle school and high school students use to check grades via PowerSchool.  Parents of kindergarten students will be mailed access IDs and passwords the week of July 18. 

SCSD calendar


Wednesday, July 20


V Baseball - Sub-State Final @ Solon, 7 PM
V Softball State Tournament 3A semifinals @ Ft. Dodge, 12 p.m. consolation

Thursday, July 21


V Softball State Tournament 3A semifinals @ Ft. Dodge, 3:30 p.m championship bracket
V Softball State Tournament 3A consolation final @ Ft. Dodge, 4 p.m.

Friday, July 22


Seiba Honor Band @ West High
V Softball State Tournament 3A final @ Ft. Dodge, 3 p.m.

Monday, July 25


ECICDA 5-6 Honor Choir

Tuesday, July 26

Old Gold Menu


Wed., Jul 20:

Salmon loaf, dill potatoes, green beans, sunshine salad, oatmeal creme cookie.

Thu., Jul 21:

Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, pears, chocolate pudding. BINGO.

Fri, Jul 22:

ground beef w/gravy & biscuit, mashed potatoes, lima beans, citrus gelatin salad. CARDS.

Mon., Jul 25:

Swedish meatballs with egg noodles, Scandinavian veggies, orange apricot salad.

Tue., Jul 26:

Movie Clips

Recently added to the library’s DVD collection:

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011, R) An exciting legal thriller based on the best-selling novel by Michael Connelly.  The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei and Ryan Phillippe.
Insidious (2010, PG13) Horror fans will want to check out this story about a  family who looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Sign up for e-newsletters

The Friends of the Solon Library are now sponsoring three newsletters available to anyone on the Internet simply by signing up. The General Events newsletter will keep you informed of events like the used book sales and holiday sales. The Library Article newsletter will send you an email copy of the weekly column in this paper.  And our new DVD newsletter gives you the weekly Film Clips plus additional movie features, what DVDs are on order and other features of interest to film fans.   To sign up, simply send an email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com  and specify which newsletter(s) you’d like to

Books For Troops box update

The Iowa National Guard Troops, who were the recipients of our Books For Troops boxes while deployed in Afghanistan, are returning home. Some are already home and more are arriving each day. There are still plenty of troops deployed. “I am in the process of locating a source for supplying additional troop addresses,” said troop box coordinator Margo Redlinger. “If you have the address of a deployed soldier that you would like to receive one of our boxes, please get their address to me.” Thank you for the donations of poker chips and magazines that were received last week.