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Esther Swanson

Esther Swanson, 92, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2015, at Crestview Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are to be at a later date.
Esther moved to Crestview Nursing Home in West Branch in June of 2014 with her husband of 71 years. They moved from Nevada to be close to family.

Gladys Haar

Gladys Lorraine Haar, 96, of Solon, died Saturday, March 28, 2015. A graveside service took place at Czech National Cemetery Wednesday, April 1.
Born Nov. 17, 1918, in Cedar Rapids to Frank and Blanche Schultz, Gladys grew up on an acreage and enjoyed helping with the harvesting of fruits and vegetables grown by her family. She enjoyed spending time with her cousins and attending school.

John Guyer

John A. “Tony” Guyer of Monticello, formerly of Des Moines, was called to his eternal home on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Memorial services were Thursday, April 2, at New Hope Assembly in Urbandale.

Go fly a kite

Food For Thought

My mother used to tell me and my sisters to do just that quite often in early spring. She wasn’t telling us to go away, however, she meant that we should get outdoors, get some fresh air and exercise and literally FLY A KITE.

Solon boys ready to defend state track title

SOLON– With a number of key athletes returning, and a promising influx of newcomers, the defending 3A state track and field champion Solon Spartans are expecting big things this season. Head coach Mark Sovers, along with assistant coaches Brad Wymer, Steve Calloway and Riley Takes, welcome back 16 letter-winners including: