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Archive

December 21st

Hawkeye men cruise over UNI

I thought the Hawks had a good chance of knocking off the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Panthers last Saturday in Des Moines, but a 23-point win?
Are you serious?
It just seemed like everything Iowa did was successful and everything UNI did wasn’t.
One of the toughest things to teach freshmen is defense.
Not just man-to-man defense, but zone defense, help defense and communicating on defense.
Iowa starts two freshmen, a redshirt freshman, one sophomore and a senior.
Only Peter Jok and Ahmad Wagner played together last season.

Gladys Marie (Panzer) Shriner

Gladys Marie (Panzer) Shriner, 91, Mount Vernon, Washington, passed away on Nov. 11, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Henry Shriner, deceased in Janunary of 2014.

Michael Lee Garvin

Michael Lee Garvin died on Nov. 28, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was 65.

Pamela J. Ferguson

Pamela J. Ferguson, 68, of Coralville, passed away peacefully Dec. 9, 2016, at Windmill Manor, in Coralville, after a long illness. In accordance with Pam’s wishes, no public services will be held. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
Pam was born Nov. 15, 1948; daughter of Jerry and Doris (Von Stein) Ferguson. She worked at the Pleasant View Lodge, in North Liberty, for many years.

Leo R. Beuter

Leo Raymond Beuter, 83, of Solon, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Mesa, Arizona. Funeral Mass was Saturday, Dec. 17, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Solon, with Fr. Tim Sheedy presiding. Burial was in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Dec. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church.

December 15th

Tiffin council and CCA board working together

Future recreation center, crossing guards discussed at joint meeting

TIFFIN– Everyone just wants what’s best for the community.
That was the sentiment at a joint meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7, between the Tiffin City Council and Clear Creek Amana (CCA) School District Board of Directors.
At the hour-long meeting in the Springmier Community Library, the groups discussed multiple topics, including cost-shared crossing guards, upcoming Park Road construction and a future recreation center.

December 14th

Reminders for snow and winter weather

NORTH LIBERTY– With winter weather in the the forecast, the City of North Liberty wants to reminds residents about snow emergencies and other snow procedures.
Snow emergencies go into effect automatically when there is 2 inches of snowfall or when one is declared by city administration. The goal of the city’s snow ordinance is to allow North Liberty’s streets to be cleared efficiently, so travel is safer and melting snow can drain quickly.
When a snow emergency is in effect, on-street parking is prohibited; cars can be ticketed every 12 hours or towed.

Holiday hours announced

NORTH LIBERTY– Hours for city offices and services will adjusted in the coming weeks. Regular hours will be held except for the following:
On Friday, Dec. 23, the recreation center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The library and city offices will be closed.
On Saturday, Dec. 24, and Sunday, Dec. 25, the library, recreation center and all city offices will be closed.
On Monday, Dec. 26, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the recreation center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Passing the baton

Ambition twirlers carry on “golden” tradition

IOWA CITY– Longtime Hawkeye fans remember Diana Reed as the “Golden Girl,” the baton twirler who performed with the University of Iowa (UI) Marching Band at football games and won the title of “Miss Iowa” in 2007.
Jessica Baker, 23, remembers Reed as the teacher and coach of Diana’s Golden Twirlers, the program Reed founded to offer twirling classes for an eager group of kids which included Jess and her younger sister Julia.

Gingerbread house contest Dec. 1-19

NORTH LIBERTY– Gingerbread, frosting, licorice and red hots, oh my! Create a gingerbread house for the North Liberty Community Library’s annual Gingerbread House Contest, submissions will be accepted Dec. 1-19.
The only rule for the contest is to have fun. Give your house a fun or festive name and bring it to display at the library by Dec. 19. You can also email a photo of your house to mharrison@northlibertyiowa.org. Images must be clear and close up.