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Archive

June 14th, 2011

Muddy Creek is getting better

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.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County host open house June 20

The public is invited to learn more about the program during a volunteer open house event on Monday, June 20, at Red’s Alehouse, 405 N. Dubuque St., from 4 to 7 p.m.

Heartbreak

MUSCATINE — Even after 100 minutes of arduous battle on the soccer field Saturday afternoon, the Women of Troy were ready to continue the struggle in the form of a penalty kick shoot-out.

West, Hempstead split doubleheader

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.

A pair of shockers for West softball

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.

Forevergreen to host June 18 gardening workshop

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:

First annual Turkey Vulture Festival June 18 at East Overlook

IOWA CITY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting its First Annual Turkey Vulture Festival on Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Coralville Lake East Overlook Picnic Area.

What to do in your Iowa garden this month

By Veronica Lorson Fowler
The Iowa Gardener, www.theiowagardener.com
Summer is here and gardens have kicked into full gear. Get out and enjoy them!
• Harvest as much of your cool-season spring vegetables now. Once weather hits, lettuces get bitter, peas get tough, and radishes get woody.
• If you planted pansies, they’ll start to fade in early summer heat. Replace them with warm-season annual flowers, such as geraniums, marigolds, and impatiens.
• You can prune spring-blooming shrubs, such as lilacs, now since they’re done flowering.

June 6th

Solon churches offering Griefshare support group beginning June 13

SOLON– St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Solon United Methodist Church and Our Lord’s Church are co- sponsoring a community support group called Griefshare that will begin June 13.  Griefshare is a program to help individuals cope with the loss of a loved one. The 13-week series will be held at the Brosh Community Center on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. An earlier session held last fall generated a response from the community. The program is faith-based and will be repeated throughout the year.  Join for fellowship and support as you cope with a tough time in your life.

Solon Methodist hosting blood drive June 8

SOLON– The Solon United Methodist Church will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, June 8, from 2:30-6:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center.
Giving blood takes about an hour, and the difference it can make for patients who receive lifesaving transfusions can last a lifetime. If you are interested in donating, please contact Rick Havel at 530-1596 or rickhavel@gmail.com.