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Coralville land purchase takes NL by surprise, officials say

NORTH LIBERTY– At least three North Liberty City Council members and the mayor said last Tuesday a proposed land purchase by the City of Coralville, located in the fringe area formerly shared by the two communities, took them by surprise.
In turn, Coralville officials are just as surprised by North Liberty’s reaction.

Free rain garden seminar June 4

CORALVILLE– Rain gardens are used as a way to manage storm water and improve water quality. Lucy Hershberger of Forever Green, Inc. believes that recent flooding in Iowa demonstrates the need to manage surface runoff and reduce flash flooding and pollution in Iowa’s rivers and streams. On June 4 at 10 a.m., Hershberger will lead a free rain garden seminar to help Iowans decrease rainwater runoff and divert chemicals and fertilizers out of waterways.

June 8 blood drive at Centro, Inc.

NORTH LIBERTY– Centro, Inc. will host a blood drive on Wednesday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Donors can sign up for an appointment with Marla Wessel by calling 626-5504.
Donors who last gave blood on or before April 13, 2011 are eligible. New donors are encouraged and walk-ins are also welcome.

Coralville RAGBRAI needs you

Host a rider, win FRY Fest package
CORALVILLE– With less than 10 weeks until Coralville hosts over 15,000 RAGBRAI riders, committee members are reaching out to the community for housing and volunteer support.

North Liberty Library to hold Spring Book Sale

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.

Midwest One Bank sponsors microchip event for dogs June 4

NORTH LIBERTY–MidWestOne Bank and Friends of the Animal Center Foundation are sponsoring a microchip event for dog owners on Saturday, June 4, (rain or shine) from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. at MidWestOne Bank on Highway 965 in North Liberty. Cost is $5 per dog (cash or checks only). The event is first-come, first-served and open to the public (no early birds please).

NLFD hosts open house June 10

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty volunteer fire department will host an open house at the North Liberty Fire Station directly following the Fun Days parade on Friday, June 10. The firefighters will give tours of their updated facilities, with fire trucks on display, and a bouncing house for the kids. Everyone is welcome.

Benewich retires from Van Allen

NORTH LIBERTY– Debbie Benewich will be missed.
The long-time teacher is leaving Van Allen Elementary School in North Liberty this week, retiring after 32 years in the field of education.
Benewich was honored as an Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) DPO Scholarship nominee by her teaching teammates at Van Allen in March. The DPO (Districtwide Parents’ Organization) sponsors the program as one way to recognize excellence in the educational system.

Regals clobber CCA

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN — After suffering a 9-1 loss in his Clear Creek Amana (CCA) debut, new coach Andrew Davis was accentuating the positive.
“I got to see some good things out there tonight, I saw some things I’m pleased with,” Davis said.
The Regals of Iowa City Regina proved troublesome from the start, loading up the bases in the top of the first inning. While one runner scored, two more were gunned down in a Clipper double play; the surviving runner was brought in on an RBI single for a 2-0 lead.

Clipper softball off to a 2-0 start

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
OXFORD — The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity softball team started their 2011 campaign with a pair of wins last week, dispatching Mid-Prairie 12-4 Wednesday in Wellman, and pounding Maquoketa 8-1 at home on Thursday evening.