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Archive

March 9th, 2010

Audio books and eBooks

Have you moved into the world of portable electronic reading? If so, you may be interested to learn that NEIBORS now has eBooks for download as well as audio books. The Solon Public Library is a member of the NEIBORS (North Eastern Iowa Bridge to Online Resource Sharing) consortium, which provides downloadable books service through a partnership with OverDrive, Inc. (www.overdrive.com), a global leader in digital media services.

SADD Kid’s Night Out

Parents, make plans now for Friday, March 26, from 6-11 p.m., when SADD will be hosting a Kid’s Night Out for ages between 5-12 at the high school. Activities will be provided such as open gym, face painting, arts and crafts, movie room, and board games. Snacks will also be available for purchase. Cost is $10 per child for the evening and a registration form can be picked up at the high school office or register at the door for the same price.

One-Hour Late Start March 30

The Solon Board of Education approved the date of March 30, 2010, as a late start date for the purpose of staff professional development. School will be starting one hour late, with buses running one hour late, MS-9:15 a.m. HS-9:25 a.m. and LV-9:30 a.m. The last one-hour late start will be April 29.

Kindergarten Roundup April 9

This year’s Kindergarten Roundup will be Friday, April 9, at Lakeview Elementary. If you have a child who will attend Kindergarten this fall, please contact Lakeview Elementary, 624-3401, ext. 1290 or the form may be completed on-line at www.solon.k12.ia.us under Lakeview Information.

March 8th

Heading for Des Moines on Highway 2A

BETTENDORF– “It was a great week for a great group of kids,” observed Head Coach Brad Randall.
The Solon Spartan basketball team took control of the district title game against North Cedar 70-56, and then plowed under Danville, 61-32, last week on its way to a third-straight Class 2A state tournament appearance.
The Spartans will now face long-time rival Mid-Prairie in a first round game Tuesday, March 9, at 1:45 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
In December, it was Mid-Prairie that broke Solon’s winning streak and handed the Spartans their first of two losses this season.

Solon reaches semifinal

DES MOINES– The Solon Spartans let a 14-point lead escape them, but hung on for a 50-46 defeat of Mid-Prairie in the opening round of the 2A state basketball tournament Tuesday (Mar. 9).
Senior guard Hale Rickels and junior forward Jesse Carson sparked the Solon squad with 14 points each. The Spartans shot 50 percent from beyond the arc and forced the Golden Hawks into 17 turnovers, but Mid-Prairie won the battle of the boards and shot better overall from the field.

March 5th

Jerome “Jerry” Charles Linderbaum

Jerome “Jerry” Charles Linderbaum, 63 of Solon, died Thursday, March 4, 2010 at the Solon Nursing Care Center after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 8, 2010 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Solon. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where there will be a 5 p.m. vigil. Private family inurnment will be at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted by the Solon American Legion. Brosh Chapel in Solon is in charge of arrangements.

March 2nd

County pursuing Shueyville road repair loan

IOWA CITY — An improved 120th Street through Shueyville is one mile closer to reality, but don’t consider the project shovel-ready just yet.
During a Feb. 17 key issues work session, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors directed Executive Assistant Andy Johnson to continue discussion and pursue an agreement with the city of Shueyville to fund the work.

Solon teenager charged with burglary, attempted murder in Iowa City

IOWA CITY– A Solon teenager will face felony charges after an attempted burglary in Iowa City last week.

Times they are a-changing– to broadband

NORTH LIBERTY– In a new initiative, South Slope Communications will spend approximately $10 million every year over the next five or six years to install fiber optic cable throughout its coverage area, greatly increasing the company’s ability to provide high speed broadband Internet to its customers.
First stop – North Liberty.