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Iowa Wrestlers Stay Unbeaten

IOWA CITY– Iowa opened the Big Ten season by beating Wisconsin 24-12 on Friday and then crushing Illinois 32-4 on Sunday.
I wasn’t real impressed with the win over the Badgers even though Brent Metcalf had a pin at 149, Daniel Dennis had a 19-4 tech fall at 133 and Phil Keddy won a 17-4 major at 184.
Alex Tsirtsis lost his second match 5-0 to Zach Tanelli. The Hawkeyes also lost two matches by one point with Ryan Morningstar losing 4-3 in overtime and Chad Betty losing 2-1 to Dallas Herbst, who is ranked third in the country.

Iowa City kindergarten registration Feb. 25

IOWA CITY – Kindergarten registration will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 25, for those children entering the Iowa City Community School District’s kindergarten program this fall. Parents/guardians of children who were born on or before Sept. 15, 2004, should go to the elementary school in their attendance area between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. They should bring verification of their child’s birth date. This is a registration day only; children need not accompany parents. Parents/guardians will be invited to an orientation session later in the spring.

Valma E. Yeater Taylor

Valma E. Yeater Taylor, 101, died in her Mechanicsville home Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. Services were held Thursday, Jan. 22, at Mechanicsville United Methodist Church. Visitation was held Wednesday at Morgan Funeral and Cremation Choices, Mount Vernon Chapel. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville.
Velma is survived by her children, Beverly Weber, Mechanicsville, Lorraine Leonard, Ely, and Walter Vernon (Bonnie), Solon; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and two nieces, Violet Kamerling and Donna Arthur.

Carol M. Strank

Carol M. Strank, 62, of Solon, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City after a long illness. Services were held Friday, Jan. 23, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Stake Center in Iowa City, where visitation was held in the afternoon. Arrangements are with Lensing Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Iowa City.

Myrle M. Sondag

Myrle M. Sondag, 89, of Iowa City, formerly of Keota, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Mercy Iowa City following a brief illness. Services were held Sunday, Jan. 18, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota by the Rev. Dennis Hopes. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, rural Sigourney. Visitation was held one hour before services at the funeral home.

Dayton James Koss

Dayton James Koss, 8-month-old son of Davie Meredith and Dustin Koss of Solon, died Saturday, Jan. 17 in his home from a sudden illness. Services were held Thursday, Jan. 22 at Brosh Chapel in Solon with Fr. David Wilkening presiding. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation was held Wednesday at Brosh Chapel in Solon.
Dayton was born April 23, 2008 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dayton loved people. He never cried and was always happy. He had a sparkle in his eye and always a big loving smile on his face. Dayton played and loved to be with his family.