OBITUARY: Susan Marie Nolan

by jmagdefrau on August 1, 2014

Susan Marie Nolan (nee Light) of St. Charles MO and formerly of Newhall, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Larry Nolan of Van Horne, loving mother of Patrick Nolan, Elizabeth (Mark) Penn, Jennifer (Mike) McLean and Kathleen (John) Norlie; proud grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of three. She was […]

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Belle Plaine City Council Meeting City Hall – Council Chambers Monday August 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm Tentative Schedule Call to order Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Consent Agenda- Council Minutes July 21, Library Board Minutes of July 22, 2014 & Bills received. Resident Comments Resolution #14-8-1 a resolution dealing with the city […]

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Belle Plaine Mayor newsletter – August 2014

August 1, 2014 Star Press Union

FROM THE DESK OF THE MAYOR DAVE FISH Dear Citizens of Belle Plaine: Where does one start when talking about the annual Belle Plaine “Old Fashion” Fourth of July? Start with the weather, simply fantastic. After suffering some really serious rain and wind during the week, nature gave us two almost perfect days for all […]

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1 hurt in car-train crash near Homestead

August 1, 2014 Amana Colonies news

A rural Homestead woman was injured as the result of a car-train collision Thursday, July 31, at an Iowa Interstate Railroad crossing along Johnson-Iowa Road east of Homestead. The Iowa County Sheriff’s Department said that 68-year-old Helen Schaapveld was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, for treatment of non-life threatening […]

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St. John Lutheran Church to open Swaddling Clothes mission Saturday

July 31, 2014 Marengo news

Swaddling Clothes, a new ministry at St. John Lutheran Church, Marengo, is opening this weekend for families in need of infants’ and children’s clothing and items. The first day of shopping at the church, 780 Court Ave., is Saturday, Aug. 2. Hours are from 9 a.m. to noon. According to a flyer from the church, […]

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VICTOR BRIEFS – Week of July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014 Pioneer Republican

Blood drive is Aug. 4 A community blood drive has been planned from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the Victor American Legion hall, 601 Third St. Anyone who is at least 17 years old and in good health may donate. To make an appointment, call (800) 287-4903. * * * HLV newsletter going online […]

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2014 GENERAL ELECTION – Auditor: Special election is needed for Oxford council seat

July 31, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN Oxford is one of three Johnson County towns that will need a special election to fill city office seats in the November general election. That’s despite a new law that would have postponed such a vote until 2015, when those offices are normally up for election. The seat affected is a city […]

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CLEAR CREEK AMANA BRIEFS – Week of July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Arts Guild to host Festival of the Arts The Amana Arts Guild will sponsor its Festival of the Arts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Aug. 9, at Middle Amana Park, Amana. The event will feature sales of fine arts, crafts and traditional colony folk arts by local and guest artists, and is geared toward the […]

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CCA proud, despite eighth-place finish

July 31, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN The three seniors on this year’s Clear Creek Amana softball team – the 34th in school history to qualify for a state softball tournament – were candid about the past three years. Eden Campbell, Mallory Neubauer and Molly Villhauer were there in 2012 when the Clippers’ program seemed on firm, solid footing. […]

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CCA asking Tiffin to pay for boil order costs

July 31, 2014 Amana Colonies news

By HOLLY HINES of the Iowa City Press-Citizen A boil order in Tiffin recently led to confusion between the Clear Creek Amana School District and the city of Tiffin over reimbursement of related costs. The confusion arose when the school district in June sent the city a bill for $813.46 for expenses the district says it […]

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