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Championship day meant just that for the Clear Creek Amana girls’ shuttle hurdle relay team and the Williamsburg boys’ 4×100-meter relay teams Saturday at the Iowa Class 3A state track meet in Des Moines. In what turned out to be a duel between CCA and Pella for the girls’ shuttle hurdle relay title, it was […]

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A few points were scored, but once again, Friday’s portion of the Iowa Class 3A state track meet was used to set up who would advance to Saturday’s finals. And there will be lots of Clear Creek Amana and Williamsburg athletes represented. Tops on the list: The 4×100-meter relay squad, turning in a time of […]

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IOWA CLASS 3A STATE TRACK – Big day being set up for Saturday with five area events qualifying

May 21, 2015 Amana Colonies news

DES MOINES – Area Iowa Class 3A track teams are setting themselves up for a big Saturday as Clear Creek Amana and Williamsburg qualified in several events for the final day of competition at the Iowa state track meet. The Clear Creek Amana girls’ and Williamsburg boys’ shuttle hurdle relay teams will competing Saturday, as […]

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IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS — Agenda for May 22, 2015

May 20, 2015 Amana Colonies news

IOWA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 970 COURT AVE MARENGO IA 52301 (319) 642-3041 AGENDA Friday, May 22, 2015 — 9:00 A.M. Approve the Agenda Approve the Minutes Communications Open Forum 10:00 a.m. – Public Hearing FY15 Final Budget Amendment 10:05 a.m. – Aaron Sandersfeld, Transportation Director & Mary Rump/ECICOG 1. Pre-employment physical/functionality test 2. New […]

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Memorial Day weekend activities at Lake Iowa planned

May 20, 2015 Journal Tribune

Iowa County Conservation will host several events at Lake Iowa Park, 2550 G Ave., Ladora, during Memorial Day weekend (May 22-25). Friday, May 22 There will be a family-friendly movie (title TBA) showing at sunset behind the Nature Center.Soft drinks and popcorn will be provided. Saturday, May 23 The “Welcome Back, Campers!” program is from […]

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RATSKIN’S RUMBLINGS – May 20, 2015: Togetherness … a time to reflect

May 20, 2015 Amana Colonies news

By BRIAN RATHJEN Graduation – and oddly enough, the same with the month of May – is often a time to reflect. The last few weeks have for me, losing two people whom I admired for their fight, courage, determination and resolve during their illnesses. One was my aunt Janet. The other was the son […]

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Iowa County unemployment at 4.5 percent

May 20, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.0 percent in March from 4.1 percent in February. The state’s jobless rate was 4.4 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 5.5 percent in March. In Iowa County, the unemployment rate dropped by 0.5 percent, to 4.5 percent, with 460 workers seeking benefits in […]

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SOME GAVE ALL — Area towns plan Memorial Day events

May 20, 2015 Amana Colonies news

Memorial Day is a time to pause and reflect on the sacrifices of millions of men and women made to their country, to honor those who left to fight overseas but never came home. Services are planned in many area towns on Monday, May 25, with the following taking place: MARENGO Services by the Marengo […]

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SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS — English Valleys

May 20, 2015 Journal Tribune

The English Valleys Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation presented many awards during Senior Night Wednesday, May 13, at English Valleys High School. In addition, several other community members contributed awards, while others received prestigious scholarships. Students achieving a scholastic average of 3.25 or better, and given a golden cord to wear at graduation in recognition of this […]

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WILLIAMSBURG CITY COUNCIL — City council looking for potential uses of old school site

May 20, 2015 Journal Tribune

By BRIAN RATHJEN WILLIAMSBURG — How will the vacant site of the former Williamsburg Elementary School be used if and when developed in the coming years? That’s what Williamsburg officials are hoping to determine as they take the next steps to turning the site, along South Highland Street, into some sort of use. Christopher Janson, representing […]

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