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Clovis to be in Williamsburg today

by Brathjen on April 17, 2014

Sam Clovis will be in Williamsburg at noon today (Thursday, April 17) for a town hall meeting. The meeting is at the Java Lounge, 523 Court St. Clovis is among the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, which is being vacated this year upon the retirement of Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa).

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Amanda Hook, 32 Celebration of life service for Amanda L. Hook, 32, Williamsburg, was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, at Powell Funeral Home, Williamsburg. She died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, surrounded by her family at her grandparents’ home in Williamsburg after a courageous four-year battle with cancer. The Rev. Carl Cloeter officiated at […]

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HLV SCHOOL BOARD: More precise information wanted on HLV athletic complex options

April 16, 2014 Pioneer Republican

By BRIAN RATHJEN More questions on costs and some clarifications on the scope of the work. That was the consensus of the HLV School Board as it sought to narrow in on what to do with its athletic complex on the north edge of Victor. Superintendent Bill Lynch suggested inviting a representative from Piper Jaffray […]

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SENIOR CHOICE: HLV seniors getting to choose menus during last few months of the school year

April 16, 2014 Pioneer Republican

By BRIAN RATHJEN Toward the end of the school year, many school district food service managers revert to “cook’s choice,” largely as a way to clear out food supplies. At HLV, they’ve gotten a bit more creative. It’s called “senior’s choice.” Simply put, it’s a way to give seniors some discretion in what they want […]

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VICTOR BRIEFS – Week of April 17, 2014

April 16, 2014 Pioneer Republican

Victor council to discuss fire truck purchase Discussion about the Victor Fire Department’s new truck is expected to take place at the city council’s meeting Wednesday, April 16. The fire department announced in January that it was seeking to replace a 30-year-old pumper truck. The department already has $145,000 in on-hand funds, and has received a […]

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EASTER SERVICES: Here’s what Victor churches have planned for Holy Week

April 16, 2014 Pioneer Republican

Victor-area churches have announced their plans to observe Good Friday and Easter, one of the key holidays in the Christian faith: • Victor Baptist Church, 201 Seventh St.: Besides the ecumenical service, there is a sunrise service 7 a.m. at East Iowa Bible Camp, Deep River. Worship at 10 a.m. at the church. • St. […]

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HOSPITAL NEWS: Opening of Williamsburg Family Medical Clinic nears

April 16, 2014 Journal Tribune

By BENJAMIN S. EVANS The newest addition to Iowa County’s local healthcare landscape, Marengo Memorial Hospital’s Williamsburg Family Medical Clinic, 498 N. Highland St, opens for tours on Friday, April 18. The clinic is set to see patients around the first week of May, said the hospital’s director of clinical operations Denise Kaestner. The clinic […]

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Woodfest returns to Amana Aug. 22 to 24

April 16, 2014 Amana Colonies news

The Midwest’s greatest wood show, Woodfest sponsored by the Amana Arts Guild, returns for its fifth year August 22-24, to the Amana RV Park and Events Center with two major additions. The three-day wood show is adding a tool swap meet and wood crafting seminars to the over 50 wood crafting exhibitors from throughout Iowa […]

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CCA Clean-Up Day May 2

April 16, 2014 Amana Colonies news

Clear Creek Amana High School’s annual Community Clean-Up Day – the day when students from the Student Assistance Team and Win with Wellness volunteer their time to help older community members with spring yard work and other household chores – will be Friday, May 2. Rain date is Friday, May 9. The school will be […]

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Clippers ‘Clip for a Cause’ at CCE

April 16, 2014 Marengo news

By HOLLY HINES of the Iowa City Press-Citizen Hair fell to the floor by the inches Wednesday at Clear Creek Elementary in Oxford during an annual fundraiser. At the second-annual event, 41 students, teachers and residents participated by getting haircuts in the school gym. Many gave the remnants of their hair to Locks of Love, […]

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