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  • Still time to buy brick for bell pedestal

    Has everyone gotten adjusted to Daylight Savings Time yet? It is kind of strange at first because it stays darker in the morning now and is lighter later into the evening. We will eventually get used to it. Hasn’t the weather been fantastic for the most part, with temperatures in the 70s? The spring flowers will be in bloom before you know it.

    March 23, 2012

  • Royal Neighbors to hold dinner

    The weather continues to be different. One day it is snowing and another day it is sunny and mild. With this continued mild weather, the spring flowers plants and shrubs will soon be coming into flower, which will be earlier than usual. At least we are not experiencing those severe tornadoes like a lot of other places have been having.

    March 18, 2012

  • Moravia Methodist Church.JPG A history and childhood memories of the Moravia Methodist Church

    When I was about six or seven, I was delegated to walk with my grandma, Christianna Kaster, to church on Sunday because grandma was a little lightheaded.

    March 16, 2012 2 Photos

  • Plans for summer trips under way

    As we start another new month we look forward to spring with the trees budding and the flowers blooming.

    March 6, 2012

  • Some interesting facts about Leap Year

    Are you aware that in less than three weeks, it will be the first day of  spring? That will occur on Tuesday, March 20 at 1:14 a.m.

    March 2, 2012

  • President’s Day: Where it came from and how it has become what it is today

    It continues to be an unbelievable winter with the unseasonable weather that we continue to have. I do not know how well that will be for the farmers because of the lack of moisture but from a shoveling standpoint, it is good news!

    February 24, 2012

  • Exline soup supper tomorrow; still time to buy bricks for bell

    Well, I hope everyone had a nice Valentine’s Day and enjoyed having some decadent chocolate sweets. Did you know that in 1537, England's King Henry VII officially declared Feb. 14 the holiday of St. Valentine's Day. It is nice to have a day devoted to enjoying chocolate.

    February 20, 2012

  • AmeriCorps 18-80.JPG AmeriCorps students donate time and money to 18-80 Club

    With February being Valentine’s month, we remember those dear to us in special ways. All the seniors at the center hope your Valentine’s Day is special.

    February 3, 2012 1 Photo

  • Exline helps honor Riddick, plans annual Easter Egg sale

    Isn’t it something that we made it through the month of January in Iowa, with no major snow storms or real bad weather around here?

    February 3, 2012

  • Brick fundraiser helping to raise money to house bell in Exline

    It is nice to know, that we have made it through the month of January without any real bad weather so far this winter. If we can hang in there for a few more weeks, it will be springtime before you know it.

    February 2, 2012

  • Add a little something to your hot chocolate this week, homemade marshmallows

    The weather sure can not make up its mind whether it wants to be mild or to be like wintertime. I think the winter type of weather is going to win out at this time of the year.
    The recipe for this week is kind of different. I have not tried it but it sounds like it would be kind of good for something different.

    January 24, 2012

  • Exline project to house bell looking for sponsors

    With the weather continuing off and on, to feel like springtime, the various trees and bushes in our yard, have new buds on them. That will not be good because once it does freeze and more winter like temperatures occur, it will cause those blossoms to freeze and fall off and that will mean there will be no blooms on those plants this spring.

    January 17, 2012

  • CURT 16.jpg Christmas season comes to an end today

    Here we are in another new year. I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday that ends one year and begins another.

    January 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • New Year at 18-80 Club

    All the seniors at the 18-80 Club wish you a very Happy New Year! We look forward to an even better new year in 2012.

    January 6, 2012

  • How did “Auld Lang Syne” become a holiday tradition?

    I hope everyone had a merry Christmas. Hasn’t the weather been unseasonable for this time of year. There have been times in years past that we have had measurable snow on the ground by now.

    January 3, 2012

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

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