NORTH LIBERTY — It was the return of “Boats vs. Bolts” Friday, Sept. 17, as Clear Creek Amana (CCA) and Liberty High met on Liberty’s field in North Liberty. The Lightning dominated the Clippers for the first half, but CCA rallied late in the contest for a 31-30 win to improve to 3-1 on the …

For some time I wondered why all the female television personalities had suddenly decided to let their hair grow long and loose. I was pretty sure that most people’s hair didn’t grow so fast and luxuriant. It had to be, at least in part, artificial. If these gals were expecting us to believe…

Maxine B. Hennessy, 97, of Solon, passed away peacefully, while under the care of the Solon Retirement Village, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at St. Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Charles Fladung officiating. Burial followed in St. Mary C…