Solon Old Gold Diner is delivering meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Serving meals in house on Wednesdays.

WEST BRANCH– Fourteen high school seniors from across Iowa will each earn a $1,500 cash award for work on a special project this summer. On Saturday, Oct. 23, they’ll present their work before a panel of judges and four earn an additional $10,000 scholarship to the college or university of t…

The Solon Nursing Care Center was recently acknowledged for being one of nine facilities in the corridor meeting the standard of at least 75 percent of staff vaccinated for COVID-19.

SOLON– Randy Cole, of Solon, and Lenna See and Shirley Worley, of Ely, received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg during a special recognition ceremony held virtually on July 14.

Solon Old Gold Diner is delivering meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Serving meals in house on Wednesdays.

SOLON– Solon Centennial Lions Club conducts free eye-screening for children aged six months through elementary school age, on Monday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Solon Public Library meeting rooms.

Solon Old Gold Diner delivers meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Serving meals in house on Wednesdays.

SOLON– Larry Meister was chosen as this year’s Solon Beef Days Cornerstone Grand Marshal of the 2021 celebration. The recognition is awarded based upon involvement in community activities making a positive impact on the Solon community and surrounding area.

SOLON– The following students were recipients of Beef Days Scholarship awards: The Bob Stinocher Scholarship was awarded to Ashley Stinocher; The Larry Meyers Scholarship was presented to Joe McAtee; The Kris Brown Scholarship recipient was Selma Kleinsmith; and the Beef Days Scholarship was…

SOLON— During the United States’ military involvement in Southeast Asia between 1956 and 1975, 58,279 were killed or declared missing (Missing in Action (MIA), Prisoner of War (POW)). In 1982 the Federal government approved the final design for a Vietnam Veterans Memorial consisting of a pai…

What’s new on the shelves? Stop in today and browse through the new DVDs, fiction, non-fiction, puzzles, romance, cake pans, westerns, sci-fi, fantasy and audiobooks! There’s something for everyone at the Library.

Cheryl Maloney comes from a family of bakers and entrepreneurs, as a matter of fact, her great aunt Mary Ann Drahos owned and operated a popular restaurant and bakery in Cedar Rapids for many years.

This spring, some 5,300 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate and professional students received their degrees under extraordinary circumstances. With the Coronavirus Pandemic continuing to upend traditional educational practices across campus and the country, the 2020-21 academic year …

BLOOMFIELD– Each year the Southeast district and Iowa FFA officers plan and facilitate Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conferences for FFA members in the Southeast district. Davis County High School welcomed FFA chapters from all over the Southeast district on Monday, June 14.

EMMITSBURG¬ Jordan Butcher, North Liberty, has earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2021 semester at Mount St. Mary’s University, achieving this accomplishment in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

DUBUQUE– Claire Ronnebaum, of North Liberty, was named to the dean’s list at Clarke University for the Spring 2021 semester. The list recognizes full-time undergraduate Clarke students earning a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.

Over 100 golfers spent the day competing and enjoying a round of golf during the 3rd Annual American Legion of Iowa Foundation Golf Tournament held Monday, June 21, at Saddleback Ridge Golf Course in Solon.

Kevin “BF” Burt brought his harmonica, guitar, smooth voice and stage presence to Music on Main St. June 23. Burt, who won the 2019 International Blues Challenge, played to an audience of about 100 on a rare June night in Iowa that was not too hot, too stormy or too buggy. Burt regaled the c…

SOLON– Bringing back a touch of nostalgia with contemporary amenities, The Brass Fountain, is sure to be a welcomed addition to Solon’s downtown. According to operating owner Nick Craig, “The inspiration was the soda fountain and to offer a unique place that’s not just another burger joint.”

SOLON– Marking its 50th Anniversary, the Solon Beef Days committee is gearing up an event not to be missed for 2021. With the pandemic in the rearview mirror, there is much to celebrate this year and double the reason to join in the fun. Since 1971, Solon’s Beef Days represents the best of w…

URBANDALE– Brandon Barker, a graduate of Clear Creek Amana High School in Tiffin, was awarded an Iowa Grocers Education Foundation (IGEF) Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. Barker was chosen for the $1,500 scholarship from a pool of 389 students.

PELLA– Central's annual Scholarship Celebration scheduled for Thursday, April 22, was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event gave student scholarship recipients the opportunity to personally thank and share dinner with donors helping make their Central education possible. Mo…

AMES– More than 10,500 Iowa State University students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement named to the spring semester 2021 dean's list. Students named to the dean's list earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hour…

WEST DES MOINES– Brandon Barker, a student at Clear Creek Amana, was recognized by Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 19th Annual governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, April 25, at Hy-Vee Hall, in Des Moines.

SIOUX CITY– Avery Henderson, of Swisher, graduated from Morningside University with a Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude. Henderson was among 183 undergraduate students graduated from Morningside in the spring of 2021. The undergraduate Class of 2021 marks the final class graduating from Morn…

New Non-Fiction on the Shelves Can I Recycle This? By Jennie Romer “If you’ve ever been perplexed by the byzantine rules of recycling, you’re not alone…you’ll want to read Can I Recycle This?... An extensive look at what you can and cannot chuck into your blue bin.” —The Washington Post

FAYETTE– Upper Iowa University announced its dean's list for the 2021 spring semester. To be honored, a student must earn a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.