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Tae Kwon Do, or Do Not, There is No Try

Martial Arts is not all Karate chops and flying kicks, it’s about tempering the self through discipline and endurance training. Ben Brown of Brown’s School of Martial Arts explains that along with the physical aspect students can expect to gain humility, confidence, and resilience from their practice. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media,…

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Deeper Than a Surface Level Industry

After being in the hair styling industry for over a decade, Sarah Davis decided it was time to open her own salon. A place where fun, creativity, and inclusiveness would shine through. Salon Ludic satisfies her desire to create while also bringing joy to anybody that walks in her doors. North Liberty is the headquarters…

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Play to Learn

With around two decades in education, director of the Tamarack Discovery School, Katie Christiansen, explains how guided learning motivated by curiosity and expressed through play can form those experiences necessary for a more successful future. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and home to solar energy and…

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A Seat for Everyone at the Table

During a period when most businesses were seeking equilibrium from the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant closures, the restaurant Table was just putting down roots. Now that restrictions have loosened some, general manager Ian Mitchell suggests that Table is a welcome refuge for folks looking to enjoy good comfort food in a clean…

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Keep the Assembly Line Running

When her business activities came to a halt due to the constraints of social distancing, Michele Langseth of Vanilla Beans and Daydreams didn’t miss a beat in finding new ways to keep herself busy. She took her tools and experience and turned them toward manufacturing PPE for those in need. North Liberty is the headquarters…

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Ready to Return Home

We are all having to make sacrifices during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those individuals on the front lines during the crisis. Bill Schmooke of the North Liberty Fire Dept. has been under self-quarantine and away from his family since mid-March to keep them safe and continue serving his community as a first responder. North Liberty…

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To Feed a Community

Kaila Rome, executive director of the North Liberty Community Pantry, says that through the difficulties of dealing with a pandemic she has been moved by the wealth of support received to make up for shortages in volunteers and donated resources. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and…

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Care Comes First

Dr. Adam Brown at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Clinic reminds residents that even during a pandemic routine health concerns are important, and that he and the staff at the clinic are there to help. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies and home…

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Finding a Place to Call Home

Realtor Ashley Bermel came to Iowa while looking for somewhere to call home and now helps others to do the same. What drew her here was the strength and resilience of the people, and she adds to the ranks of those helping the community to preserver during difficult times. North Liberty is the headquarters of local…

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I, You, We Run

Brian Tharp, the owner of We Run, found his passion in running but when it comes to challenges he does anything but. Whether faced with severe flooding or a global pandemic Brian believes that people are adaptable and will pull through, together. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation…

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