News briefs from Alta and the surrounding area.
City seeks grant to renovate ten Alta homes
The City of Alta will submit a Housing Fund Grant application for $350,000 to the Iowa Dept. of Economic Development.
The grants if approved will be used to rehabilitate ten owner-occupied homes in the city for low to moderate income persons. Project cost is estimated at $372,500.
A public hearing on the project is set for November 5, 6 p.m., at City Hall. The public is encouraged to attend, and written comments can be made to city clerk Tom Huseman.
Braunschweig, Meyer earn national honor
Two college students from Alta are among 140,000 students included in the 24th Annual Edition of The National Dean's List, 2000-2001.
Jessica Braunschweig, who attends Simpson College, and Amy Meyer, who attends Buena Vista University, were selected for the honor by their deans, registrars or honor society advisors.
To be included, students must be in the upper 10 percent of their class, on their school's "Dean's List" or have earned a comparable honor.
Three Alta alumni graduate from UNI
Heidi Glienke, Kirk Glienke and Bradley Rolling were among 497 summer graduates of the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.
Heidi Glienke graduated with highest honors in Elementary / Early Childhood Education, Kirk Glienke graduated with honors in Technology Management and Rolling graduated with highest honors in Mathematics A and Economics: Quantitative Techniques.
Cyclone freshmen cruise past LM-ACT, 23-12
Joel Courlew ran for one touchdown and caught another touchdown pass as the Alta freshman football team defeated LM-ACT last week at Albert City, 23-12.
Courlew had six carries for 47 yards and two receptions for 65 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown reception and a 15-yard score in the third quarter.
Jared Garrison had 25 yards rushing, including a seven-yard scoring plunge in the first quarter, and had 36 yards receiving and 70 yards passing.
Nick Nesbitt threw five passes for 79 yards and kicked a 22-yard field goal.