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January 2015

Drywall Doctor & More

The Coralville Courier is pleased to announce the addition of Drywall Doctor & More to the 'Drywall Contractors' category in the Corridor Search business directory.

Drywall Doctor & More offers dependable and complete drywall services to customers in Iowa City, Coralville, Kalona, Riverside, Tiffin, North Liberty, and the surrounding areas.We specialize in small drywall projects.

Our services include:

  • Drywall
  • Drywall repairs
  • Remodeling
  • Painting
  • Residential painting
  • Drywall finishing
  • Drywall texturing
  • New construction
  • Acoustic ceiling "popcorn" removal
  • Drywall repair and finishing
  • Painting services

Contact Drywall Doctor & More today at 319-430-6679.


Rose Marie Krabbenhoeft

9Rose Marie Krabbenhoeft, 78, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015.

Rose Marie Shanahan was born June 18, 1936 in Tripp, South Dakota, the daughter of Michael and Selma Shanahan.  Her father being a railroad man, the family lived in a number of small towns in the midwest, but settled in Calmar, Iowa.

Following graduation from high school, she entered the work force, establishing herself with the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company.

In 1957 she married Donald Thayer and the couple had four children.  She later married and is survived by Julius Krabbenhoeft.

She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 788, enjoyed cooking, collecting cookbooks, sewing, a good cup of coffee and conversation.

Her family includes daughter Kathy and husband Terry (Hicks) of Jackson, MI.; daughter Teri and husband Joe (Gould) of Murray, KY., son Mike Thayer of Coralville, IA; daughter Linda and husband Jim (Gude) of Sheldon, IA.; step-daughter Julie Krabbenhoeft and husband Ted (Wham) of Seattle, WA., step-daughter Carol Krabbenhoeft of Chico, CA., step-son Dale Krabbenhoeft of Marion, IA.; grandchildren Beth, Daniel, Rosa, Madaline, John, Drew.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings Mary Jean, Michael, Joseph and Kathleen. 

News & Notes from the city of Coralville

Precautionary Water Boil Advisory Lifted 
The precautionary water advisory for Coralville north of I-80 has been lifted. Two sets of water lab tests indicated no contamination occurred during Tuesday’s water main break, and confirmed Coralville water meets all regulatory standards. The water is safe for drinking and cooking, and there is no need to run your water or change your water filter. Learn more

Sign up for Area News & Alerts 
Residents can sign up for Johnson County’s free Emergency Notification System (JCENS) which relays local emergency alerts via phone, text, or email. Click the “emergency alerts” icon on the City’s website, or register at  

Residents can also register at for Coralville news alerts sent via text or email, like us at, or follow @Coralville_IA on Twitter.

City Budget Planning Open to the Public
City budget planning for Fiscal Year 2016 is underway at work sessions, which are open to the public and normally follow City Council meetings. The budget will be presented at the City Council meeting on February 10, with a public hearing on February 24.

Holiday Tree Recycling
Throughout January, the Solid Waste Department is collecting live holiday trees, wreaths, and swags curbside to be mulched for use on City trails.  Greens should be free of decorations, lights, bags, and stands. Learn more

WinterFest • Sunday, January 25, 1-4 pm
Warm up with free frosty fun and celebrate winter at the Iowa River Landing! Enjoy entertainment, horse-drawn trolley rides, ice sculpting, root beer tasting, and more. Non-perishable donations will be accepted for the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry. Learn more

Winter Water Ball Fights • Saturday, January 31, 11 am
Watch firefighters from throughout the Midwest compete in the 40th annual Winter Water Fights, hosted by the Coralville Fire Department at the Coralville Community Aquatic Center parking lot. Learn more

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts
Nolte Academy presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Friday through Sunday, featuring 100 local performers and a live orchestra! Learn more 

Upcoming Library Events

February is W.A.R.M. at the Coralville Public Library 
Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies on Thursday, January 29 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm and 4:30-6:30 pm to register for Winter Adult Reading Month! Registration continues at the Library and online throughout February. Learn more

Stage on the Page •  Thursday, January 29, 10 am
In John Patrick Shanley's Doubt, a strong-minded woman is faced with a difficult decision: should she voice concerns about a male colleague? Set against the backdrop of a Bronx Catholic school in 1964. Learn more

Helget Medical Supply - Coralville

Helget Medical Supply offers respironics and a variety of hospital and medical equipments for in-patient healthcare in Coralville, IA. With 30 years experience in medical equipment industry, we can provide quality and convenient patient care with outstanding customer service to the local community.

About Helget Medical Supply:

  • CPAP and Bi-PAP machines and accessories
  • Home healthcare supplies
  • Hospital beds, wheelchairs
  • Seat lift chairs, electric scooters
  • Bathroom safety, aides for daily living
  • Stethoscopes, walkers

With Helget Medical Supply, you’ll surely receive a professional, caring, quality, trustworthy, and  personalized service. We are located 1.3 miles East of Coral Ridge Mall.

Call Helget Medical Supply at 319-354-5009 now.

Helget Medical Supply

1721 2nd St,
Coralville, IA 52241

Hours of Business:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



Holiday Mobile Home Court & Sales - North Liberty

Holiday Mobile Home CourtYou don't have to let this depressed economy keep you from owning your own home. Call Holiday Mobile Home Court & Sales today to discuss financing your purchase of your own manufactured home!

You'll have all the space you need
You can take your pick from 256 choice lots which include extra large lots. Why stay in your apartment?

You'll have greenery and outdoor entertaining space
Your options include lawns, cement patios, and sidewalks that create the outdoor space you need to entertain guests or get to know your neighbors.

You'll have prices you can afford
You can pick from new, pre-owned, or trade-in options. Plus, financing IS available!

You CAN own your own home

  • Manufactured Homes - New, pre-owned and trade-in options, 256 choice lots, extra large lots and lawns, cement patios, close to Cedar Rapids

Call Holiday Mobile Home Court & Sales today at 319-626-2112 to find the affordable, spacious home your family needs.