• Hubbard Golf and Recreation Club volunteers are gearing up for the eighth season of “Burger Monday” beginning from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 6 and continuing every Monday throughout the winter months. The menu includes four types of burgers, chicken sandwich, fish sandwich, popcorn shrimp, Mac & cheese, sides and specialty sandwiches on a rotating basis. This year’s donations go towards new tables and chairs for the banquet area. — South Hardin Signal-Review


• The GFWC/Iowa Solon Women’s Club and the Solon Public Library are sponsoring the Holiday Tree Decorating Contest at the library. The proceeds fron the contest will be given to the Solon Splash Pad Fund. Obtain a 4.5 foot artificial tree or shorter, decide on a category: Creative/Artistic, Seasonal, Book/Movie/Game, Solon Pride, Nature or Team. Bring the decorated tree to the library between Nov. 13-25. The trees will be judged, displayed and put up for silent auction. There is a $5 entry fee. — Solon Economist


“Making the World Better” is the theme for the WACO Elementary’s J-term. The January term is a new opportunity for students that will be held Jan. 3-11, 2018. With an adapted schedule, elementary students will spend the mornings completing core reading and math curriculum. They will also participate daily in music, art, PE or guidance. After lunch and recess, grade levels (PK, K-1, 2-4 and 5-6) will be combined to provide opportunities for collaborative learning communities. — Winfield Beacon/Wayland News


• The Rural Hometown Pride group is heading up a contest to design an official Louisa County Flag. The contest ends on Nov. 15. All entries will be reviewed by the Rural Committee and the finalists will be selected. These designs will be put out for a vote by residents using paper ballots at the libraries and online to fine a consensus for the official County Flag. The results will then go before the Board of Supervisors for final approval. The design will need to be accompanied by the description and meaning behind the design. — Wapello Republican