Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Leland R. “Fritz” Nebel – Dyersville

Leland R. “Fritz” Nebel, 86, of Dyersville died Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 13 at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil will be held at 4:00 p.m. and American Legion Post 137

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Oelwein Mayor Arrested for Sexually Abusing Two Girls

The mayor of Oelwein was arrested Monday for sexually abusing two children several years ago. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year old Jason Manus of Oelwein, who was elected as mayor last fall, was taken into custody at his home Monday morning. The arrest follows a month long investigation with the DHS of a

Wilmer Robinson – Earlville

Wilmer Ernest Robinson, 93, of Earlville, Iowa, died at the Good Neighbor Home, Manchester, Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Earlville United Parish with Rev. Jill Mack officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Earlville, Iowa. Visitation will be from 4:00 –

Patricia Matt – Elkader

Mass of Christian Burial for 80-year old Patricia Matt of Elkader will be held Friday, August 15th at 11 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader. Visitation will be Friday, August 15th from 10 am until mass time at the church. Inurnment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Elkader

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Four Boys Laid to Rest This Week

The four boys who died in last weekend’s accident near Epworth are being laid to rest this week. Funeral services for 14-year old Bryce Wilwert of Placid and 14-year old Sean Kenneally of Peosta were held Thursday, with burial in their church cemetaries. Services for 14-year old Mitchell Kluesner of Epworth will be held Friday

Manchester Community Promotion Board Awards Two Grants

The Manchester Community Promotion Board has awarded two grants totaling 28-hundred dollars for community promotion. The Hartwick Huskys Water Ski Club have received one thousand dollars to help with advertising costs and the purchase of an improved sound system, and the Mancheser Area Chamber of Commerce has received 18-hundred dollars to assist with the marketing

Wilmer “Bill” Robinson – Manchester

Wilmer “Bill” Ernest Robinson, 93, of Manchester, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Earlville United Parish, with Rev. Jill Mack officiating. The family will greet friends from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2014, at Clifton-Murdoch Funeral Home in Earlville. Burial

ISU President Announces VEISHEA Will End

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State University’s president is ending the annual Veishea festival saying it has become a week-long alcohol fueled party that places students at risk. President Steven Leath says the violence-marred festival over the years it has resulted in dozens of violent incidents, riots, property damage and two deaths. A late-night crowd

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