Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Baseball/Softball Scores 5/25

BASEBALL Cascade 3, Northeast, Goose Lake 1 Central City 9, Easton Valley 4 Easton Valley 2, Central City 1 Edgewood-Colesburg 15, Dunkerton 4 (5 innings) North Linn, Troy Mills 2, Calamus-Wheatland 1 (14 innings) North Linn, Troy Mills 3, Calamus-Wheatland 2 SOFTBALL Calamus-Wheatland 6, North Linn 2 North Linn 13, Calamus-Wheatland 9 Cascade, 15, Northeast,

Billy Dean Johnsen – Strawberry Point

Billy Dean Johnsen, 69, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. He was born on November 18, 1947, in Storm Lake, Iowa, the son of Freddie Jr. and Thelma Flo (Dunham) Johnsen.  Billy was raised in the Storm Lake area and graduated from Alta High

Boys Soccer: Season Ends For Area Teams; W. Dubuque Advances

Boys Soccer Sub-State Scores: CLASS 1A: Danville 5, Anamosa 0 Postville 11, Monticello 1 CLASS 2A: Benton Community 3, West Delaware 0 Decorah 2, Independence 1 CLASS 3A: Western Dubuque 6, Dubuque, Hempstead 0. The Bobcats will next play Iowa City High at the Unversity of Iowa Soccer Complex Wednesday night in the sub-state semi-finals.

Buchanan Authorities Looking For Pickup Involved In Hit And Run

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle that hit another vehicle in Winthrop and then drove off.  On Saturday, May 13 at approximately 4:00 pm, a dark colored smaller sized pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet S10, pulled into McElroy’s Food Market in Winthrop. The driver reversed the

IHSBCA Pre-Season Rankings.

Here are the 2017 Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) Pre-Season Rankings. Class 4A (2016 Record) Dowling, West Des Moines (30-11) Iowa City West (35-7) Johnston (29-11) Des Moines Roosevelt (33-11) Urbandale (29-11) Cedar Falls (22-19) Mason City (25-17) Cedar Rapids Jefferson (28-12) Lewis Central (32-6) Cedar Rapids Prairie (38-6)  Others: North Scott (27-13); West Des Moines

Lois Charlton – Manchester

Lois Darlene McCord Charlton, an amazing 88 year old mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully and gracefully on Friday, May 19, 2017.  A two-time resident of Manchester, Iowa, she embodied spirit and spunk right up until the end. Lois Darlene McCord Charlton (“Loi”) was born in Denison, Iowa, the youngest of three children born

Severe Afternoon Storms Quickly Move Through Eastern Iowa

Severe weather moved through the eastern Iowa late Wednesday afternoon, triggering several severe thunderstorm warnings. The storms quickly moved north, traveling at 50 to 60 miles per hour. In Clayton County a mile east of Monona, a house was damaged and a machine shed was destroyed. In Volga, large tree branches were reported down. And