Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Iowa Hawkeyes 12-0 After Win @ Nebraska

The third-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes football team has completed its first perfect regular season in 93 years. The Hawkeyes improved to 12-0 with a 28-20 triumph over the Cornhuskers at Nebraska. Jordan Canzeri ran off left tackle two straight times for touchdowns, the first one going 29 yards and the second 68 yards for a 28-17

Loella M. Penzotti – Manchester

Loella Marilene Penzotti, 81, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, November 26 , 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on March 30, 1934, in Rochelle, Illinois, the daughter of Sam and Bertha (Govig) Gray.  Loella was raised in the Sycamore, Illinois area and graduated from Sycamore High School. On

Hawks Bowling

Hawks Win First Bowling Meet

West Delaware Boys and Girls bowling started their season Tuesday with victories against the Cyclones from Denver and the Indians from Forest City.  Competing at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo, West Delaware boys were led by returning junior Logan Marsden with a 446 series (230-216), followed by sophomore Jim Shover 351 (172-179), sophomore Trae Boge 320

HS Girls Basketball: Results From Tues. 11-24

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first night of the new season took place for a majority of our KMCH area teams last night. In Manchester the Rod Conrad era of West Delaware Girls Basketball got underway with a 49-30 loss to 4A 14th-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock. The GoHawks jumped out in front quickly leading 7-0 then

Neal S. Krieg – Elgin

Neal S. Krieg, 78, of rural Elgin, died Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. Memorial Service:   11:00 am on Saturday, November 27, 2015 at Highland Lutheran Church, rural Elkader Inurnment: Highland Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Elkader Visitation: 3 to 6 pm on Friday, November 26, 2015, at Leonard Funeral Home in

Christine Steffen – Monticello

Christine Steffen, 65, of Monticello passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa after a lengthy battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 25, at

Esther B. Reichenauer – Monticello

  Esther B. Reichenauer, 92, of Monticello, Iowa, died Friday morning, November 20, 2015, at the Monticello Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Monticello, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello with Rev. Paul Baldwin officiating.  Interment will be in the

Kenneth Hubbard – Mederville

Kenneth Calvin Hubbard, 88 of Mederville, Iowa, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the Convalescent Home in Edgewood. His wishes were to be cremated. A family service will be held at a later date.  Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader is assisting the family.

Sherri Pasker – Manchester

Sherri Denise Pasker, 62, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at her home on Thursday, November 19, 2015.   She was born on August 4, 1953, in Cherokee, the daughter of Keith and Earlene (Nickerson) Thompson.  Sherri was a 1972 West Delaware High School graduate and also graduated from the Dental Assistant program at Kirkwood Community College.

Mary L. Kleitsch – Monticello

Mary L. Kleitsch, 88, of Monticello, Iowa, died Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Northbrook Care Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church