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Henry H. Fedeler – Arlington

Henry H. Fedeler, Jr.,84, of rural Arlington, Iowa, passed away at his home on Friday, September 12, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m., on Monday, September 15, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Volga, Iowa. Officiating: The Very Rev. Paul Peters Visitation: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Leonard-Muller

Ronald “Rooter” Rahe – Earlville

Ronald “Rooter” Rahe, 73, of Earlville, Iowa died Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa, following his courageous battle with cancer.  His favorite saying at Manor care was “It could be worse.” Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW

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Hazleton Sale Draws People From Several States

HAZLETON, Iowa (AP) – An Amish collector’s sale of antique farming equipment has drawn prospective bidders from as far away as Canada to northeast Iowa. Bidders from several states, including Michigan, Delaware, Virginia and Pennsylvania, traveled to Rudy and Sara Gingerich’s farm on Wednesday to view their collection of vintage threshers, which separate grain from

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USDA Boosts Corn, Soybean Harvest To New Records

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The nation’s corn and soybean farmers will harvest by far the largest crops ever this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday in a new report. Bigger crops have been expected this year as adequate rain and cool temperatures made for favorable growing conditions, but the new estimates far

HS Volleyball; Latest Rankings

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: The third volleyball rankings compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have been released. Number one’s and listening area county teams are listed in bold. Class 1A School Record LW 1   Holy Trinity Catholic 5-0 1 2 Janesville 4-1 2 3 Central Lyon 11-1 3 4 LeMars

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Manchester Community Promotions Board Accepting Grant Applications

The Manchester Community Promotion Board will be accepting applications for the latest round of grants until October 15.  The Promotion Board will be using funds raised by the hotel/motel tax to offer financial assistance – to both    for-profits    and   non-profits    in the creation, marketing and general support of promotional projects that benefit the greater Manchester

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First Lady Will Campaign In Iowa For Braley

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – First Lady Michelle Obama will campaign in Iowa next month for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley, his campaign said Wednesday. Obama will appear at an event in October, but the Braley campaign said details on the date and location have not been worked out. Braley, a four-term congressman from Waterloo,

Chad J. Nadermann – Delhi

Dateline: Delhi Chad J. Nadermann, 29, of Delhi, Iowa, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at his home in Delhi, Iowa. Friends and relatives of Chad may call from 2 to 8 p.m., Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the Reiff funeral Home in Dyersville, Iowa. A wake service will be held at 2:00 p.m, Friends and

Donald Nefzger – Manchester

Donald G. Nefzger, 89, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  Donald was born on September 27, 1924, in Petersburg, Iowa, the son of John and Clara (Kramer) Nefzger. He was raised and educated in the area. He attended St. Peter and Paul Catholic School in

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Latest Radio Iowa Football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 9/8/14 September 8, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (2-0), LW #1 vs #2 Waukee 2. Waukee (2-0), LW #2 @ #1 Dowling 3. Bettendorf (2-0), LW #3 @ Pleasant Valley 4. Cedar Rapids Washington (2-0), LW #4 vs Iowa City West 5. Ankeny Centennial (2-0), LW #6

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