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David Arthur Meyer – Edgewood

David Arthur Meyer, 65, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Friday, August 8, 2014, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque.  He was born on November 27, 1948, on the family farm near Colesburg, the son of Marcellus and Violet (Elledge) Meyer.  David was raised and educated in the Edgewood area, and was a 1967 Edgewood-Colesburg graduate. David


Inmate Fails To Return To Dubuque Jail

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Dubuque authorities are searching for an inmate who failed to return from a 48-hour jail furlough. The Dubuque County sheriff’s office says 41-year-old Erick Burkholder was allowed to leave the jail Thursday morning to attend a family member’s funeral, and was supposed to report back by 6 a.m. Saturday. Authorities say

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Dubuque Man Drowns In Mississippi

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who drowned in the Mississippi River as 53-year-old Jerry Thill of Dubuque. Authorities say Thill was camping on an island on the Wisconsin side of the river across from Finley’s Landing, north of Dubuque. Thill went into the river around 4:40 p.m. on Friday. Other men

Judith Kintzle – Edgewood

Judith Kintzle, 72, was welcomed into the arms of The Lord surrounded by her family on August 6th, 2014, after a long courageous battle with cancer.  Judith was born in Dubuque, Iowa, to Fred and Dorothy (Koppes) Schuster on August 24, 1941. She graduated from St. Martin’s High School in Cascade, and attended Clark College in Dubuque. Judith married Joseph

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Saturday Night Cruise Route

The Country Cruisers Car Cruise will be held Saturday, August 9th. Line-up starts at 3:30 pm at EZ Pickins in Manchester, with the cruise leaving at 5:30 pm. The cruise will end at Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester at approximately 7:45 pm. CLICK HERE to download this year’s cruise route.

Daryl “Moose” Jon Dettbarn – formerly of Wadena

Daryl “Moose” Jon Dettbarn, 55, formerly of Wadena passed away Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point, following a brief illness. Private family services will be held at a later date. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Manchester are assisting with arrangements. Daryl was born November 21, 1958

Roberta Jo Hildebrand – Marion

Roberta Jo Hildebrand, 58, of Marion, Iowa, died on Friday, August 1, 2014. She was born on January 28, 1956, the daughter of Linus and Marilyn (Boleyn) Hildebrand. Roberta received her education in the Fayette schools. Roberta was a homemaker and enjoyed doing crafts. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Survivors

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City’s Deal To Buy Old Independence School Falls Through

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) – Independence city officials say a proposal to purchase a former high school for $1 is too expensive because of costs to restore or repair the property. KCRG-TV reports  Tuesday that city and Independence Community School District officials say a deal between them is dead. The city had reached a tentative agreement

Marlon L. Holt – Quasqueton

Quasqueton – Marlon L. Holt, 57 years old, of Quasqueton, Iowa, died on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. He was born on March 4, 1957, in Oelwein, Iowa, the son of Bill J. and Dixie (Destival) Holt. He graduated from Central High School in Waterloo, Iowa,

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