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Linn County Fair Honors Delaware County Board

Linn County Fair Honors Delaware County Board

Despite having their fireworks cancelled twice, the Linn County Fair took place this past week without the weather issues of last year.  Molly Hogan of Coggon, a Junior at North Linn High School is this year’s Linn County Fair Queen: Heidi Steffen from the Linn County Fair Board says attendance at the fair has increased

Ronald Zimmerly – Independence

Ronald F. Zimmerly, 84, died on June 27th, 2014 at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center , West Campus, In Independence, Iowa. Ron was born July 17, 1929 in Independence Iowa, the son of Jesse P & Florence (Potts) Zimmerly. He was a 1947 graduate of Jefferson High School in Independence. He entered the United States Army in

Karen Sauerbry – Greeley

Karen Sue Sauerbry, 63, of Greeley, lost her battle with cancer, Friday, June 27, 2014 in Edgewood. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Manchester. A celebration of life will be held following the service at the Greeley Commercial Club in Greeley.

Kiarra Starks-Taylor – Lamont

City or Town Heading: Lamont Name of Deceased: Kiarra Starks-Taylor Age of Deceased: 2 Date & Place of Death: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Regional Medical Center in Manchester Services: 2:00 P.M. Monday, June 30, 2014, 2014 Place of Services: Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont Special Services: none Burial: Campton Cemetery, Lamont, IA Visitation

Wanda Lee Belden – Manchester

Wanda Lee Belden, 77, of Manchester, surrounded by family, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 26, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Memorial Services will be held Monday, June 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. by Rev. Tony Ede at First Lutheran Church, Manchester. The family will greet friends from 3:00

Kay Aulwes – Edgewood

Kay Elizabeth Aulwes, 75, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 26, 2014. She was born on May 21, 1939, the daughter of Stanley and Letha (Smock) Hess.  Kay was raised and educated in the Greeley area, and was a Greeley High School graduate. On October 18, 1958, Kay was united

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Marble To Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The Orlando Magic have selected Iowa’s Devyn Marble with the 56th overall pick in the NBA draft. Marble was named first team All-Big Ten as a senior, averaging 17 points per game. He ranks fifth all-time in Iowa history with 1,694 points. It was the third pick in the draft for

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Lamont Girl Drowns In Pool

LAMONT, Iowa (AP) – The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says a 2-year-old girl has died after being found unresponsive in a family swimming pool. Sheriff Bill Wolfgram says the girl was found about 10 a.m. Wednesday in a pool in  Lamont. The child was taken to Regional Medical Center in Manchester, where she died later in

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Parks Open After Flooding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Officials say some Iowa state parks affected by recent flooding are open for visitors. The state Department of Natural Resources says George Wyth State Park will reopen Friday. Backbone State Park’s lower road will open Friday, though the campground was not affected by flooding and is open. Yellow River State

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Motor Mill Receives Additional Historic Recognition

Clayton County’s 145-year-old Motor Mill, along the Turkey River southeast of Elkader, has received additional recognition from the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places. The limestone grist mill, which was built in 1869, has been listed on the National Register since 1977, and now the Motor Mill Historic District has been expanded to

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