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2014-06-26 13.28.29

Coloff Inducted Into Iowa Broadcasters Hall Of Fame

Coloff Inducted Into Iowa Broadcasters Hall Of Fame

Original KMCH owner Tony Coloff was inducted into the Iowa Broadcasters Hall of Fame Thursday and was presented the award by his son, Jim Coloff.  Coloff bought his first station in Forest City, Iowa in 1978.  After signing KMCH on the air in December of 1991, Tony, his wife Sue, and son Jim acquired radio stations

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Jones Co. Accident Sends Two To Hospital

Two people were injured in an accident on Highway 151 and Old Dubuque Road Wednesday afternoon.  A car driven by 88 year old Geraldine Levsen of Anamosa failed to yield from a stop sign at Old Dubuque Road and 151 and pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by 27 year old Gemma Blair

NE Iowa Flooding 6-18-14

Flooding Concerns are Lessening Across Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – While several rivers in Iowa are flooding, most of the overflowing water is confined to roads and parks near rivers and is not threatening homes or businesses. National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Lee in Des Moines says Tuesday most rivers are receding and the worst of flooding is over. Rivers

Roxana Kauffman – Strawberry Point

Roxana Kauffman, 71, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Monday, June 23, 2014, after a long struggle with cancer. Roxana Wohlwend Schwaigert Kauffman was born on January 23, 1943, the daughter of Edward “Baltz” and Ruth (Crabtree) Wohlwend in Fort Dodge. She grew up in the Thor-Eagle Grove area, but also spent time with her

Forrest Timmerman – Strawberry Point

A memorial gathering for 76 year old Forrest Timmerman will be held Friday from 5 until 8 at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Strawberry Point. A private family burial is planned. Survivors of Forrest Timmerman include his wife Donna, sons Barry, Alan and Scott and daughter Jill Boeck all of Strawberry Point; siblings

Howard Miller – Independence

Independence -  Howard C. Miller, 82 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the BuchananCountyHealthCenter in Independence.  He was born on May 3, 1932, in Littleton, Iowa, the son of Keith Orville and Sarah Mary (Bachman) Miller.  He graduated from high school in Independence, Iowa, with the Class of 1949. 

Dale McGill – Independence

Independence -  Dale D. McGill, 82 years old, of rural Independence, Iowa, died at his home on Saturday, June 21, 2014.  He was born on March 21, 1932, on the same farm where he died in Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of John Howard and Freda Mae (Dunlap) McGill.  He graduated from high school in

Bobbie Boll – Dundee

Bobbie G. Boll, 86, formerly of Dundee, Iowa, passed away with family at his bedside at Creekwood Place in Russellville, Kentucky, on June 21, 2014. He was born on August 20, 1927, the son of Leon and Pauline Boll.  Bobbie farmed in Delaware County, Iowa. He was an avid fisherman and hunter (especially mushrooms). He

Phillip Callahan – Cascade

Phillip A. Callahan, 81, of Cascade died Friday, June 20, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Friends may call from 2:00 – 9:00 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Friends may continue to call after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Matthias Catholic Church

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