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WD Holds Season-Ending Football Banquet

WD Holds Season-Ending Football Banquet

The West Delaware Football team held their season-ending banquet Monday night at Hanson Auditorium.  This year’s Freshman team was plagued by injury and went 2 and 6 overall and 1 and 5 in district play.  Coach Bob Morris presented the “Heartbeat of the Hawk” award in memory of Coach Craig Wilson to Mason Gillihan and

Mary Louise “Louise” Swift – Manchester

Mary Louise “Louise” Swift, 91, of Manchester, died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester. She was born on October 27, 1925, in Edgewood, the daughter of John and Mary Alice (Menge) Lucey. Louise was a Lamont High School graduate. She received her Normal Teaching Certificate from Iowa State Teacher’s College in Cedar

Virginette F. Domeyer – Manchester

Virginette F. Domeyer, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, died Sunday, November 27, 2016.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from  3:00 – 7:00  p.m. at the Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville , with a 2:30 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at St. Mary

Geraldine “Deanie” McQuillen – Edgewood

Geraldine Mary “Deanie” McQuillen, 88, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Cedar Health in Charles City, Iowa.  Geraldine was born on March 14, 1928, in Dyersville, the daughter of Arthur and Marcina (Steger) Schnieders.  She was raised in the area and graduated from St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville. On September

Shop Small This Saturday In Manchester

You may be getting a jump start on that Christmas shopping today, but Manchester businesses are inviting you to shop small tomorrow: That’s Manchester Chamber Director Jessica Pape who says several Manchester merchants are participating: The Chamber office will also be open: Pape says shopping locally has a huge positive impact on the community: Santa

Marilyn Burlage – Monticello

died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held from 3 – 7 pm Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 pm. Visitation will continue from 10 – 11 am Monday, Nov. 28, at Sacred Heart

Monticello Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A man in eastern Iowa faces up to 25 years in prison for using a weapon to rob a bank in July. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the northern district of Iowa says 45-year-old Brandon Brown of Monticello pled guilty Wednesday at a federal court in Cedar Rapids to armed

Firefighter Injured Fighting Central City Fire

CENTRAL CITY, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a firefighter responding to a fire in eastern Iowa has been hospitalized with a serious medical condition. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the firefighter was one of several emergency responders trying to put out a large fire Thursday morning at a building in Central City that houses

Rita E. “Betty” Wilgenbusch – Dyersville

Rita E. “Betty” Wilgenbusch, 89, of Dyersville, Iowa died Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held 2-8 p.m. Friday, November 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 1:45 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday, morning