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Former Clarke Employee Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding University

Former Clarke Employee Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding University

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A former Clarke University employee must serve nearly five years in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding the school of more than $300,000. The Telegraph Herald reports James Spaulding, a former bookstore manager at the eastern Iowa school, was sentenced Monday to four years and nine months in prison. He also

Pearl Brislawn – Sumner

Independence –  Pearl M. Brislawn, 85 years old, of Sumner, Iowa, formerly of Independence, Iowa, died on Snday, March 290, 2015, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner. Memorial Services will be held at 11:30 a.m., on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the White Funeral Home in Independence.  Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in

Zachery Lee – Elkport

Zachary James Lee, 22, of Elkport, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, from injuries sustained in a car accident.  He was born on January 26, 1993, in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the son of Brian and Jackie (Schilling) Lee. Zach was a 2011 graduate of the Edgewood-Colesburg High School.  He then attended Hawkeye

Bernice Kremer – Dyersville

DYERSVILLE, IOWA  Bernice R. Kremer, 86, of Dyersville died Friday, March 21, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque. Friends may call from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015, at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW, in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00 p.m.  Friends may

Robert Cruz Robbins – Manchester

 Robert J. Cruz Robbins, 27, of Manchester, died Friday, March 20, 2015.  Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester.  Family will greet friends prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Earlville. Robert was

Kathy A. Foxen – Dyersville

Kathy A. Foxen, 59, of Dyersville, Iowa died Monday, March 16, 2015 at her home.   Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Friends may continue to call from

David Lee “Dave” Schulte – Manchester

David Lee “Dave” Schulte, 62, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Hospice of the Valley Lund Home in Gilbert, Arizona .  He was born on June 6, 1952, in Manchester, the son of Raymond and Ruth (Wessels) Schulte.  He was raised and educated in the area, and was a 1970

West Delaware Girls Track Competes At Wartburg

The West Delaware Girls Track Team kicked off the season at Wartburg last night. Emily Thole placed 2nd in the Long Jump, 3rd in the 200M and anchored the 4X400 to a second place finish. Jessie Dudak was second in the 55 hurdles and Hannah Gaffney was 6th in the same event, Jamie Glanz and

Alma A. Vaske – Dyersville

Alma A. Vaske, 94, of Dyersville, Iowa died Friday, March 6, 2015 at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville.   Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday March 9 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Luxemburg.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2015, at Holy Trinity

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Manchester Police Arrest Several People on Marijuana Charges

Manchester Police have arrested several people on marijuana charges. The charges stem from an incident in December, in which police responded to an apartment in the 1500 block of North Franklin Street in Manchester. Police initially responded to the home to investigate a trespass violation, but an officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming

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