Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Mary A. Greene – Cedar Falls

Cedar Falls –  Mary A. Greene, 82 years old, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  She was born on December 19, 1932, on a farm in Buchanan County near Rowley, Iowa, the daughter of Fern Floyd and Violet Lyle

Rosina “Rosie” Vorwald – of Strawberry Point

Rosina “Rosie” Vorwald, 93, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on November 6, 1921, in Dyersville, the daughter of Edward and Magdalina (Thies) Egloff.  She was raised and educated in the Luxemburg and New Vienna areas. Rosie was united in

Benjamin Koester – Manchester

Benjamin Richard Koester, 18, of Manchester, Iowa, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at his home near Manchester. Benjamin Koester was born September 4, 1996, in Torrance, California, the son of Jay and Cheryl (McLaughlin) Koester.  He moved with his family to Manchester in 1999 and was educated in the West Delaware Community School district. Benjamin


Area Bowlers On All-District Teams

1st Team Boys Name                                                    School                                                                   Grade Blake Nadermann                            Epworth, Western Dubuque                       12 Zach Weber                                        West Delaware                                                 12 John Miester                                     West Delaware                                                 12 Grant Kramer                                    Epworth, Western Dubuque                       12   2nd Team Boys Joey Maiers                                        Epworth, Western Dubuque                       12 Terrel Haas                                         West Delaware                                                 11   Honorable Mention Evan Hartman                                    Epworth, Western Dubuque                       12 Tony Lopez                                        


Darleme M. Smock – Worthington

Darlene M. Smock, 73, of Worthington, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at her residence. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville where a parish vigil will be held at 2:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday,

Alice M. Hunt – Earlville

Alice M. Hunt, 87, of Earlville, died Saturday, February 21, 2015.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Earlville United Parish, Earlville.  Family will greet friends from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Earlville.  Arrangements by Clifton Murdoch Funeral

Hawks Bowling

State Bowling Starts Monday

The West Delaware girls bowling team will compete in the state bowling tournament at Plaza Lanes in Des Mones starting with a first roll time of 10am this morning. WD head coach Ken Boesenberg talks about his teams effort at the qualifier and the mindset heading into today’s action: BOESY1 2-23 Hope Mozingo and Kaitlyn

Post Season Basketball Continues Tonight

The high school basketball postseason continues tonight with boys class 3A and 4A first round games and girls 1A and 2A regional finals. In 3A, The 11-10 West Delaware Hawks host CP-U in the nightcap of a doubleheader at West Delaware High School. The first game has Independence going up against Dubuque Wahlert. Bill Logan

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