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Daniel E. McElligott – Manchester

Daniel E. McElligott – Manchester

Daniel E. McElligott, 83, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa. A celebration of life will be held at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Manchester, Sunday, September 18, 2016, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., with Military Rites at 3:00 p.m. A private family gathering

Iowa Hawkeyes open the season against Miami of Ohio

College football gets underway today with the Iowa Hawkeyes first game of the season. FryFest was held in Coralville yesterday, where an emotional Hayden Fry accepted his new bronze statue. According to our coverage partners, KCRG-TV, Fry tearfully said it may be his last trip to the event. Fry shared insights and thanked the crowd

Carroll Lamar Larson – Elkader

Carroll Lamar Larson, 73, of Elkader, died Friday, August 26, 2016. Funeral Service with Military Honors: 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Highland Lutheran Church, rural Elkader Interment: Highland Lutheran Cemetery, rural Elkader Visitation: 4 to 7 pm on Monday, September 5, 2016, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and one hour before

Latest Volleyball Rankings 9/1/16

Class 1A School Record LW 1 Janesville 0-2 1 2 Tripoli 1-0 2 3 Le Mars Gehlen Catholic 2-0 4 4 Springville 1-2 3 5 Grand View Christian 5-1 7 6 Iowa Valley 3-2 5 7 New London 3-1 6 8 Holy Triniity Catholic 1-0 9 9 Lawton-Bronson 1-0 10 10 Marquette Catholic 3-5 8

C.R. Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident Near Center Point

A Cedar Rapids man was taken to the hospital after hitting a deer with his motorcycle.  The accident happened at aboput 1:30 Friday morning on Lewis Access Road and Cedar Heights Trail.  58 year old Michael Long of Cedar Rapids was north bound on Lewis Access when his motorcycle struck a deer causing him to lose

Adella Lahr – Dyersville, formerly of Petersburg

Adella V. Lahr, 93, of Dyersville and formerly of Petersburg, died Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville surrounded by her children and her devoted husband of 64 years, Clarence. Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in

Garnavillo Man Killed In Collision With School Bus

A Garnavillo man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a school bus.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday on Great River Road between Guttenberg and Garnavillo. 50 year old Ronald Kephart was traveling south on Great River Road when he struck the bus as it was turning

Janice West – Strawberry Point

Janice West, 73, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2016, at Hope Lutheran Church, Littleport with Rev. Margaret Yackel-Juleen officiating Interment: Union Cemetery, Littleport Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Leonard Funeral Home

Oelwein Cross Country Invite Results

Several area teams competed in the 34th annual Oelwein Cross Country Invitational Tuesday afternoon.  On the girl’s side, the top team was Decorah.  North Linn 4th; Ed-Co 11th; west Delaware 12th; Western Dubuque 13th; Beckman 15th.  Ed-Co’s Hannah Hess placed 6th overall with a time of 20:38.  North Linn’s Hannah Bridgewater was 8th; Katie Steffen