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Marwan Burns – Manchester

Leonard-Muller Funeral Home & Crematory 1500 N. Franklin St. Manchester, Iowa  52057 Phone 563-927-3112 Fax 563-927-6305 Dateline: Manchester, Iowa Marwan L. Burns, 94, of Manchester, Iowa, died at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  He was born on December 5, 1919, at Manchester,  the son of Otto and Lula

Richard “Rick” Scott – Independence

Independence -  Richard E. “Rick” Scott, 68 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, March 31, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.  He was born on March 9, 1946, in Independence, Iowa, the son of James Richard and Florine Betty (Pattison) Scott.  He graduated from high school


CPU Passes $12 Million Bond Issue

More than 65 percent of registered voters in the Center Point-Urbana school district voted yes on a bond issue yesterday.  $12 million in bonds will be put toward upgrades at the middle school and high school. Some of the improvements will include upgrading the heating and cooling systems in both the Intermediate School in Urbana

Kathleen C. Habel – North Buena Vista

Kathleen C. Habel, 87, of North Buena Vista, Iowa, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Guttenberg Care Center, Guttenberg. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross.  Friends may continue to call after 9 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at North Buena Vista Hall,

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Back-to-Back Honor Flights Planned for May

The Honor Flight of Greater Dubuque will be taking back-to-back flights this spring. On May 19th and 20th, area World War Two and Korean War veterans will take a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to visit the monuments built in their honor. The Honor Flight has been making two trips a year since 2010, with

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W. Delaware Bowling Banquet Held

The annual West Delaware High School Bowling Banquet was held Sunday.  Awards handed out to the girls team: Captains: Riley Cole and Abby Becker Coaches Award: Chelsea Mangold and Hope Mozingo Most Improved:  Kaitlyn Salow and Kate Werner Most Valuable: Riley Cole All District Team: 1st team: Riley Cole 2nd team: Hope Mozingo Honorable Mention:

Ira “Ike” Hatch – Manchester

Ira “Ike” Hatch, 90, of Manchester, passed away at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester on Friday, March 28, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Manchester by Rev. Michael Druhl.  Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Burton Bushnell – Manchester

Burton L. Bushnell, DVM, 87, of Manchester passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at home. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Revs. Randy Pospisil and Chris Henkaline at the Cornerstone Community Church, Manchester.  Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Bohnenkamp-Murdoch


Ryan Man Hospitalized After Swerving To Avoid Deer

A Ryan man was taken to the hospital following a one-vehicle accident on X31 north of D42 in Delaware County Friday night.  37 year old Dustin Holroyd was traveling south on X31 when he swerved to avoid a deer, which caused him to lose control of the vehicle.  Holroyd was taken to Regional Medical Center.

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Manchester Firefighters Respond To Early Morning Garage Fire

The Manchester Fire Department responded to a garage fire early this (Monday) morning.  According to Manchester Fire Chief Mike Ryan, Firefighters responded to the call at 1:54 this morning to a home owned by Dan Ries at 312 South Brewer.  The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time. (Photo Courtesy of Jamie Vaske)

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