Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Eldon John Kerkhoff – Guttenberg, formerly of Dyersville

Eldon John Kerkhoff, 99 of Guttenberg, formerly of Dyersville, IA died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Guttenberg Care Center, Guttenberg. Visitation will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m.


Clayton Train Accident Victim Identified

Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was killed after being hit by a train in northeast Iowa. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and medics were dispatched in Clayton around 11:50 p.m. Saturday. The office says 37-year-old Jeffery Werger, of Garnavillo, was struck by a southbound train near Bill’s Boat Landing in Clayton. He

Robert Hutchinson – Manchester

Robert R. Hutchinson, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, on Saturday, June 4, 2016.  He was born on June 19, 1927, in  Delaware County, Iowa  the son of Raymond and Elsie (Robinson) Hutchinson.  Robert was raised in the area, and attended school locally.  He served honorably in two


Mosers Qualify 138 For Nationals

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastic students competed recently in the 2016 Iowa USTA Power Tumbling State Championships.  Twenty five Iowa Clubs attended the meet with around 620 athletes competing. Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics came home with 17 State Championship Titles and 138 Moser athletes qualified for Nationals. Mosers 17 State Championship Title holders in 1st place are;   Jacob Gasper, Madison Habel, Ella Marting, Hanna Marting, Michelle Stelken, Hannabelle Erickson, Cooper Ingles,

Jean E. Kruger – Edgewood

Jean Elizabeth Kruger, 71, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Monday, January 25, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. She was born on May 25, 1944, in Greeley, the daughter of Calvin C. and Etna A. (Fierstine) Kruger. Jean was raised and educated in the Edgewood area. Jean was disabled and resided at the Penn Center

Eldon L. Gravel – Dyersville

Eldon L. Gravel, 86 of Dyersville, Iowa died Friday, June 3, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 6, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation will continue from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Kramer Funeral

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Beckman Advances At State Soccer

Beckman defeated West Liberty in the first rounds of the Class 1A Boys State Soccer tournament yesterday 3-0.  The 20 and 0 Blazers move on the the semi-finals against 15 and 6 Iowa City Regina.  That game will played at Noon today.  The winner advances to the championship game at 12:05 Saturday.  The consolation game


Thursday, June 2 Baseball And Softball Scores

BASEBALL Beckman Catholic, Dyersville 5, Benton Community 0 Benton Community 1, Beckman Catholic, Dyersville 0 Cascade 5, Durant 1 East Buchanan 12, Prince of Peace Prep, Clinton 5 East Buchanan 9, Prince of Peace Prep, Clinton 7 Edgewood-Colesburg 11, Starmont 7 Edgewood-Colesburg 13, Starmont 8 Western Dubuque 2, Marion 0 Marion 4, Western Dubuque 0


Elgin Man Wanted On Drug Charges

Authorities are looking for an Elgin man who’s wanted on drug-related charges. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is looking for 39-year-old Corey Schroeder. Schroeder is facing four Class D felony charges related a search warrant executed at a rural Elgin residence on Tuesday. Authorities say 32-year-old Anthony David Zieser of Elgin was taken into custody

Robert A. Larson – Manchester

Robert A. Larson, 81, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on June 3, 1934, in Waukon, the son of Theodore and Edna Larson. Bob was raised and educated in Waukon, graduating from Waukon High School. On April 25, 1958, Bob was