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Shrine Bowl To Feature Area Football Players

Several area football players will compete in the 42nd annual Iowa Shrine Bowl this weekend in Cedar Falls. Brennan Koerperich of Western Dubuque, Mitch Steger from Beckman, Paul Olinger of Ed-Co, and Kris Ihde from Clayton Ridge will be teammates on the North squad.  The game will played Saturday at 4PM at the UNI-Dome. To


Lake Delhi Trustees Election Results

Residents of Lake Delhi went to the polls yesterday to fill three seats on the Lake Delhi Board of Trustees.  Laurie Kramer and Steve Leonard were re-elected to the board.  Patrick Colgan Received the most votes – 277 and will fill the other opening.  Dan Kimball came in fourth place in the voting.  Leonard, Kramer,

Mason Deutmeyer – Worthington

WORTHINGTON, IOWA Mason Allen Deutmeyer, 2-1/2 month old infant son of Brian and Dawn Deutmeyer of Worthington, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Mass of Christian Burial will be

Ivan J. Sutton – Independence

- Ivan J. Sutton, 105 years old, died on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at his home in rural Independence. He was born on February 4, 1909, in Delhi, Iowa, the son of Alonzo John and Edna Ethel (Kelley) Sutton. He graduated from high school in Delhi, Iowa, with the Class of 1928. On December 12,

Authorities Identify Wapsipinicon Drowning Victim

Authorities have identified the woman who drowned Saturday night in the Wapsipinicon River dam area in Troy Mills. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call shortly after 5 pm of several people in the river at the dam. When emergency personnel responded, they discovered four people had been tubing on the river


DNR Confirms Bear Near Wadena

WADENA — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has confirmed tracks and scat left near Clayton County beehives came from a black bear. A DNR wildlife depredation biologist responded to a report from a beekeeper south of Wadena, near the Clayton-Fayette county line, who had found his beehives torn up. The DNR found bear scat

Roger Merle Miller – Independence

Funeral services for 86 year old Roger Merle Miller of Independence will be at 10:00 AM Monday, July 21st, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence. Interment with Military Honors will be in the St. John’s Cemetery.   Friends may call from 5-7 PM Sunday, July 20th, at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory in

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Millville Approved for Disincorporation

MILLVILLE, Iowa (AP) – Officials have approved the dis-incorporation of a tiny city in Clayton County. The state’s City Development Board recently approved the dis-incorporation of Millville, a community along the Mississippi River with about 20 residents and few operating businesses. The dis-incorporation process began last year. The board will handle outstanding claims against the

Carol E. Carlson – Manchester

Carol E. Carlson, 76, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, with her family by her side.  She was born on February 5, 1938, in Fort Dodge, the daughter of Andrew and Ella (Nelson) Simonson. Carol was a 1956 graduate of Rolfe High School.  She

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