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Clint A. Straw – Lamont

Clint A. Straw, 24 years old, of Lamont, Iowa, died on Monday, January 12, 2015, at his home. He was born on June 3, 1990, in Independence, Iowa, the son of Paul Gordon and Sandra Kay (Schmitz) Straw. He graduated from high school in Independence, Iowa, with the Class of 2008. He worked for MJR

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Two Men Charged In Jones Co. Vandalism Case

Two men have been charged by Jones County authorities in connection with vandalism at the memorial outside the county courthouse that occurred on November 4th. Flags and flag poles were damaged and other flags were stolen in the incident.  The stolen flags were eventually recovered from a garage in Anamosa. According to the Jones County

Harriet L. Maiers – Dyersville, formerly of Holy Cross

Harriet L. Maiers, 87, of Dyersville and formerly of Holy Cross died Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.   Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:00 p.m.   A

Gerald A. Weber – Hopkinton

Hopkinton – Gerald A. Weber age 85, died Friday, January 09, 2015 at the West Ridge Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 Wednesday morning, January 14, 2014 at St. Luke Catholic Church, Hopkinton where friends may call after 9:00 AM.  Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monticello.    Goettsch Funeral


Dixon, Disterhoft Lead No. 17 Iowa Over Purdue 73-59

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Melissa Dixon scored 18 points and Ally Disterhoft added 17 to lead Number 17 Iowa to a 73-59 win over Purdue on Sunday. Bethany Doolittle contributed 15 for the Hawkeyes (12-3, 3-1 Big 10), who had a subpar performance behind the 3-point line. Led by Dixon, who shoots 48.4 behind

Robert W. Reth – Manchester

Robert W. Reth, 86, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Friday, January 9, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. He was born on May 11, 1928, in Earlville, the son of William and Elsie (S ) Reth. Robert was a graduate of Earlville High School. On September 13, 1953, Robert was united in marriage

Thomas Allan Deutmeyer – Petersburg

Thomas Allan Deutmeyer, 73, of Petersburg, Iowa died Friday, January 9, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center, Dyersville, Iowa. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian


Iowa Depth Chart: It’s Beathard in 2015

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Iowa has named C.J. Beathard its starting quarterback, replacing two-year starter Jake Rudock. Beathard was ranked first on a new depth chart released Thursday. Beathard, who will be a junior next season, was 52 of 92 passing last season with 5 TDs in relief of Rudock. Rudock, who will be

Michigan State Rallies Past Iowa 75-61

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Travis Trice scored 25 points and hit seven 3-pointers and Michigan State rallied to pound Iowa 75-61 on Thursday night, its ninth straight win over the Hawkeyes. Branden Dawson had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Spartans (11-5, 2-1 Big Ten), who came back from an 11-point halftime deficit

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