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Fire Damages Railroad Bridge Near Coggon

Fire Damages Railroad Bridge Near Coggon

COGGON, Iowa (AP) – Firefighters say they have extinguished flames on a historic railroad bridge in Linn County. Coggon Fire Capt. Jason Hartman says firefighters doused the flames on the Buffalo Creek bridge Wednesday night. It’s unclear what started the fire. No injuries were reported. The damage to the bridge is unclear. Hartman says smoke

Mt. Vernon Cross Country Invite Results

Mount Vernon Invitational from http://www.iatfcc.org/ Girls 1 Dubuque Hempstead 3 4 11 13 14 15 16 = 45 17:10 0:37 2 Mount Vernon-Lisbon 6 8 9 17 22 23 26 = 62 17:26 0:59 3 Vinton-Shellsburg 2 5 12 21 34 36 45 = 74 17:33 2:29 4 Benton Community 1 20 28 31 38 39

Ed-Co Cross Country Inv. Results

Ed-Co Invitational Results from http://www.iatfcc.org/ Women, Varsity, 4K 1 Central Community 20 1 3 4 5 7 18 28 2 Don Bosco 47 6 8 9 10 14 25 32 3 Edgewood-Colesburg 70 2 13 15 16 24 4 Sumner-Fredericksburg 97 11 20 21 22 23 26 27 5 Beckman Catholic 107 12 17 19 29

Thomas Everett Earl Nagel – Elkader

Thomas Everett Earl Nagel Elkader, Iowa Thomas Everett Earl Nagel, 93, died peacefully on August 24, 2014 at the Guttenberg Care Center. Graveside Services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at East Side Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa . There will be no visitation. Inurnment will follow at East Side Cemetery. Leonard Funeral

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First Radio Iowa HS Football Poll

Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic vs 3A #1 Xavier 2. Waukee vs #4 Valley 3. Bettendorf @ 3A #3 Assumption (Thurs) 4. WDM Valley @ #2 Waukee 5. Cedar Rapids Washington vs CR Jefferson 6. Dubuque Hempstead vs Muscatine 7. S.E. Polk @ Johnston 8. Pleasant Valley vs North Scott 9. Cedar Falls @ Iowa

Steven James Harreld – Strawberry Point

Steven James Harreld, 32, of Strawberry Point,died Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union. Visitation:  4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Friday, August 29, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Strawberry Point, and also on Saturday morning from 9:30 A.M. until service time at the church.   Funeral Service:  10:30 A.M.,

WATER ALLIANCE

Farm Trade Groups Form Water Quality Alliance

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Three Iowa farm trade groups have formed an organization called the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance to push farmers harder on the implementation of farm practices designed to clean Iowa’s water. The group’s goal is to get more farmers to participate in the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy, a voluntary program initiated

Leona F. Freiburger – Delhi

Leona F. Freiburger, 96, of Delhi died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Regional Medical Center in Manchester. Friends may call from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at St. John Catholic Church in Delhi where a Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 6:00 p.m. Burial will be at St. John Cemetery in

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Oelwein Mayor Facing Sexual Abuse Charges Resigns

The mayor of Oelwein has resigned. Mayor Jason Manus resigned Friday effective immediately, days after being charged with sexually abusing two girls. City Attorney Ron Vanveldhuizen says the City Council is expected to accept the resignation Monday night. Mayor Pro-tem Peggy Sherrets will conduct the meeting. The 36-year-old Manus is accused of sexually abusing two

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