Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Judith Kintzle – Edgewood

Judith Kintzle, 72, was welcomed into the arms of The Lord surrounded by her family on August 6th, 2014, after a long courageous battle with cancer.  Judith was born in Dubuque, Iowa, to Fred and Dorothy (Koppes) Schuster on August 24, 1941. She graduated from St. Martin’s High School in Cascade, and attended Clark College in Dubuque. Judith married Joseph

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Saturday Night Cruise Route

The Country Cruisers Car Cruise will be held Saturday, August 9th. Line-up starts at 3:30 pm at EZ Pickins in Manchester, with the cruise leaving at 5:30 pm. The cruise will end at Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester at approximately 7:45 pm. CLICK HERE to download this year’s cruise route.

Daryl “Moose” Jon Dettbarn – formerly of Wadena

Daryl “Moose” Jon Dettbarn, 55, formerly of Wadena passed away Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point, following a brief illness. Private family services will be held at a later date. Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Manchester are assisting with arrangements. Daryl was born November 21, 1958

Roberta Jo Hildebrand – Marion

Roberta Jo Hildebrand, 58, of Marion, Iowa, died on Friday, August 1, 2014. She was born on January 28, 1956, the daughter of Linus and Marilyn (Boleyn) Hildebrand. Roberta received her education in the Fayette schools. Roberta was a homemaker and enjoyed doing crafts. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Survivors

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City’s Deal To Buy Old Independence School Falls Through

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) – Independence city officials say a proposal to purchase a former high school for $1 is too expensive because of costs to restore or repair the property. KCRG-TV reports  Tuesday that city and Independence Community School District officials say a deal between them is dead. The city had reached a tentative agreement

Marlon L. Holt – Quasqueton

Quasqueton – Marlon L. Holt, 57 years old, of Quasqueton, Iowa, died on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. He was born on March 4, 1957, in Oelwein, Iowa, the son of Bill J. and Dixie (Destival) Holt. He graduated from Central High School in Waterloo, Iowa,


Twin Brothers Killed In ATV Accident Near Mt. Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) – Eastern Iowa authorities say the two boys fatally injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident were 9-year-old twins. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office identified the boys as Colton Wayne and Clayton Alan Novak. The accident was reported a little before 12:15 p.m. Monday. It occurred in a creek that ran through

Nicholas J. Kramer -Dyersville

Nicholas J. Kramer, 14 year old son of Chris and Jill Kramer of Dyersville, died Saturday, August 2, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. A Mass of


Four Teens Killed In Crash Near Epworth

Authorities say the four people killed in a collision southwest of Epworth Saturday were 14-year-old recent graduates of Drexler Middle School. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says the boys were 14-year old Sean Kenneally of Peosta, 14-year old Mitchell Kluesner of Epworth, 14-year old Nicholas Kramer of Dyersville and 14-year old Bryce Wilwert of Epworth.

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