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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

John R. Donnelly – Independence

John R. Donnelly, 95 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Lexington Estates in Independence. He was born on November 17, 1920, in Westburg Township of Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of Andrew Bernard and Johanna (McGrath) Donnelly. He graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1940


Accident Reports From Delaware Co. Sheriff’s Office

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office investigated several accidents in the past week.  On Saturday afternoon, a minivan driven by 81 year old Eugene Krapfl of Dyersville pulled out in front of a car driven by 63 year old Gary Lynch of Manchester at the intersection of highway 20 and 7th street Southwest in Dyersville.  Lynch

Doug Ehrler – Manchester

Doug Ehrler, 61, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. He was born on October 16, 1954, in Manchester, the son of Don and Joyce (Joslyn) Ehrler. He was raised in the Manchester area and graduated from West Delaware High School in 1973. On November