Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Garnavillo Man Killed In Collision With School Bus

Garnavillo Man Killed In Collision With School Bus

A Garnavillo man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a school bus.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday on Great River Road between Guttenberg and Garnavillo. 50 year old Ronald Kephart was traveling south on Great River Road when he struck the bus as it was turning

Janice West – Strawberry Point

Janice West, 73, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2016, at Hope Lutheran Church, Littleport with Rev. Margaret Yackel-Juleen officiating Interment: Union Cemetery, Littleport Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Leonard Funeral Home

Oelwein Cross Country Invite Results

Several area teams competed in the 34th annual Oelwein Cross Country Invitational Tuesday afternoon.  On the girl’s side, the top team was Decorah.  North Linn 4th; Ed-Co 11th; west Delaware 12th; Western Dubuque 13th; Beckman 15th.  Ed-Co’s Hannah Hess placed 6th overall with a time of 20:38.  North Linn’s Hannah Bridgewater was 8th; Katie Steffen

High School Volleyball Scores Tuesday 8/30

High School Volleyball Tuesday night: Clayton Ridge, 25-25-25, Maquoketa Valley 17-21-17 (3-0) Belle Plaine 21-17-16, North Linn 16-21-14 (2-1) North Linn 21-21, HLV, Victor 15-15 (2-0) Vinton-Shellsburg 25-25, Anamosa 23-11 (2-0) Anamosa 25-25, Midland, Wyoming 17-16 (2-0)

Bud Schuchmann – Strawberry Point

Bud Schuchmann, 91, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on April 11, 1925, in Strawberry Point, the son of Paul and Hilda (Schmidt) Schuchmann. Bud was raised and educated in country schools near Strawberry Point. On July 21, 1949, Bud was united

Monticello Starts Season With Win

For Monticello Head Football Coach Wes Wilson, Friday night was the start of something new.  After a five-year stint as head coach at Maquoketa Valley, Coach Wilson took over at Monticello and guided his team to their season opening victory over Anamosa in a game that saw eight lead changes with a final score of

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 8/29/16

AUGUST 29, 2016 BY TODD KIMM Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (1-0), LW #1 vs Urbandale 2. WDM Valley (1-0), LW #4 @ #8 Waukee 3. Cedar Rapids Washington (1-0), LW #5 vs CR Kennedy 4. Ankeny Centennial (1-0), LW #5 @ Ankeny 5. Pleasant Valley (1-0), LW #7 vs #7 Iowa City High 6.

Hero Hustle Triathlon A Huge Success

The “Hero Hustle” sprint triathlon held Sunday in Manchester was a huge success: That’s Manchester Parks and Recreation Director Doug Foley.  93 individuals competed, along with 14 teams.  The race consisted of a 400 yard swim, 16 mile bike ride and a5k run.  The individual athletes did all three legs while the teams were made

Jerome R. Keppler – Manchester

Jerome R. Keppler, 89, of Manchester, Iowa, was called to his heavenly home on Saturday, August 27, 2016, surrounded by his family.  He was born on July 25, 1927, near New Vienna, the son of Henry and Rose (Hoeger) Keppler.  Jerry was raised and educated in the Edgewood area. Jerry was united in marriage to