Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Marie E. Kreeb – Dyersville

Marie E. Kreeb, 97, of Dyersville, Iowa died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville after a brief illness. Friends may call from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 2:00. A


Man Rescued from Grain Bin Near Littleport

A man was rescued from a grain bin near Littleport on Sunday morning. Initial scanner reports indicated that a man was trapped in a grain bin at a farm on Elm Road. Emergency personnel were called to the scene, including the Edgewood Fire Department, who responded with a grain rescue tube. Edgewood Fire Chief Jay


Clayton Ridge Board OK’s New Building

GUTTENBERG, Iowa (AP) – A Clayton County school board has approved design plans for a new $10 million facility. Officials of the Clayton Ridge School District in Guttenberg say plans include tearing down an old school building and gym to make way for a new building. It would include four locker rooms, a weight room,


HS Bowling: WD Teams Roll Wins Against Independence

By Ashley Brehme=In-Studio Producer and Jon Swisher-Sports Director The West Delaware Varsity bowling teams hosted Independence at home at Lightning Lanes in Manchester on Friday late afternoon. The West Delaware boys set a new school record of 3328, beating the old school record of 3326. Independence finished with a team score of 2096. Leading for West

Wilma Mae Puffett – Strawberry Point

Wilma Mae Puffett, 88, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born on July 31, 1926, west of Arlington, the daughter of William Edward and Bessie Elizabeth (Smale) Ash. Wilma attended rural country school and when she was a junior moved into the Fayette

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Two Injured In Three Vehicle Accident Near Delhi

Two people were taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident at about 6:18 Wednesday evening on Highway 38 North of Delhi.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 14 year old Cole Willenbring of Earlville was driving a car north on 38 when he lost control, crossed the center line and side-swiped a pickup driven

Everett J. Schuman – Earlville

Everett J. Schuman, 79, of Earlville, Iowa died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. and a parish vigil

Arvel W. Childress – Independence

Arvel W. Childress, 74 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was born on February 11, 1940, in Alcoa, Tennessee, the son of Theodore and Edna Movine (Campbell) Childress. He graduated from high school in Maryville, Tennessee. On September 10, 1966, he


At-Work Network Winner!

Congratulations to Lynn Theisen from Manchester Cabinetry in Manchester – this week’s winner of a half-dozen cupcakes from Cakes By Kim with the KMCH At-Work Network!  Have you signed up yet? Do so HERE!

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