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Roger Merle Miller – Independence

Funeral services for 86 year old Roger Merle Miller of Independence will be at 10:00 AM Monday, July 21st, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence. Interment with Military Honors will be in the St. John’s Cemetery.   Friends may call from 5-7 PM Sunday, July 20th, at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory in

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Millville Approved for Disincorporation

MILLVILLE, Iowa (AP) – Officials have approved the dis-incorporation of a tiny city in Clayton County. The state’s City Development Board recently approved the dis-incorporation of Millville, a community along the Mississippi River with about 20 residents and few operating businesses. The dis-incorporation process began last year. The board will handle outstanding claims against the

Carol E. Carlson – Manchester

Carol E. Carlson, 76, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, with her family by her side.  She was born on February 5, 1938, in Fort Dodge, the daughter of Andrew and Ella (Nelson) Simonson. Carol was a 1956 graduate of Rolfe High School.  She

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Former Masonville City Clerk Sentenced

The former city clerk of Masonville will spend just under two years in prison for taking thousands of dollars from the city. Forty-two-year-old Christine King of Strawberry Point admitted to routinely issuing herself fake payroll and expense checks while working as the Masonville City Clerk. She admitted to doctoring the books to inflate the balances in

Joseph S. Weber – Dyersville

Joseph S. Weber, 75, of Dyersville, Iowa died Monday, July 14, 2014 at his home surrounded by family. Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a Vigil Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held

HS Baseball; Districts Resume Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In 2A district first round action last night, Cascade handled MFL/Mar-Mac 10-0 in 5 innings.  The 29-8 9th-ranked Cougars will now face 22-9 Monticello tonight in Dyersville at 5pm, which will be the first game of our postseason baseball/softball doubleheader.  3rd-ranked Beckman will also be in play tonight as they take on Clayton Ridge/Central in the

Michael (Mike) Simon – Millville

Michael (Mike) W. Simon, 92, of Millville, Iowa, died Monday July 7, 2014, at the Guttenberg Care Center. Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 207 S. 1st, Guttenberg, IA, where the family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sunday, July 13, 2014 and one hour before service

Millie Lavena (Schueler) Otdoerfer – Strawberry Point

Millie Lavena (Schueler) Otdoerfer, 83, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born on November 28, 1930, the daughter of Nicholas and Silvia (Grimm) Schueler, of Atkins, Iowa. On July 30, 1949, Millie was united in marriage

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