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West Delaware Adds Programs In New School Year

West Delaware Adds Programs In New School Year

West Delaware has added a new building that will be called the “Hawk Center”. Earlier this year, the district purchased the St. Paul School Building located on Clara Avenue.  Superintendent Dr. Kristen Rickey says the building will be the home of two new programs: The other new program will benefit students with special needs: Classes

Joan Glaza – Waterloo

Funeral Services for 85 year old Joan Glaza of Waterloo will be held at 10am Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waterloo. Visitation will be held Friday 4pm to 8pm at Hagerty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service where a catholic Daughters of the Americas Rosary will be held a 4pm and a vigil at 7.  There will


Durango Woman Pleads Not Guilty Of Stealing From Aunt

DURANGO, Iowa (AP) – A Durango woman accused of stealing more than $365,000 from a disabled aunt has pleaded not guilty in the case. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that 44-year-old Molly Bodish entered the plea Monday at her arraignment in Dubuque County District Court to one count of criminal conduct. Dubuque police say they

Sheryl Ann Butikofer – Elgin

Funeral Services for 56 year old Sheryl Ann Butikofer of Elgin will be held on Saturday, August 20, at 10 am at the North Fayette Valley Performing Arts Center in West Union. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 19, from 4-8 pm at the Leonard – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elgin.

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Mary Dorothy Manternach – Manchester

Mary Dorothy Manternach, 83, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at her home in rural Manchester. She was born on September 29, 1932, in Ryan, the daughter of Patrick and Isabel (Gallery) Callan.  Dorothy was raised and educated in the Monti and Prairieburg areas, and graduated from Coggan High School in

Helen P. Gaul – Dyersville, and formerly of Petersburg

Helen P. Gaul, 83, of Dyersville, and formerly of Petersburg died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday August 12, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5:00

Larry Harris – Lamont

Funeral service for 73 year old Larry Harris of Lamont will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, Aug. 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point Visitation Time: 4 PM until 7 PM Friday at the church in Strawberry Point and additional visitation after 9:30 A.M. Saturday . Burial: St. Albert’s Cemetery east of

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Chapman To Bowl For Team USA At PABCON Championships

West Delaware stand out bowler AJ Chapman has been chosen to compete with Team USA at the PABCON adult championships September 12 through the 23rd. Chapman just finished his senior year at Wichita State where the Shockers finished third in nationals this year.  Chapman was chosen as first team All-American, and finished runner-up as “Bowler of the Year”.


Area Players Make IHSBCA All-State Baseball Team

The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association has named their 2016 All-State Teams.  In Class 2A, the first team includes Pitcher Trace Hoffman and Outfielder Kurt Trumm of Cascade and First-baseman Mason Newhard of Monticello.  Shortstop Matt Manternach of Monticello made the 2A second team.  In Class 1A, Pitcher Jake Hilmer of North Linn made

ANAHEIM, CA - May 24, 2016: The 2016 US Women's National Volleyball team.

Women’s Volleyball Team Has N.E. Iowa Ties

The USA women’s volleyball team has a couple of Northeast Iowa ties.  One of the players on the team is Kayla Banwarth of Dubuque.  Banwarth who is the team libero, graduated from Wahlert in 2007 where she was chosen Gatorade’s Iowa High School Player of the Year in 2006. Kesley Robinson of Illinois is the