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Rattenborg Pleads Not Guilty In Domestic Abuse Case

Rattenborg Pleads Not Guilty In Domestic Abuse Case

A district court judge from Manchester has pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic assault.  The charge stems from an incident at the Manchester home of 49-year-old Stephanie Rattenborg.  The Iowa Attorney General’s office is prosecuting the case.  Rattenborg is an associate judge for Iowa’s First Judicial District, which includes Dubuque, Black Hawk and

Manchester Woman Faces Child Endangerment Charges

A Manchester woman faces child endangerment charges.  On July 7, the Manchester Police Department received a complaint of a child left in a car unattended. The car left the scene prior to law enforcement’s arrival. An investigation revealed that 39 year old Christin Pasker of Manchester had placed the child in the car because the

Wednesday 4H/FFA Delaware Co. Fair Judging

Wednesday of the 2016 Delaware County fair featured the Clover Kid Project showcase, the Dairy show and the Junior Feeder Cattle show. Clover Kids participating in the Clover Kid Showcase included: Leah Reicher, Maya Smith, Ruby Recker, Ella Reicher, Lane Recker, Kaleb Young, Bella Richmond, Anthony Gerst, Kayla Flanagan, William Hoffman, Allissa Fleming, Abbigail Fleming,

WaMaC Softball All-Conference Teams Announced

WaMaC West All-Conference Softball July 6, 2016   First Team   Pitcher                        Amber Fiser – Sr.                               Benton Pitcher                        Mackenzie Hupke – Fr.                     Independence Catcher                      Grace Murray – Jr.                            Clear Creek Amana Infield                         Maci Griffith – Sr.                             Vinton-Shellsburg Infield                         Alyssa Wiebel – Sr.                            Benton Infield                         Anna Stenberg – Jr.                           Benton Infield                         Claire

HS Softball/Baseball: Tuesday Night 7-12 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Softball team competed in a Class 4A Regional Final last night in Manchester and fell to Charles City 7-2 in their 7th Regional Final in 10 seasons. Class 1A and 2A first round and second District Baseball contests were held around the state. KMCH Sports Director Jon

Elda E. Malone – Strawberry Point

Elda E. Malone, 88, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Visitation will be from at 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 15, 2016, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a Scripture Service at 4:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 at

Charlotte Donley – Brandon

Brandon –  Charlotte M. Donley, 84 years old, of Brandon, Iowa, died on Saturday, July 9, 23016, at her home.  She was born on February 9, 1932, in Benton County, Iowa, the daughter of Buy Andrew and Ethel Elizabeth (Lehman) Roster.  She graduated from high school in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  On May 11, 1952, she

Leo C. Goedken Sr. – New Vienna

Leo C. Goedken Sr., 77, of New Vienna, Iowa died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5:00

James G. “Jim” Ernzen – Luxemburg

James G. “Jim” Ernzen, 60, of Luxemburg died Tuesday, July 5, 2016, as a result of an automobile accident. Visitation will be held 2 – 8 p.m., Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross. Visitation will continue 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 11, at Kramer Funeral Home, Holy Cross prior

Mary J. Kramer – Manchester

Mary J. Kramer, 85, of Manchester, Iowa died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Meadows Assisting Living Center, Manchester, Iowa. Visitation will be held 2:00-8:00 P.M. Friday July 8th , 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where the rosary will be said at 2:00 P.M. Visitation will continue at 9:00 A.M.