Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Jean T. Gibson – Earlville

     Jean T. Gibson, 76, of Earlville, Iowa, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Heartstone Health Campus, Bloomington, Indiana.  Visitation: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2017, Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, and from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March

John Joseph Nachtman – Manchester

John Joseph Nachtman, 81, of Manchester, Iowa, formerly of Ryan, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born on July 31, 1935, at Sand Springs, the son of Louis F. and Leona (Greiner) Nachtman. John was raised and educated in the

Hawks Win State Quarter-final Game

West Delaware Hawk Boys won their first round game at the State Tournament and even their record at 3-3 in the 4th state appearance. Hawks improve to 25-0 and become winning-est team in program history as they defeated Dallas Center-Grimes 66-58.  Jon Swisher has the recap: The Hawks play Sergeant Bluff – Luton in the semi-finals

Local Archers Win State Competition

Nearly 1,500 archers from 84 Iowa schools participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament March 3-4 in Des Moines. Lily Machart, from Anamosa, swept the girls categories winning the 3D competition with a score of 291 and the bullseye competition with a score of 297.  Machart was awarded two bows

Price Electric Recognized For Work On Children’s Hospital

An area business has received some recognition for their work on the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Centralized Emergency Power Generator Facility in Iowa City.  Price Electric  earned first-place National Excellence in Construction® Eagle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) in the Electrical: Commercial – $2 to $10 million category. Representatives from the company