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Anamosa Motorcycle Museum Looking For Choppers

Anamosa Motorcycle Museum Looking For Choppers

The National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa is looking for help in putting together an exhibit featuring bikes known as choppers. Museum spokesperson, Mark Mederski, says choppers became a way for Iowans and others to build their own bikes after World War Two. “The period, I guess you’d say in the 50’s and 60’s where people

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Hawkeye Wrestlers Roll Past Iowa State

Top-ranked Hawkeyes Roll No. 15 Iowa State, 28-8 Iowa wins 8-of-10 to extend winning streak to 11 over Iowa State IOWA CITY, Iowa — The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team made it 11 in a row over Iowa State on Saturday night, topping the 15th-ranked Cyclones, 28-8, on Mediacom Mat at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. “It

Maynard Joseph “Buck” Kint – Manchester

Maynard Joseph “Buck” Kint, 93, of Manchester, died Thursday, November 27, 2014. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 1, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Manchester. The family will greet friends from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, November 30, 2014, at Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Manchester, with a Scripture

John Paul Michels – Delhi

John Paul Michels, 92, of Delhi, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Manchester. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at Delhi United Methodist Church. The family will greet friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, December 1, 2014 and again from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, at the church. Burial will be at

Richard “Dick” Saunders – formerly of Manchester

Richard “Dick” Saunders, 76, formerly of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014, at his residence in Cedar Rapids. He was born on July 28, 1938, in Hopkinton, the son of Clifford and Darlene (Molar) Saunders. Dick graduated from Hopkinton high School with the class of 1955. On November 15, 1959, Dick was

Laurie Ann Maker – Strawberry Point

Laurie Ann Maker, 47, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died at her home in rural Strawberry Point, on Thursday, November 27, 2014. She was born on June 6, 1967, in Manchester, Iowa, the daughter of Darwin and Lauretta (Beltz) Jones. Laurie was a 1985 graduate of Starmont High School. On December 15, 1984, Laurie was united

Mary Lou “Tootie” Melka – Independence

Funeral Services for 86 year old Mary Lou “Tootie” Melka of Independence will be at 1:30 pm Monday, December 1st, at First United Methodist Church in Independence. Friends may call from 4-8 pm Sunday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory in Independence, and from 10:30 till services Monday at the church. Internment will be

Mary Lou “Tootie” Melka – Independence

Funeral Services for 86 year old Mary Lou “Tootie” Melka of Independence will be at 1:30 pm Monday, December 1st, at First United Methodist Church in Independence. Friends may call from 4-8 pm Sunday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory in Independence, and from 10:30 till services Monday at the church. Internment will be

Dean M. Hoover – Walker

Funeral services for 87 year old Dean M. Hoover of Walker will be at 11 AM Monday, December 1, at Hoover Wesleyan Church in Walker. Friends may call from 3-7 pm Sunday at the Reiff Funeral Home and Crematory in Quasqueton. Additional visitation will be from 9 am to service time Monday at the Church.

Glenn Curtis – Winthrop

Name of Deceased: Glenn Curtis Age of Deceased: 65 Date & Place of Death: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids Services: 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, Dec.2, 2014 Place of Services: St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Winthrop Special Services: Military Graveside services Burial: Madison Cemetery, Aurora, IA Visitation Time: friends may call

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