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Alliant Offering Rebates To Flood Victims

Alliant Offering Rebates To Flood Victims

More flooding in eastern Iowa has prompted Alliant Energy to expand flood rebate assistance to fourteen more counties hit by flooding.  They are increasing rebates by 50 percent to flood-affected customers to help offset the financial impact of replacing equipment due to the flooding. The list of counties now include: Buchanan, Clayton, Delaware, Fayette, and

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Ed-Co Wrapping Up Homecoming Week

Students at Ed-Co have been very busy celebrating Homecoming week. Student Council Vice President Elliot Meyer says it all started Sunday night with a special kickoff event: Meyer says they wanted to get the community more involved in this year’s homecoming activities: Another new event held this week was “Faith On The Field”: Ed-Co’s Homecoming


9/29/16 Volleyball Rankings

SIXTH Iowa Girls High School Volleyball Rankings Compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Thursday, September 29, 2016 Class 1A School Record LW 1 Janesville 13-8 1 2 Hudson 23-4 3 3 Springville 16-7 2 4 Tripoli 10-9 4 5 Grand View Christian 23-11 5 6 Holy Trinity Catholic 20-1 6 7 Lawton-Bronson

Gladys M. Knipper – Dyersville

Gladys M. Knipper, 83, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2 – 7 pm Friday, September 30, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, Iowa where a parish scripture service will be held at 2 p.m. and an American

Rita Schweitzer – Cedar Rapids, formerly of Winthrop

Funeral services for 97 year old Rita Schweitzer of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Winthrop will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, Sept. 29 at St. Patrick’s Church in Winthrop Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 PM Wednesday, Sept. 28 and until 10:30 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home in Winthrop Burial in the St.

Linda Faye Oberbreckling – Coggon

Linda Faye Oberbreckling, 66, of Coggon, Iowa, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born on February 28, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Gerald and Shirley (Cozart) Gates. She was raised and educated in the Winthrop area, graduating from East Buchanan High School

Inez Tucker – Hopkinton

Inez Tucker age 81, of Hopkinton, died, peacefully, Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Dan and Judy’s home surrounded by her family. Graveside services will be held 10:00 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Hopkinton Cemetery. Pastor Jan Lamont will officiate at the services. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello has been entrusted with Inez’s care. Thoughts, Memories


Camp Courageous Raffles Off 66 VW

A Donaldson, Iowa man is the proud new owner of a 1966 VW.  Jeff Wilson had the winning ticket for the car raffled off by Camp Courageous.  Michael Verst of Kentucky recently donated the 1966 VW Cabriolet to Camp Courageous in memory of his late wife Karen. The drawing was held Sunday at the camp’s

Milton R. Champney – Manchester

Milton R. Champney, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on December 19, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Frederick and June Nettie (McCune) Rose. Milton graduated from Armstrong High School in 1948 and then attended college for two years

Joseph Arnold Weber – Holy Cross

Joseph Arnold Weber, 80, of Holy Cross died at home in the presence of loved ones on September 21, 2016. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where a parish vigil service for family members will be held at 1:30 p.m.