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Alice A. Digman – Dyersville

Alice A. Digman, 84, of Dyersville, Iowa died Sunday, November 1, 2015, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation will continue Friday from 9 – 10 a.m. at Kramer Funeral Home prior

William “Bill” Ralph Jaeger – Manchester

William “Bill” Ralph Jaeger, 83, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at the Memory Care Unit at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home.  He was born on January 6, 1932, in Peosta, the son of Sylverius and Angela (Kramer) Jaeger. William was educated in Dyersville. CPL William Jaeger served in the U.S.

Rose A. Putz – Delhi

Rose A. Putz, 53, of Delhi died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Regional Medical Center in Manchester after a courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at

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RMC Re-Opens East Parking Lot

Regional Medical Center in Manchester has re-opened its east parking lot. The parking lot was closed for the past month while crews worked on construction. It’s all part of Regional Medical Center’s expansion project, which includes the new River Ridge Pavilion on the east side of the hospital overlooking the Maquoketa River. The public will

Ronald Phelps – Manchester

Memorial Services for Ronald Phelps, 79 of Manchester will be held at 11am Friday, October 30th at Cornerstone Community Church in Manchester. Visitation will be hled one hour before services at the church on Friday


Pedestrian Injured In Center Point Accident

An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car just after 4:00 Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of Franklin St. in Center Point.  The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was crossing the street with another child, when he was hit by a car.  Authorities say his injuries

Grace C. Gavin – Denver, Colorado

Grace C. Gavin, 81, of Denver, Colorado, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at Rose Medical Center in Denver. She was born on December 9, 1933, in Harpers Ferry, Iowa, the daughter of Philip and Adeline (Boardman) Gavin. Grace was raised and educated in the Cedar Rapids area, graduating from Immaculate Conception High School.


WAMAC All-Conference Volleyball Teams Announced

East Division All WaMaC Volleyball Team: * Unanimous Selection   1st Team: Amanda Brainerd   12      Central DeWitt *Libby Ryan           11      Mount Vernon *Kaitlyn Volesky     11      Mount Vernon Bridget Hoffmann   12      West Delaware *Carlee Ketchum    12      West Delaware Haley Lyness         11      West Delaware *Kristen Wegmann 12      West Delaware *Megan Maahs      12      Western Dubuque Morgan Pitz          


Final Radio Iowa Football Poll

Radio Iowa High School Football Poll 10/26/15 October 26, 2015 by Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic (8-0), LW #1 vs DSM Lincoln 2. Bettendorf (9-0), LW #2 vs Davenport North 3. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (9-0), LW #3 vs Clinton 4. Ankeny (8-1), LW #4 vs Indianola 5. Cedar Rapids Washington (8-1), LW #5