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Anna May Slater – Lamont

City or Town Heading:  Lamont   Name of Deceased:        Anna May Slater   Age of Deceased:           83 Date & Place of Death:  Saturday, December 14,2016 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester   Services:               10:30 A.M . Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 Place of Services: St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point Special Services:   none Burial:        

Elizabeth “Betty” Schlimmer – Monticello

Elizabeth “Betty” Schlimmer, 96, of Monticello, died Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Monticello Nursing and Rehab Center, Monticello, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. A continued visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Monday prior to funeral

William “Bill” Lanning – Delhi

William “Bill” Lanning, 74, of Delhi, died December 24, 2016.  Visitation will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, Iowa with services following at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Sam Mack officiating. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery, Delhi, at a later date. William Jay Lanning

IWCOA Dual Rankings For Week Of 12/20

IWCOA Class 1A Dual Team Rankings, 12/20/2016 School Record through 12/17/16             Overall Ranking Lisbon 14-3                                                      1 Don Bosco, Gilbertville 11-3                       2 Sibley-Ocheyedan 9-0                                  3 Missouri Valley 10-1                                     4 Logan-Magnolia 12-1                                    5 Lake Mills 11-2                                               6 Westwood, Sloan 13-0                                 7 Wapsie Valley, Fairbank 9-1                        8 Dike-New Hartford 5-0                                

Three Treated for Injuries In Hwy 151 Accident

Three people were taken to the hospital following an accident Thursday night at the intersection of Highway 151 and Springville Road.  A northbound vehicle driven by 48 year old Suzanne Kremer Aurora, NE was crossing the northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 151 when she was struck by a southbound vehicle driven by 28 year

Latest Girls Basketball Rankings

Class 1A School Record LW 1 Springvillle 8-0 1 2 Turkey Valley 7-0 2 3 Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 8-0 3 4 Colo-Nesco 8-1 4 5 Kee 5-1 5 6 AGWSR 6-0 6 7 Marquette Catholic 9-1 7 8 Newell-Fonda 6-2 8 9 Glidden-Ralston 6-1 9 10 Burlington Notre Dame 6-2 11 11 Grand View Christian 5-2

Justus R. Dowell – of Monticello

Justus R. Dowell, 26, of Monticello died at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics at 12:25 pm on December 19, 2016. A visitation will be held from 1 – 5 pm Monday, December 26, 2016, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello and a Celebration of Life will be held at the Monticello Berndes

E. Lillian MacTaggart – Strawberry Point

E. Lillian MacTaggart, 86, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 19, 2016, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born on December 15, 1930, the daughter of Phillip and Cecil (Marquette) Livingston, at her aunt’s farm near Wadena. Lillian attended school in

Adelaide E. Bildstein – Dyersville

Adelaide E. Bildstein, 95 of Dyersville, Iowa died Monday, December 19, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00 p.m. 

Evelyn R. Cook – Independence

Evelyn R. Cook, 84, of Independence, Iowa entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Prairie Hills Memory Care Unit in Independence, Iowa. Evelyn Ruth Cook was born September 25, 1932, at home in Winthrop, Iowa the daughter of Charles and Lena Vorland Jones. Evelyn spent her childhood growing up in Winthrop and